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Category : Gluten free

Chocolate Cupcakes! (Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free)

It seems like every weekend we have another birthday party. Sometimes we even have two. And with each birthday party comes the inevitable meal of pizza and birthday cake. Olivia LOVES pizza and she REALLY LOVES birthday cake. My general food philosophy is to not make a big deal out of any food. Nothing is NO or OFF LIMITS. There is a time and a place for all types of foods. I try to remind Olivia and Cullen that some […]

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Who doesn’t love a good pumpkin pie? This recipe subs out dairy, grains and refined sugar while retaining all the delicious, warming spices that are the hallmark of the season. Organic, nut-free and paleo, this pumpkin pie is allergy friendly and sure to be a crowd pleaser. THE CRUST 3/4 cup coconut flour 1/2 cup melted ghee 1/4 cup coconut nectar 2 eggs Pinch of salt Combine, roll out, set and bake for 10 min at 400 F. THE FILLING […]

Spicy Turmeric and Dulse Roasted Chickpeas

Who doesn’t want a family-friendly healthy snack that is high in fiber and protein, anti-inflammatory and made with all WHOLE FOODS? We also adore these as “croutons” on our salads and in our soups. Enjoy a spicy and sweet variation below. Spicy: *use organic ingredients 1 15 oz BPA-free can chickpeas drained and rinsed, or make your cook your own dried chickpeas (2 cups of cooked/sprouted chickpeas). Ensure you dry the chickpeas as much as possible. We also like to […]

Sweet Potato, Kale and Lentil Coconut Vegan Curry

There is something so nourishing and warming about curry during this time of year! This is a perfect one pot healthy family friendly vegan curry in 30 minutes. Loaded with anti-inflammatory spices like turmeric, garlic, ginger, cayenne and more. It also contains healthy fats from the coconut milk and is loaded with greens and protein. It will become a family favorite. The beauty of this recipe is that you can swap in whatever veggies you desire and instead of lentils, […]

Summer Microgreen, Kale and Blueberry Salad

We believe in eating local, keeping things simply and honoring ourselves by eating real food! This summer salad with edible Nasturium flowers makes for a beautiful dish to bring to parties or just to enjoy on your own. Takes only 15 minutes to make! Also, the majority of the ingredients are LOCAL (from the Westport CT Farmers Market) and all are organic. This salad is packed with nutrients. Why do we love microgreens? Researchers at the University of Maryland found microgreens […]

Brussels Sprout Chips

These are a deliciously healthy snack in less then 15 minutes! So simple to make and your kids will love them. Our kids eat them by the handful (us too!). Our “secret” ingredient is the capers! Brighten them up with a fresh squeeze of lemon. Brussels Sprouts are also great for detoxing, fighting inflammation and are high in antioxidants, vitamins C, E, and A, as well as the mineral manganese. Eat the rainbow and get these gorgeous veggies in your […]

Vegan Cashew Cream–Caesar Salad Dressing or Dip

This Cashew Cream Caesar Salad Dressing will make you eat more veggies! We do when we make it. It’s healthy, no oil, all real ingredients and so simple to make.  Spread it on a salad, sandwich, dip your veggies in it and beyond! When we were transitioning into a more plant based diet and going light on dairy, delicious healthy dressings helped paved the way for us (oh, and avocados!). Enjoy the simple things! Ingredients: *Use organic when possible 1 […]

No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: Vegan and Gluten Free

No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: Vegan and Gluten Free When we were growing up, eating chocolate chip cookie dough was almost better than having the actual cookie! Sadly, these nostalgic memories do not help us accomplish our wellness goals. So, we came up with  a healthier, guilt-free version of the decadent treat we love.  Our chocolate chip cookie dough is delicious, raw, vegan, gluten-free and so simple to make. Go ahead! Just mix all the ingredients together, freeze them […]

Citrus Cod with Vegetables and Herbs En Paupiette

A bright colorful and healthy dinner in 25 minutes from prep to eating.  You simply wrap wild caught white fish with any veggies of your choice with the below herbs and seasonings in parchment paper and bake.  We adore the simplicity of this and the ease of clean-up with no additional pots and pans! It makes for a beautiful presentation for a dinner party or a quick and healthy family meal. It can also be made in individual servings, for […]

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Flourless Cookies–6 ingredients, Paleo and Gluten-Free

We adore sweet, healthy and simple treats with REAL ingredients. These cookies have  6 ingredients, paleo, gluten-free, protein-packed and so simple to make–no bowl required.  Growing up, remember the peanut-butter cookies with the Hershey Kiss on the top?? These are our take on them. Our clients were asking for healthy “peanut butter-like” cookies and our family wanted something sweet post-dinner—here you go!!! Great for workout re-fueling too. Simple and delicious with zero junk added. We hope you enjoy them. Ingredients […]