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Category : Under 30 Minute Meals

Brussel Sprout and Sunflower Seed Medley In Less Than 10 Minutes

Nourishing Fall and Winter vegan dish with all seasonal ingredients. Prep and cooking time in under 10 minutes. Brussel Sprouts are antioxidants rich, promotes healthy digestion, alkalizes the body and much more. One-cup serving of Brussels Sprouts meets your vitamin C and vitamin K percentages for the day, while also providing folate, potassium, B vitamins, manganese and other key nutrients. Radishes and their leaves are a good source of vitamin C too.  Studies have found radishes can help lower cholesterol, […]

Cucumber and Tomato Salad With Green Goddess Dressing

When the ingredients are REAL, local and organic, everything just seems to taste better. The cucumbers and tomatoes are from our garden, so this salad was extra fresh and special to us. The superfood green goddess dressing is one of our favorites. It’s oil free with a tahini base.  We used spirulina, a blue-green algae, to add additional nutrients. Spirulina has a high percentage of protein and iron, as well as all eight essential amino acids, potassium, zinc, calcium, and […]

July’s Guide for Locavores: Get Your Greens In!

This is part one in a recurring series spotlighting seasonal, locally available produce at farmer’s markets and via CSAs in the Tri-State area. 1. Baby spinach Ideal storage time: 3 days Nutritional highlights: High in Vitamins K and A. Also a good source of manganese, magnesium and calcium. Try this: Lightly sautee spinach with chopped red onion, dill, salt, pepper and feta cheese (optional) for a spinach pie-inspired flavor. Season generously with fresh lemon juice. Spinach can also be enjoyed […]

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 […]

Grilled Asparagus, Corn and Tomato Salad

It’s grilling season. This salad is perfect to bring to any gathering and also is just lovely to have on a beautiful summer day! We made it with all local ingredients and tasted the difference. Get grilling and enjoy. INGREDIENTS (use organic and local if possible) 1 package or 2 bunches arugula 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes (we love the little orange ones!) 1 ear of corn 10-15 stalks of asparagus 8 basil leaves + more for garnish 2-3 […]

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 […]

Mung Bean and Vegetable Dill Soup

Cold and rainy days deserve some extra love. For us, it’s extra time in bed, extra cuddles with the kids and hubby, a sweet yoga practice and soul warming soup! This soup is so nourishing and simple. Mung Beans have been used in traditional Ayurvedic diets in India for thousands of years. We use sprouted organic mung beans, they take 5 minutes to cook and your body assimilates the nutrients more readily when sprouted. Not to mention their 20+ grams […]

Flourless Gluten-free Pancakes Using Just Two Main Ingredients: Banana and Egg

Yes, you heard right: just two whole food ingredients. We can’t get over how simple and healthy these are. Protein, fiber, potassium, nutrient rich powerhouse of a breakfast with no grains! We are huge pancake fans and typically have them once a weekend. It’s my husbands “specialty”. We make them using healthy gluten-free and local ingredients but were excited to find this gem of a recipe. We couldn’t resist to superfood these up EMBODY style with chia, flax, hemp and […]

Heirloom Tomato Bisque: Vegan, Three Ingredient Soup

Simplicity paired with clean ingredients is everything. Only three whole-food ingredients are needed to make this rich, nourishing soup. My Sicilian grandmother’s “secret” tomato sauce always started with roasting the garlic to bring out a sweet, caramelized flavor and buttery texture. By using this technique, we can impart those complex flavors and characteristics to this soup. We roast the tomatoes as well to enhance their natural sweetness and earthy, rustic elements. Not only is this soup incredibly simple, but it […]

Chocolate Avocado Superfood Pudding

Easter is over, time to put away the candy and get healthy! Antioxidant rich, no refined sugars, dense nutrients and healthy omega 3 fats. Yes this is dessert you and your kids can feel good about! This vegan and gluten free treat, takes 3 minutes to make. Move over ice cream, this is something better to feed yourself and your family. We make this so many ways! Here are two of our favorite recipes. Get creative. We  added chia, hemp […]