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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 […]

Lemon Almond Butter Dressing

We love creative dips, marinades and dressings! They make an ordinary meal into something delicious and creative. They also help our kids (and us!) eat more veggies. You are also getting extra protein in this dressing with the nut butter. Gluten-free and vegan too. It’s so good, you may want to double the recipe and store in the fridge for the week. Enjoy! Ingredients: *Use organic 3 tsp nut butter (we love “Nutzo” brand) Juice from 1 lemon 1 garlic […]

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 […]

Winter Bowl: Sautéed Greens and Seeds with Sweet Potato Puree

Winter is here, and that means root veggies and squash season. The cold weather brings about changes in what our bodies crave and we find ourselves seeking comfort in a bowl. This recipe is warming and nourishing while being so simple to prepare. This sweet potato puree will become your new favorite dip, side dish and condiment for any meal! We love to make this for a Holiday Party a a unique and surprising dip. It is filling and so pretty on your table. Sweet […]

Demystifying The Oil Isle

Walking down the oil isle of your supermarket is overwhelming. Virgin, Extra Virgin, Expeller Pressed, Refined, Unrefined, Vegetable, Canola, Almond, Avocado, Walnut, Coconut, Sunflower, Safflower, Sesame, Rice Bran, Peanut, Palm, Flax Oil. Not to mention butter, margarine, ghee, shortening and lard! What does it all mean and what are they all for? We are here to help you decode the Oil Isle! We grew up thinking Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) was the mecca of healthy cooking and eating. We used EVOO in […]