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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Bulletproof-ish Beauty Matcha

We adore matcha. We also get why people love bulletproof coffee with its healthy fats to promote sustained energy and beyond.  We are all about exploration in the kitchen and came up with our version of “bulletproof-ish” matcha with a beauty and healthy gut focus. We drink ours in the morning and feel energized, balanced and satiated. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and is a major part of your connective tissues. 70% of your skin tissues […]

Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup

It is cold outside, time to warm up with this nourishing soup. This vegan and gluten free soup is soothing yet packed with nutrients. Plus, it takes less than 30 minutes to make! We used homemade cashew and brazil nutmilk combined with nutritional yeast to give it a “cream” consistency and amped up the nutrients with spirulina—rich in Vitamin A, B-12, iron, chlorophyll, protein and beyond to help detoxify your body. Enjoy! Ingredients: Serves 4 *Use organic when possible 2 […]

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 […]

Green Immunity Broth

This vegan immunity-boosting tonic is healing, repairing and balancing for your body. The broth takes less than 5 minutes to make in a blender and is a new staple in our home. We have been sipping it as a snack throughout the day, so warming and nourishing. It’s also delicious served over rice or quinoa. Or, try using it when cooking your grains as a water substitute. One of the key ingredients in this broth is spirulina. It’s a green […]

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 […]

Veggie and Quinoa Superfood Burgers

These vegan, gluten-free “burgers” are packed with 4 cups of veggies (zucchini, peas, and corn) and protein. They also stay together well compared with other veggie burgers we have attempted. It makes for such a fun meal for the family when combined with fun toppings like guacamole or avocado, hummus, tomato, pickles or the traditional ketchup and mustard. Try serving them in a romaine or butter lettuce wrap, whole grain sprouted bun, in an Ezekiel wrap, on top of a […]

Berry and Stone Fruit Flourless Cacao Crumble

Flourless, no refined sugar, vegan, gluten free and packed with protein and antioxidants. The easiest dessert you can make and perfect for summer entertaining! No one will miss the refined junk and kid approved. The maple syrup was from our neighbors at the Dirt Road Farm! It feels good to make a healthy dessert with local  ingredients. Ingredients: Serves: 8-10 *Use organic ingredients, when possible 6 cups of any stone fruit or berries (cut, we used a varied of berries […]