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Pizza de los Muertos

The idea behind this non-specific post is to remind families of how much FUN it can be to create meals together! My son's birthday is in the fall, which was the perfect time to come across a Dia de Los Muertos 'sugar skull' pan! You can still order them online (we ordered from Amazon...which ...

Island Cabbage with Coconut and Basil

I am not currently on an island, but am dreaming of a trip to: Tahiti, Bora Bora, Japan, and Fiji simultaneously, while enjoying the blend of flavors which are prevalent in dishes from those locations. I could go on and on about the deliciousness (the traditional balance of: sweet, salty, ...

Happy Belly Rice (GF, Oil-Free, Vegan, Delicious)

This aromatic meal is a perfect weeknight, one-pot-stop to please everyone at the table! If you struggle with digestion (please, do not drag me into the vegan war surrounding [my hero] Dr. T. Colin Campbell's response to Dr. Gundry's 'The Plant Paradox' stating lectins are the cause), you ...

Love Casserole With Variations

Anyone who understands the nightshade vegetable struggle will appreciate this belly-friendly dish! Enjoy sharing this with those you adore (even if that's only you!), because nothing spells an evening of love like s-m-o-o-t-h d-i-g-e-s-t-i-o-n! if you do not struggle with legume bloat, then ...

Pizza-Flavored Spaghetti Squash

Since I've posted several other spaghetti squash recipes, I won't dwell on the beauty and nutrient profile of this meal. I'll remind busy people that it's one of the fastest, most satisfying, aromatic, and texture-rich meals out there! This version took a total of 20 minutes, start to finish. ...

Basil Bean Salad

Even though the old paradigm of 'vegans/vegetarians/hippes' only eat salads has long been proven inaccurate, sometimes I CRAVE a salad-even in the winter months! The fresh basil in this salad is KEY! It's refreshing, energizing, and leaves you feeling pleasantly 'light' after your meal. This ...

Spaghetti Squash with Olive Bruschetta GF

Looking for a new way to serve your squash 'noodles'? This combo is dynamite! Continuing with the Italian theme of 'pasta' dishes, I felt using an olive bruschetta would be a great replacement for marinara sauce-based toppings. Plants are so beautiful and colorful. This is a great dish to show ...

FRUIT AND VEGGIE APPETIZERS!

Finger foods are more fun! Skewered fruits and veggies (any food, really) are hard to turn down, even for the pickiest of eaters! They're impressive and delicious party 'dish to pass' items. Place upright or lying side-by-side and watch them disappear! Please use caution when considering skewer ...

STUFFED MINI SWEET PEPPERS- delicious vegan appetizer, GF, oil-free

This is the PERFECT snack to please a crowd! It's fairly simple, incredibly tasty, and packed with vitamins/iron/fiber/anti-oxidants...Olé! ALSO, since I operate honoring a 'waste not, want not' food philosophy, one of my favorite things about this particular recipe is the left-over ingredients ...

Nutritious Mung Bean Sprouts

Mung Beans may not sound sexy, so let's help make them visually appealing! They've never looked better than in this pretty dish, full of iron, Omegas, and bio-available amino acids!