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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. ...

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 ...

Cucumber Appetizer

An easy, refreshing, tasty appetizer exists! This nutrient-dense snack food is always a hit. Feel free to replace white beans with chickpeas, hummus style; or, blend the two for variety!

Raw Vegan GF Zoodles Puttanesca-variation

A trip to Italy may not be feasible today, but in under 15 minutes time, you can imagine yourself there while consuming this amazing bursting-with-nutrients Puttanesca variation, shown here with ‘zoodles’ (zucchini noodles). I have a simple $5 hand-noodling tool for vegetables, which makes ...

GF Vegan Basil and Olive Spaghetti

The adults appreciate the crunch. The Celiac-strugglers appreciate that it’s gluten-free; the vegans appreciate that it’s completely absent of animal products! That beautiful ‘cheese’ on top is purely a blend of raw cashews and dried garlic with a dash of salt. I topped it with a lycopene...

Stuffed Portobello Caps

This is an excellent way to expand small portions of vegetables into a full meal! Especially nourishing in the cold sun-deprived winter months, mushrooms (especially when exposed to isolated spectrum lighting) produce levels of vitamin D which most people living north of the equator are notoriously ...