Hydration Elation & Cucumber Gazpacho

With temperatures heating up this summer, staying hydrated is key! So, how much water do you need?

Water is the primary component of our body fluids; aiding digestion, lubricating joints, protecting organs, maintaining temperature, circulating nutrients and oxygen, and eliminating waste and toxins.

The body loses 6 […]

Leftovers = Burrata & Tempeh Pizza

Leftovers = Burrata & Tempeh Pizza (6 slices)

  • 1 serving leftover ginger-mustard glazed tempeh
  • 1 spelt pizza crust (in the refrigerator section)
  • 1 ball fresh burrata (cream-filled buffalo mozzarella)
  • 2-3 c baby spinach
  • ½ c leftover spicy mushroom sauté
  • ¼ c tomato sauce
  • ½ tsp ea dried […]
By |November 23rd, 2011|Categories: Summer Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Leftovers = Burrata & Tempeh Pizza

Jenn’s Vegetable Soup

Jenn’s Vegetable Soup (makes 18 servings ~ 1 cup each)

  • 2 L low sodium vegetable broth
  • 3/4 head cabbage
  • 1 head cauliflower
  • 2 onions
  • 4 large carrots
  • 4 stalks celery
  • 3-4 cups diced plum tomatoes*
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 1 cup fresh dill
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbs nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbs […]
By |November 20th, 2011|Categories: Dairy-Free Recipes, Fall Recipes, Gluten-free recipes, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Jenn’s Vegetable Soup

Simple Winter Greens

Simple Winter Greens (6 servings)

  • 1 bunch kale
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • kosher salt

Remove leaves of kale from centre stems, tearing into chunks. Wash well and spin dry. Repeat with chard.

Heat large sauce pan […]

By |November 18th, 2011|Categories: Dairy-Free Recipes, Fall Recipes, Gluten-free recipes, Vegan Recipes, Winter Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Simple Winter Greens

Roasted Mixed Potatoes with Herbed Butter

Roasted Mixed Potatoes with Herbed Butter (serves 6)

  • 300 g sweet potato (1 medium)
  • 150 g red potato (1 small or 2 very small)
  • 150 g Yukon Gold Potatoes (1 small or 2 very small)
  • 150 g Purple Potatoes (1 small or 2 very small)
  • 1 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 […]
By |November 18th, 2011|Categories: Fall Recipes, Gluten-free recipes, Winter Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Roasted Mixed Potatoes with Herbed Butter

Spicy Mushroom Sauté

Spicy Mushroom Sauté
(4 servings)

  • 2 plum tomatoes, halved lengthwise & seeded (or ½ c crushed tomatoes)
  • 2 jalapeno pepper, halved lengthwise & seeded
  • 6-8 cloves garlic, skin on
  • 1/2 cup red pepper, diced
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1kg mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tbs olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup low sodium vegetable […]
By |November 3rd, 2011|Categories: Dairy-Free Recipes, Fall Recipes, Summer Recipes, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Spicy Mushroom Sauté

Spaghetti Squash with Beans & Spinach

Spaghetti Squash with Beans & Spinach (serves 4)

  • 1 med-lg spaghetti squash (~8-10” long & 6” diameter)
  • 2 small red onions, diced
  • 1.5 cups cooked canellini beans (shortcut: organic canned – BPA free lining)
  • 8 cups baby spinach
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • ¼ cup fresh […]
By |October 30th, 2011|Categories: Fall Recipes, Gluten-free recipes, Vegan Recipes, Winter Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Spaghetti Squash with Beans & Spinach

Rustic Potato Salad

Rustic Potato Salad
(4 main course servings, or 8 sides)

  • 600g red potato (4 x small-medium), cubed
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely diced
  • 8 large eggs, hard boiled
  • 2 cup shredded radicchio (extra leaves for garnish)
  • 4 large radishes, finely diced
  • 2 stalks celery, small dice
  • 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped

Dressing:

  • 8 tsp […]

Decadent Black Bean Brownies

Decadent Black Bean Brownies – Gluten Free! (makes 32)

  • 2 cup well cooked or drained organic BPA-free canned black beans
  • 1/2 cup unsalted organic butter
  • 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1 Tbs vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup instant espresso
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup light agave nectar
  • 1 […]
By |September 1st, 2011|Categories: Gluten-free recipes|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Decadent Black Bean Brownies

Green Beans with Shallot-Mustard Vinaigrette

Green Beans with Shallot-Mustard Vinaigrette
(makes 4 servings, or 6-8 side servings)

  • 4 c green beans
  • 1 shallot, finely diced
  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • 4 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 4 tsp grainy mustard
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 4 oz feta (optional)
  • 2 Tbs toasted pine nuts (optional)

Trim & wash green beans, then steam uncovered […]

By |May 16th, 2011|Categories: Gluten-free recipes, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Green Beans with Shallot-Mustard Vinaigrette