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Gluten-Free Recipes

Gluten can be found in grains such as wheat, rye and barley. Millet, corn, rice, Quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat are gluten-free.

Lebanese Roasted Vegetables with Lentils

Lebanese Roasted Vegetables with Lentils

Don’t you just love the warm flavors of Middle Eastern cuisine? In this recipe for Lebanese roasted vegetables you can expect subtle, warm spices that transform roast vegetables into something incredibly tasty. It does require a few spices (six in total), but these are everyday spices that I (and hopefully you) already have them on […]

Dark Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe, vegan, Gluten-free

Dark Chocolate Banana Muffins (GF + Vegan)

Meet the dark chocolate banana muffins of my dreams. I mean it. They’re fluffy, perfectly chocolatey, naturally gluten-free, dairy free, egg free (yes, vegan!), nut free and totally delicious! Plus they are so perfectly sweet thanks to the banana with amazing caramel-like overtones that come from just a little raw cane muscovado sugar. Seriously, think […]

Tuscan Kale and White Bean Soup (Ribollita)

Tuscan Kale and White Bean Soup (Ribollita)

If you ask anyone what is a typical Tuscan dish that’s hearty, filling and perfect for a cold winter’s night, you’ll likely get the answer “a traditional Ribollita”, otherwise known as a rustic Tuscan vegetable stew. It’s loaded with dark greens, lots of beans, vegetables and thickened with day-old bread. In my version, which isn’t […]

Homemade tomato orange soup

Tomato Orange Soup

Simple ingredients is all you need for homemade tomato orange soup — a little onion, pure organic diced tomatoes, fragrant thyme, fresh squeezed orange juice and a just enough cream to richen things up. Those are the core ingredients to a deliciously rich in flavor soup that comes together in less than 30 minutes. Tomato […]

Quinoa with Roasted Parsnips, Carrots and Chickpeas

Quinoa with Roasted Parsnips, Carrots and Chickpeas

Quinoa with roasted parsnips, carrots and love ’em like no tomorrow…chickpeas. Yep, that’s right, all roasted together! But really, this has been one of those midweek meals for when I need to convince myself that carrots are good and not just good for you. Again, here I go trying to hide carrots in food. The […]

Broccolini and Roasted Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing, Vegan Recipe

Broccolini and Roasted Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing

Guys, there’s so much good going on here! I guess I could have called this broccolini and roasted chickpea salad something like “broccolini bowl”, cause it’s definitely bowl food. Here’s what it’s got going on: tender blanched broccolini tossed in a lemon-tahini dressing topped with Asian-spiced chickpeas roasted in the oven until crispy, a little […]

Roasted Pumpkin and Quinoa Salad with Almonds

Roasted Pumpkin and Quinoa Salad with Almonds

So here it is, the first pumpkin dish of the season! And a simple recipe for a roasted pumpkin and quinoa salad. One packed with crunchy toasted almonds, richly flavored sun-dried tomatoes, fresh green onions and parsley. All of that tossed in a super-good-for-you dressing made with apple cider vinegar, olive oil and cumin. This […]

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Beets, Feta + Pine Nuts

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Beets, Feta + Pine Nuts

Two words to describe this quinoa salad with roasted beets — SUPER YUM! So here’s where the deliciousness starts…quinoa, who doesn’t love it? Second, we have roasted beets, two types — red beet and golden beet. Want to get fancy? Then go ahead and add a candy cane beet to the mix. Throw in some […]

Roasted Corn and Potato Salad with Green Beans

Roasted Corn and Potato Salad with Green Beans

This roasted corn and potato salad with green beans is the perfect thing for a late summer grill party. It pretty much goes with anything else you might serve at a BBQ, is easily transportable and can easily be made ahead of time. Late summer is a great time to take advantage of fresh corn. […]

Spinach Quinoa Salad with Feta and Herbs Rezept

Spinach Quinoa Salad with Feta and Herbs

So here it is. My new go-to weeknight power meal… Quick, easy, nutritious and delicious. A spinach quinoa salad packed with fresh herbs — parsley, dill and mint — plus original Greek feta, sweet summery cherry tomatoes (just enough to give it a pop of color and flavor), and roasted pine nuts. Take all of […]

Honey-Puffed Rice Granola with Cardamon Recipe, Gluten-free

Honey-Puffed Rice Granola with Cardamom

Honey-puff granola, oh yeah. Equal amounts of organic gluten-free oats and puffed brown rice cereal add a “cloud-effect” to a normally quite crunchy granola. And when I say “cloud-effect”, I’m talking light and airy. Light and airy together with some good ‘ole crunch. Kinda like mixing “honey pops” cereal with something healthy like müsli, but […]

Morroccan-Style Millet Salad with Chickpeas and Carrots recipe with roasted pine nuts and a subtle sweet flavour from dried cranberries

Morroccan-Style Millet Salad with Chickpeas & Carrots

When I think of Moroccan food I think of fragrant spices, bright colours and sweet, savory flavors. And in my world, this translates to a dish that is full of warm spices (like cumin, cayenne and paprika), fresh herbs, some toasted nuts and sweet dried fruit. And in this case, carrots for color and chickpeas, […]

Persian Cucumber and Tomato Salad Recipe with Sumac

Persian Cucumber and Tomato Salad

A Persian cucumber and tomato salad, served with some crumbled feta or sliced avocado, a crusty baguette, and a crisp glass of wine makes for a fantastic summertime meal. Plus this recipe comes together so easily, there’s just a little bit of chopping to do and that’s it! Then it’s back to enjoying the summer […]

Vegan Coconut Chickpea Curry Recipe with Sweet Potato, Carrots, Turmeric, Spinach

Coconut Chickpea Curry with Sweet Potato

Creamy coconut chickpea curry! Oh how I love thee. This one’s a delicious mashup of the Indian subcontinent meets Southeast Asia. Onions, carrots, good ole taters and sweet potatoes are slow cooked in a rich tomato sauce spiced with ground coriander, cumin, cinnamon, turmeric and cayenne together with fresh ginger, garlic and red chili. To […]

Chickpea salad recipe with carrots and zucchini, vegan

Vegan Chickpea Salad with Carrots and Zucchini

Healthy, flavorful, filling and fast! There’s so much good going on here with this simple chickpea salad. The carrots and zucchini get julienned into little matchsticks, then tossed with freshly podded green peas, sun-dried tomatoes, toasted seeds and a simple roasted sesame oil dressing (oh yeah… and a little garlic – cause I think everything […]

Healthy recipe for potato and green bean salad with prosciutto and fresh herbs in a lemony dressing

Potato and Green Bean Salad with Crispy Prosciutto

If there is one thing I love about spring and summer, it’s all the fresh produce. Which means there are endless options for salads and I am not just talking green salads. I’m thinking BBQ and picnic salads, which for me mostly brings up thoughts of potato salad, coleslaw and pasta salad. The classic pack […]

Easy Garam Masala Chicken with Spinach

Easy Garam Masala Chicken with Spinach

This garam masala chicken recipe is inspired from traditional Indian butter chicken. Though you can expect a lightened up, healthy version of butter chicken. That’s because this recipe contains no butter and no full-fat cream. Instead it’s a trimmed down version with a lot less calories. It relies on warm spices, onions, garlic and ginger […]

chickpea tabbouleh salad with millet, chickpeas, tomatoes, cucumber, green onions, parsley, dill and mint

Herb-Loaded Chickpea Tabbouleh Salad

Say hello to an awesome herb-loaded chickpea tabbouleh salad – my kind of pure healthy food that’s light but filling, full of vibrant flavors and colors AND it is simply delicious!! In this variation, the classic Middle Eastern salad has been upgraded with chickpeas, fresh dill, millet rather than bulgur, and an ooh so tasty […]