All posts tagged: Walnut

Cappellini in a Parsley Walnut Pesto

Cappellini with Parsley Walnut Pesto

Think of this as your next weeknight meal. This parsley walnut pesto is as simple as it gets. Inspired by a pesto made from garlic (lots of garlic!) and walnuts, called agliata in Italy, this dish is loaded with the vibrant flavors of parsley, garlic, olive oil, and walnuts…and a touch of lemon. It’s a […]

Walnut Date Loaf with Hokkaido Pumpkin Recipe, Vegan, Gluten-free

Walnut Date Loaf with Hokkaido (Vegan + GF)

Friends! Meet my new favorite bread. A walnut date loaf made with shredded hokkaido pumpkin. It’s a super bread of sorts. Super easy, super healthy and super delicious. Plus it’s gluten-free and vegan! Yep, this pumpkin bread has so many good things going on. It’s tender, moist, subtly spiced and something I think you are […]

fresh cranberry muffins recipe with spelt flour, walnuts and orange zest

Fresh Cranberry Muffins

Cozy up with this winter with fresh cranberry muffins. That’s right, meet my new seasonal favorite for breakfast on-the-go. This recipe truly makes me wish fresh cranberries were available year-round. These muffins are made with spelt flour which has an mild, slightly sweet and appealing nutty flavor and is packed fresh, bright red cranberries. Spices […]

Buckwheat Bread, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Made with chia seeds, buckwheat, oats, carrots, sunflower seeds, and walnuts

Buckwheat Bread (vegan + gluten-free)

This buckwheat bread is magical. Not only does it please all my gluten-free friends but it is equally fantastic for anyone following a vegan diet. And best of all… it’s delicious. Yes, so here I am, someone who doesn’t eat a lot of bread, going on a craze of bread baking. It seems I too, […]

Winter Salad with Beluga Lentils, Roasted Sweet Potato and Beet

Winter Salad with Beluga Lentils, Roasted Sweet Potato and Beet

This salad is my picture perfect winter – it’s full of deep, rich colors, and it’s comforting and nourishing. Let’s not forget, TOTALLY delicious! Not only do beluga lentils add lots of protein and texture, but they also add fiber and folate to a salad that’s already loaded with winter’s deep and earthy flavors of […]

Bird’s Nest Cookies, Thumb Print Cookies with Raspberry Jam

Bird’s Nest Cookies

Bird’s nest cookies (also called thumbprint cookies) are one of those classic holiday baking cookies that remind you of why homemade baking is just so good. They are super easy to make and are one of those things people seem to love: buttery cookies with a tasty jam filling. What’s not to love? These are, […]

Fruit and Nut Spelt Loaf‏ with Figs, Apricot, Cranberries, Walnuts, Yogurt

Fruit & Nut Spelt Loaf

This is a naturally sweet fruit and nut spelt loaf that is crusty on the outside, moist and flavorful on the inside. Studded with dried figs, apricots, dates and walnuts, it makes for the perfect energy boosting snack or accompaniment to your next cheese platter — or better yet, go ahead and sprinkle it with […]

Zucchini Lemon Quinoa

Zucchini-Lemon Quinoa

Dubbed a super-food, not only is quinoa (actually a seed, not a grain and pronounced KEEN-wah) gluten free, but it’s also a balanced and complete source of protein that’s rich in vitamins and minerals, making it the perfect, nutrient-packed accompaniment to a vegan or vegetarian diet. Being a so-called “flexitarian” who has also had the […]

Frisée and Radicchio Salad with Candied Walnuts and Oranges

Frisée and Radicchio Salad with Candied Walnuts and Oranges

I am 120% sure that this is what salad dreams are made of – a salad featuring frisée, radicchio, bright winter citrus, sweet, anise-like tarragon, outstandingly complex and creamy Roquefort AND crunchy candied walnuts. SO delicious!! Just give me a second to catch my breath! This wonderfully tasty salad is sure to brighten your mood […]