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    DIY Mineral Rich Vegetable Broth

    DIY Mineral Rich Vegetable Broth

      I don't know if you have noticed, but there are "natural flavors" in most everything these days and they are far from natural!!! Even plain non-dairy milks have natural flavors (for what...

    Raw Vegan Caesar Dressing

    Raw Vegan Caesar Dressing

    I have this (dairy free) vegan Caesar salad dressing recipe memorized because I make it every week for Johny.   You probably know that I transitioned to a nutrient-dense, whole food, plant strong...

    Curried Apple Butternut Squash Soup

    Curried Apple Butternut Squash Soup

    This soup is delicious and perfect for fall! I love the warm, delicious fall flavors and its nice to branch away from cinnamon and pumpkin sometimes (although I LOVE those too!) I made this...

    Vegan Scalloped Potatoes!

    Vegan Scalloped Potatoes!

    Vegan Scalloped potatoes!  These are Ah-Mazing and Delicious! Usually, scalloped potatoes and the world "healthy" aren't in the same sentence!  But these are dairy free and only nutrient-dense whole...

    Ginger Carrot Soup

    Ginger Carrot Soup

    Ginger carrot soup is easy and delicious.  Cheap too! This is a great seasonal soup for these cooler fall nights and SO easy! It is loaded with vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, and anti-oxidants....

    Raw Gingerbread Cookies

    Raw Gingerbread Cookies

    These raw gingerbread cookies are a snap to make, but you will need a dehydrator, or an oven on low temp. Medjool dates are creamy and LEGAL in my diet!  I know the world is pretty...

    Winter Veggie Soup

    Winter Veggie Soup

     Who doesn't love a heart bowl of soup on a bone-chilling day?  Try this easy but delicious winter veggie soup. If you have the base ingredients of some broth and red lentils on hand, it's a snap. ...

    Heavy Metal Detox Morning Smoothie

    Heavy Metal Detox Morning Smoothie

    Toxins come in all shapes and sizes.  And since the Industrial Revolution, we have been exposed to hundreds of thousands of chemicals.  We are not only exposed, we are now passing them on to the...

    Wild Rice Stuffing

    Wild Rice Stuffing

    Looking for a healthier alternative to the classic Thanksgiving stuffing? Look no further! This recipe does take some time but is so worth it! It's both lighter and more nutritious than the classic,...

    Harvest Vegetable Soup

    Harvest Vegetable Soup

    I made this Harvest Vegetable Soup for dinner last night and it was a huge hit! This is a perfect recipe for this time of year. It is prime time for all of these vegetables, I'm sure you could find...

    Cilantro Lime Garlic Cashew Sauce

    Cilantro Lime Garlic Cashew Sauce

    This is a delightful fresh-tasting recipe.  If you leave it on the thicker side, it's great as a dip.  If you dilute it a bit, you could also use as a healthy, whole-foods salad dressing. The fresh...

    The Easiest Raw Beet and Carrot Slaw

    The Easiest Raw Beet and Carrot Slaw

    Need a last minute side to bring to Thanksgiving or Christmas? Look no further! No cooking required here! Both carrots and beets are in season and both ingredients are anti-oxidant rich and support...

    Vegan Mushroom Gravy

    Vegan Mushroom Gravy

    Whether you are paleo or plant-based, potatoes or mock-cauli-potatoes, are a staple at most Thanksgiving tables.  Both are healthy for you.  If you are paleo, it is important to eat a lot of veggies...

    Apple-Cranberry Grain-Free Stuffing

    Apple-Cranberry Grain-Free Stuffing

    Apple cranberry stuffing for Thanksgiving, or any fall day you want to nourish your cells! Can you believe it's that time of year already?? This apple-cranberry combo is perfect for the holiday...

    Pumpkin Bisque

    Pumpkin Bisque

    Fall is here.  The garden is pumpkin'ing out pumpkins & squash!  Ha! We're starting to have some chilly days here in Montana. It's feeling like fall and has me craving soup! I love love love...

    Tomato Basil Zucchini Noodles

    Tomato Basil Zucchini Noodles

    I love zucchini but if you're getting as much of it in your garden as I am, you may be looking for ways to use it up! Look no further- this is a one pot meal you can make in under 30 minutes....

    Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto

    Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto

    Zucchini noodles are so popular for a lot of reasons right now.  Paleo folks love them because they are grain-free and low-carb. I love them because I have a personal goal to eat as many servings of...

    Lemon and Herb Potato Salad

    Lemon and Herb Potato Salad

    I love this lightened up version of potato salad. I use organic Yukon Gold potatoes as they are creamy and moist, and don't require a lot of dressing and/or liquid like potato salad usually does.  ...

    Creamy “Orange Julius” Smoothie

    Creamy “Orange Julius” Smoothie

    As a kid, I remember going to Orange Julius at the mall, and getting one of their flagship smoothies.  It's been 40 years or so but my guess is that they were based in dairy (and maybe natural and...

    Satisfying Creamy Fennel & Thyme Soup

    Satisfying Creamy Fennel & Thyme Soup

    I have a lot of goals in life, but in regards to my food & diet, one of my goals is to eat a WIDE variety of plant foods.  I believe they are all medicinal although we don't always have the...

    Quick Cauliflower Fried “Rice”

    Quick Cauliflower Fried “Rice”

    Here's another twist on a classic Chinese take-out favorite. Instead of rice it uses cauliflower "rice" to give it the same texture as rice but more health benefits. Cauliflower is loaded with...

    Roasted Butternut Squash with Cinnamon

    Roasted Butternut Squash with Cinnamon

    Butternut squash is another fall favorite of mine. It's great source of vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium and fiber. This versatile vegetable is great in soups, as a side, mashed, roasted, or stuffed....

    Creamy Tahini Broccoli

    Creamy Tahini Broccoli

    I love recipes with less than 5 ingredients! It makes cooking good food fun and easy! This recipe is so good and only uses THREE ingredients! Tahini is just ground sesame seeds.  Kind of like...

    Homemade Ketchup

    Homemade Ketchup

    Who doesn't love ketchup?! You did until you read the ingredients on the back, right? I just made my own and I am so excited to share the recipe with you! There are a ton of recipes out there, so I...

    Baked Beet Chips

    Baked Beet Chips

    Beets are a favorite vegetable of ours in the summer when we can grow our own. We love them roasted, steamed, or raw grated in a salad. And occasionally juiced too! This recipe is quick and easy and...

    Green Beans with Basil Vinaigrette

    Green Beans with Basil Vinaigrette

    I've been getting a ton of both green beans and basil from my garden lately and this was a great way to use some of both! I love making homemade dressings. Red wine vinegar is a pantry must have!...

    Simple Vegetarian Curry

    Simple Vegetarian Curry

    I made this for lunch today and it was delicious! If you like hot and spicy foods add some chipotle powder or hot red pepper. Personally, I can't handle much heat but it does have its benefits....

    Lentil Salad

    Lentil Salad

    This lentil salad is super easy to make. I made it last week and kept it in the fridge and ate it for lunch and served as a side all week! Lentils are a nice source of protein for those of us on...

    Turmeric Salad Dressing

    Turmeric Salad Dressing

    Turmeric is related to the ginger plant has been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of health conditions. Its most common use is in curry, but there are so many things you can use...

    Sweet Potato Caramel Sauce

    Sweet Potato Caramel Sauce

    You'll never guess the one ingredient in this delicious sauce….It's not sugar! I'll give you a hint- it's a caramel colored root vegetable loaded with vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, folate and more....