Recipes

DIY Mineral Rich Vegetable Broth

DIY Mineral Rich Vegetable Broth

This DIY mineral rich vegetable broth is CLEAN and not tainted by natural flavors (hidden source of glutamic acid which is MSG), or any other less-than-ideal ingredients.   I'm talking to you high...

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...

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

Medjool dates are creamy and LEGAL in my diet!  I know the world is pretty anti-carbohydrate, but after having Lyme, I revamped my diet.  Gone are the high fat, high protein days and I now live in...

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. ...

Fall Spice Mix

Fall Spice Mix

Simple spices that most of us already have in our kitchen! This spice blend would be great in/on: Latte's - organic coconut milk or almond milk - and the  spice mix to taste Baked Squash Roasted...

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 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 them at your local...

Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

Here's something to satisfy your sweet tooth! If you're not familiar with coconut sugar it is a great alternative to the white processed sugar. You can substitute it 1:1 for regular sugar in any...

Grain-Free Banana Pancakes

Grain-Free Banana Pancakes

This is a perfect Sunday morning breakfast! Walnuts make a great addition to so many snacks and meals and provide so many nutritional benefits. Not only do walnuts have anti-inflammatory and...

Love Your Liver Juice

Love Your Liver Juice

 Happy Valentines Day!  This year, I hope to encourage you to love yourself a little differently than years past.  Instead of adding fuel to an already brewing inflammatory fire with...

Cilantro Lime Garlic Cashew Sauce

Cilantro Lime Garlic Cashew Sauce

This is a delightful fresh-tasting sauce.  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...

Your Basic Green Machine Juice

Your Basic Green Machine Juice

Start Healing Now!  How? Juicing is a great way to get in extra vitamins and minerals. And it's REAL food, not just pills in a container. Juicing is an incredible food-as-medicine tool if you are...

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...

Pumpkin Spice Bars

Pumpkin Spice Bars

Pumpkin Spice Bars can be made ahead and are great for holiday get togethers. They are free of gluten, grains, eggs, and dairy which makes them ideal for people who are on the healing path. Even...

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...

Summertime Green Gazpacho

Summertime Green Gazpacho

Happy Labor Day weekend! Before heading out for a fun long weekend, I wanted to share a recipe from the blog I'm Bored Let's Go... As you know, we garden and it's pumping out the veggies.  This cold...

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.  ...

Grain-Free Pumpkin Muffins

Grain-Free Pumpkin Muffins

Cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice always remind me of fall! Even though it is now summer, these are a delicious and easy recipe to serve for breakfast, as a snack, or even as a side with dinner. Did...

Tracy’s Killer Mango Salsa

Tracy’s Killer Mango Salsa

This is an easy recipe.  And your taste buds will go CRAZY.   It's 100% Johny approved. And I found myself eating it straight out of the bowl when I was done! I've been on a mission to eat more...

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. So here's a simple...

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...

Beet and Tomato Winter Soup

Beet and Tomato Winter Soup

  I recently got a Vitamix blender and am so excited to try different types of blended soups this winter. Beets are one of my favorite vegetables and are a great source of vitamin C,...

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....

Hubbard Squash Soup

Hubbard Squash Soup

Our garden was a HUGE success this year.  Johny and I have harvested over 25 Hubbard Squash.  If you don't know what a Hubbard is, they look like this (<-----)  and are about the...

Dairy Free Potato Leek Soup

Dairy Free Potato Leek Soup

I can't hardly believe I don't have this recipe on my site.  A few winters back, I made it ALL the time!   It's fall in Montana and I grew leeks in the garden.  It's time to be using them so I...