Recipes

Creamy Tahini Dressing

Creamy Tahini Dressing

Having a DIY salad dressing is often the limiting factor for having a salad at the Konoske House, and I just don't / won't buy them. So I decided last week that I'm better off to make more than we...

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 reason?!)....

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...

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....

Cranberry Smoothie

Cranberry Smoothie

This smoothie has the best holiday flavors- orange, cranberry, and cinnamon! Not to mention so many health benefits too! Ginger is known to greatly aid in digestion and assimilation and is widely...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

Smoothies VS Juicing?  6 Reasons….

Smoothies VS Juicing? 6 Reasons….

"Should I be juicing or blending smoothies?" I get asked this question a lot. Want better health?  The answer is:  BOTH. Smoothie Benefits Smoothies are essential because we DO need fiber to support...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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 (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...

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,...