condiment · dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Vegan · vegetable · Vegeterian

Grilled Corn, Red Bell Pepper and Green Onion Salsa with Lime

This recipe is quite simple yet so versatile for the summer months, especially now that our fresh corn is out.  This condiment can be served on it’s own beside a grilled steak, serve over tacos, grilled fish, as a salad with feta cheese, either way you will be won over by the refreshing taste of… Continue reading Grilled Corn, Red Bell Pepper and Green Onion Salsa with Lime

egg-free · Gluten Free · vegetable · Vegeterian · whole grain

Black Rice Risotto With Honey Butter Carrots

In order to make up for my lack of posts lately, I’m giving you a two-in-one! Two easy recipes that will turn you into a superstar! This easy meal may take a little time but it is so worth it and the rice will be cooking by itself for the first half hour, so you… Continue reading Black Rice Risotto With Honey Butter Carrots

dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Salad · Vegan · vegetable · Vegeterian

Quick Pickled Red Cabbage and Zucchini

I know, I know, I have not posted anything recent lately but I was away in the woods with no electricity and so I could not update you on all these amazing recipes I have come up with in the last weeks.  The good news is that I wrote them all down! 🙂  So shall… Continue reading Quick Pickled Red Cabbage and Zucchini

dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · lunch · Salad · Vegan · vegetable · Vegeterian

Beluga Lentils, Cauliflower and Chives Salad

A beautiful, simple and healthy salad that will make you feel good about eating lentils.  These beautiful beluga lentils look like little caviar pearls and cooked properly, have just a little bite to them and keep their shape beautifully.  I liked the contrast of the white cauliflower with the black lentils and the burst of… Continue reading Beluga Lentils, Cauliflower and Chives Salad

egg-free · vegetable · Vegeterian · whole grain

Barley and Pea Risotto

Spring is here and with summer right around the corner, here is a recipe that will take care of the colder days while still keeping it light and refreshing.  Barley risotto has the advantage of requiring a little less work then a regular Arborio rice risotto as you do not need to stir it as… Continue reading Barley and Pea Risotto

dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Salad · Vegan · vegetable · Vegeterian

Crouton Tomato Salad with Steak Spices

  This is not really a recipe but more like an idea for a quick salad.  Tomatoes and steak spices is such a good combination that you cannot go wrong here.  All you have to think is summer!  Grab any fresh summer veggies you have on hand and put them together for a terrific lunch… Continue reading Crouton Tomato Salad with Steak Spices

Breakfast · Cookies · dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Vegan · vegetable · Vegeterian · whole grain

Breakfast Zucchini and Date Vegan Cookies

I had 2 very lonely zucchinis left over in my fridge, going on the soft side and my boyfriend has been wanting breakfast on the go and so these are the perfect solution.  On top of these being gluten free, egg free and dairy free, they have no sugar added either! The dates gives these… Continue reading Breakfast Zucchini and Date Vegan Cookies

Bacon · Breakfast · dairy free · Gluten Free · lunch · Snack · vegetable · Vegeterian · whole grain

Savory Sweet Potato Waffles

First off, I’d like to apologize since I’ve been off the grid for a while.  The truth is that after 19 years of hard work at the same company and after a reorganization, they let me go.  After the initial shock of it all has passed, I have had the time to renew with my… Continue reading Savory Sweet Potato Waffles

dairy free · egg-free · Gluten Free · Meat · Sauce · vegetable

Crock Pot Sausage and Kale Spaghetti Sauce

This spaghetti sauce recipe is the perfect way to get many things done at once.  I love the crock pot for that purpose. Hands free cooking is practical when you want to get everything done at once.  You can do this over the weekend or you could easily get everything ready the night before and… Continue reading Crock Pot Sausage and Kale Spaghetti Sauce

dairy free · egg-free · Fruit · Gluten Free · vegetable · Vegeterian

Piri Piri Roasted Cauliflower and Peaches With Honey Garlic Roasted Salmon

This is a one sheet pan and 20 minutes later kind of meal which is more than perfect for a weekday meal on the fly.  On top of being healthy, it is bursting with flavor.  I’ve been on a kick with the piri piri spice mix lately but it is so versatile and quick to… Continue reading Piri Piri Roasted Cauliflower and Peaches With Honey Garlic Roasted Salmon