Easy Gluten Free Crepe Recipe: Dairy free & No Added Sugar!

It is possible to eat amazing crepes while avoiding wheat and dairy. The trick to making delicious a gluten free crepe is to use a gluten-free flour blend that doesn’t have any strange flavors that over-power your delicate crepe. To sweeten the batter without adding sugar, we use an apple! The apple adds a touch of sweetness … Read more

Healthy Vegan Pizza Recipe

Warning! This is no ordinary pizza, but that is to be expected if you want a healthy, vegan, gluten free alternative pizza. This vegan pizza recipe has tons of flavor and texture and is wheat free, dairy free, and soy free. Unlike many gluten free vegan pizza recipes, it doesn’t involve any fake cheese or … Read more

Healthy Pumpkin Waffle Recipe

I confess that winter squash is not my favorite food. And if my husband hears the word “squash” you can be certain he’s thinking of running out the door to pick up Chinese take-out. Nevertheless, we prefer to eat what’s in season, and the health benefits of winter squash are substantial. (Winter squash like pumpkin … Read more

Vegan Dark Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Dessert doesn’t have to be unhealthy! It is possible to make delicious versions of the food we love using wholesome, healthy ingredients, like dark chocolate–a SuperFood! Research indicates that dark chocolate seems to contribute to heart health by lowering blood pressure and increasing blood flow.1 Excellent! Let’s eat some. And don’t let the dairy industry fool you … Read more

Easy Whole Grain Hot Breakfast Cereal Recipe (Vegan and Gluten Free!)

Are you in a grain rut? Do you often have oatmeal for breakfast, a sandwich for lunch, and perhaps pasta or ethnic food for dinner? If yes, then you are in danger of being in a grain rut! Think about what grains you eat and how often you eat them. Imagine you wrote down every … Read more

Pineapple Broccoli Smoothie Recipe

During my 30 Day No Sugar Challenge I made a ridiculous amount of smoothies. Now, the reader ought to know that not every smoothie tastes good. You can’t just throw a bunch of stuff into your blender and expect the results to be amazing every time. This is especially true for green smoothies, because as … Read more

Berry Breakfast Smoothie Recipe

Berry Breakfast Smoothie: Dairy-free Vegan with Flax

Out here in the Sierra Foothills, wild blackberries are so abundant that they are considered a weed! I’ll grant that the brambles are invasive, but I’ve always found it odd that the grocery store sells blackberries for $4 per half pint while the hardware store next door sells bottles of toxic blackberry killer. During blackberry … Read more

Almond Garlic Vegan Ricotta Cheese Recipe

Despite what your tough biker friends might tell you, you don’t have to be vegan to eat vegan nut cheese. It’s perfectly acceptable (and quite healthy) to take a break from regular cheese and opt for some nut “cheeze” instead. This creamy version is made with almonds, garlic, and lemon. The flavors blend together to … Read more