Curried Lentils & Carrots

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Food is medicine! Curry powder is a popular spice mix that offers a number of health benefits, including the prevention of cancer, protection against heart disease, reduce Alzheimer’s disease symptoms, ease pain and inflammation, boost bone health, protect the immune system, and increase the liver’s ability to remove toxin’s from the body. But if you are not a curry powder …

One-Dish Chicken & Potatoes

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While dinner bakes, you get to walk the dog, check your mail, or take a nap! Print Recipe One-Dish Chicken & Potatoes Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   4 servings   Ingredients 1 lb. fingerling potatoes, cut in half lengthwise1 onion, cut into slices8 whole peeled garlic cloves2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil, divided1 tsp. salt1 tsp. …

Spinach-Basil Couscous with Feta

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This perfect blend of fresh lemon juice and basil pair perfectly with tangy feta cheese. Print Recipe Spinach-Basil Couscous with Feta Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   about 4 cups   Ingredients 1 cup couscous1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil2 cups baby spinach3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice1 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. white pepper1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese10 large fresh basil leaves, coarsely chopped …

Weeknight Ravioli

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Go meat free with this Italian favorite! You will love the fresh flavors in this fast and easy recipe. Print Recipe Weeknight Ravioli Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   4 servings    Ingredients 1 lb. cheese ravioli2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil1 cup grape or cherry tomatoes, halved1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives, halved2 garlic cloves, minced4 cups baby spinach1 cup fresh basil (1-1/2 …

Favorite Green Vegan Smoothie

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Smoothies! There are many green smoothies out there, but this tasty favorite is packed with nutrition and whips up cold and creamy. And if you prefer to add yogurt, I recommend 1/3 cup of vanilla Greek yogurt. (Check out my Chocolate-Date Smoothie and Peanut Butter & Berry Smoothie, also pictured.) Print Recipe Favorite Green Vegan Smoothie Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat Free, …

Easy Turkey Meatballs with Spaghetti

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This family favorite is so easy to make. If you don’t need four servings, you can hold leftovers for the next day, or freeze some of the meatballs, unbaked, to thaw and pop in the oven for another meal. Print Recipe Easy Turkey Meatballs with Spaghetti Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   4 servings    Ingredients 1 lb. ground turkey1/2 cup Italian …

Quinoa-Kale Salad with Cinnamon Vinaigrette

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This recipe is a salad party on your plate! And it stays fresh and crisp for several days without wilting, due to the apple cider vinegar in the dressing. Print Recipe Quinoa-Kale Salad with Cinnamon Vinaigrette Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:     5 cups Ingredients 1/2 cup dry quinoa, rinsed1 medium sweet potato (about …

French Onion Soup

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This restaurant classic can be made at home with very little effort. The onion broth can be made ahead of time, or hold leftover portions for several days to prepare another serving in minutes. Print Recipe French Onion Soup Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   4 servings   Ingredients 1 Tbsp. butter1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil2 large onions, halved and thinly sliced1 …

Black Bean-Avocado Salad

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The inspiration for this simple salad came from a childhood friend of mine, who also loves healthy cooking. Print Recipe Black Bean-Avocado Salad Vegetarian, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   Makes 2-1/2 cups   Ingredients 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise2 tsp. lime juice1/4 tsp. salt1/4 tsp. garlic powder1/8 tsp. ground black pepper1 avocado, diced1/2 cup canned black beans, rinsed1/2 cup fresh, …