Spicy Sprouted Whole Grain and Seed Wrap

Hello everyone! I have been buying sprouted whole grain wraps while I contemplate how to make them with very little flour so they remain moist and delicious. I had an “aha” moment recently and got right to work. You can make the best wraps at home. These will not disappoint! The Spicy Sprouted Whole Grain […]

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Sprouted Whole Grain and Seed Wrap

The Sprouted Whole Grain and Seed Wrap includes just a few ingredients. It is quick to prepare and bake. Fill the wrap with your favorite veggies or toast both sides after baking to use as the crust of the Perfect Little Pizza. Making thin tasty wraps is easy. I’ll show you how. The puzzle is […]

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Beet Basil Salad With Cherry Basil Balsamic Reduction

Harvesting our garden is such a pleasure. We plant and harvest beets every year and enjoy freshly cooked beets as a side dish or in salads. We also love beet pickles, but they include a lot of refined sugar. The Cherry Basil Balsamic Reduction paired with the beets satisfies the beet pickle craving and is […]

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Vanilla Banana Sorbet With Cherry Basil Balsamic Reduction

One of the simplest, non-guilty whole food plant based pleasures of the summer is fruit sorbet. The Vanilla Banana Sorbet with Cherry Basil Balsamic reduction is a decadent treat. Simple and satisfying. To create the perfect sorbet, I did not add any liquid to the frozen banana slices other than the vanilla extract. Take the […]

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Chocolate Mint Banana Sorbet

Sorbets are the perfect, blissful treat on a hot summer day. The cool refreshing addition of fresh mint leaves creates an utterly satisfying treat. This Chocolate Mint Banana Sorbet is calling your name. It’s always sorbet season at my house, so I make sure I continuously have frozen bananas on hand. I peel and slice […]

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Perfect Little Pizza

My husband and I love a thin crispy pizza crust topped with veggies. We have tried the thin crust, light sauce, no cheese take and bake pizzas, but the sodium levels and fat content are ridiculously high even after eliminating dairy and reducing the amount of sauce. Very low or no added sodium is one […]

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Root Veggie Sliders With Microgreens and Smokey Sweet Potato Sauce

Being somewhat confined due to Covid challenges us remain focused on our healthy life habits. To meet her 10,000 steps per day goal, my 86 year old mother has been walking figure eights in her garage using her walker. When she is not walking figure eights for steps, she is dancing to music downloaded to […]

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Fresh and Zesty Relish

Let’s add a little zing! Greens, including herbs, are some of the healthiest foods we can consume. With a plant-based way of eating, layering flavor through the use of herbs and spices in our meals creates bright dynamic dishes without the over use of salt and oil. Adding this zesty relish to your dishes is […]

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Creamy Plant Based Tomato Soup

We are busy people, you and I. We need simple, go-to dishes for the days when time is limited. Tomato soup is so, so simple, warm, satisfying, and a good source of vitamin C. I prepare a large pan filled to the brim because I could eat this every day. I top it off with […]

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Cheers To You!

Happy New Year! Bravo to you for every step you have taken, every positive choice you have made, and every encouragement you have given to others in creating a healthy, whole-food life! We welcome the new year with a refreshed and focused mind. We review our goals and develop a strategy for success. My goals […]

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Plant Based Butternut Squash Soup

3/3 As a family, we love to batch cook a variety of dishes in large quantities to share and freeze portions for another day. It’s a wonderful memory making, chaotic day filled with laughter. We gather together at the end of the day to taste, critique, and enjoy animated conversation. Today we prepared three soups. […]

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Plant Based Italian Chili

1/3 Our family’s batch cooking day is enjoyable controlled chaos. We love spending time together, creating memories along with dishes to share or freeze to serve another day. Ending the day with taste testing, critiquing, and laughter as we gather around the table. Even the kiddos love the day of peeling and chopping veggies. Today […]

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Plant Based Minestrone Soup

2/3 Gathering together as a family to batch cook dishes is an event we all enjoy, even the kiddos who love to peel carrots and zucchini or add ingredients to the stock pot. Everyone can participate, which adds to the joy and memories created. We all gather at the end of the day to taste, […]

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Plant Based Spring Rolls With Herbs and Microgreens

My husband and I recently participated in a fun date night cooking class. The menu included spring rolls along with several other dishes. We made a few adjustments to create plant-based versions of all of the dishes. Spring Rolls were quickly converted to ‘plants only’ and tasted so good! Spring rolls are simple to prepare […]

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Plant Based Peach, Tomato, Herb and Microgreen Salad

This beautiful salad is a perfect ending to the season of vine-ripened tomatoes and tree-ripened peaches. An unlikely combination that often includes cheese or oil. I’ve updated this brilliant combo by adding additional herbs along with microgreens and dressed purely with freshly squeezed lemon juice. The Plant Based Peach, Tomato, Herb and Microgreen Salad is […]

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