Easy Spicy Beef Short Ribs

Easy Spicy Beef Short Ribs

These beef short ribs are cooked slowly in a spicy tomato sauce, resulting in very tender meat.  This recipe is gluten free. Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 2 ½ hours Servings: 4   Ingredients: 2  14 oz cans of tomato sauce 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 4 tsp gluten free Worcestershire sauce 2 Tbsp dried …read more

Amazing Amaranth Apple Bars

Amazing Amaranth Apple Bars

  These wholesome snack bars are gluten free, use dates and apple as the sweetener, and contain both fiber and protein for balanced nutrition. They can be made nut free.   Prep time: 30 minutes total Cooking time: 0 Refrigeration time:1 hour Yield: 8 snack bars   Ingredients: 10 Medjool dates, pitted ½ cup raw …read more

Sunflower & Pumpkin Seed Nutrition Bars

Sunflower & Pumpkin Seed Nutrition Bars

Prep time:  15 minutes Cooking time:  none Refrigeration time: 30 minutes Equipment needed:  food processor Yield: 8 energy bars   Ingredients: 12 large dates, pitted 1 cup raw sunflower seeds 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1 cup raw nuts – a mix such as walnuts, almonds, cashews, pecans 2 Tbsp chia seeds 2 Tbsp hemp …read more

Grilled Avocado

Grilled Avocado

My friend Lynita told me about this very interesting summery way to serve avocados, which inspired me to write it up and post it as a recipe. Avocados are incredibly healthy, and they are a very versatile vegetable too!  Thanks, Lynita – interesting idea! Prep time: 3 minutes Grilling time: 10 to 15 minutes Servings: 4   Ingredients: …read more

Creamy Yam & Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Yam & Cauliflower Soup

This is a very healthy soup with lots of flavor. Yams are a sweet vegetable that can help curb sweet cravings, and they are full of vitamins. Cauliflower is part of the cruciferous family of vegetables – a group of veggies known for their high vitamin content, and anti-inflammatory properties. Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking …read more

Curried Millet

Curried Millet

Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 – 25 minutes Yields: 6 – 8 servings   Ingredients:  2 cups stock or water 1 cup dry toasted millet 1/2 cup cashew or walnut pieces 3 Tbsp chopped squash (pumpkin, butternut or other squash) 1 tsp curry powder 1 tsp grated ginger 1 tsp sea salt Directions:  Toast the millet at …read more

Vegetable & Flax Seed Crackers

Vegetable & Flax Seed Crackers

These crackers are a gluten free and whole foods alternative to ordinary commercial crackers. If dried in a dehydrator at low temperature, the finished crackers will be a raw food product, because they have been dried at a very low temperature. If dried in the oven, the crackers are a cooked or baked product (not …read more

Fish with Spicy Green Lentils

Fish with Spicy Green Lentils

I am always looking for an interesting way to serve white fish.  My husband found this recipe in one of his cookbooks: Reader’s Digest Cook Smart for a Healthy Heart. This is an interesting dish that combines white fish with lentils, and it’s packed with healthy fiber and vitamins. Prep time: 15 minutes Cooking time: …read more

Fish Recipe - Lime Mahi Mahi

Fish Recipe – Lime Mahi Mahi

Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Servings:  2   Ingredients:  2  mahi mahi filets – 6 to 8 oz each sea salt & pepper to taste 2 limes, juiced 2 Tbsp gluten free tamari soy sauce 2 inches fresh ginger root, grated (1 – 1 1/2 tsp) 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 lemon, cut into …read more

Sprouts, Asparagus and Cabbage Salad

Sprouts, Asparagus and Cabbage Salad

This is a healthy salad with a very interesting mix of greens and sprouts. It has great vitamin content from the cabbage, asparagus and the sprouts.   Enjoy! Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 3 minutes Servings: 4   Ingredients:  1 pound asparagus, cut into 2 inch pieces 1 cup red cabbage, shredded 1 cup green cabbage, shredded 1 …read more