How to Roast Garlic without Foil

Not many people know how to roast garlic without foil, so I’m going to show you how it’s done. The first time I had roasted garlic was when I was out West in Colorado skiing with my family. I was very young but I remember the restaurant served my family the most tender roasted garlic … Continued

Roasted Cauliflower and Onion Salad with Creamy Chickpea Garlic Sauce {Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Grain-Free, Vegan}

  It’s just starting to feel like fall in Manhattan and I’m so excited to start roasting veggies as the seasons start to change. I love fall- it’s such a cozy season that gets me excited to start using my oven again…especially when it comes to roasting veggies! Today, I’m sharing with you a salad … Continued

Magical Thyme Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan}

I wouldn’t be here writing this blog if it weren’t for the numerous traumatic health experiences I’ve faced in the last 10 years of my life… Lord knows what I’d be doing if none of those experiences ever happened. I’d probably still be sitting in a cubicle working in a corporate office. I remember the … Continued

Fresh Grape n’ Pear Gauacamole

Who would have ever thought of tossing in a few fresh red grapes into a guacamole recipe?  Leave it to me, of course, as I’m always experimenting with new fruits, veggies and herbs for a fun spin on the classic ol’ guac.  Here is a tasty ‘summer’ inspired guacamole recipe that has a hint of … Continued

Garlic Gold

Exciting news…I just receive the most amazing product in the mail and I just couldn’t resist selling it in my Shop and sharing it with all of you…Ya like Garlic? Well, let me tell you these ‘Nuggets’ are quite impressive and will not disappoint!  Enter: Garlic Gold, which comes in a 4 flavor variety pack: … Continued

Sweet Beet Hummus

Here’s a tasty spin on the classic hummus platter…I opted to toss in fresh beets for a sweet flavor without the added sugar.  Beets are a wonderful source of folate, potassium, dietary fiber and manganese…This beautiful Beet Hummus is incredibly tasty and pairs well as a dip for crudites, fruits or crackers as well as … Continued

Sweet Potato Almond Soup

Last night, I created a deliciously simple sweet potato and almond soup that warmed me up after my chilly walk home.  Let’s just say that it hit the spot and paired perfectly with a side of grilled vegetables and tofu smothered with organic tomato sauce and sprinkled with nutritional yeast…delicious is an understatement. Dig in, … Continued

Sweet Pea n’ Asparagus Guacamole

Last night, I got to thinking…its been quite some time since I’ve whipped up a guacamole, so I picked up an avocado at my corner farmer’s market and decided to get creative…how creative? Well, while at the farmer’s market I stumbled upon a fresh batch of sweet snow peas and a beautiful bundle of asparagus…I … Continued

Sweet Pea n’ Asparagus Guacamole

Last night, I got to thinking…its been quite some time since I’ve whipped up a guacamole, so I picked up an avocado at my corner farmer’s market and decided to get creative…how creative? Well, while at the farmer’s market I stumbled upon a fresh batch of sweet snow peas and a beautiful bundle of asparagus…I … Continued

Simple Substitutions

We’ve all been there…you’re in the middle of making dinner or baking a pie and, Oopsie Daisy… we’re stuck without a much needed ingredient.  Have no fear, here’s a few simple substitutions you can use (instead) hehe, of the ingredient called for in the recipe… When in Doubt…Opt for Greek plain yogurt when you need: … Continued