Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie Squares with Oatmeal Crust

When I think of fall, I immediately think of pumpkin pie but wanted to change it up a bit this year. So I‘ve updated the traditional pumpkin pie to pumpkin squares. They have a creamy texture with lots of pumpkin pie flavor. These can be served as a dessert with whipped coconut cream or as … Continued

Seasonal Produce Chart

Mother Earth knows just when our soil is right to grow the freshest and highest quality produce. I love to buy local from my farmer’s markets so I can purchase vegetables and fruits in season. My clients always ask me when to buy fruit and when to buy vegetables…well, the answer is simple. The best … Continued

Pumpkin Sangria Soup

Ya wanna know what I did with an extra can of canned pumpkin my pantry last week? This sangria soup. Lots of it.

Healthy Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Tips n’ Recipes

Tired of the heavy sides and mundane main dishes at your Thanksgiving table? Well, I’ve got some fun, fresh n’ healthy tips to keep your dining experience as pleasureful and worry-free as possible… What scares you most about enjoying Thanksgiving gluten-free? Is it the contamination? The stuffing? The lack of taste? We’ve all got our … Continued

Grilled Corn n’ Pumpkin Guacamole and Stonyfield Yogurt Giveaway

Well, yet another spin on my classic guac…this time the Thanksgiving spirit got me yearnin’ for some pumpkin’ and a lil’ grilled corn, so why not toss it into your guac this season for a tasty sweet n’ savory dish that can be enjoyed as a dip with roasted root vegetables such as eggplant, sweet … Continued

Raw Cacao Tofu Brownies

Even though Valentine’s Day is over, I’ve been busy in my kitchn’ testing raw cacao recipes…this weekend I created gluten-free and dairy-free tofu-rific brownies…they were fabulous to say the least.  I loved the combination of buckwheat flour and pumpkin puree…these special treats have the perfect touch of sweetness complimented by flax n’ chia seeds as … Continued

Musselman’s Apple Sauce Holiday Side Dish and Giveaway Gift Basket

Recently I was contacted by Musselman’s Apple Sauce to create a holiday side dish using their apple sauce.  To say the least, I pretty much inhaled the complimentary 2 jars they sent to me.  Delicious is an understatement and I had a fabulous time in my new kitchen devising a holiday recipe side dish. And … Continued

Harvest Pumpkin Tofu Frittata

I was bit by the frittata bug last week and made this for a quick and easy breakfast dish, which then turned into a few meals throughout the week.  Aside from this tasty breakfast, I created an afternoon frittata lunch over arugula, pistacios and fresh figs and  a hearty supper earlier this week atop  al … Continued

Pumpkin Pudding

During October, we’re bombarded with pumpkins; they seem to be everywhere we turn.  Although many of us resort to ‘picking’ pumpkins as a decoration with cornstalks on the front steps, I opt for baking this sweet orange veggie and reap a nice dose of vitamin A.  There are so many pumpkin recipes out there…pumpkin pie, … Continued

Pumpkin Bran Cookies

Earlier this week I was in the mood for some serious pumpkin…it must be the fall foliage and autumn breeze that spark my yearning for harvest foods.  These are the days when Central Park is remarkably beautiful; the leaves turning beautiful shades of auburn and rust…reminds me of pumpkins and produce-packed cornucopias.  It’s hard to … Continued