Carrot Coriander Dip n’ The Dairy-Free Milky Altenatives…

Not able to digest dairy? No worries. I’ve been livin’ in the non-dairy world since I was a baby and with these fun milky alternatives, there’s no need to shy away from adding them to your favorite bowl of cereal, baking recipe or straight up in a deliciously chilled glass. Some of my favorite non-dairy … Continued

Vegan Falafel Balls with Kale Cashew Pesto

I recently had a yearning for some falafel after seeing them on the streets of Manhattan at every street fair imaginable… I thought I’d recipe test by creating a vegan falafel ball with a kale pesto dipping sauce.  I opted to add the Kale Cashew Pesto as a dipping sauce for an extra kick, you … Continued

Guess Who's Gunna Be Featured on the Front of Cheerios Boxes?

Yep, You Guessed it…Me…. I am one of the winners for the Expressions of Hunger Video Contest who will be featured on the front of  Cheerios Boxes, sold exclusively at nationwide ShopRite stores this Fall 2010! The Expressions of Hunger Video Contest focused on sharing emotions, thoughts and feelings through music, poetry, performance, art and … Continued

Dairy Free Brown Rice n' Cranberry Pudding

I love creating recipes on Sunday evenings, especially in the wintertime…there’s something about Sunday nights that is so cozy and warm…it makes me want to relax and unwind in my kitchen while creating a new recipe.  Last night, I opted for a naturally sweetened dairy-free, gluten-free brown rice pudding with dried cranberries…the end result was … Continued

Homeade n' Hearty Gluten-Free Pizza

Last night I created a homemade gluten-free, dairy-free veggie pizza that had my taste buds dancin’ for more…it was fabulous (to say the least).  Here are the easy and delicious recipes for my pizza crust, sauce and topping. Gluten-Free Pizza Crust Ingredients 1/4 cup rice milk 2 large eggs or egg substitute 1/3 cup cornstarch … Continued

Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding

Who doesn’t love bread pudding? So soft and smooth, so incredibly moist…yum, I’m getting hungry just thinking about it.  I’ve created a healthy gluten-free bread pudding that is made with raw cacao and macadamia nuts, which are two ingredients that are sure to knock your socks off with one bite.  This recipe is not too … 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

Dark Chocolate Avocado Muffins

These tasty muffins pack in a load of antioxidants from the dark chocolate as well as the creamy, rich taste of the avocado.  Avocado is considered the world’s healthiest fruit because  of its nutrient contents such as Vitamin K, dietary fiber, folic acid, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and copper.  Moreover, avocados provide us with ‘oleic … Continued