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Superfood Crackers

With all my food sensitivities it is so difficult to find the perfect cracker (and one that isn’t full of processed or mystery ingredients).  And I’m picky when it comes to what I like in a cracker.  I want something crispy, flavorful and healthy too.

These all-natural crackers are gluten-free, vegan, soy-free, nut-free and oil-free. […]

Peach Salsa

We are deep into summer and I’m dreaming about sweet and juicy peaches – the ultimate summer fruit.  They really are nature’s candy.  Nothing against tomatoes at all, but lately peaches have stolen my taste buds… Salsas are easy to make and definitely kid-friendly.  I made this recipe with my 2 year old daughter, […]

Strawberry Guacamole

June is officially here!  Which means it is the start of strawberry season when you can enjoy this amazing fruit at the peak of flavor!

And since guacamole is always in season in our household I thought why not combine the two!?  This recipe is easy, take your typical guacamole recipe, subtract the tomatoes and […]

Healthy Latkes: Baked Not Fried

Try this nutritious twist on latkes: skip frying & try baking. Don’t worry, they will still be crispy…

Latkes can be a wonderfully healthful snack any time of year — not just Hanukkah fare.

This recipe uses egg whites instead of whole eggs and uses skin-on potatoes. The skin, which has more nutrients than the rest […]

By |December 18th, 2014|appetizer, dairy-free, gluten-free, side dish, snack, vegetable|0 Comments

White Bean Hummus Dip

Great northern white beans are the creamiest beans around and a great alternative to chickpeas when making hummus.  Both types of beans are a wonderful source of plant based protein (over 14 grams in one cup of the white beans). One cup of white beans also contains over 12 grams of fiber (which is […]

By |November 3rd, 2014|appetizer, dairy-free, gluten-free, raw, snack, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Classic Homemade Hummus

Happy Labor Day! As everyone gears up for BBQs today, bring along (or serve) this healthy and crowd pleasing appetizer. Serve with these festive and patriotic Terra chips: Stripes and Blues Sea Salt Chips which include striped beets, sweet potatoes and blue potatoes, which create the patriotic red, white and blue mix.

This hummus is […]

By |September 1st, 2014|appetizer, dairy-free, gluten-free, raw, snack, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Salsa Guacamole

This is the easiest guacamole you will ever make – just two ingredients plus a squeeze of fresh lime.

I was in the mood for guacamole this weekend but didn’t have a lot of time to chop a bunch of ingredients, so I dumped some salsa onto chopped avocado and the rest is history.  Couldn’t […]

By |February 16th, 2014|appetizer, dairy-free, gluten-free, raw, snack, vegan|0 Comments

Healthy Quesadilla

Forget Taco Bell!  This homemade and very healthy quesadilla is perfect for a Mexican food fix.  It is super-easy to make and a real crowd pleaser.  Plus, it is filling with the addition of ground lean turkey meat.  A full meal!

Healthy Quesadilla   Print Forget Taco Bell! This […]

By |October 6th, 2013|appetizer, entree, gluten-free, lunch|0 Comments

Black Bean Dip Recipe

Football season is in full swing!  This zesty dip is perfect for serving with raw veggies or chips on game day.  It can even be used as a healthy spread in place of mayo or meat for your sandwich or wrap.

Health Benefits of Black Beans
Beans are technically a mature form of legumes and are […]

By |September 25th, 2012|appetizer, dairy-free, gluten-free, raw, snack, vegetarian|0 Comments

Salmon Stuffed Mushrooms

Did you know?
Mushrooms are technically a fungus, not a vegetable (no roots, leaves or seeds) and contain 90% water!
It is best to store extra mushrooms in a paper bag in the fridge and they can be stored for up to one week.
Click here for a homemade recipe for hummus!
Salmon Stuffed Mushrooms   […]

By |May 16th, 2012|appetizer|0 Comments