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The Sweet Tart Salad

Crisp, light and refreshing – this simple, yet elegant salad is perfect any occasion. 1 large beet peeled and ends cut off 2 large carrots peeled and ends cut off 1 small to medium jicima root peeled with the ends cut off 1 tbsp. avocado, sesame or olive oil Juice of ½ lime I run all the ingredients through my …

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How to turn Avocados in OhMyGawd-os

The Really Great News About Avocados: Avocados are a true super food. They provide close to 20 essential health-boosting nutrients, including: Fiber Potassium (more than twice the amount found in a banana) Vitamin E B-vitamins Folic acid They are also great anti-inflammatories, also help protect the liver and allow our skin be bright and supple. As nature designed, they contain the …

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Zesty Gazpacho Soup

This cold gazpacho is a real crowd pleaser, perfect for a hot summer night and chock full of veggie goodness. Zesty Gazpacho Soup: 4 large ripe tomatoes skinned and chopped 1 cucumber peeled and chopped 1/4 chopped green pepper 1/4 cup chopped onion 1 small hot red pepper chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 teaspoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon …

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Date with a Bee

Date with a Bee: 2 Medjool Dates sliced in half and pit removed 1-2 tbsp. almond butter 1 tbsp. bee pollen 1 tbsp. chia seeds Sprinkle of pure sea salt Fill date with nut butter and top with bee pollen, chia seeds and salt.

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A Rooster I Can Live With

Alright, y’all, confession time…I have been harboring an addiction for too many years to count. It is something that has haunted my dreams and caused me to drool uncontrollably at times. I’ve even been known to audibly squeal just at the site of it. “My name is Katie and I’m a Sriracha addict…” Over the past several years I have …

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Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

  This is one of my Fall favorites, full of flavor and a little spicy kick.  It also happens to be packed with nutrition – gotta love that! Pumpkin Black Bean Soup: 1 tbsp. Coconut Oil 1 clove Garlic chopped ½ Onion chopped 1-2 cups Vegetable Broth (low sodium if available) 2 cups roasted Pumpkin or 1 can pureed Pumpkin …

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Spinach Grapefruit Salad with Citrus-Sesame Dressing

Spinach Grapefruit Salad with Citrus-Sesame Dressing 4 cups spinach 1 large ruby red grapefruit ¼ cup fresh chives 1 diced and seeded jalapeño 1 small bunch arugula shoots Dressing:   2 tbsp. coconut/olive or hemp oil Juice from ½ lime 1 tsp. wheat-free tamari 1 tbsp. toasted sesame seeds 1 tsp. local raw honey (optional)   Using a sharp knife, …

Katie’s Kale Chips

Ingredients 1 head kale, washed and thoroughly dried 2 tablespoons olive oil Sea salt, for sprinkling (optional sprinkles: red chili flakes, Capitol Hill Seasoning, or my favorite Chinese Five Spice) Directions Preheat the oven to 275 degrees F. Remove the ribs from the kale and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Lay on a baking sheet and toss with the olive …

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Pesto Cabbage Cups

This recipe is so versatile, incredibly flavorful, and super nutritious!  It is not only vegan, but also completely grain free. It is high in phyto-nutrients and antioxidants, and full of powerful herbs and spices which provide highly effective anti-inflammatory agents. This makes for a real show-stopper presentation-wise as well, perfect for dinner parties or even potlucks. The best part…it takes under 20 minutes to make! …

Miso Hungry Soup

This is a ridiculously easy soup that is super nutritious and can be made in minutes! There are tons of variations and you can use whatever vegetables you have on-hand and even sub out the noodles for cooked brown rice. Ingredients 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil 1 tablespoon ginger-root, peeled and minced 4 cloves garlic, minced 12 cups water 1/2 tablespoon wakame or other seaweed …