potato and kale soup with andouille

potato and kale soup with andouille

If you’re looking for a yummy but healthy Potato and Sausage Soup then, you’ll love this Potato and Kale Soup with Andouille Sausage! It is made with leek, carrot, celery and a little anise seed. It is only 260 calories per serving, it is naturally...
lentils with bacon

lentils with bacon

Lentils with bacon is one of my favorite side dishes. This version is made with French green lentils, cider vinegar, smoked paprika, celery hearts and just enough bacon to make it yummy. It is naturally gluten-free and high in fiber. This post was originally shared on...
black bean quinoa salad with mango and avocado

black bean quinoa salad with mango and avocado

This black bean and quinoa salad with mango and avocado is a delicious gluten-free side salad for potlucks, parties and summertime picnics, and the left-overs make a healthy vegan lunch. Last week I was gearing up for some recipe development for you guys but was...
blood orange creamsicle overnight oats

blood orange creamsicle overnight oats

Today was my first time making overnight oats and, you guys, I am in love with them! These Blood Orange Creamsicle Overnight Oats with Goji berries and chia seeds is so delicious and creamy and kept me full and happy for the whole morning. Oats are about as hot as hot...
gluten free walnut and kale quinoa stuffing

gluten free walnut and kale quinoa stuffing

Here is an easy, healthy and gluten-free twist on Thanksgiving stuffing. This quinoa stuffing is mixed with kale, walnuts, dried cranberries and sage. The flavors are traditional, but there is no bread or gluten. I remember, a million years ago when the dinosaurs...
black bean burgers with green tea basil aioli

black bean burgers with green tea basil aioli

Last June I flew to San Francisco for one night to appear on the cooking stage at the American Library Association annual conference at the Moscone center to promote my cookbook Maple, 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes Featuring Pure Maple Syrup. I knew with such a short...
chickpea and grilled corn salad

chickpea and grilled corn salad

This chickpea and grilled corn salad is so easy and delicious. You’ll wish you had made a double batch! It has basil, parsley and tomatoes in it. I also added in mild goat feta too, but if you want to keep it vegan simply omit it. Grain-free and naturally...
peach cobbler smoothie

peach cobbler smoothie

Here is a twist on Peach Cobbler in the form of a protein packed peach smoothie, with sugar-free protein powder, oats and cinnamon. Only 185 calories per serving, 21 grams protein and 4 grams of sugar! It’s a great breakfast, mini meal or workout recovery snack....
snap pea, mint and feta fattoush salad

snap pea, mint and feta fattoush salad

I cringed a little bit as I typed that: Snap Pea, Mint and Feta Fattoush Salad. Why? Because I know I am going to make only a few of you all happy with a name like that. I’m guessing there will be three reactions to that name. There will be camp A: They’ll be...
composed bean salad

composed bean salad

Today I have a friendly little cooking and photo challenge for you all and a giveaway. Plus I wanted to make sure you knew about my yumtastic composed bean salad recipe from the most recent issue of EatingWell magazine. Earlier this year, I submitted six recipes to...
lentil quinoa bowls with coriander and lemon

lentil quinoa bowls with coriander and lemon

I’m not sure if it was my inner food stylist that needed to make these lentil and quinoa bowls. Or if there was some sort of biological need for nutrient dense vegetarian food. Or maybe the idea of lemon and coriander just sparked it. I just started thinking about...

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