Quick and Easy Baba Ganouj

Quick and Easy Baba Ganouj

Baba Ganouj is one of nature’s miracle dips. It is so creamy, yet it contains no dairy or dairy substitutes whatsoever. It’s great with pita bread, veggies and more. It’s just good wholesome ingredients. Creating the dip usually takes longer and involves roasting a...

Warm Asparagus Spears with Pine Nuts

Warm Asparagus Spears with Pine Nuts

Tender, but not overcooked asparagus is often a fine art. In these recipe, we steam the asparagus lightly before sautéing it with red wine vinegar. The final touch is chopped pine nuts sprinkled on top. Just a little goes a long way. Prep Time 5 min Cook Time 10 min...

Nutty Summer Squash Buckwheat Salad

Nutty Summer Squash Buckwheat Salad

2 cups uncooked buckwheat 4 cups water 1/2 tsp salt 4 small summer (yellow) squash, thinly sliced 1 can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 lemon, juiced 1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley 2 Tbsp olive oil salt...

Garden Slaw With Tender Broccoli Flowers

Garden Slaw With Tender Broccoli Flowers

1/4 cup sliced raw almonds, toasted 1 bunch mature broccoli stems (may substitute cabbage slaw) 2 carrots, peeled 3 Tbsp light olive oil 3 Tbsp rice vinegar 3 Tbsp honey 3 Tbsp Plain drained yogurt 1 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp fresh black pepper...

Garden Fresh Grilled Eggplant Salad

Garden Fresh Grilled Eggplant Salad

4 small or 3 medium eggplants Sea or Pink salt Extra virgin olive oil 2 large roasted red bell peppers 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced 1/2 cup thinly sliced whole scallions 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley 3 Tbsp chopped fresh mint 2 garlic cloves, finely...

Roasted Veggies

Roasted Veggies

Roasted Veggies are my favorite way to eat veggies.  You can combine any combination of veggies.  Just keep in mind that the ones like zucchini and peppers will cook a lot faster that one like cauliflower, so plan accordingly, you can always add them later. The key is...

Fresh Herb Infused Cucumber Topped Asparagus Salad

Fresh Herb Infused Cucumber Topped Asparagus Salad

3 lbs freshly picked asparagus, trimmed 1 bunch green onions 3 cups fresh small cucumbers, scrubbed clean 1 Tbsp fresh parsley 1 Tbsp fresh chives 1 Tbsp fresh mint 2 tsp fresh tarragon 3 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp red wine vinegar 1 tsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp sea...

Pan Burgers

Pan Burgers

You don't have to give up burgers when you are no eating white carbs. Rather than serving them with a bun, serve without the bun with all the toppings you love like mushrooms, onions, and cheese.   Ingredients: 4 TBS Coconut Oil, melted in plan 1 Clove Garlic,...

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

I love to use fresh parmesan and grate it myself.  It is waaaay better than the  "shaky" kind of parmesan cheese in a jar but, it is up to you. This is such an easy dish to make you will want to make it often.  Safflower oil is a good “high heat” oil but, you can use...

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