I was at the farmer's market recently and came upon a stand selling various lamb pieces, including lamb breast. I'd never seen this type of cut before (long and thin), but the woman told me it would be delicious wrapped in vegetables and baked or fried. So I decided to try it and see how … Continue reading Roasted Lamb Breast, Beets and Beet Green Salad
I made a delicious Shepherd's Pie recently, and it was so good I thought of doing it again. Then I thought hmm, maybe I'll try something different. So I made a deconstructed version, with all the layers in the pie I used, except separated out and cooked. This is a very easy meal that skips … Continue reading Deconstructed Shepherd’s Pie
Cookies don't always have to be sweet and a dessert. You can have a delicious cookie for breakfast too! These cookies are gluten free, low in sugar and flavored with the natural tastes of fresh lemon zest and raspberry! These cookies are very firm, making it a perfect addition to dip into your morning coffee … Continue reading Lemon Raspberry Breakfast Cookies – Vegan and Gluten Free!
Cauliflower rice is a popular staple in my house. First, I'm not a huge fan of regular rice. I grew up eating it almost every day and I just don't care for it. When I discovered quinoa, I was overjoyed that there was a rice alternative. Then when cauliflower rice came around, that was even better. … Continue reading Cauliflower Rice with Collard Greens and Shitake Noodles
Well here we are, two stuffed something recipes in a row! I must be in a stuffing mood as I certainly didn't plan for this! I had some canned chicken and tuna in the cupboard and I was wondering what to do with it as I wanted to make something fun. I was also wanting … Continue reading Stuffed Sweet Pepper with Tuna or Chicken
Potatoes are one of my favorite things to eat! Hashbrowns, fried, mashed, boiled, roasted...any way you cook potatoes they come out awesome. I don't use potatoes too much in my recipes, but when I do it's going to be something fabulous like this, a stuffed potato pancake! This recipe can be vegan, vegetarian or carnivorous, … Continue reading Stuffed Potato Pancakes – Vegan, Vegetarian or Carnivorous!
What? Yes, I said it. I made a sugar-free chocolate chip cookie with chocolate ganache frosting. AND, I added a secret superfood ingredient...Spirulina! Why did I do this? Well, this recipe was created as part of my Get Your Greens Challenge, where I challenge you, the reader, to focus on adding greens in one particular … Continue reading Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Spirulina Chocolate Ganache
I was in Denmark having a lovely afternoon coffee when I saw the most beautiful lemon poppyseed pastry in the coffee shop. Of course, I ordered a piece. As I ate it I thought hmm, I should come up with my own version! Well, easier said than done. I tried twice, but each time the … Continue reading Lemon Poppy seed Cake – Gluten Free!
If you think I love hummus a bit too much, well...that may be true. Along with lentils and garbanzo (chickpeas) beans, kidney beans are one of the healthiest beans for you. Like most beans, they contain large amounts of fiber, protein, and magnesium. They also help to lower cholesterol, improve your memory, good for your … Continue reading Red Kidney Bean Hummus with Green Olives
Egg breakfasts are some of the simplest meals in the world, which can sometimes mean they lack creativity. Scrambled eggs are great and all, but sometimes you gotta mix it up, especially when vegetables are involved! This recipe is really simple, with an easy veggie base that can be topped with a fried egg, scrambled … Continue reading Sauteed Veggies and Eggs