Mexican Amaranth Candy

When I lived in Mexico, I loved to eat a tasty treat that sort of tasted like sweet popcorn, except the grains were tiny and had no kernel. Fast forward 16 years later, and I'm reading online about how this grain called amaranth is so good for you, and it's a great vegan staple to … Continue reading Mexican Amaranth Candy

Quinoa, Baba Ganoush and Lemon Roasted Asparagus

It's still asparagus season, which means I'm still finding ways to incorporate it into my diet. One of the best tips for eating healthy, local, and organic is to eat seasonal foods. If you are a co-op or CSA member, you will get seasonal vegetables and fruit from your local farmer. This means weeks of … Continue reading Quinoa, Baba Ganoush and Lemon Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Chickpeas and Asparagus

If you don't have time for a fancy dinner but you want something healthy, well then, I give you roasted chickpeas and asparagus! This is a pretty simple recipe to make, especially if you have the chickpeas already cooked! This meals not only gives you lots of protein from the chickpeas, but also fiber, manganese … Continue reading Roasted Chickpeas and Asparagus

Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Chickpea Basil Pesto

I love portobello mushrooms, but I could never figure out an easy, tasty way to cook them. I've sauteed and grilled in the past and used red wine, but I always thought that there must be some better way. Enter tamari sauce and coconut oil! Wow! Grilling these with just two ingredients made all the … Continue reading Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Chickpea Basil Pesto

Oyster Mushroom and Brussels Sprout Pasta – Gluten Free!

I have been purchasing seasonal mushrooms at my local Farmer's Market, and I recently got another batch of oyster mushrooms, which I really love making recipes with. I had great success with my Oyster Mushroom Vegan Burrito recipe, so I thought I would try another one! This recipe is quite simple to make, and really tasty. … Continue reading Oyster Mushroom and Brussels Sprout Pasta – Gluten Free!