Red Kidney Bean Hummus with Green Olives

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

Quinoa and Cabbage Stuffed Squash

It's winter and squash is in season! I LOVE squash, and it's such a versatile vegetable to cook with. You can boil it, roast it, stuff it, shred it, mash it, literally anything you think of! This recipe was not even made on purpose. I had decided to make a quinoa, rice and cabbage salad … Continue reading Quinoa and Cabbage Stuffed Squash

Spicy Jalapeno Green Olive Hummus

Another great hummus mixture! It has such a great flavor, low fat and so healthy for you! I have made this hummus both with navy beans and garbanzo beans. Navy beans a bit more creamy in texture, and garbanzo beans are drier, so the choice is up to you, both work perfectly! You can also … Continue reading Spicy Jalapeno Green Olive Hummus

Cabbage and Leek Salad with Olives and Radish

Cabbage: not everyone's favorite, but so, so good for you. I have had my issues eating cabbage in my life, and I will tell you...it's not my favorite. It is, however, one of the great members of the cruciferous vegetable family. Cabbage contains a compound called sinigrin, which as been known to carry certain cancer preventive properties … Continue reading Cabbage and Leek Salad with Olives and Radish

Serena’s RAWmarkable Vegan Lasagna (repost)

Serena’s RAWmarkable Vegan Lasagna (repost) I had been getting some feedback from blog followers that they were having a hard time accessing my lasagna recipe page, so to make things easy for you all, I have decided to repost my recipe in its entirety. Enjoy! This is one of my very favorite raw vegan feasts … Continue reading Serena’s RAWmarkable Vegan Lasagna (repost)

Marinated Leek and Mushroom Quinoa Salad

For leek and mushroom marinade, you will need: - 2 cups sliced mushrooms, crimini, shitake, whatever you prefer - 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced leeks - 2 cups cherry or grape tomatoes, chopped in half - 1 thinly sliced garlic clove - 1 tbsp hemp seeds - 1 tbsp sesame seeds - 1 tbsp nutritional … Continue reading Marinated Leek and Mushroom Quinoa Salad