Posts Tagged ‘gluten-free’

Sunflower Dill Cheese or Dressing

This dressing is reminiscent of ranch dressing but is devoid of chemicals and dairy. It reminds me of that yummy sour cream dip you find regularly¬†at parties. In order to get this flavor, you need to let it sit in your fridge for three days to a week. This allows it to ferment slightly. If…

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Red Pepper Hummus

Red Pepper Hummus 2 cups chickpeas 1 cup broth 1/3 cup tahini 1/6 cup olive oil 1/2 T tamari 1 T + 1/2 tsp lemon juice 1/3 clove elephant garlic (or 2 cloves regular garlic) 1 1/2 roasted red pepper 2 sprigs thyme (stems removed) Dash of salt (optional)

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Nourishing Succotash for a Filling Healthy Meal

To make this succotash dish a complete protein (all the amino acids your body does not synthesize), add a grain. I added mexican fried rice and a fried egg and steamed kale to this meal. I steamed the kale by adding it to the main dish when I was reheating for ten minutes right before…

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Fried Eggplant

[fusion_text] I used to have this amazing eggplant sausage and mushroom pizza when I was in medical school in New York before my vegan and vegetarian days. I still miss the Italian influence on the food there, and you just cannot get pizza in Texas like in New York. For years I have been working…

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Gingerbread Cutout Cookies

[fusion_text] My suga boo loves these cookies and your little ones (and big ones) will too! Cutout cookies are usually free of eggs, so taking out the butter makes them instantly Vegan! These are thus perfect for the animal or health lover in your life. Refrain from telling anyone these are gluten-free and no one…

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Apple PIe

[fusion_text] Ingredients: 6 Granny Smith Apples 2 t cinnamon 1/2 c brown sugar 1/4 t cloves 1/4 t ginger 1/2 t allspice 2 T tapioca flour dash nutmeg [/fusion_text][one_third last=”no” spacing=”yes” center_content=”no” hide_on_mobile=”no” background_color=”#b1d698″ background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” background_position=”left top” hover_type=”none” link=”” border_position=”all” border_size=”0px” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” padding=”” margin_top=”” margin_bottom=”” animation_type=”0″ animation_direction=”down” animation_speed=”0.1″ animation_offset=”” class=”” id=””][fusion_text] Chill coconut…

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Tart Cranberry Tart

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Holiday Brussels Sprouts

  Brussels sprouts are part of the crucifereous (Brassicaceae)¬†vegetable family and this family should be eaten every day for the phenolic compounds which are the most potent of all the classes of antioxidants. Antioxidants are vital for detoxification in our modern society and improve the comorbidity of symptoms in heart disease and diabetes. If you…

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Chewy Sugar Cookies

Coconut flour and oil are wonderful for cooking. If you prefer a more mild flavor profile that matches what you are used to in your traditional recipes with butter or oil, use organic refined coconut oil. This is different than the virgin coconut oils and the cost is significantly cheaper. This oil is also better…

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Lebanese Indian Lentil Salad

A hint of exotic flavors add to the enticement of this hearty and highly flavorful dish. Lentils have the highest amount of amino acids compared to other legumes. They are low in fat and easily digestible if soaked overnight as directed in this dish. For increased digestibility you can add the additional step between the…

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