Pomegranate-Lentil Salad

October 9, 2015

Ingredients: 1 cup cooked lentils (cook according to package directions) 1 cup pomegranate seeds* salt, to taste extra virgin olive oil, to taste the juice of half a lemon 2 tbsp apple vinegar 1 tbsp rice malt syrup 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp coriander powder a large handful of fresh parsley, cleaned and chopped […]

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Easy Pumpkin Soup

September 18, 2015

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that it’s ‘Pumpkin Spice Season’.  You don’t have to indulge in 400+ calorie Pumpkin Spice Lattes to enjoy just how awesome pumpkin is.  Low-cal and packed with Beta-Carotene, it’ a vegetable you should defintiely consider adding in as a part of your diet. Ingredients: 1 […]

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Asian Cucumber Salad

July 17, 2015

This is a really simple side that goes great with fish or chicken.  It’s a delicate salad so don’t overpower it with and overly-spiced main dish. Ingredients: 1 large English (seedless) cucumber, thinly sliced 1/4 of a sweet onion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup rice vinegar 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds 1 tbsp minced fresh dill […]

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Mostly Vegan Chickpea Salad

July 3, 2015

This is a simple greans and chickpea salad that packs a lot of flavor.  With the hot weather we’ve been having you can try roasting the chickpeas in the morning while it’s still cool- and turning on your oven doesn’t turn your house into a furnace- and then assemble the cooled chickpeas ith the rest […]

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Choose Your Own Adventure Fresh Tomato Soup!

November 28, 2014

Tomato soup is a classic, but it has as many variations as there are cooks. So why not choose your own tomato soup adventure tonight? The variations listed here are intended to create a flavorful soup that avoids the need for heavy cream and the saturated fats that come with it (but since you’re choosing […]

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Roasted Pepper Soup

September 19, 2014

We’re nearing the end of September which means we’re inching our way to rainy season. It’s time to make the most of the last of the summer’s bounty as we transition into soup and comfort food season! This is a delicious simple soup highlighting bell peppers and tomatoes, best served very hot with crusty bread […]

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