ROASTED CAULIFLOWER AND WALNUT DIP

Our love of cauliflower never ends! Here’s a simple, delicious dip that has the texture of hummus but swaps the chickpeas for roasted cauliflower. A head of roasted garlic punches up the flavor! Perfect for snacking or a quick easy starter for a casual dinner. Makes...

KAMUT® AVOCADO AND SPICY CARROT SALAD

A simple, yet flavorful vegetarian/vegan salad. A delightful sweet, spicy and creamy mix of fresh cool avocado, chipotle roasted carrots and a lightly honey-sweetened dressing. Salad: 1 cup              KAMUT® berries 4-5                  large carrots 1 Tbs              extra virgin olive oil 1/2-1Tbs        chipotle powder 1                      avocado 1/4 cup           sunflower seeds 1 Tbs              freshly chopped cilantro for topping Salt and pepper to taste Dressing: 1 Tbs              fresh squeezed...

EVERYTHING GREEN SALAD

Everything Green Salad This is my new go-to salad, packed with lovely greens, wonderful textures and a wonderful tangy dressing! Makes 8 servings  1½ cups           frozen green peas 1lb                   asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2” pieces (4 cups) 12oz                sugar snap peas, trimmed (4 cups) 4oz                  pea tendrils (you can...

ZUCCHINI, ARTICHOKE AND RICOTTA LASAGNA

Great nutritional greens combine with ricotta and mozzarella for a lovely light dish that works as a main course or side dish. It’s easy to make but does take a little time…and it’s worth it! Serve to your vegetarian friends and get a five-star review!! Makes...

Cauliflower – A Nutrition Powerhouse

Cauliflower is a perfect food swap,  as this member of the cruciferous vegetable family is packed with a rich supply of nutrients and is finally getting the attention it deserves as a nutrition powerhouse. With a nutty and slightly sweet taste, cauliflower has become one of...

A TWIST ON COMFORT FOOD

Shepherd’s Pie is a perfect winter dinner. Easy to make and this twist on an all-time favorite lowers the fat and ups the nutrition!   4 c            cauliflower, trimmed and cut into small florets 3 c            whole milk ½    ...

With Fresh Produce…Time is the Enemy

A study in 2007 (Joy C. Rickman of the University of California, Davis) showed that loss of nutrients in fresh produce during storage was far higher than had previously been believed. The amount of time that passes when a vegetable is harvested and when it...

Understanding Gluten Intolerance

When it comes to dietary constraints, going gluten-free has become a rising trend in the past few years. From 2013-2014 alone, the gluten-free market increased its sales by 16.4%, reaching   a total of $23.3 billion in retail sales! We’ve seen a bunch of major celebrities...