Actually, there are two love affairs at play here. The first is with the humble chickpea. I love chickpeas in soup, salad, curry, hummus, you name it. The second affair, in name only, is with marinated vegetables. I love pickled this and marinated that. I especially love our locally owned and crafted “Carriots of Fire” […]
These vegetarian meatballs are super hardy and delicious! They taste great dipped in tomato sauce or pesto. They are also great on the run and they make a perfect lunch. For me, they fall into the same “triple threat” category occupied by the Quinoa Patties – simply satisfying super foods! To cook green lentils for this […]
I like these patties as a savory breakfast or for lunch or dinner with greens. They also grab and go well if you’re on the run. Quinoa is a complete (gluten-free!) protein, so these little patties seriously satisfy. Here are easy directions for making quinoa. 1 cup of uncooked quinoa yields about 4 cups cooked. Use the search function on our site to find other healthy salads, soups and side dishes featuring quinoa. Enjoy!
Yield: 2 each This recipe relies on a dehydrator. I have an Excalibur 9000, which came with a wonderful cookbook. There are many possibilities with a dehydrator – making fruit leathers is one of the most basic. I capture the basic method here. Be sure to use clean, ripe, fresh fruit. Take 1 1/2 cups […]
Yield: 9 bars These tasty little bars make for a simple, healthy snack. Substitute your favorite nuts and dried fruit for a variety of combinations. Ingredients: 1 cup raw or roasted almonds 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger 2 tablespoons sesame seeds 1 cup golden raisins ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons honey Procedure: Add all ingredients, except […]