Creamy Mushroom Soup

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If you have fond memories of Cream of Mushroom soup from the can like I do, you will enjoy this soup—even more so than the canned, whose appeal is largely due to its high salt content. This recipe leaves out the salt but not the flavor. Mushrooms are one of my favorite foods, and there […]

BBQ Beans & Greens

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If you miss the tangy, sweet flavor of BBQ sauce, but not all the salt and sugar, you will love this recipe. It’s easy to make and uses pineapple as its secret ingredient. This is a guest recipe by Katie Mae, whom I teach with at TrueNorth Health Center in Santa Rosa, CA. Katie Mae […]

Favorite Holiday Recipes

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Below are some favorite traditional and non-traditional holiday recipes from my blog. Enjoy! Appetizers: Chickpea & Avocado Spread Tu-no Salad Wraps Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Kabocha Bean Dip Salads: Caesar-y Salad Creamy Coleslaw 4-Bean Salad Cabbage Salad with Dijon-lime Dressing Roasted Vegetable Salad with Creamy Dill Dressing Macaroni Salad Quinoa Salad with Currants and Pistachios […]

Blackberry–Peach Cobbler

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Blackberries and peaches are now in season, and they make a perfect pair for a summertime cobbler. Traditional cobblers rely on refined sugar, butter, and cow’s milk, but these ingredients aren’t missed at all in this dish; instead we’ll use dates, non-dairy milk and banana. Enjoy! Ingredients Fruit: 4 large peaches, pitted and sliced (about […]

Burrito Bowl with Guacamole and Salsa

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This recipe was inspired by many trips to Whole Foods Market for a burrito bowl when I was too tired to cook. Burrito bowls came onto the scene as more people cut out refined carbs, including tortillas. This is one of my favorite easy meals. This recipe is very open to interpretation, so have fun […]