Roasted Cauliflower Recipe with Garlic, Parsley and Red Wine Vinegar

April 15, 2017

This roasted cauliflower recipe contains the perfect balance of texture with a fantastic flavor profile of garlic, parsley, crushed red peppers and red wine vinegar. The first time I experienced this recipe was at a restaurant in Venice Beach called Gjelina.  I honestly couldn’t stop eating it. As soon as I got home, I attempted to reinvent…

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Bulgur: One Of The World’s Best Foods For Weight Loss

August 30, 2016

Bulgur is a whole grain that often takes a back seat to more traditional grains like quinoa. Did you know quinoa with 222 calories per cup has nearly twice the calories of bulgur, which has 112 calories per cup? Cup for cup, quinoa has more macronutrients except for dietary fiber. However, if you eat two cups…

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Macaroni Salad For Your Summer Holiday Parties

May 30, 2016

  OK. Trust me. This macaroni salad was beyond delicious. Truth be told it was inspired by The Pioneer Women macaroni salad recipe, but I made it lighter, lower calorie and 100% vegan! But I got to hand it to that women, the combination of the pickles, black olives, and roasted red pepper is outstanding…

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Creamy Polenta with Cabbage Topped With Greens & Pine Nuts

February 15, 2016

Creamy Polenta with Cabbage Topped with Greens & Pine Nuts Last night I made some creamy polenta with onions and garlic. I added some nutritional yeast to give it a bit of a cheesy flavor and cabbage for richness. I don’t cook polenta very often because it’s often difficult to find non-GMO, organic polenta. I…

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Roasted Cabbage with Lemon Yogurt Dressing

January 18, 2016

Roasted Cabbage with Lemon Yogurt Dressing An unusual roasted cabbage recipe was featured in the Los Angeles Times on Sunday. Anything that includes cabbage always catches my eye. The recipe called for the cabbage to be blanched for one minute in boiling water, dried, drizzled with oil and placed directly into the barbecue coals. Rotate every…

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Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes 2014

November 13, 2015

Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes 2014 The holidays are upon us again and I have so much to be grateful for. First and foremost, I would like to thank all of you for being part of our compassionate community. I appreciate all your comments and feedback and the generosity you show me when you share my recipes with your…

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Vegan Thanksgiving – Recipes For A Complete Holiday Dinner

November 12, 2015

“A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal…

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Unhealthy Oils & Oil Free Coleslaw & Chickpea Cakes

May 15, 2015

It’s almost that time of year again. Cookouts, picnics, corn on the cob, potato salad, and coleslaw. It’s hard to believe that Memorial Day is right around the corner, and I am ready for some summer fun and food. Coleslaw is one of my favorites and today I made a light and refreshing, oil-free version. I…

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Healthy Recipe – Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

April 16, 2015

Healthy Recipe – Southwestern Stuffed Peppers If you are looking for a healthy recipe for dinner tonight, look no further. These stuffed peppers get all jazzed up with a robust filling of Southwestern spices, quinoa, corn, black beans and cilantro. Quinoa is one of the healthiest grains you can eat and it is loaded with…

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