Tuna Tostadas: an Easy Dinner Idea

This is not your regular tostada. This is a piled-high chip-full of perfection. Fish tostadas are something I’ve made a lot over the years and it is always a crowd pleaser. And it’s sooo easy… it’s basically nachos. This one has feta cheese and seared tuna with a drizzle...

Buckwheat, Oat and Raisin Gluten-Free Muffins

What could be better than coffee and a muffin? I made a latte with some Javy coffee concentrate microdose and it was a perfect match. These muffins are gluten-free and made with buckwheat, oats and raisins. Recipe below: Makes 12 standard size muffins:1/2 c gluten free flour (I use...

Corn Salad and Baked Thyme Salmon

Need a fresh salad idea for your summer menu? Try this corn salad I paired with baked thyme salmon: For four:Four ears of cornTen sprigs of asparagus1/2 red onion3 medium sized tomatoes1 avocado1 orange or yellow bell pepper1/4 c. Lime juiceHandful of fresh herbs (I used chives, thyme, cilantro...

Strawberry banana frozen yogurt

Looking for an easy, not too sweet summer dessert? This one is a creamy, whole-milk strawberry-banana frozen yogurt. You’ll need:1/4 cup heavy whipping cream2 cups of good quality, grassfed yogurt (plain)2 teaspoons vanillaAbout two cups fruit of your choice, I used frozen strawberries and bananas 1/4 tsp #himalayansalt1/3 cup...

Mother’s Day Gift Guide for the Hippie Mom

It’s almost Mother’s Day! I’ve put together a quick gift guide for the mom who has a little bit of a hippie vibe going on! There are a few items for the gardening mom, a few for the mom who likes to cook, and some just-for-fun and luxurious things...

Stuffed bell peppers with an egg on top

These bell peppers make a nice light dinner on their own or can be served with pasta or risotto. They are also the perfect way to use an abundance of herbs if you have a garden! Ingredients: 1lb grassfed ground beef 1/2 cup chopped herbs (oregano, parseley and basil...

Hidden veggie brownies—a gluten-free dessert recipe

Brownies are asked for all the time in my house. It is difficult to get just the right combo of chewiness and fluffiness – the ratios have to be just right to get them how you like them. I have probably made 20 different brownie recipes and experimented with...

Gluten-free Spring Blueberry Pie

When my three-year-old son Gus asked me: “Mom, you make me a blueberry pie?” Of course I immediately ordered the ingredients. This one was made with frozen wild blueberries and definitely had a fresh texture. You can use any gluten free pie crust for this! This one is my...

Mango protein smoothie with spirulina and probiotics

This smoothie is part of a trick I have for getting back on track after a day of over-indulging. In this week’s case, Saturday was filled with birthday cake and pizza for our daughter, and Sunday morning was definitely a groggy one. We were craving something extra healthy, and...

Coconut Milk Banana Ice Cream

This recipe is sooo easy if you have an ice cream maker, and so good. The one I use is an older version of this one and it has lasted nearly 17 years! I added some grassfed gelatin to this because it helps it not get so icy after...

Roasted Chickpeas with Spices

This is just a quick easy snack or salad topper! Roasted chickpeas with pimenton (sweet smoked paprika) and my personal secret ingredient to everything — steak seasoning. 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 tsp salt 1 tablespoon avocado oil 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp smoked pimenton 1...

Gin Fizz with Garden Herbs

This cocktail is light and fresh, and since it’s officially spring herb season feel free to sub the rosemary for your favorite or what you have in your garden! Ingredients (serves two): 2 oz gin 1/4 cup Sauvignon Blanc 1/4 cup fresh berries (raspberries or cranberries work well) 2...

Caipirinha with a twist

After several hours of yard work yesterday, I was craving something light and fresh. This is a take on the classic caipirinha, with a mix of different citrus flavors and some added herbs. I also rimmed the glass in a combo of sugar, salt and tajin for a little...

Five Kitchen Swaps to Reduce Waste in Your Home

The kitchen may be the hardest place in the house to be eco friendly. Yes, we have reusable straws and a compost bin, but paper towels and zipper bags are a hard habit to break. It’s tough to switch food products you’ve been using for years to one with...

Decadent Cadbury Gluten-Free Brownies (with hidden spinach)

Brownies are asked for all the time in my house. It is difficult to get just the right combo of chewiness and fluffiness – the ratios have to be just right to get them how you like them. I have probably made 20 different brownie recipes and experimented with...