Category Archives: nut-free

Roasted (Mostly) Root Veggies…for Spring?

When your diet is 90% vegetables, seasons kind of go out the window and a girl seeks filling, stick-to-your-ribs food. Well, as stick-to-your-ribs as veggies can get. And nothing does that better than a big pan of roasted root veggies, … Continue reading

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What we do for friends….

A friend of mine has been dealing with chronic and debilitating back pain issues. She’s tried most of the conventional (non-invasive) approaches. Nothing has worked. Her primary care doc decided to send her to a naturopath, who asked her to … Continue reading

Posted in blueberries, breakfast, coconut, drinks, grain-free, nightshade-free, nut-free, spinach, vegan | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Dry “Fried” Cauliflower and Chick Peas

Apparently, I’m on a cauliflower kick. I do that – get hooked on a particular vegetable and eat it incessantly. Oh, never fear. I haven’t quit eating my beloved broccoli slaw. I’ve just added cauli dishes into the rotation. Today’s … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pumpkin Seed Flour Cookies

“Mom, you have to bake something for school. And, it has to be safe for FiFi.” That’s what my son told me when we talked about what he wanted for his birthday. I couldn’t be more proud of him for caring … Continue reading

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Banana Brownies (nut-free, grain-free, vegan, sugar-free)

Despite the fact that these brownies are typically considered the kiddo’s favorite, this is how this morning’s conversation went… Kiddo: “These are nummy! Best brownies I’ve ever had. Awesome!…. You know what would make these even better? Peanut butter.” Me: … Continue reading

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SRC: Banana Cake (365 Days of Baking)

Have you heard about the Secret Recipe Club? It’s a monthly food blogger event where each blogger is secretly assigned another blog from which to draw inspiration. There are so many participants that posts actually go out three times a … Continue reading

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Raw Green Pea Hummus

Mmmmm….. Hummus. I love you, so. Sadly, raw garbanzo beans, even sprouted ones, just don’t do it for me. Believe me. I’ve tried. But raw peas? My mouth is happy to dance with a big ol’ bowl of raw peas, … Continue reading

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Super Seed Crackers and Spready Cheeze (for April in the Raw)

I have to tell you, I am having an absolute blast with April in the Raw. If you’ve missed any of the posts so far, be sure to check out Brittany’s fabulous week one recap. I’ve been busy doing an … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Toast – the Baked, Nut-Free, Pear version

Wow, did you guys love my Raw Cinnamon Toast. Thank you for all the great comments and feedback. I love it when blogging becomes a conversation. Of course, there were questions. Lots of questions. Chief among the questions was, “can … Continue reading

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