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My recipe this week is basically an “everything-but-the-kitchen-sink” conglomerate. The one thing that makes it different is instead of using tofu (which is made out of soy), I used hempfu (a tofu-type product made out of hemp). I stopped eating soy when I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s thyroiditis and…(Read More)

Today is Earth Day. It’s also Monday. It brought new meaning to #meatlessmondays. On our nutrition segments this month, we chose to focus on sustainable food. Sustainably growing your food and eating in a way that is a win-win proposition for healthy humans and a healthy earth. So it was the perfect day…(Read More)

So, this is, for certain, my latest food obsession. I saw this recipe on a tv show where they travel around the country looking for the most greasy, artery clogging food they can find. Stuff I usually refer to as a “heart attack on a plate”. But this time they actually went to a healthy…(Read More)

What is a cleanse and why should or should you not do one? And, are they necessary? And if you are going to do one, how can you do it safely? Mention to someone you are doing a cleanse and it can likely elicit very different responses. In the ancient Indian culture, the best time…(Read More)

Okay, when I was little I was a mac n’cheese aficionado! I loved all things mac n’cheese. My mom or grandma would make the elbow or twisty (technical term) noodles and then sprinkle feta cheese on top. When it melted it became creamy and a little salty. For this reason, I preferred French…(Read More)

ful medames, vegan braised beans, Middle Eastern spiced beans

Ful Medames


So, here’s the thing, we know that beans are super healthy and good for us. But we just have such a hard time incorporating them into our diets! I’m setting out to change that in my life. Beans are a great source of protein. For a plant-based eater, that is important for…(Read More)

gluten free, meat free, vegan, chili

Chili Sans Carne


Chili sans carne! I love a good chili on a cold winter night. A good chili, in my humble opinion, is thick with lots of ingredients that fill me up and keep me warm. A hearty bean chili hits the spot! Living to 100 years old Lately, I have been obsessed with learning about the…(Read More)

zoodles, zucchini noodles, gluten free, dairy free, vegan

Zoodles with Spaghetti Sauce Zoodles, or zucchini noodles, with marinara or tomato sauce is one of the easiest dishes you’ll ever make! I made mine with store-bought spaghetti sauce, but I’m sure they would taste great with homemade sauce too. I made the zoodles for a segment I did on a local…(Read More)

greens, gluten free, dairy free, vegan, side dish,

Collard Greens with Garlic and Lemon Recently I was on one of my local news channels talking about foods that are in season in Colorado right now. If you’re interested in watching the segment, you can find it here. Another recipe I made that day on the show was Stuffed Peppers, you can find…(Read More)