Grain-free Spice Snack Muffins

Here’s a healthy muffin recipe that suits both Paleo and Vegan diets, won’t spike your blood sugar and delivers a nice dose of antioxidants.  Cold weather gets me baking, and yearning for warm goodies from the oven.  In order to balance out my desire for increased carbohydrates, I keep these grain-free, high in healthy fats…

Miso Roasted Sweet Potato and Kale over Quinoa

It becomes such a challenge to eat well between Thanksgiving and Christmas.  By well, I don’t mean copiously; that seems to be no problem at all. I mean eating nutritionally.  The weather turns colder and our bodies ask for heavier food, and more of it. And the holidays provide it, in the form of fatty…

Green Curry Fish and Veggie Chowder

  Simple, fresh and flavorful.  This is a dairy-free and paleo chowder that borrows flavors from green curry.  You can use just about any fish in this, or shrimp. You can also include whatever vegetables you have on hand.  It’s a really flexible recipe and super easy and quick to pull together. Here, I used…

Peanut and Sweet Potato Soup

Dairy-free, grain-free and vegan, this creamy, warming soup is a cinch to throw together.  Peanut butter and coconut milk deliver healthy, filling fats.  The sweet potatoes are a great source of complex carbs, vitamin A and antioxidants.  A bell pepper and sauteed onion add sweetness.                    …

Warm Kale and Sweet Potato Salad

Delightfully savory and filling with caramelized sweet potatoes, warm wilted kale and a salty-citrus dressing. Easy and quick to prepare, this salad makes a great lunch idea. Miso is full of umami flavor, and if you avoid soy, a chickpea miso is now available in most health foods stores. Lime adds brightness and a wonderful…

Sweet Potato Fries

Sometimes the best foods are simple.  This recipe is of of those and I eat these all the time!  Just three ingredients – sweet potatoes, olive oil, sea salt – and a little patience while they cook. I like to cut the sweet potatoes into half moons, and very thin.  I used three different colors…