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Zucchini Basil Pasta

vegan zucchini basil pasta

I’m posting my new favorite summertime recipe after making it for the first time tonight. I wanted a way to use zucchini as they are growing from the garden and I just love fresh basil. So I basically put them together and it worked! It was soooo yummy and easy to make! Leo, my one […]

Raising My Emotionally Aware Boys.

In the last few months, my 5-year-old hasn’t been wanting to go to anyone’s house without me there. Since he was younger he was okay with spending time with other family members but lately, he wants mom and his home. The place where he feels the most comfortable to be himself. It was really bad […]

Roasted Chickpea Salad

I’ve seen roasted chickpeas in salads before but I’ve never actually made one until this one and it was delicious! Easy to make and very nutritious!! Preheat oven to 400` Ingredients: (I use organic whenever possible) Salad mix Cucumber Tomato Cilantro Hemp seed hearts Lime    Chickpea Marinade: Chickpeas. You can use canned or dried […]

Crepes

Crepes! One of the easiest and tastiest breakfasts to make! I got this recipe off my friend Sandra. We used to make it when we were teenagers! You can substitute the ingredients to make it dairy and gluten free. Use a milk substitute like organic soy, almond or coconut milk. Instead of all-purpose flour use a gluten-free flour. […]

Chana Masala (Chickpea Curry)

I decided to make Chana Masala for dinner last night and it turned out amazing! We are trying to eat a more vegetarian based diet so this meal was perfect. It is also GF and Vegan. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did! Ingredients: 2 cups of dried chickpeas 2 tomatoes 1 […]

Aloo Gobi (Potato & Cauliflower)

Aloo Gobi is a wonderful dish full of so much flavor. I like to serve it with an Indian bread and plain yogurt, This recipe serves 2-3 people. Ingredients: 2/3 potatoes.  1 head of cauliflower 1 onion 1 large tomato 5 cloves of garlic 2 green chilies 1 teaspoon chopped ginger cilantro (to taste) 2 […]

Lentil Ginger Soup

  “we dance our madness, we dance our joy. oh precious ones, the fun has just begun, wild music is in the air; there’s beauty flowing everywhere.” –James Green I never grew up eating ginger so sometimes I find it difficult adding it to my cooking. It has a strong flavour to it but added […]

Vitamin C for Anti-aging

Vitamin C is a wonderful natural product well known for it’s anti-aging properties.  I have added Vitamin C to my Anti Aging Eye Cream Vitamin C is a popular Anti-oxidant and is a required component in the production of collagen, the tissue responsible for skin suppleness. Vitamin C has also been shown to help slow […]

Honey Garlic Vinaigrette

I got this recipe over 10 years ago from my friend Aili and it has been my staple homemade salad dressing ever since. It’s super easy with just the right mixture of ingredients. I promise you will love it!! ` 1 tablespoon local honey 2 tablespoons organic olive oil 2 tablespoons organic balsamic vinegar  half a […]

Benefits of the Dandelion Herb

“Herbal medicine lives outdoors, where nature spirits arouse our enchantment, and our vitality is naturally quickened.” -James Green I grew up in the country on 30 acres of mostly heavy forest. I grew up eating plants and berries from the forest. But I missed a very important plant that grows wild everywhere. It is a […]