Baked apples with cinnamon

Baked Cinnamon Apples

Although the holidays are over, the smell of fresh cinnamon always makes me think of Christmas. My family and I used to go to Oak Glen, California to…

Lemon Tahini

Lemon Tahini Sauce

For those of us who avoid nightshade foods and dairy, finding a good condiment or sauce to add flavor to food can be challenging. Check out my lemon…

Pumpkin Smoothie

Spiced Pumpkin Chia Smoothie

It’s that time of year with pumpkin spice everything, but instead of going off to your local coffee shop or tea house to spend a lot of money on a…

Chicken Soup

Dr. Ingels Chicken Soup

I’m not an East Coaster anymore and am enjoying our beautiful Southern California weather, but know much of the country is starting to see colder…

Chilled avocado soup

Chilled Avocado Soup

The avocados are still coming in here in California and it’s a fruit (yes, it is a fruit) that makes the foundation of this wonderful cold soup. The…

Quinoa and egg casserole

Quinoa, Vegetable and Egg Casserole

I was never a big fan of casseroles as a kid, but I’ve always loved omelets and this recipe is my version of an adult omelet. The quinoa adds texture…

Cucumber and lemon salad

Cucumber and Lemon Vinaigrette Salad

If you have been following my Instagram page recently, you’ll see I’ve been on a salad kick as it’s a great way to get a ton of veggies as part of…

Blueberry and coconut popsicles

Blueberry, Coconut and Lime Popsicles

Want a great way to get healthy antioxidants and flavonoids in children without a fuss? Try these delicious popsicles that will have your kids…

Slow cooker beef stew

Slow Cooker Beef Vegetable Stew

I have been reducing my meat intake as part of following an alkaline diet, but when I do consume meat, I love this hearty beef vegetable stew. As the…

Vegetable quiche

Crustless Veggie Quiche

Who says real men don’t eat quiche? I love this recipe because you can add so many vegetables that provide a variety of nutrients and it’s all about…

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