vegan pesto with pepitas

I have to say, San Diego is full of hidden gems. It’s good to be home for a while. This past weekend, as Ryan was finishing out the 10 day master cleanse, my mom and I found ourselves poking around in the corridors of a restaurant supply store, shopping for rice noodles and fresh coconutContinue reading “vegan pesto with pepitas”

zoodles with mushroomballs

I know you regular readers were expecting an all green recipe (I did say maybe). Sorry, you’ll have to wait. And I would hardly classify these mushroom-balls as “cleansing”, but this meal is fresh, light and filling. I haven’t quite gotten rolling on any official cleanse yet. I’m still working on that one…it might happen.Continue reading “zoodles with mushroomballs”

Inspired by Pad Thai

I love a good pad thai…but it’s something I’ve never made at home until a few days ago. I had the noodles, but not the usual gamut of veggies that you see in pad thai: bean sprouts, bok choi, peanuts. Nor did I have eggs or the requisite tamarind paste. I did, however, possess redContinue reading “Inspired by Pad Thai”

Penne Rosé

The unabbreviated title of this dish might be “Vegan, Gluten & Soy Free Penne Rosé with Mushrooms, Cauliflower & Chard”. For me, it is the pinnacle of comfort food. I am eating it as I write and it is deeeeelicious. About two years ago, I deduced that I am allergic to most soy products. PriorContinue reading “Penne Rosé”

Creamy Hemp Seed Salad Dressing

I’d like to tell those of you who don’t already know, about the wonders of hemp seeds. This super-food has amazing qualities both culinary and health-wise. When consumed raw, hemp seeds are a healthy dose of essential fatty acids, omega-3s, and antioxidants. We like to sprinkle them on salads, omelets, and dips. They can beContinue reading “Creamy Hemp Seed Salad Dressing”