Raw pumpkin seeds

Pumpkin seeds are full of wonderful nutrients, including manganese, zinc, and protein. They’re a great protein source if you want something vegan that isn’t a nut. And they are so good! This raw pumpkin seeds snack takes full advantage of their flavor. I eat these alone, or sprinkle them on salads. Both ways are wonderful. Read more about Raw pumpkin seeds[…]

Kelp Noodle Pad Thai

What do you do when your naturopath tells you to start eating sea vegetables in order to get your iodine levels up? If you’re me, you go the natural food store and see what’s available. That’s how I discovered kelp noodles. Then I discovered kelp noodle pad thai, and decided I could eat my sea Read more about Kelp Noodle Pad Thai[…]

Roasted pumpkin recipe

I have been on a pumpkin kick this year. I just can’t seem to get enough of it. And the little sugar pumpkins are so cute; they practically beg to be taken home and turned into roasted pumpkin. Recently, I felt the urge to oblige them. I also heard the oyster mushrooms and green beans Read more about Roasted pumpkin recipe[…]

Fried Chickpeas Recipe

Fried Chickpeas

Fried chickpeas are a great alternative to black beans or kidney beans.

I’m in a very chickpea place right now. I just can’t get enough of them! I’ve been making hummus like crazy and eating it pretty much every day. The other day I actually soaked and cooked chickpeas for the first time, versus using the cans. What a difference. I really had no idea they’d be so much better. […]

Healthy Swiss Chard with Roasted Peanuts Recipe

swiss chard with roasted peanuts

Crunchy veggies, toasty nuts…this stir fry hits the spot!

I am a huge fan of stir frying, especially if you want to eat healthy without spending a lot of time in the kitchen. They’re great because there really aren’t any rules: you can put whatever you want in the stir fry. In my home, it’s one of the few ways I can get my husband to eat his greens. […]