Surviving the Holidays!

The holidays are here, which usually means our waistlines will grow. From the candy dishes sitting on co-workers desks to the holiday buffets, temptation abounds during the holidays. Most people start the beginning of October with Halloween saying, “It’s...

Harvest Stuffing

Harvest Stuffing Adapted from the Compassionate Cook Serves 8 1 C shredded carrots 1 C diced celery ½ – 1 C diced onion ¼ C butter (sub coconut oil or a dairy free alternative like Earth Balance soy free spread) 1 tsp poultry seasoning ¼ tsp pepper ½ – 1...

Mashed Cauliflower

From detoxinista.com Serves 4 2 Medium-sized head of cauliflower, chopped into florets (about 3 lbs.) 5-6 roasted garlic cloves 2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves 2 teaspoon fresh chives, chopped salt and pepper, to taste Fill a large saucepan with about an inch of water,...

Spring has arrived!

Spring has finally arrived in the Kansas City area! Springtime is my favorite time of year. The flowers and trees are blooming, the grass is growing and the local farmer’s markets are open. One of my favorite activities on Saturday morning is to visit my local...

Roasted Carrot Hummus

Gluten Free Magazine Serves 8 1 pound carrots, peeled, chopped into 1 inch pieces 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil   1 (14 oz) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained ¼ C tahini Juice of half lemon 1 clove garlic, minced 2 T extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp grated...