Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup

red lentilThis Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Soup is a super tasty and super easy soup.  If you love ginger you may want to add more.  This is a kid friendly soup too.  I had no trouble getting my two picky eaters to eat this soup.

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Cauliflower Crust Vegan Pizza

vegan pizzaWe’ve all had vegan pizza’s before but this is a very unusual vegan pizza.  The crust is made mostly from cauliflower.  This was our first time making this and we loved it!  I’m sad to say that I didn’t make up this recipe but rather got the crust recipe from Naked Food Magazine. This recipe makes enough for 2 people. Read more

Little Vegan Restaurant in Guatemala

vegan restaurantI came across this little vegan restaurant in Guatemala as I was going through my pictures from our recent trip.   I never would have thought we’d see a vegan restaurant in this out of the way/under developed part of the country.   Unfortunately, we just finished with dinner so we couldn’t eat there.   However, it didn’t stop us from buying a couple vegan chocolate chip cookies for a snack later. Read more

My Vegan Cooking Class While on Vacation in Guatemala

My husband and vegan cooking classI just returned from a vacation in Antigua Guatemala.   One of the things we did Cooking Class 11was a vegan cooking class.   This was one of the most fun things we did.  The class was the El Frijol Feliz Cooking School (http://www.frijolfeliz.com/).   The owner’s name was Luis and our chef’s name was Leivi.     Read more

Green Beans with Mushrooms & Onions

green beansGreen Beans with Cremini Mushrooms and Italian Pearl Onion

 

Green beans are in season right now.  They are great on their own but this dish ramps up the flavor.  These caramelized little onions really give this dish a nice flavor. Read more

Buffalo Cauliflower

Buffalo CauliflowerBuffalo Cauliflower is great for those vegans that miss hot wings, this is a great alternative.  This is a great appetizer but can be an entree if served with a salad.  Note that this is made with chickpea flour so it’s gluten free! Read more

Vegan Frozen Delites

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vegan desert

These delicious healthy frozen delites are great to serve at parties or to always have made up in your freezer for when you want a little something sweet.

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Dr. Tina Featured in Pasadena Now!

naturopathyA Glimpse Into Naturopathy

Sierra Madre’s Dr. Tina Paul reveals why she thinks it can change your life.

 

 

Roasted Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

sweet potatoesThese are awesome as a side dish, appetizer or for snacking.  They are good hot, cold or room temperature.   This is a nice, healthy low calorie snack.  And they are heart healthy because they are prepared with no oil. Read more

Sourdough, Rye & Butternut Squash Dressing

vegan stuffingSourdough, Rye & Butternut Squash Dressing

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.  This is one of the dishes my family ate.  It’s a very nice replacement for traditional stuffing but can also be a hearty entree. Read more

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