Chipotle Cashew Dip

Not everyone in my family is on board with the plant based, gluten free, healthy diet.  Accordingly, when we make food, we often have to make it healthy without sacrificing taste.  This Chipotle Cashew Dip is the best!  Recently, I had an informal get together with friends, and I made this dip.  No one knew that it was vegan, gluten free and dairy free–all  they knew was that they kept coming back for that tangy spicy flavor.  The ultimate compliment?  Asking for the recipe.  This is a quick dish to make.  Serve with tortilla chips or raw vegetables.

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Quinoa Chipotle Burger

If you are craving a burger, and want to try something that is new and completely fulfilling,  you must give quinoa burgers a shot.  The quinoa, beans, chia and flax seed pack an abundance of protein and fiber,  as well as other nutrients.  The chipotle seasoning and sauce give the burger a tangy hot and spicy flavor that will make you forget that it is so healthy.  To keep it gluten free, we added grilled portobello mushrooms for the bun, and built our burger with  avocado and carmelized onions.  Yum, is all I can say, but judge for yourself.  Read more…