Rainbow Spring Rolls

Rainbow Spring Rolls. Summer is coming, and we want something cool and fresh to eat.  A quick trip to the Farmer’s Market, and you are all set to whip up these spring rolls in less than 30 minutes.  We used red pepper, cucumber, avocado, mango, carrots, green onions and purple cabbage, but these spring rolls are so versatile–whatever fruits and vegetables you have available can be added to change up the flavor.   Paired with almond cilantro dipping sauce, this is  a perfect summer lunch, dinner or snack.  Of course, they are completely gluten free, dairy free and vegan.

Continue reading “Rainbow Spring Rolls”

Maple Almond Encrusted Tofu

Maple Almond Encrusted Tofu is perfect for either a main course, or side dish. Tofu is a versatile staple that can be adapted for breakfast, lunch or dinner and adding the flavor of maple, garlic and almonds, adds awesome flavor to this tofu.   You need only five ingredients, so this combination is easy to prepare, and is ready to serve in 45 minutes.  To make a meal, you can add vegetables, salad, or serve it as an appetizer.  It will definitely be a favorite!   This dish is vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

Continue reading “Maple Almond Encrusted Tofu”

Spicy Smoked Vegan Taco With Garlic Cashew Cream

Spicy Smoked Vegan Taco With Garlic Cashew Cream.  I think that the best food can be found inside of a taco.  There are so many varieties of tacos, and they can be tossed together quickly with whatever ingredients you have on hand.  Since going gluten free, corn tortillas have been essential to my feeling that I can still love food without being deprived.  Staying with my main theme of trying to fit as much nutrition into a square inch as possible, I have combined cauliflower, sweet potatoes and brussel sprouts for a delicious and filling taco base.  We have spiced it with with garlic, smoked paprika, chipotle and the best fats–avocado and cashews.  I had no idea how they were going to turn out, but seriously, these tacos bring the flavor.

Continue reading “Spicy Smoked Vegan Taco With Garlic Cashew Cream”

Gluten Free Pancakes

Gluten Free Pancakes. I am certain that most of us who have to adhere to a gluten free diet, feel a loss from not being able to eat scrumptious, fluffy pancakes.  Even if you rarely eat pancakes, there are just some days that are perfect for pancakes and nothing less than cakes dripping in maple syrup will do.   I accidentally found this recipe online,  and it is perfect for that day that you need pancakes, and only pancakes.  In addition to being so simple and quick, these pancakes are completely flourless,and actually offer more nutrition than ordinary pancakes. 3 ingredients!  Even gluten eaters will love them!  Vegetarian, gluten free, dairy free.

Continue reading “Gluten Free Pancakes”

Superfood Breakfast Bowl

Superfood Breakfast Bowl.  Breakfast is the perfect time for a bowl of superfoods, full of flavor and nutrients.  It will help you start your day off right, with energy and focus.  Chia seeds, goji berries, coconut with kiwi, almond milk and a little chocolate makes for a yummy breakfast with protein, vitamins, antioxidants and fiber.  If you are feeling sluggish, you can also whip up this bowl any time of the day for a nutrition boost.   Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.

Continue reading “Superfood Breakfast Bowl”