{Recipe} Heather Pace’s Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Porridge {Vegan, Gluten Free}

Who says morning porridge needs to be made with oats? Back when I was writing the Nourished Village Cookbook, volume 1, I hired Heather Pace of SweetlyRaw.com to create recipes for the community. Here’s one of her contributions, using quinoa instead for a delicious twist on a breakfast classic. “This warm porridge provides a hearty, […]

{Recipe} Peach Blueberry Protein Shake {Raw, Vegan, Paleo, Gluten Free}

This tasty shake is one of many smoothie recipes I hand picked for the Nourished Village cookbook. Peach and blueberries together make for a magical combination! I actually never thought of blending them together without other fruits until I tried a peach smoothie from Natalia KW’s wonderful book, Pure Pleasures. Mixed with hemp seeds, this smoothie will provide a punch of protein, […]

{Recipe} Heather Pace’s Grain Free Granola Bars {Gluten Free, Vegan, Paleo}

Back when I was writing the Nourished Village Cookbook, volume 1, I hired Heather Pace of SweetlyRaw.com to create recipes for the community. Here’s one of her contributions: “This is a completely grain free granola bar recipe that I really love. They store well in the freezer so I recommend making a double batch to […]

{Recipe} Triple Chocolate Mint Cheesecake {Raw, Vegan, Paleo, Gluten Free}

With Saint Patrick’s Day just around the corner, what could be better than a mint flavored, creamy cheesecake with a triple dose of chocolate? My triple chocolate mint cheesecake has a dark cacao, brownie-like crust, topped with a creamy mint white chocolate filling, and finished with a solid disk of chocolate on top. It’s to […]

{Recipe} Vitamin C Blast Smoothie with Berries, Greens, and Orange Juice {Vegan, Gluten Free, Paleo}

When you’re rushing in the morning, or planning to eat a big feast in the evening (holiday dinners, anyone?), or just want to take it easy on your digestive system for the day, green smoothies are the answer. The best friend that saves you time, nourishes you, and makes you glow. This is one of […]

{Recipe} Super Flavorful Slow Cooked Ratatouille with Quinoa {Vegan, Gluten Free, Paleo}

My husband was bringing so many zucchinis from the garden that I was running out of ideas to use them. I decided to create a twist on traditional ratatouille. This one is slow cooked, has chickpeas in it, and develops an addictive flavor with the addition of smoked paprika. I couldn’t stop myself from getting […]