Alkalinizing Lentil Chili

I discovered this easy and delicious recipe in the February 2014 issue of Yoga Journal!  We all need more alkaline foods to balance the highly acidic foods that are present in our diets.  I’m talking pH here….  Internally, our bodies need to be in  balance.  Well….externally, too 🙂  Meat and dairy…

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High-Protein Cornell Bread

Yes, I have read the book Wheat Belly.  I learned that the wheat produced in our country is not the wheat of our parents or grandparents.  It has been hybridized and genetically-modified to produce more seeds…and more profits 🙁   It also contains a higher amount of gluten.  I know that I can’t…

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Butternut Squash and Apple Casserole

There were several large cooking apples left in the bushel basket in the garage.  All I needed was a lovely butternut squash and a few staple ingredients to create a yummy fall side-dish.  Use organic ingredients whenever possible 🙂 *Pierce your butternut squash with a sharp knife and place in the oven…

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Zucchini Hummus

Once again, we have a bumper crop of zucchini squash vining its way around our little garden plot!  I’ve used the zucchini in my famous Zucchini Brownies, in salsa, and stir-fry.  I like to think outside of the Zucchini Bread box 🙂  This past Sunday I needed a gluten-free appetizer…

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Green Drink Inspiration

Here are a few ideas for blending up some green drinks!  You can always experiment on your own.  How can you go wrong?   Take some fresh, organic greens of choice and add them to an appropriate fruit of choice.  Add some pure water, blend, and drink!  Here are some tips…

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Quinoa and Bean Veggie Burgers

Quinoa, that magical complete protein seed that I talked up in my newsletter, can be a part of so many different kinds of dishes.  In this recipe, it takes on a foundational gluten-free role in a fresh and yummy veggie burger!  You can make several substitutions or additions to customize your…

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