Monthly Archives: May 2016

Spelt Pizza

One of my favorite quick dinners is pizza made with spelt tortillas. Here is the recipe: Ingredients: one Rudi’s Whole Grain spelt tortilla per person olive oil cheese tomato sauce (or not!) whatever fixings you like on your pizza [...]

May 4th, 2016|Main Courses, Recipes|Comments Off on Spelt Pizza

Salad Dressings

Rice Vinegar Basic Dressing Ingredients: 1/4 cup of rice vinegar (plain, not the seasoned or “gourmet” variety) 1-2 tsp. garlic powder 1-2 tsp. ground coriander 1-2 Tbsp. raw honey 3/4 cup oil blend (I use mostly sunflower oil with [...]

May 4th, 2016|Recipes, Salads|Comments Off on Salad Dressings

Mini Pumpkin Pie Tarts

This recipe, from, will make 12 mini-tarts: Ingredients for the shells: 2 c. almond flour 2 Tbsp. maple syrup (or honey) 1/4 c. coconut oil, melted 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon dash of ground nutmeg [...]

May 4th, 2016|Gluten Free, Healthy Desserts, Recipes|Comments Off on Mini Pumpkin Pie Tarts

Homemade Jello

To make homemade fruit jello, you will need: 1 can of frozen juice concentrate with no added sugar (11-12 fluid oz.) 3 Tbsp. of gelatin (such as Great Lakes brand) 4 and 1/2 cups of water Directions: [...]

May 4th, 2016|Healthy Desserts, Recipes|Comments Off on Homemade Jello

Genius Chocolate Treats

The ingredients in these desserts may surprise you, but try them! They are absolutely delicious and good for you in every way. Chocolate Silk Pudding Ingredients:  3 ripe avocados 6 tablespoons cocoa powder (dark cocoa, such as Ghirardelli, is [...]

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Crispy Nuts and Seeds

Nuts and seeds prepared this way are easier to digest than raw or roasted nuts, making their powerhouse nutrients more available. Directions: Soak nuts or seeds in slightly salted purified water at least 7 hours or up to [...]

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Coconut Milk Eggnog and Smoothies

The kind of coconut milk I recommend comes in cans (not in cartons). Make sure you get coconut milk and not coconut cream, which is a sweetened product fused for drinks and desserts. My favorite brand is Thai Kitchen Organic. [...]

May 4th, 2016|Drinks, Recipes|Comments Off on Coconut Milk Eggnog and Smoothies

Bone Broths

Bone broths are wonderfully nutritious and can be sipped on their own, or added to soups, stews, or when cooking grains like rice. To begin, use meaty bones. You can use raw ones, or bones left over from another [...]

May 4th, 2016|Recipes, Soups|Comments Off on Bone Broths

Barley Water

Barley water is a very nutritious, cooling drink that helps bring down fever. It is also useful for those suffering from bronchitis and asthma. Barley is not gluten-free, however, so if you need to avoid gluten please don’t try this [...]

May 4th, 2016|Drinks, Recipes|Comments Off on Barley Water

Almond Flour Bread, Muffins, and Cookies

Lois Lang’s Luscious Bread Excerpted from: Breaking the Vicious Cycle, by Elaine Gottschall (see more recipes in this book) Ingredients: 5 c. almond meal or flour 2 tsp baking soda 1⁄2 - 2/3 c. melted butter 1⁄2 [...]

May 3rd, 2016|Breads and Muffins, Gluten Free, Healthy Desserts, Recipes|Comments Off on Almond Flour Bread, Muffins, and Cookies