February 13th, 2016|Categories: Dairy Free, Learn More|Tags: |

Dairy-free, usually translates to casein-free. Casein is a protein found in dairy products, as well as some non-dairy products. Those who have casein intolerance should always read labels before purchasing food or a product. Foods with Casein: Casein-free Alternatives: Butter Coconut Butter Cheese Coconut Milk Cream Coconut, Hemp, Potato, Rice, [...]

No More Chronic Hives Thanks To NAET

August 5th, 2014|Categories: Holistic Wellness|Tags: |

I thought it might go on forever, it was very frustrating and annoying having hives every day, every meal, every time I brushed my teeth or washed my hair. Disruptive is an understatement. I developed a fear of eating foods (not that it stopped me!) , not knowing how my [...]

Snow Day Veg Reuben

December 14th, 2013|Categories: lunch|

Sauteed red onion, mushroom, carrot and collards. It's a snow day here in New Jersey, the perfect time for some comfort food. Here's a vegetarian take on an old favorite. It's a veggie reuben on gluten free bread. Saute red onion, 3 cups shredded collard greens, 1 chopped carrot [...]

Foods to Get You Through The Winter

February 19th, 2013|Categories: Learn More|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Around this time of year I start to get tired of winter and ready for warm days and spending time outdoors on the bike or in the garden. Ok, let's be honest, I'm not just ready for spring, I'm almost chomping at the bit. I can't wait!!! But it is [...]

Vegan Cheese!!

January 6th, 2013|Categories: Learn More|Tags: , , |

Going from vegetarian to vegan is not a big jump but one of the hardest foods to find a substitute for is cheese. Now, years after making the switch to vegan I find walking through the gourmet cheese aisle at the grocery rather smelly and unpleasant. But cheese adds a [...]

Raw Foods Passover. It’s Not Just About Matzoh

April 2nd, 2012|Categories: Learn More|

Passover is around the corner and there is the usual buzz in the air about the holiday food. What to make, what new recipes to try, recipe sharing. Personally, I'm not a huge fan of everything matzoh. It doesn't make me feel good and I'm working at listening to my [...]

Keeping it Simple Jicama & Pineapple Salad

February 21st, 2012|Categories: lunch|Tags: , , , , |

I've turned over a new leaf this year. Life is busy and I'm spending less time on cooking up actual recipes and trying to keep it really simple in the kitchen. I'm just loading the fridge with fruits and veggies, whatever looks great at the grocery or farmer's market, and [...]

Red Lentils and Other Camping Food (This One’s for Sue!)

February 7th, 2012|Categories: Dinner|Tags: , , , , |

Yesterday I had the great pleasure of being a guest on In the Aisle with Sue, an internet radio show hosted by Flemington Shop Rite registered dietitian extraordinaire Sue Lang-Saponara  and we had a great conversation about Meatless Mains and why we love legumes. Anyone who knows Sue, knows that [...]

Kale Pear Lime Salad

January 26th, 2012|Categories: Salads|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Lacinto Kale Lacinto Kale (or Dinosaur Kale) is one variety of that dark green vegetable that everyone is talking about and you know you're supposed to eat more of. Lacinto kale is a slightly sweeter taste than the curly kale variety.I decided to make a kale salad with [...]

Vegan Thanksgiving 2011 Menu

November 21st, 2011|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Here is my final menu for this year's vegan Thanksgiving: Gingered Carrot Soup Pumpkin Stuffed with Quinoa, Wild Rice & Lentils Kale Salad with Pear, Daikon and Lime Roasted Brussels sprouts and shallots (see Marvelous Meatless Meals FB page) Cranberry Conserve & Chutney Quinoa-quinoa corn bread (recipe by Bryant Terry [...]