Broccoli, Coconut and Cilantro Soup – Top 8 Allergen Free

I recently dined at a local restaurant where they served a broccoli, coconut and cilantro soup. I loved it so much that I wanted to make my own version. I think it turned out really well. This recipe is top 8 allergen free and paleo friendly! We served ours with a gluten free crusty baguette…

Oven Baked, Gluten Free Onion Ring Stack

These onion rings are so yummy. They’re low in fat because they’re baked not fried. They don’t take long to prepare and make the perfect snack or side dish. Healthy, gluten free onion rings are below! Try them out tonight 🙂 Ingredients • 1 medium sweet onion • 1 egg + 1/2 cup water •…

Quinoa, Roasted Beets, and Beet Green Salad

We love beets! They’re sweet, tasty and flavorful and they’re a great source of fiber, vitamin C and B6. Be sure to save your beet leaves for this recipe as you can eat them! Beet Greens are an excellent source of vitamin K, A, C, B2, fiber and calcium. They are also a great source of iron,…

Za’atar Spiced Eggplant

I recently traveled throughout Israel and fell in love with the flavors of the beautiful country. I like to cook using basic fruits and vegetables but play with different spices. I was introduced to Za’atar while I was away and I loved it! You can buy pre made Za’atar or combine certain mediterranean spices to…

Apple Pie Salad

An apple a day keeps the doctor away 🙂 Apples are the best afternoon snack. They give you energy and help keep you full due to the fiber and water content. They are also jam packed with vitamins which helps keep the doctor far, far away! Instead of eating an apple whole why not try…

Lime and Cilantro Cabbage Salad

A very close friend of ours made us this salad last weekend and I fell in love. Here is my version! It is crunchy, tangy and full of flavor. Cabbage is full of fiber, vitamin B6 and folate. Give this one a try tonight. It’s easy and quick to make! Ingredients • 1/2 green cabbage thinly…

Broccoli and Raisin Summer Salad

This salad is the perfect way to start your summer. It’s crunchy, sweet, savory and full of vitamins. It is extremely easy to make and I guarantee it will be a hit at your party this weekend. I used light mayo to keep the calorie and fat content down but feel free to use whatever you’d like!…

Grilled Eggplant with Tomato, Lemon and Mint Salsa

We love grilled eggplant. It is a meaty vegetable and very filling. The skin of the eggplant contains a potent antioxidant and phytonutrient called nasunin. Nasunin has been shown to protect cell membranes from damage. Eggplants are also high in essential nutrients, fiber and low in calories making this vegetable extremely appealing. Not only is…

Crunchy Black-Eyed Peas

I love a good salty snack but I don’t like to snack on empty carbs. The feeling of digging in to a bag of chips is so comforting but when I’m done I always feel guilty that I filled my body with little to no nutrients. These crunchy black-eyed peas will satisfy your salty craving and fuel your…

Sweet Rhubarb Salsa

This was my first time cooking rhubarb! I grilled one batch and stewed another. They were easy to prepare and tasted so tangy and delicious. I decided to use the stewed rhubarb for this recipe because it kind of resembled jam and I figured it would blend well with the strawberries and pomegranate seeds. I topped my salsa with…

Pomegranate and Acorn Squash Spring Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Here’s to another fresh and tangy salad just in time for the beautiful spring season. This salad if full of vitamins and nutrients. I used 5 oz of pomegranate seeds in this salad! Pomegranate seeds (arils) are an antioxidant that are high in fiber, vitamins K, C, B6, Folate and low in calories. I love…