Category Archives: Vegan

Recipe- Roasted Whole Carrots

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A light drizzle of oil, sprinkling of salt and pepper, and a short stay in a hot oven will help bring out the natural sweetness of locally grown carrots.  When a vegetable is grown locally, picked ripe, and eaten in season, it doesn’t need much fiddling with.

Note- This recipe won’t work well with industrially raised carrots shipped from far away Continue reading

Recipe – Garlic, Lime, Cilantro Bean Salad

bean salad- garlic, lime, cilantro

If you study the healthiest people in the world, and look at what they eat, you’ll see one food on their plates, often – beans.  Use your favorite canned or dried beans in this dish, and be generous with the cilantro.  I like to crush the garlic because it imparts more flavor. Continue reading

Recipe – Granola: Vegan, Nut Free, Gluten Free

This recipe is a mix of my favorite Granola found at Me & Ollie’s in Portsmouth, NH and healthy “cookies” my hair stylist at Balayage in Hillsdale, NJ made.  I made it vegan and nut free for my son, without any sacrifice in taste. (If you have nut allergies proceed with caution with the coconut oil and seeds. My son has tree nut allergies but is not allergic to the coconut oil and seeds.) Continue reading

Recipe – Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan, Whole Wheat)

I never baked a cookie in my life, until I turned 40.  Growing up, my mom was always working, and being Greek, baking chocolate chip cookies with her 3 kids wasn’t in the realm of likelihood.  But secretly, I’ve always dreamed of standing at my mother’s apron strings, begging to lick the wooden spoon of it’s delicious batter, hoping for the stray chocolate chip. Continue reading