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Grilled Peaches with Warm Ricotta

Grilled Peaches with Warm Ricotta   5 ripe peaches   1 T Fresh Rosemary   Olive Oil   1 C Ricotta   1 T Honey   Salt & Pepper to Taste   Heat grill to medium. Rinse peaches and cut in half along their seams, removing the pits. Pinch rosemary off the stem, and chop […]

Sautéed Fiddlehead Ferns with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

2 cups fiddlehead ferns 2 tablespoons butter (you can substitute with olive oil) 1 lemon 1 clove garlic, minced 1 dash sea salt 1/8 cup pumpkin seeds   Wash fiddleheads well and remove the stems. Heat butter in a skillet and add the garlic. Sautee until translucent, and then add the fiddleheads. Cook for about […]

Roasted Beets with Thyme

Ingredients: 4 beets, peeled and halved or quarter depending on size (about 1/2″ chunks) 3 T. olive oil 1 t. dried thyme leaves (2 t. if using fresh) 1 pinch of Himalayan or sea salt to taste Goat Cheese or Ricotta Salata (optional topper) toasted walnut halves, chopped (optional vegan topper)   Preheat oven to […]

Pumpkin Spice Granola and Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Spice Granola Makes 8 cups Ingredients: 4 cups oats ½ cup flax seeds 1 cup pumpkin seeds 1 cup sunflower seeds 1 cup dried coconut 1 cup dried cranberries or cherries 5 T  honey 1/3  cup pumpkin seed oil 1/3 cup water 1 ½ t  ground cinnamon 1 ½ t  ground ginger 1 t […]

Savory Summer Tomato Tart

Serves 6 – 8 Ingredients For The Crust: You may substitute a pre-made crust, see Method below for instructions. 2 1/2 C all purpose flour, or substitute your favorite gluten free flour Pinch of Kosher Salt 1 1/2 sticks diced cold unsalted butter, may substitute all or 1/2 with coconut oil (I like a 50/50 […]

Sea Kelp Noodle Veggie Stir Fry with Sesame and Coconut Aminos

Stir Fry: 12 oz package kelp noodles 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 2 cups broccoli florets 3 large carrots, chopped 1 cup red or yellow pepper, sliced ½ cup snap or snow peas 1-2 tsp coconut or olive oil Sauce: 1/3 cup coconut aminos (substitute for soy sauce, found in most health food stores) 2 tbsp […]

Mushroom, Fennel & Leek Quiche

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Julie’s Gluten Free Carob Zucchini Cake

With the end-of-summer Aspen harvest upon us, my refrigerator was filling up with green goodness including an abundance of zucchini accumulated from my enthusiastic gardening friends. On this particular Sunday, Robbie and I had been invited to dinner (my contribution was dessert) but I completely lacked the motivation to go shopping for ingredients to follow […]