July 27, 2020

I adore beets raw, roasted or fermented.  Their earthy sweet flavor is divine.  Whether you are or are not a fan of beets, give this a try, I think you'll like it.  

Easy Roasted Beets

  • Beets

  • Healthy Fat

  • Salt

1.  Heat oven to 425.

2.  Wash be...

May 28, 2019

This salad is delicious, beautiful and satisfying.  Using both Einkorn and white beans in this salad makes a whole protein source.  It's also fiber rich and flavorful.  I brought this for my mom's birthday lunch - Happy Birthday Mom - and my brother comm...

May 25, 2019

This salad is everything you could want in a salad, at least as far as I'm concerned.  It has a bright lemony dressing, with crunch from the radishes, cucumber and pumpkin seeds.  The whole grain gives it staying power, to keep unhealthy cravings at bay.  The extra vir...

August 20, 2018


  • 1 head organic green cabbage, shredded

  • 1 large yellow onion, sliced

  • 2 jalapenos, sliced and cut in thirds

  • 2 cups carrots, shredded

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced, optional

  • 2 tsp. non-iodized salt per pound of vegetables

  • 2 Tbsp. lime j...

July 24, 2018

We love these hearty whole grain muffins warm out of the oven with a slather of raw butter.  They're quick to make and quick to clean up.  They disappear quickly too.  My family gobbles up a dozen about as soon as they come out of the oven.  I like to pour the plain ba...

July 4, 2018

While not traditional kimchi, this is a common Korean dish.  It's a quick and flavorful side and a perfect solution to satisfy a kimchi craving.  It's also more appealing for non-kimchi lovers.

Cucumber Kimchi

  • 1 large English cucumber, or kirby cucumbers (a...

June 12, 2018

Don't let the simplicity of this recipe fool you.  It's the best butter sauce I've ever tasted.  We're hooked and I think you'll be too.  Use the sauce for artichoke dipping sauce, asparagus and other veggies.   

Butter Sauce

  • 1/2 cup high qua...

March 27, 2018

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

  • 1 1/2 lbs. brussels sprouts, ends trimmed

  • 3 Tbsp. organic, extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 Tbsp. RealTaste Hope seasoning, or seasoning of choice

1.  Heat oven to 400.

2.  Trim tough end of brussels sprouts.

3.  Toss with oil and sea...

March 3, 2018

Many people recognize that beans can give them digestive distress if not prepared properly.  While I recommend a longer soak and then cooking low and slow, giving them time to properly break down as described in this post, I also realize that the ideal is not...

January 3, 2018

Mixed Vegetables

  • 1/2 head broccoli, separated into very small floretes

  • 1/2 red bell pepper, cut into chunks

  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, cut into chunks

  • 1/2 orange bell pepper, cut into chunks

  • 1/2 large red onion, sliced in thick slices or chunks

  • ...
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