34 results for tag: Gluten Free

Strawberry Sorbet

The 17th of May is Norway's independence day!  So in order to celebrate, I am making strawberry sorbet.  This is a perfect summer treat. Ingredients: 4 cups fresh strawberries (or frozen) 3 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/3 cup maple syrup (see note for alternative)   Instructions: B... More

Green Drink

If you were to stop by for an early morning visit at our house, you would most likely be served a green drink. It is how we start our day. We have discovered that a morning green drink makes a difference in how we feel and function through the day. This is especially important if you do not get enough green veggies in your ... More

Split Pea Soup

Split pea is a very nutritiously dense legume.  One that should be added to a healthy diet due to its many health benefits.  The most common way to eat split peas is in a split pea soup.  Here is a totally plant based version.  I love this soup. Ingredients: 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large ... More

Maple Popcorn

It is maple syrup season here in New Hampshire, and we have maple sugar shacks practically around every bend.   Some fancy, some not so fancy, but the outcome is still delicious maple syrup. Come with me to one of my favorite sugar shacks, and let’s make some scrumptious maple popcorn. It is by far one of my favorite ... More

Fresh & Restaurant Style Salsa

There is nothing like fresh salsa to liven up a dish.  You will be surprised at how easy it is to make your own salsa, and it is so delicious and good for you that you can practically eat it every day.  At least that is what we think in our household. Fresh Salsa Ingredients: 3 large tomatoes, finely chopped 1/4 cup red ... More

Pear Cream Ice Cream

It has been said that great and unique inventions are created out of necessity. Well, this was the case in my kitchen this week. I came home from the dentist without my wisdom teeth, and to ease the discomfort, I decided I needed something cold. I put my pear cream into the ice cream maker, and Voilà, a great new favorite ... More

Amazing Shiitake Bacon

Shiitake bacon is a favorite topping for so many dishes in our family. It is so unbelievably simple to make and yet soooooo delicious. It is hard to believe that something so good can require so little effort. Try it on your baked potato, pasta dish, salad, burger, or sandwich. You will be surprised at the complexity of flavor ... More

Easy and Delicious Pear Cream

Skipping breakfast in the morning? Not a good idea! It can increase the risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease.  So breakfast is a must. Let’s put some spark back into our breakfast with this creamy and absolutely delicious pear cream.   Ingredients: 1 can unsweetened canned pears 1/2 cup + 2 tablesp... More