Creating a Conscious Kitchen

Second in a four-part series The kitchen was once the center of life. With our fast-paced lifestyles, we have gradually moved away from customs of...

Recipe: Santa Fe Chicken Chili

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe HERE IS ANOTHER variation of chili worth adding to your recipes. This is also delicious vegetarian. Ingredients: 1 TBS olive...

Recipe: Asian 3-Bean Salad

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe This is a delicious way to use your fresh green beans from your garden. This makes a perfect side...

Recipe: Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup with Spinach

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe Spinach is just the right touch for this hearty soup. Perfect for a fall or winter evening meal....

Our World as a Soup Bowl

A battle of comments ensued under my recent Facebook posting: Hate crimes got you down?! If you still eat meat, then you are part...

Eating Healthy: 1-2-3-Go

Eating healthy has become overly complicated. This, I think, is why many people just throw up their hands and head for the drive-through. Well,...

Recipe: Savory Rice Stuffed Squash

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe This recipe is great for holiday gatherings or as a warm autumn meal. 3 small acorn squash, cut...

Recipe: Southern-Style Collards with Bacon

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe NOT ONLY ARE greens nutrient dense, but they are also an excellent source of calcium. The bacon provides fat...

Superfoods

First of a two-part series Each week, I muster the energy to shop for the week's groceries. It's never fun. I don't like to grocery...

Recipe: Asian Meatballs

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe THIS IS A UNIQUE combination of ingredients that offers a delicious way to enjoy grass-fed beef. Using a food...

Why I am Vegan

My mother adopted a 7-month old Yorkie a few years ago and I instantly fell in love with her. Before my mom brought this...

Summer Quinoa Salad

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe This summer salad is as fresh as the season. Bursting with flavor and nutrition, it will certainly be a...

Superfoods – Part Two

Last of a two-part series Last month’s article looked at the top five most popularly mentioned superfoods. They included turmeric, garlic, ginger, healthy fats and...

Minneapolis Chef Premieres Edgy Online Vegan Show

"Rhymes with Vegan" - created and hosted by Minneapolis resident and chef Meagan Holtgrewe - debuted in Minneapolis on November 21 and is now...

Recipe: Perfect Pot Roast

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe THERE ARE MANY RECIPES for a pot roast, but I chose this one based on its simplicity...

Recipe: Bean Salad

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe This dish is absolutely delicious as a side dish or as a salsa to scoop up with corn...

Salmon Salad

A Gluten-free, Dairy-free Whole Food Recipe  This recipe makes a quick lunch and provides high-quality protein and omega 3 healthy fats. Some co-ops sell a...