Recipes

Entrees, sides, desserts; snacks and smoothies; breakfast, lunch, dinner. All recipes are dairy-free and low FODMAP friendly; most are wheat-free and sugar-free too!

Baked Fish with Greens

The original recipe from Chef Enrique Olvera in Tu Casa Mi Casa included a few greens we couldn’t find at our local grocer or specialty Mexican market. So we improvised, and enjoyed the results of our creativity. We served this with a trio of roasted vegetables – golden beets, Brussels […]

 

Paleo Banana Bread

With only 8 ingredients, this recipe delivers a naturally sweetened bread without grains, dairy, or sugar. Mix up the batter in less than 5 minutes, then sit back and wait for about an hour while it bakes in the oven (and fills your kitchen with the amazing aroma of cinnamon […]

 

Oyakodon (Japanese Rice Bowl)

Oyakodon is one of our favorite family meals; our sons argue over who can take leftovers to school for lunch the next day. It literally means “parent-child rice bowl”. In this donburi (Japanese rice bowl dish), chicken thighs are cooked in a ginger-soy sauce and a fried egg sits atop […]

 

Strawberry-Rhubarb Chia Vegan Parfait

This was our Mother’s Day dessert; my husband prepared it and I honestly had a hard time believing that it was sugar-free! The original recipe from “Run Fast. Cook Fast. Eat Slow.” does include honey, but my husband used date paste instead. This parfait would also make a filling breakfast, […]

 

Spicy Smashed Potatoes with Carrot Salad

We’re on a quest to eat more veggies – both in quantity and variety. This journey has lead to cookbooks that have not only exposed us to new plant-based recipes but also to new cultures and cuisines. One of our favorite discoveries is “Afro-Vegan” by Bryant Terry. The recipes are […]

 

Chana Masala Vegan Burgers

Our family enjoys burgers, and we’ve been exploring veggie versions for a few years. We discovered these on Forks over Knives. The recipe is inspired by a classic Indian dish starring garbanzo beans. Our mildly spicy tomato gravy is a perfect accompaniment to the burgers. Our boys ate their burgers […]

 

Salmon Tacos with Fresh Tomato Salsa and Sweet Potatoes

When you have leftover fish, make fish tacos! Roasted sweet potatoes provide the perfect complement to savory salmon, spicy guacamole salsa, and juicy tomatoes. We made a batch of creamy Butter Salmon and shredded up the leftover fish, seasoned it with additional Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, and […]

 

Fresh Artichoke Frittata

Last week we brought home a few pounds of beautiful baby purple artichokes in our local farm box. We quickly steamed up a few and served them with a simple and delicious melted vegan butter and fresh lemon juice mix that our neighbor recommended. After, we still had more than […]