Crunchy Kale Salad with Creamy Seed Dressing

One of my favorite parts of recipe development is using ingredients in unexpected ways.  After all, anyone can open up a bag of delicious granola and toss it with some creamy coconut yogurt, or spread a thick schmear of seed-nut butter on a slice of toast.  But to use those products differently, in an innovative way, takes a bit of creativity. Continue reading

Fudgy Grain-Free Cocoa-Banana Cake

When it’s cold outside, there’s no place I’d rather be than in my kitchen.  I find the blustery days to be the best days for cooking and baking projects.  My kitchen gets extra-warm from the heat of the oven and the stovetop, and promises of delicious food keeps me feeling cozy and warm, even when it’s frigid outside. Continue reading

Purple Sweet Potato & White Bean Hummus

This recipe was born out of desperation.  You see, my daughter eats hummus and carrot sticks in her lunch everyday.  I’ve been making chickpea hummus, at least two batches each week, for many years now.  But when I opened my pantry last week to get the ingredients, there were no chickpeas! Continue reading