Sweet and Tart Green Smoothie by Julia Hernández


This sugar-free smoothie gets its sweetness from natural ingredients: raisins, apples, and bananas. This is one of the most refreshing smoothies I’ve made. Perfect for a hot, summer day! Makes a little over 2 cups Ingredients: 1 frozen banana, chopped 2 leaves of kale, chopped 1/2 a granny smith apple, chopped 1 Tbsp. of lime … Continue reading Sweet and Tart Green Smoothie by Julia Hernández

Pasta Primavera Salad by Matea Zajec Girl in the Raw


gluten free, no sugar added Serves 2 Ingredients: 1.5 cup gluten free pasta of choice (I used brown rice fusilli from Trader Joe’s) 1 medium carrot – shredded 1/2 green bell pepper 5-6 cherry tomatoes 1/4 cup cannellini beans salt and pepper to taste 1 pinch smoked paprika 1-2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) … Continue reading Pasta Primavera Salad by Matea Zajec Girl in the Raw

Fettuccine in a Creamy Basil Alfredo Sauce by Julia Hernández


This recipe is super easy, quick, and yummy! The sauce is cashew based and requires no oil. I just recently discovered how awesome cashew “cream” is. It thickens on its own without the need for corn starch, and it can also be used as the base for many other sauces and gravies. Servings: 3-4 Ingredients: … Continue reading Fettuccine in a Creamy Basil Alfredo Sauce by Julia Hernández

Crispy Sweet and Spicy Orange Sesame Tofu by Julia Hernández


Tip: The keys to perfecting the crispy tofu are to drain the tofu adequately, use a non-stick pan, and to fry the tofu immediately after coating with corn starch.   The longer you leave the tofu in the corn starch, the gummier it will get.  With some practice, you will end up with restaurant-quality, crispy … Continue reading Crispy Sweet and Spicy Orange Sesame Tofu by Julia Hernández

Better Bean Burgers by Lauren Vaught ediblemusings.com


Ingredients: 2 Tbls. ground flaxseed mixed thoroughly in 3 1/2 Tbls. water (this is your ‘egg’) 1/4 cup old fashioned oats 1/3 cup almond flour 1/2 cup cooked kidney or black beans small red onion, chopped 4 baby bella mushrooms, chopped 1/2 red pepper, chopped 2 large carrots, shredded 3/4 cup nutritional yeast 1/3 cup … Continue reading Better Bean Burgers by Lauren Vaught ediblemusings.com

New England Clamless Chowder by Danielle Bussone daniellebussone.com


Whether or not you are a fan of clam chowder, if you love decadently creamy potatoes and are craving comfort food, this is a dish you will love. It doesn’t have the fishy taste of clams, but the shiitake mushrooms provide the color and chewiness of clams, and enhance the character of this dish as … Continue reading New England Clamless Chowder by Danielle Bussone daniellebussone.com