Gluten-Free, Vegan Zucchini and Carrot Casserole

Zucchini is one of the veggies I love most. It is so versatile and packed with nutrition. While it may not contain well known antioxidants such as beta-carotene, what it is rich in are other key antioxidant nutrients, including the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. The colorful skin of the zucchini (or summer squash) is particularly antioxidant-rich so […] Read more »

Vegan Pasta Puttanesca

My family loves pasta! But since I have become gluten free because of intolerance to gluten-containing products, I have altered the types of pastas that we consume. Luckily, there are plenty of gluten-free options in the stores today because consumers are demanding more gluten-free products. I alternate between quinoa, brown rice, corn, millet and mixed […] Read more »

Gluten-Free, Vegan Garlic Bread

I feel like I can mimic any of my favorite foods and create a vegan, gluten-free option. These days, it is easy to find gluten-free options in the supermarket. There are not as many gluten-free AND vegan options. Thankfully, Food for Life has a few options for breads that are gluten-free AND vegan. The breads […] Read more »

Super Clean Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

It’s holiday time and the time of year when my oven really gets a workout. Since I started eating super clean, I have found ways to modify my old time recipes so that they are healthy and nutritious. This recipe contains whole-grain oats and raw cacao powder (chocolate in its pure form and available at […] Read more »