Pickling Naturally : Spiralized Kohlrabi, Beet and Carrot Pickles

Spiralized Kohlrabi, Beet and Carrot Pickles

Making Spiralized Kohlrabi, Beet and Carrot Pickles is what you do when you've done everything you can possibly do with your bumper crops of kohlrabi and beets and want to extend their season. I finally got around to pickling spiralized veggies with awesome results! But if you don't own a spiralizer, no worries.  Just chop the veggies in small pieces. ... Read More
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Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

Our annual Cannon Beach family vacation where memories were made is now behind us.  We got to spend a lot of time with those grands that are growing up too quickly.  Such treasured times.  I hated for it to end. We took early morning walks on the beach. One afternoon when the sun came out, we ventured to Hug Point, ... Read More
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Peach Raspberry Upside Down Cake

Peach Raspberry Upside Down Cake

This grain free and refined sugar free Peach Raspberry Upside Down Cake may quickly become your favorite summertime cake.  You've got to share it though.  It's a treat everyone will love and you won't inhale it all by yourself.  I'm speaking from experience here as I wasn't happy with my photos the first few times baking this and made it ... Read More
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Spiraled Golden Beet and Cucumber Salad with Kale

Spiraled Golden Beet and Cucumber Salad with Kale

Welcome fellow salad lovers.  Have I got a great recipe for you!  It meets all of your expectations for a tasty summer salad. Spiraled Golden Beet and Cucumber Salad with Kale is colorful, nutrient rich, refreshing and delicious.   As if that wasn't enough...are you ready for this?  It's topped with cashews.  Yum! These gorgeous golden beets from the garden ... Read More
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Asian Greens Breakfast Bowl

Asian Greens Breakfast Bowl

It's summertime...full of gorgeous sunrises, bike rides and ice cream with grands, outdoor home projects (before photo), and after photo... so I haven't been creating much in the kitchen lately.  But when you have a garden that gives you beautiful fresh greens like this, sometimes inspiration strikes when it's least expected. What greens are these? Well, the seed packet read ... Read More
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Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad

Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad

I want to share this stunningly beautiful side with you of Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad.  In spite of the strong individual flavors of each ingredient, they all play well together. But first this... The hubs and I have entered a new era.  As of early May, we sold our business and are now officially retired!  We took a ... Read More
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Mini Berry Tarts

I always drool over the 4th of July desserts plastered over magazine covers this time of year.  Typically the recipes are full of sugar, gluten and empty calories.  But dang, they are beautiful!  Mini Berry Tarts, perfect for the 4th of July celebration, are dairy, gluten and refined sugar-free and satisfies the sweet tooth because that's important too. I found ... Read More
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Curried Mango Chicken Salad

Curried Mango Chicken Salad

You're going to love the flavor of this salad and it has so many applications.  Curried Mango Chicken Salad makes the most delicious wraps to go either to work for lunch, or for travel.  Road trip anyone? This Primal Kitchen's avocado mayo is as clean as they come.  No soy or canola oil, just avocado oil.  It's sugar-free and uses ... Read More
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Daikon Radish Noodle Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

Daikon Noodle Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

Okay, so you've never heard of Daikon radish before?  Give it a try in this Daikon Noodle Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing.  The dressing alone is the bomb...but add the veggies and you have one cancer fighting delicious bowl of goodness. I was first introduced to the daikon radish while studying cooking under the tutelage of a tiny powerhouse Japanese ... Read More
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Chili Lime Sweet Potato Fried Rice

Chili Lime Sweet Potato Fried Rice

I'm excited to share this recipe for Chili Lime Sweet Potato Fried Rice with you.  But first a little about my health journey and why. My journey to clean eating began 45 years ago at the age of 18 after learning of my mom's breast cancer diagnosis.  Her diagnosis came after my grandmother and aunt's cancer diagnosis and since then ... Read More
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