Roasted Plantain Chips

Roasted Plantain Chips (GF, DF, Paleo):

Prepared well, it’s difficult to tell the difference between roasted and fried veggies or potatoes – plantains are no exception.

Pick out a bunch of green plantains for this plantain chip recipe, not yellow -  as they haven’t yet sweetened.  There aren’t different kinds of plantains to locate, rather it’s where they are in their ripening process.  Plantains are picked green and are similar to a potato in this stage.  The longer they ripen, the softer, sweeter and deeper yellow they become – I actually left these on the counter a bit too long but they worked out great. [Read more...]

Edamole – A Twist on Guacamole


Edamole is a tasty twist on traditional guacamole and may just ring your bell.  A new breed of guac is born with the addition of edamame and a partial deletion of avocado.

What’s not to love about chips and fresh guacamole?

By adding the soy protein in edamame the overall fat content is lowered and a fresh sweeter tasting edamole is ready to enjoy (do keep in mind that the fat in avocados are of the healthy variety). [Read more...]

Veggie Chips Recipe


This veggie chips recipe will produce a beautiful, gluten free and nutrient rich snack with simple, organic ingredients.  DIY veggie chips

Try something new.  Instead of  thinking your salty, crunchy snacks have to come from a bag perhaps you make them healthfully yourself.

If you have a garden, this is a great use for your veggies.  Gardens can be overwhelming at times when they are in their high yield phases.  I always find myself looking for new and creative ways to use my veggies as they begin to pour out of the refrigerator. [Read more...]

Hummus, a naturally gluten free appetizer


If you are looking for a delicious & nutritious gluten free appetizer this is it!hummus is gluten free

Hummus originates from the Mediterranean region and is a healthy low glycemic diet choice, making it a perfect option for all.  If you are have type 1 diabetes and celiac disease this recipe is gluten free, low in carbohydrates and high in protein.

Hummus is full of vitamins and minerals, which come from the tahini and the garbanzo beans.  It is high in Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc. It is also rich in Vitamin C, B6, E, K, Folate and Thiamine.  Preparing hummus from scratch is the way to go if you are looking for the freshest taste and highest level of nutrients. [Read more...]

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