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Grilled Vegetables with Miso Dressing

Gluten-Free, Soy-Free, Nut-Free & Dairy-Free   Want to escape the heat of the kitchen? Bring your veggies outside and fire up the grill. Grilled vegetables can be served as the main course or as a side. Best of all you can mix it up and add some of your favorite veggies! Pair your grilled veggies with the miso dressing recommended below and you’ll have a complete meal. Here’s an added bonus… Dice up the leftovers (if there are any!) and add to your favorite rice for a sec read more...

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo Nothing tastes better than fresh, homemade Pico de Gallo. This can be enjoyed as an appetizer or added to your favorite dish of tacos, enchiladas, rice… Again, the possibilities are endless! Chef Walt says, “Yum!” Servings: 4-6 Ingredients: 6 Organic Roma Tomatoes Diced 1/2 Organic Red Onion Diced 1 Organic Jalapeño Diced Juice of 1 Organic Lime 1/2 Cup Chopped Cilantro 1Tsp. Coarse Salt Adjust seasoning to taste Method: Add all the ingredients in a medium read more...

Zesty Guacamole

Zesty Guacamole One of my favorite foods to eat is guacamole. It’s versatile: it can be served with chips and/or vegetables. It’s a delicious accompaniment to numerous dishes, the possibilities are endless. I’ve been perfecting this recipe for years. And I do say, this is my favorite! My eldest son made this guacamole recently for a science experiment. His hypothesis- the rate of childhood obesity would decrease if kids had healthier options to choose from. He made the guacamole and read more...

Bean and Guacamole Tostadas

Bean and Guacamole Tostadas   My kids go crazy for these homemade tostadas! The only thing they can’t agree on is which beans they like better- creamy black beans or oil-free refried pinto beans. Don’t let the long list of ingredients scare you, each item is quite simple to make and can be prepared ahead of time to ease putting together the tostados. This gets two thumbs up from Chef Walt! Servings: 4-6 Ingredients to assemble the tostadas: 1 package Organic corn tortillas – 10 - read more...

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl with Berries Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free & Soy-free  Move over Wheaties – Quinoa is THE breakfast of champions! Want to start your day with an excellent protein-filled breakfast? Quinoa is an excellent source of protein. Topped with extra coconut milk and berries and this bowl is hearty and satisfying. This also stores nicely in the refrigerator for a few days. I make a big batch at the beginning of the week and have an instant breakfast for a few days. read more...

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