2015 Archives

Better Than Tuna Salad

This is so good.  I have made this salad for some of my clients and they have really liked it.  It is really fresh tasting and is good either in a wrap, served on greens, or on some whole grain bread with some romaine leaves.  If you want to add a “from the sea” flavor, add some dulse flakes.  If you live in Aspen, you can get them in the spice section…


Tags: Recipes, Salads

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Thug Kitchen Vegetable Pad –Thai with Dry-Fried Tofu

Friday night is pizza night at our house.  It is the end of week, I am tiered and would rather not have to think about getting dinner on the table so we do take out pizza, veggie pizza no green peppers on 1/2 because Randy doesn’t like them and no cheese on my 1/2 because I don’t eat cheese. This past Friday we thought we would  break out of our pizza…


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Guilt Free Hot Fudge Sundae

This guilt free hot fudge sundae is such a treat and you don’t feel  guilty because you know it is made with whole foods, not a bunch of chemical laden food like substances. I always have a bag of frozen banana pieces in a bag in the freezer.  Whenever I have some bananas that are looking a little too ripe to eat, I just peel them cut them into slices…


Tags: Dessert, Recipes

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Tofu Spinach Lasagna

This lasagna is easy and is kid approved!  Last week we hosted two boys ages 10 and 12 at our house for four nights.  I made them this lasagna one night  and they both loved it, they even went back for seconds.  They were both very surprised when I told them there was no cheese in the lasagna.  The tofu ricotta is creamy and flavorful and adding the…


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Chunky Miso Vegetable Soup

This recipe comes from Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s book, “Isa Does It.”  This soup really is soup for the soul.  Whip up a batch of this if you think you are at the beginning of a cold or you have had a bad day and want to feel comforted.  Miso is a staple in Asian diets and as we know, people who eat traditional Asian diets have much lower rates of heart…


Tags: Recipes, Soup/Stew

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Creamy Cauliflower Soup with Tamari Pepitas

I came across this recipe in the Aspen Times on Thursday.  I love cream of cauliflower soup because it is so creamy tasting without any of the artery clogging cream and butter that you find in creamy soups.  This recipe offers a little kick with the addition of hot sauce and the miso offers some depth of flavor to the soup.  If you like,  add greens…


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Present Glo Bars

Making your own granola or energy bars is not that hard!! Imagine it, you have been skiing all morning and you are STARVING and MUST have some nourishment. You open your pack and unwrap a homemade bar of goodness with out all of the questionable ingredients. The Present Glo Bars are my favorite. The recipe calls for rice crisp cereal, I use cocoa rice…


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Spicy Two Bean Chili

This is my “go to” chili recipe when I am having a group of friends over for a casual dinner.  The secret ingredient is the bulgar.  Bulgar adds a nice chewy texture to create a really hearty dish.  This chili comes together quickly but give it time to sit so that all of the wonderful chili flavors come together.  Three jalapeño chili peppers will add…


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