Tag Archives: gluten free

Ilona’s Chili

My father’s chili is too sweet, my husbands is too beany and the spices overpower it…so I decided to create my own mix from these two recipes. Ilona’s Chili Ingredients: 1000g ground beef (or mix of beef/veal) 8 big celery … Continue reading

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Gluten Free / Dairy Free / Tomato Sauce Free PIZZA

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Hi all, so i’ve decided to do a detox, and then continue on with an elimination diet.  I eliminated all gluten, dairy, additives, coffee, alcohol, soy, peanuts, corn, processed foods and also nightshade vegetables (tomatoes, potatoes, eggplant, peppers). Needless to … Continue reading

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Homemade Bitchin’ Sauce

This is almost like a condiment to me: regularly available in my fridge and used to make my foods more flavorful. It is also an incredibly healthy sauce as it is vegan, sugar free and contains only healthy fats. You … Continue reading

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Gratitude Bowl

Inspired by many vegan & vegetarian restaurants here in SoCal, one of my new go-to dishes is the gratitude bowl. It is named as such because every time I make it, the ingredients are different; dependent on what I happen … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Squash with a Raw Marinara Sauce

This recipe is surprisingly delicious and couldn’t be easier to make. I sort of stumbled upon it, out of my laziness, one day. The best part is I didn’t dirty one pot or dish except my blender (but since it’s … Continue reading

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Results of the Cleanse!

So glad I waited a day before writing this conclusion! I started the last day full of energy and really excited. After I realized I was having a hard time at the end of Day 2, I decided to watch … Continue reading

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Day 2 of My First Cleanse

I am hungry. There’s no sense in denying it. I’m smelling my neighbor’s food through my open balcony and I’m dreaming of what it could possibly be. I don’t think I should be let loose in public today. On the … Continue reading

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Trio Quinoa with Marinated Veggies

Many of us have this misconception that every meal should consist of a starch, animal protein and side of veggies. More recently, with low carb diet crazes, many people eliminate the starch portion and just have animal protein and veggies. … Continue reading

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Vegan “Fettuccine Alfredo”

The taste of this vegan pasta is delicious. It’s rich, creamy and filling. In fact, it’s so rich that I recommend serving it with a light salad on the side. Perhaps a simply arugula or butter lettuce with vinaigrette. Unlike … Continue reading

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John Dory Tagine

After my visit to morocco a few years back, I started cooking tagines at home. Unfortunately the actual Tagine I smuggled back into the country (on my back) broke somewhere between my London or JFK connection. Luckily, Sur La Table … Continue reading

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