Blueberry Chick Pea Pancakes

Made with chick pea paste or flour, these pancakes are nutritious-and delicious! Vegetarian, wheat-free, corn-free, heart smart Makes a dozen 3- to 4-inch pancakes 1 cup of chick pea (garbanzo bean) flour*(You can also combine 1/2 cup chick pea flour with 1/2 cup brown rice, buckwheat or millet flours.)3/4-1 cup rice, soy or almond milk1 […]

Baby Red Romaine topped with Roasted Red Pepper and Pinenut Flan, and Crispy Tofu Croutons, Drizzled with Lemongrass sauce

You'll NeedFlan1 cup toasted pinenuts1 cup Nasoya Silken Tofu1 egg white1/2 cup roasted red pepper, dicedDash each of:Thyme, Oregano, Salt, PepperCroutons1 package Nasoya Extra Firm Tofu, cut into 1/2 in. cubes1 cup cornmeal1 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced4 tablesppons Nasoya Creamy Italian Vegi Dressing Directions (Part One): Place Silken Tofu into cheese cloth for approximately 5 […]

Earthbound Farm’s Famous Maple Almond Granola

Ingredients: 4 1/2 cups (18 ounces) old-fashioned rolled oats (not instant)3/4 cup (3 ounces) shelled, raw, unsalted sunflower seeds1 1/2 cups slivered or coarsely chopped raw almonds2 tablespoons ground cinnamon1 1/4 cups pure maple syrup, preferably Grade A Dark Amber 1/3 cup canola oil1 cup raisins Directions:1. Position a rack in the center of the […]

Anti-oxidant Berry Salad

Salad:6 c. fresh spinach1/4 c. thinly sliced scallions1/2 pt. fresh strawberries, hulled6 oz. goat cheese1/2 c. sliced almonds, lightly toasted In a large salad bowl, combine spinach, strawberries and scallions, tossing to combine. Toss in crumbled goat cheese and almonds. Dressing:3 T. quality red wine vinegar2 T. superfine sugar5 T. canola oil2 T. freshly squeezed […]

Simply Organic: A Cookbook for Sustainable, Seasonal, and Local Ingredients

Asparagus and Scallops    This is a perfect dish for springtime, served with fresh rolls and a crisp white wine. 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons sugar 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 whole canned chipotle chile pepper, pureed or minced 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro 1 pound […]

Kid-Friendly Treat: Best Ever Granola By Cheryl Tallman and Joan Ahlers

Granola can be great tasting hippie food, but buyer beware. On one side, some of the packaged brands cram a lot of unfamiliar flavors in the mix. While these ingredients are often healthy, the flavors can be tough to swallow for kids. On the flip side, the more mainstream brands cram a lot sugar and […]


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Top 10 Reasons to Go Organic!

1. Organic products meet stringent standards – Organic certification is the public’s assurance that products have been grown and handled according to strict procedures without persistent toxic chemical inputs. 2. Organic food tastes great! – It’s common sense – well-balanced soils produce strong, healthy plants that become nourishing food for people and animals. 3. Organic […]

Everyday Earth Day I

Below are some of our favorite everyday tips for celebrating Earth Day! Shop organic! Support farmers and grocers who work to keep pesticides out of the ground and our bodies—organic food is not just good to eat, but good for our planet. More >> Use cloth shopping bags Cut down on the amount of paper […]

A Seductively Healthy Valentine’s Dinner

What can you do to make a special Valentine’s Day dinner for your sweetie? Make it hot, make it healthy, and make it easy! Studies show that spicy foods can raise your heart rate, cause flushing, and generally mimic some of the effects of sexual stimulation. For centuries, chiles and other heat-inducing ingredients have been […]

The Family Dinner: Quick and Easy

Everyone enjoys homemade meals, but few of us have the time to devote to home-cooking. Preparing your own food allows you better control over the quality of ingredients that go into each meal. Cooking at home gives you the option of selecting high-quality fresh organic ingredients for you and your family. Takeout and pre-package meals […]