Pumpkin Bars

Moist and soft, pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting are a great way to welcome the fall. One of my all time favorite pumpkin recipes is pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting. For nearly 15 years, every fall I have been making pumpkin bars to rave reviews. As the official start of fall begins tomorrow,… Read More

Almond Seeduction Bars

al·mond \ˈä-mənd: the fruit of a small tree of the rose family with flowers and young fruit resembling those of the peach; its ellipsoidal edible kernel used as a nut. se·duc·tion \si-ˈdək-shən: something that interests and attracts people. Health enthusiasts have had a love affair with almonds for years. How about you, have you been seduced by… Read More

Superfood Green-ola Bars

I want to make green granola bars, she said. Green, as in the color green???, he asked Yes, she answered. Green. Dubiously, he asked, how? Spirulina, of course!, she said with a smile. Spirulina is a natural algae powder that is quite high in protein and nutrients. Though more of a marketing term, the word superfood could definitely be… Read More

Hazelnut Buckwheat Granola Bars

Lately, I’ve been tinkering in the kitchen, trying to come up with ideas on nutritious snacks for my husband and toddler. My latest concoction were these very tasty hazelnut buckwheat granola bars. They’re not only great as a snack, but also great bars for breakfast, if you prefer. These granola bars are a little on the soft… Read More

Peach and Pumpkin Pancakes

Morning has come. Night is away. Rise with the sun and welcome the day! —Elisabeth Lebret Although we’re surrounded by rhythms in nature—the alternation of day and night, the changing of seasons, and the phases of the moon—modern life and technology can sometimes make it challenging to stay connected to those natural rhythms around us. Rhythm. In… Read More

Recipes

All recipes are vegetarian. Raw, vegan and gluten free recipes are indicated below: Appetizers Beluga Lentils and Roasted Eggplant Canapés (vegan and gluten free) Buckwheat Polenta Fleurettes with Tapenade Noir (vegan) Coconut Red Lentil Terrine (vegan) Exotic Mushroom Pâté Walnut and Mushroom Pâté (vegan) Gougères Spicy Butternut Squash Empanadas (vegan) Roasted Eggplant with Za’atar (vegan and gluten free) Shichimi… Read More