Veggie Pie

Vegan, Gluten Free

Happily serves 8

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

CRUST

1 cup Almond Flour

⅓ cup Vegan Butter

2 TBSP Cold Water

1 tsp Himalayan Sea Salt 

SPIRAL

½ Cup Pumpkin Puree

2 Eggplants

4 Carrots (Rainbow Carrots are Pretty!)

Small head of Purple Cabbage

2 Cups Swiss Chard (Or greens of your choice). You can sub Broccoli.

2 TBSP Avocado oil

Sea Salt & Pepper

Optional:

Balsamic Vinegar

Preheat oven to 375°. 

Spray a pie dish with coconut or avocado oil.

Crust:

Pulse flour, butter, water and salt in food processor until combined. 

Remove and use your hands to press it evenly into the bottom and sides of pie dish.

Spread pumpkin puree evenly over crust.

Slice thin strips of eggplant and carrot. 

Slice pieces of cabbage leaves to match the size of the strips.

To Spiral:

Roll strips of carrots together and place in the center of the tart. 

Layer strips of eggplant, cabbage, carrots and greens around the center, until the entire pie is filled in. 

Drizzle avocado oil over everything and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Bake for 45 minutes. Serve Warm

Optional: Drizzle balsamic vinegar on the top, or have in a small dish for dipping.

Sweet Potato Bowls

Gluten Free, Dairy Free

Happily serves 4

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

1 Sweet Potato

4 TBSP Butter or Vegan Butter

1/2 Cup Walnuts or Pecans

Dash Cinnamon

Dash Sea Salt

Monk fruit to sprinkle on top

Wash and cut sweet potato long ways.  

Spray potato with coconut oil and bake until soft, about 30-45 minutes depending on size. You can also air fry

Cut/Smash, leaving the skin intact. Sprinkle sea salt, sugar (monk fruit) and cinnamon.

Add Butter and tops with nuts 

Broccoli Carrot Hemp Seed Salad

Gluten Free, Vegan

Happily Serves 8

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

4 Cups Steamed Broccoli

1 Cup Rainbow Carrots

¼ Cup Red onion

¼ Cup Pumpkin Seeds 

1 TBSP Lemon juice

Dressing

1 Avocado

¼ Cup raw Honey 

1 TBSP lemon juice

2 tsp Coconut Vinegar

1 TSBP Hemp Seeds

1 TBSP water

Quick stem broccoli 5-7 minutes then chop.

Roast Carrots 7 minutes, dice or chop.

Finely chop red onion.

Smash or dice avocado.

Combine ingredients.

Whisk together all dressing ingredients. 

Pour dressing over salad and gently combine.

Can be eaten warm or cold.

Pumpkin Apple Chia Coconut Yogurt

Vegan, Gluten Free

Happily Serves 6-8

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

20 oz Vanilla Coconut yogurt

1 Cup Pumpkin Purée

1/2 Cup Apricot Apple sauce

1 tsp Cinnamon 

3 TBSP Chia Seed

Mix and let sit overnight for the seeds to “Gel”.

Serve as a dip or as your first meal or snack in the morning.

Optional:

Sprinkle with Edible flowers or 1 TBSP Sunflower seeds.

Summer Sweet Pepper Quinoa Salad

Gluten Free, Vegan

Happily Serves 2

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

1 Red Bell Pepper

1 Yellow Bell Pepper

1 Cup Chick Peas

1/2 Cup Quinoa + (1 Cup Bone/veggie Broth to cook Quinoa)

1 Green Onion

1 Garlic Clove

1 handful Cilantro 

2 TBSP Avocado Oil

2 TBSP Lemon Juice

1-2 tsp Sea Salt

Rinse Quinoa. Cook according to Package.   I use 1:1 ratio and cook about 10 minutes so it’s not “mushy” and still has a crunchy texture.

Rinse beans if you are using canned.

Cut garlic, let sit 5-10 minutes 

Wash, cut onion, cilantro, and bell peppers.

Toss all ingredients together, eat chilled.  

Quinoa Avocado Black Bean Salad

Vegan, Gluten Free

Happily Serves 4

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS 

1 Cup cooked Quinoa 

1 Jalapeño 

1/4 Cup Red Onion

Handful Cilantro 

1 Cup Black Beans

1 Garlic Clove

1 Avocado 

Soak and Cook beans or rinse well if you are using them from a can.

Cook Quinoa according to desired texture. You can cook with bone broth to up the nutrients. 

Cut Garlic and let sit 5-10 minutes.

Thinly slice red onion.

Dice/chop cilantro.

Mix all ingredients, add the avocado in when you are ready to eat.

Cilantro Lemon Vinaigrette 

1/3 Cup Avocado Oil

1/4 Cup Lemon Juice

2 TBSP Water

2 tsp Garlic 

1/4 tsp Sea Salt

2 TBSP Coconut or Champagne Vinegar 

1 tsp Honey

Add all ingredients to a Vitamix or Bullet, blend well and store in fridge.

Root Veggie Soup

Rutabaga Parsnip Soup

Vegan, Gluten Free

Happily serves 4

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ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS

1 Cup Yellow Squash

2 Garlic Cloves

1 Cup Rutabaga

1 Cup Parsnip

1 Cup Turnip

1 Yellow onion

1 Can (14oz) Coconut Cream

1 Cup Vegetable or Bone broth

½ tsp Nutmeg

1 tsp Thyme

1 tsp Sea salt

½ tsp Black or White pepper

Cut garlic and let sit 5-10 mins.

Cube/dice squash, parsnip, turnip and rutabaga.

Spray with coconut oil and airfry 10-15 minutes or until desired texture.

Sauté onion and garlic until soft and caramelized.

Add the coconut cream and broth.

Remove roasted veggies from airfryer and blend all of the above in a food processor or vitamix until smooth.

Cashew Crusted Cabbage Steaks

Cashew Crusted Cabbage Steak

Vegan, Gluten Free

Happily serves 4

Avocado oil

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS

1 Whole Purple Cabbage

ALMOND BUTTERMILK:

1 Cup Almond Milk

1 TBSP Lemon juice or coconut vinegar 

CRUST:

1 Cup Cashews

1 tsp Sea Salt

1/4 tsp Cayenne pepper

3/4 tsp Garlic powder

1 tsp Smoked Paprika

Optional: 1 tsp Curry or turmeric powder

First mix almond milk and lemon juice and set aside.

Cut cabbage into 1 inch rounds and air fry for 4-5 minutes.

Chop cashews. Add salt, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, curry powder, paprika to the food processor.

Mix until semi-fine.

Dip both sides of the cabbage in the almond buttermilk.

Sprinkle the nut mix and spray avocado oil to help them crisp up.

Air fry about 5 minutes.

Dirt Cups… Avocado Cacao Mousse w/fresh mint

Dirt Cups (Avocado Mousse)

Vegan, Gluten free

Happily serves 2

 Drinks

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS

1 Avocado

1/4 Cup Raw Cacao Powder

1/4 Cup Coconut milk (can sub almond or hemp milk)

1 tsp vanilla

1 TBSP Monk fruit

Optional:

Top with crushed Cookie if you are going to a kids party (adults are ok with the fresh mint sp

 

Add fresh mint leaves and top with mint

Add ingredients to the food processor.

Add more milk if you want it thinner.

Chill and enjoy.  You can put it in the freezer for a frosty type treat

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And here is a simple recipe if you want a new twist on eggs

Green Eggs minus Ham

Dairy Free, Gluten Free,  Keto Friendly

Happily serves 3

ALL ORGANIC INGREDIENTS

6 hard boiled eggs, cooled and peeled

2 avocados

¼ Cup cilantro, finely chopped

1 TBSP green onions finely chopped

1-2 TBSP lime or lemon juice

½ tsp Himalayan Sea Salt

1 tsp Red pepper flakes

Chili powder and/or paprika

Cut eggs in half and remove yolks

Smash yolks and avocados together

Stir in cilantro, chives, lime/lemon juice, salt, and red pepper flakes

Spoon into egg white shells

Sprinkle with chili powder and/or paprika

Chill until serving