Healthy with Jodi

Artichoke Hummus-great idea for those low in iron

    Artichoke Hummus

    Vegan, Gluten Free

    Happily Serves 6

    Arab cuisine


    2 Cups Garbanzo Beans

    1 Cup  Artichoke Hearts (save brine)

    Save 1/2 Cup of Brine from Artichokes

    1 Jalapeño

    Handful Parsley (about 1/4 Cup)

    2 Green Onions

    1 Garlic Clove or 1/2 TBSP Minced Garlic 

    1 tsp Minced Onion

    1 TBSP Himalayan Sea Salt

    2 TBSP Avocado  Oil

    2 TBSP Lemon Juice

    Soak and Cook Beans. If using Cans, rinse well.

    Add all ingredients to the food processor and blend until smooth. 

    You can use more or less Brine depending on the consistency you want.

    Mac and Cheese!! Tasty, Vegan and Gluten Free!

      Mac and Cheese Cups
      Vegan, Gluten Free
      Happily Serves 2

      Articles Avocado oil


      4 oz dry Gluten Free Pasta
      1/4 Cup Almond or Coconut Milk
      1/4 tsp Sea salt
      1 TBSP Nutritional Yeast (optional)
      1/4 Cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese (SoDelicious brand)
      1 TBSP Butter

      Preheat oven to 400.
      Spray a mini muffin or cupcake tin with coconut or avocado oil. Set aside
      Cook Pasta according to instructions, drain completely.
      Add all other ingredients to the pot with the drained pasta.
      Cook over low heat, stirring continuously, until cheese melts.

      Portion into the muffin tins and press each down.
      Bake 20 minutes
      The cups should set up without falling apart.
      Let them cool at least 15 minutes before removing.


      Avocado Cucumber Cream Soup

        Vegan, Dairy Free, Keto 


        Happily serves 1

        1 Avocado

        1/2 Cucumber

        2 Celery stalks

        1/4 Cup Lemon juice

        1/4 Parsley

        1/4 tsp Sea Salt or Cilantro Lime Salt 


        Top with Chopped Cucumbers for texture

        Wash and coarsely chop celery

        Peel Cucumber

        Blend all ingredients together.

        Adding Sea Salt will enhance all flavors and provides minerals.

        Dill Sauerkraut

          Vegan, Gluten Free

          Happily serves 12


          1 Cup Sauerkraut, plus juice if desired

          1 Cup Dill Pickles, save juice

          1/3 Red onion

          1/4 Cup Avocado Oil

          1/4 Cup Balsamic Vinegar

          1/4 Cup Coconut Aminos 

          2 TBSP Lime juice

          Chop or dice onions and pickles.  (You can use dill relish)

          Combine all ingredients.  

          I used juice from the pickles and sauerkraut for a stronger flavor.  

          You can use any where from 2-4 TBSP of the last 4 ingredients to fine tune to your desired taste. 

          Chocolate Chai Seed Pudding

            Vegan, Gluten Free

            Happily serves 1


            1 Cup unsweetened Vanilla Almond or Coconut Milk

            1 TBSP Raw Cacao

            1 tsp Maple Extract

            1 TBSP Monk Fruit or stevia

            2 TBSP Chia Seeds

            Optional: Top with Mint leaves just before serving

            Add all ingredients to a mason jar, let chill (gel) isn’t he fridge overnight preferably.