Monthly Archives: April 2015

Cauliflower Faux-Rice Sushi Rolls

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Making sushi rolls at home is easier than you think, and making them with this cauliflower faux-rice saves you both time and empty calories. Customize these with whatever fillings you like- feel free to get creative! This recipe lends itself to improvisation, ideal for using up the stray veggies hanging around your kitchen. Pack a whole wealth of healthy ingredients into these fun DIY rolls, and let everyone customize their own for a fun dinner option. Cauliflower is packed with health benefits. It’s anti-inflammatory, and supplies fiber to boost digestion and help your body detoxify. It’s also a great source of vitamin C and beta-carotene.  Pea shoots are wonderful for oxygenating and alkalizing your body, helping to fend off disease and keep you healthy.

To view the recipe, visit GeoBlue’s Healthy Travel Blog, or Travel Well Worldwide.

DIY Vegan Thin Mint Cookies

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This vegan twist on the classic Thin Mint Girl Scout cookie will have you wondering why you ever bothered with the originals! Deliciously decadent and practically guilt free, these cookies are the perfect way to treat your sweet tooth and satisfy a chocolate craving without blowing your healthy eating goals. Dairy free, gluten free, and free of processed white sugars, you’ll want to keep a batch of these in your freezer at all times. Try sandwiching two cookies with a spoonful of vegan vanilla ice cream for a fun dessert worthy of a celebration!

For the recipe, visit my lovely friend Molly’s site Molly My. 

Butternut Squash & Couscous Salad {vegan}

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This warm salad perfectly blends late winter produce with the bright flavors of early spring. Sweet roasted butternut squash plays well with bright and springy peas, and couscous acts as the perfect foundation for a quick and satisfying weeknight meal. While this recipe is vegan, feel free to add some grated parmesan cheese, or even some grilled fish or shrimp if you like.

For the recipe, visit Robyn Moreno’s site. 

The Ultimate Springtime Salad

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This simple salad overflows with bright, springtime flavors, and looks just as gorgeous as it tastes. Feel free to substitute in any fruit or cheese you love. Blueberries and figs would work beautifully, as would a mild blue cheese like Humbolt Fog. Double or even triple the recipe for salad worthy of entertaining, and enjoying those longer, milder spring evenings!

For the recipe, visit Robyn Moreno’s website.

Springtime Salmon with Lemony Ricotta Peas

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This light and bright dish is the perfect way to celebrate the start of spring. A crunchy and flavorful panko crust makes salmon fillets feel extra special, and pair perfectly with lemony ricotta peas. Quick enough to make for a weeknight meal, but elegant enough to serve to company, this dish is sure to be a springtime staple in your kitchen. And all in less than 30 minutes!

For the recipe, visit Robyn Moreno’s site.