Category Archives: SALT-FREE

recipes that do NOT contain salt of any kind

Paleo Goose Miso Soup (paleo)

PALEO GOOSE MISO SOUP (PALEO) – When comes to stock or broth, the grand-daddy of them all is CONSOMMÉ! Yes consommé is technically a type of clear soup that is made from a clarified richly flavor stock or bouillon. The process is done by using a variety of “CLARIFIERS” to remove the impurities, fat and sediment […]

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Goose Potsticker PHO

GOOSE POTSTICKER PHO – As a “foodie” and a chef, I am always trying to not only create new and exciting dishes: I also want to experiment with unique ingredients. I also try to expand my cooking experiences with trying new styles of cooking. The one dish I have always wanted to try to make is […]

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Tofu Veggie Stuffed Peppers (vegan)

TOFU VEGGIE STUFFED PEPPERS (vegan) As I search for new and exciting ways to cook (or not to cook) food, one ingredient that has always been very foreign to me is TOFU! I see it in everything at the store from vegan cream cheese to miso soup. I like it in miso soup but the […]

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Balsamic Basil Watermelon Antipasto (vegan primal)

BALSAMIC BASIL WATERMELON ANTIPASTO (vegan primal) Balsamic Basil Watermelon… Yep that just about says it! Well actually I think the picture says it. We are all looking for simple yet healthy dishes to eat (and serve) and this antipasto fits the bill. Now that the abundance of fresh fruit is back because of the warmer […]

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Pink Oyster Mushroom Rolls (raw-vegan-paleo)

PINK OYSTER MUSHROOM ROLLS (raw-vegan-paleo) As noted in my previous posts about SUSHI, I believe that sushi can be an opportunity for everyone to get creative. Yes- most people believe that sushi consists of raw fish and rice…nope- I beg to differ! Sushi should be looked at as “cut up ingredients all wrapped up in […]

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Mushroom Medley Scape Soup (raw vegan paleo)

MUSHROOM MEDLEY SCAPE SOUP (raw vegan paleo) So I went to the market and found a treasure today…. fresh garlic scapes. I had heard of these, but have never tried them. According to my research, they have been around for thousands of years and are used in both culinary and medicinal applications… huh, never knew. […]

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Lavender Nut Chevre Stuffed Apricots (raw vegan paleo)

LAVENDER NUT CHEVRE STUFFED APRICOTS (raw vegan paleo) APRICOTS! Yes will say it again… APRICOTS! Oh this is one of my favorite stone fruits for sure; next to all the others- but we will get to that at a later date. Who doesn’t love apricots, especially ripe ones? OK, for those who do not, please […]

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Strawberry Lime Cheesecake Stacks (raw-vegan-paleo)

STRAWBERRY LIME CHEESECAKE STACKS (raw-vegan-paleo) Yep– spring is here and summer is moving in quickly. To me, this is an exciting time of year because the produce section of the market is starting to show signs of the warmer weather to come. Ah…. STRAWBERRIES are back! No they are not in full season, but at […]

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Easy Rich Veggie Stock (vegan paleo)

EASY RICH VEGGIE STOCK (vegan paleo) If one statement weren’t truer is that  “HOMEMADE TASTES BEST!” I love making recipes from scratch, including a lot of my pantry items and kitchen staples. One kitchen staple that can be easily made is homemade stock. Most people do not realize how easy it is. In short, you […]

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Banana Bon Bons (raw vegan paleo)

BANANA BON BONS (raw vegan paleo) Raise your hand if you remember BON BONS? Yes, the little chunks of ice cream covered in chocolate that you just popped in your mouth. There was just something about them that made you feel like royalty when you indulged in them. In fact most of us think that […]

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Quick Veggie Stir Fry (vegan paleo)

QUICK VEGGIE STIR FRY (vegan paleo) One of my favorite things about stir-fry is that it is an opportunity to get REALLY healthy and creative all in one dish. I have found that ‘almost’ no matter what you put into a stir fry you can not go wrong. Many years before I moved to strictly […]

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Grilled Garlic Scorpion Shrimp (primal)

GRILLED GARLIC SCORPION SHRIMP (primal) OK, if you have been following me you know that I love the VEGGIES… but who doesn’t love a great meal with SEAFOOD in it?? Once a year, normally New Years Day, I like to indulge in the meaty side of life, and my first choice is shrimp. I am […]

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Simple Baked Apples (paleo)

SIMPLE BAKED APPLES (paleo) It has always amazed me that even though though majority of what I cook is a plant, a veggie or a fruit; I still can go to the market and find a species or variety of one of these that I have NEVER heard of or tried. Take for example: I […]

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Pan Granola (gluten free)

PAN GRANOLA (gluten Free) Granola is one of those dishes that is an opportunity to not only make it healthy but to get creative with flavors too. As we all know, store bought granola can be expensive and these days who knows what is in it. It is funny that something that has always been […]

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Sesame Honey Almonds (raw paleo)

SESAME HONEY ALMONDS (raw paleo) Well it is a NEW YEAR to start working on a NEW YOU! How many times have we heard this statement? How many times have we adopted that way of thinking? Well it is a new year and I think it is time for some new recipes. If you are […]

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Double Lemon Bar Sorbet Tart (raw paleo)

DOUBLE LEMON BAR SORBET TART (raw paleo) One of my favorite winter fruits is LEMONS!! Not only do I love the taste of lemons, I love that it is one of those ingredients that can be used in either sweet or savory dishes. Most of the time I like the savory side of life. Sometimes […]

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Chocolate Smothered Coconut Ice Cream

CHOCOLATE SMOTHERED COCONUT ICE CREAM (raw paleo) Well “CHOCOLATE SMOTHERED COCONUT ICE CREAM” pretty much says it…. well almost. When I was making this recipe I was trying to come up with a name for it. I kinda look at it as the same as trying to name a white cat (what does one name […]

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Pina Colada Bars (raw vegan paleo)

PINA COLADA BARS (raw vegan paleo) Even though it is only the 14th of December, it looks like SPRING FEVER has hit me early. OH it might be a long winter. I am saying this because I have been creating tropical treats the past couple of weeks that remind me of warmer places. The temperatures […]

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Old Fashioned Tomato Paste (raw vegan paleo)

OLD FASHIONED TOMATO PASTE (raw vegan paleo) As the weather gets colder, like most people, I crave hearty and warm food. Not only does it provide the energy to fight off the cold but I think it is also comforting. Just because one is on a raw plan doesn’t mean we can not enjoy the […]

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Cucumber Tomato Salad Picks (raw-vegan)

CUCUMBER TOMATO SALAD PICKS (raw-vegan) As a hard-core foodie, like most of you, I love classic recipes. I also love to entertain, so these classic recipes find their way on to the party menu. Classics are formed by tradition, regions and nationalities yet often because of their flavor combinations. Think about the classic recipes that […]

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