Raw Tacos with Spicy Zucchini Salsa and Creamy Cilantro Sauce (Vegan, Paleo, Grain-Free)

A fresh, no-cook take on traditional tacos with just the right amount of spicy heat and cooling crunch.

A fresh, no-cook take on traditional tacos with just the right amount of spicy heat and cooling crunch.

Eating raw during the warmer months of the year comes pretty naturally to me; most meals being more a matter of assembly than actual cooking.

Lately I’ve been a bit infatuated with these raw vegan tacos.  If you’re not familiar with raw tacos, then do you have a treat in store, because they’re fresh, crunchy and bold with spicy Mexican flavors.

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Cashew Coconut Date Rolls (Raw, Paleo, Vegan)

A quick and energizing snack made with dates, cashews and coconut.

A quick and energizing snack made with dates, cashews and coconut. Dates are a staple in my kitchen.  Medjools are the variety I buy most… 

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Golden Beet Noodles with Beet Greens and Cilantro Tahini Sauce

A one pan “pasta” featuring golden beet noodles and their greens tossed in a spicy and creamy cilantro sauce.

A one pan “pasta” featuring golden beet noodles and their greens tossed in a spicy and creamy cilantro sauce. I always enjoy finding different ways… 

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Spicy Carrot Sweet Potato Soup

Spicy Carrot Sweet Potato Soup Recipe - A quick-cooking, comforting and fiery sweet carrot and sweet potato soup

A quick-cooking, comforting and fiery carrot and sweet potato soup. This is a soup I find myself making quite often regardless of the time of… 

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Coconut Porridge with Berry Sauce (Grain-Free, Paleo)

Start the day off right with a hearty and sustaining bowl of grain-free coconut porridge topped with a blackberry, blueberry sauce.

Start the day off right with a hearty and sustaining bowl of grain-free coconut porridge topped with a quick blackberry, blueberry sauce. Cold winter mornings… 

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Bittersweet Chocolate Bouchons (Grain-Free, Paleo)

These are no ordinary chocolate cakes. These small bittersweet flourless chocolate bouchons with their crackled tops are dense and fudgy to the core, every bite positively oozing with chocolate.

Intense, fudgy, bite-sized flourless chocolate cakes. These are no ordinary chocolate cakelets.  These small, bittersweet flourless chocolate bouchons with their crackled tops are dense and… 

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Macadamia White Hot Chocolate (Dairy-Free, Paleo)

Macadamia White Hot Chocolate Recipe

A creamy, sweet, white version of a wintertime favorite for two. Winter weather calls for warming, fortifying cups of comfort.  Whether it’s raining, snowing, or… 

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Greek Style Lemon Potatoes

Greek Style Lemon Potatoes

A simple one-pot potato side dish with lemon, garlic and oregano. You may not have cooked potatoes this way before, but I hope I might… 

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Moroccan Kale and Carrot Ribbon Salad

Moroccan Kale and Carrot Ribbon Salad | Gourmande in the Kitchen

Ribbons of kale and carrots with earthy, warming spices like, cumin, coriander and cayenne make for a wonderfully hearty and satisfying salad any time of year. This salad… 

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10 Kitchen Tools For Healthy Eating

10 Kitchen Tools for Healthy Eating

These helpful kitchen tools make it easy to eat right. We all know that one of the best ways to eat better is to cook… 

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3 Day Clean Start Real Food Detox

3 Day Clean Start Detox Recipes

A painless 3 day detox menu to get you back on track. The New Year is right around the corner, which means a bit of… 

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