Simply Organics All-Purpose Seasoning

Available at stores that carry Simply Organic seasonings, this concoction of dehydrated veggies and spices makes wonderful shortcut to dressing up both veggies and meats! My favorite is using them to grill/roast eggplants!

Portabello Swiss Chard Wrap

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 10 Minutes | Serves: 2

We use greens instead of tortilla or pita in this recipe to provide a low-carb, quick lunch option. This recipe works really well for a packed lunch. Just make sure to cool the mushrooms before arranging and packing the wrap.

Lydia’s Organics Raw Seasoning

Lydia’s Organics’ all raw, organic, vegan Seasoning is a delicious, nutritious addition to any dish, dip, soup, salad and more.

The seasoning is made from nuts, seeds, vegetables, herbs, spices and sea vegetables. It is grain-less, gluten-free, oil-free and soy-free food. Use to season your salads, soups, and vegetables!

Avocado Bean Salsa

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Serves: 4-8

Dip crackers or veggies in this dip, use as a hardy snack, flavor your wrap and sandwich or dress your favorite soup.

Gourmet Valley Heirloom Beans

I picked up a few bags of Gourmet Valley’s Heirloom beans at Whole Foods because they are sooo pretty!  They aren’t as pretty after cooking them (loses some of the details on them) but they definitely are tasty! With names like “Christmas Lima Beans” and “Eye of the Goat”, how can they not be cool to try! Three packs are are discounted on Amazon!

Citrus Juicer

One of my most-used tools, this 2-in-1 lemon&lime juicer from Amco is a handy little tool will cut out the messy, acidic clean-up required every time you need fresh lemon or lime juice! I’ve been using mine almost everyday for the past 2 years and recently, a small piece of the pretty yellow enamel chipped off, exposing the aluminum inside. Now, the chipped area is on the side, where my half-cut lemons won’t normally touch but I wonder about heavy metal leaching.  🙁

Avocado Salsa

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Serves: 4-8

Dip crackers or veggies in this dip, use as a hardy snack, flavor your wrap and sandwich or dress your favorite soup.

Tri-Colored Gazpacho

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Serves: 4

This raw and wonderfully flavorful cold tomato soup is perfect on a hot summer day. Scour your local farmer’s market for tomatoes picked at the peak of ripeness. Garnish with beans and avocado for added texture and flavor.