Category Archives: Gluten-Free

Trail Energy Bar (energy for the hike back)

  If you plan to take an extended hike on one of our many trails this summer, this raw, naturally sweet, vegan, and gluten-free energy bar is something to seriously consider. I recommend eating it for extra energy on the … Continue reading

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Grilled Eggplant with Sorghum Pilaf

Sorghum is a hearty, heart-healthy grain and as an added bonus, it’s gluten-free! Pair it with grilled Japanese or Chinese eggplant and you have a different and super nutritious combination that will appeal to everyone. To make this vegan, leave … Continue reading

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Mango Habanero Salsa

Mangoes are an excellent source of Vitamin-A and flavonoids like beta-carotene and alpha-carotene. In addition they are a rich source of potassium, Vitamin-B6, Vitamin-E and Vitamin-C. No wonder they are often referred to as a “super fruit”.

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Orange-Fennel Salad

Fennel is a wonderful, versatile vegetable that is used widely in Italian, French, and Mediterranean cooking. I even substitute the fennel bulb, at times, for onions in my recipes. Unlike onions, I like to eat slices of the mild fennel … Continue reading

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Persimmon-Spinach Salad

This is a flavorful seasonal salad taking advantage of Fuyu persimmons. To keep the salad fresh, assemble just prior to serving.

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Ethiopian Lentil Stew

My friend, Lol, and I traveled to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art recently. When the museum closed at 5 PM, we stopped in the nearby Little Ethiopia neighborhood to look for a place to eat.

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Pickled Red Onions

By using red onions, these slightly sweet pickled onions take on a deep red rose coloring and look beautiful in a jar in the fridge. They look inviting when plated. I like to serve these as a condiment with my … Continue reading

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