Monsanto-free recipes 259 results

Organic food tastes better! These recipes are Monsanto-free. That means they’re free of GMO’s (genetically modified ingredients), pesticides, herbicides, and toxic chemicals. It also means they’re free of Monsanto’s Round-up and Glyphosate. And they’re free of Bayer, Dow Chemical, BASF, ChemChina and Syngenta’s equally dangerous petro-chemical seeds and products. Hooray!

Papaya Tangerine Smoothie

Today's breakfast was a refreshing flavor treat of creamy, luscious papaya. I added tangerine, coconut milk, and strawberries for a WOW! Intensely luscious smoothie! Look for healthy organic or non-GMO papaya, as many papayas are genetically modified. This papaya milkshake tastes like the papaya "batidos" I used to ...

Fiddleheads! What to do?

Today I had just 10 minutes for lunch. The refrigerator was almost bare except for - Aha! Fiddleheads! These coiled-up fern shoots taste like a cross between wild asparagus and green beans. Since I love asparagus omelets, I thought I'd experiment with fiddleheads, throwing in a few shiitakes and garlic. Yummilicious! ...

Wild Salmon & Cashew Aioli Sauce

Yesterday I wanted a quick and different way to prepare salmon. Aha! How about a blended cashew aioli sauce? Surprise ingredients, fish sauce and cod liver oil, made it high in Omega-3 oils, super-healthy, and delicious with fish! I wanted to put the sauce on everything... ...

Wild Dandelion Avocado Pesto

It's dandelion season! I went for a walk in the hills of Santa Fe, and the wild dandelions were calling me. I love them sautéed, but today I want them raw with nutrients and enzymes intact. Aha! How about a pesto? An hour later I was spreading yummy pesto ...

Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes

This is an easy 15-minute weekday breakfast, super-luscious with an irresistibly rich flavor. My friend Shauna Ireland came to Santa Fe for a photo shoot. We made these together, she loved them, and there were no leftovers! I confess, I didn't use pumpkin. I used butternut squash, as it has a natural sweetness, ...

Pomegranate Pear Sauce

I was making the Paleo Pumpkin Pancakes for breakfast, and didn't have any syrup. Hmmm... What to do? All I had was a pear and a bit of Pomegranate powder. I threw them in the blender and presto!  OMG, this divinely luscious sauce was the result. Yummy and instant! Try it on Buckwheat PancakesPlantain Pancakes, ...

No-Bake Paleo Pumpkin Nut Balls

These Caveman Cookies are a super-quick, high-protein snack, and easy enough for a child to make. They're also a yummy way to use up leftover pumpkin. If you use one of these natural zero-glycemic sweeteners, they won’t raise blood sugar or cause hyper-activity in kids. ...

Wild & Chunky Salmon Chowder

This satisfying chowder is one of the most scrumptious ways to get your omega-3s, and it's a great way to warm up a chilly evening. Made with coconut milk instead of cream, this recipe is Paleo, free of gluten, grains, dairy, sugar, nightshades, and processed foods. I made it for a trip, took it frozen on the plane, ...

Fluffy Buckwheat Pancakes with Apple Butter

Last night, wide awake with the full moon, I had a vision of fluffy buckwheat pancakes without flour. Yep, sounds impossible. I got up to soak some buckwheat groats. Next morning, the results were the fluffiest and tastiest pancakes ever! Even better, we were eating them with apple butter within 15 minutes. ...

14 Fabulous Birthdays, Paleo & Gluten-free!

By Jane Barthelemy. When people invite me to birthday parties, I always ask to bring the cake. Oh yes, I love to cook, but I also LOVE TO EAT. Most cakes are simply not safe to eat - they contain sugars, processed ingredients, and flours that make people sick. Commercial or cake-mix cakes may look beautiful, but they have no life force or nutrition in them. ...

Chocolate Blueberry Chia Energy Bars

The perfect snack, these bars are SO EASY to whip up. No baking required, WAY healthier than store-bought, super low-carb, made of real food. With blueberries, high-omega chia seeds, flax seeds, shredded coconut, and your choice of zero-glycemic sweetener or honey, these satisfy my daily chocolate requirement. Ha Ha! Just mix, press into a pan, and chill. ...

Paleo Hamburgers with Real Buns!

How do you like your hamburger? Grass-fed burger piled up with avocado, lettuce, tomato and organic bacon is my idea of heaven. However THIS post is all about the Paleo bun! Ha ha! My new discovery is a super-easy bun that's gluten-free, grain-free, low-carb, no pesticides or Monsanto ingredients. Make the buns in a food processor with coconut butter and eggs. Bake in an English muffin ring. Presto! The bun rises beautifully in the oven and slices just like a hamburger bun. ...

Chocolate Chestnut Brownies

Today I NEED a GOOOOEY brownie with rich chestnut flavor. Just give it to me Paleo, free of gluten, grain, dairy, and sugar, and I’ll be your friend forever! Chestnuts aren’t even in season. Europeans, especially Italians, know about chestnuts, but they're still uncommon in the US. Their soft pulp grinds into a smooth flavorful pate, and the flavor tastes awesome with chocolate. Although chestnuts are technically tree-nuts, chestnut allergies are extremely rare. ...

Chili Cheese Biscuits with Chipotle Butter

These yummy biscuits taste just like spicy cornmeal biscuits, only better! They're a crispy, Paleo, gluten-free version of that decadent cheese biscuit you'd dunk in your Southwest tortilla soup. I served them with Coconut Chipotle Butter -...

Cauliflower Risotto with English Peas

Today I discovered fresh organic English peas in the market! When I lived in Italy, fresh peas in the pod were a sign of spring. Everyone rushes home to make this risotto, called “Risi e Bisi” in Venetian dialect, or “Rice with Peas”. However you won’t find this particular risotto in Italy! ...

Paleo No Peanut Sauce in 1-Minute

This is a Thai Peanut Sauce with no peanuts! Instead it uses almond, cashew, or sunflower butter. Whisk it together in less than a minute. Tasty, sweet, and slightly spicy, it makes an incredibly delicious sauce for Chicken Satay, sautéed veggies, spring rolls, or a raw vegetable dip. Use it as a marinade or dressing for chicken and meats. Unlike most peanut sauces, it's free of sugar and nightshades!

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Avoiding GMO’s? Here’s a Guide.

By Jane Barthelemy. Our health movement is now mainstream! So what is step #1 for your health? Well, I'd say taking care of the food you eat is pretty high. With so many processed ingredients, one of the easiest things to slip through the cracks is GMO's! You're thinking of a chicken salad for lunch? Think again – the chicken will be GMO-fed, and the dressing has GMO canola or soy oil. How about a beef burrito? Nope, the beef is from a CAFO with antibiotics, GMO-feed, and the tortilla is raised with Glyphosate. Okay, so you choose a shrimp wrap. But uh oh! ...

Inactive Recipe – Creamy Asparagus Soup, dairy-free, just 10 minutes

With only 5 ingredients, this nourishing potage is ready in a snap. All you need is asparagus and an immersion blender! Use your favorite milk, such as coconut, almond, cashew milk. Yep. Or even real milk. Today I used Edward & Sons coconut milk powder dry-stirred into the soup, and it was fabulicious. Check it out! Found in any healthy grocery, this versatile new coconut milk powder adds vegan richness to many dishes. ...

Best Detox Smoothies

Wake-up your senses with a superfood shake! These easy smoothies will jump-start your detox. Building our health takes time and patience. So today I'm giving you my secret stash of quick, nutritient-dense smoothies for a busy lifestyle. These recipes are flexible, so feel free to be creative and make any substitutions that inspire you. BTW I suggest warm smoothies, not cold. An icy cold smoothie may be tasty for a moment, but after swallowing, it's hard on your digestion. Yep. That's because ...