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A No Tomato Pasta Sauce

No Tomato Pasta Sauce #1

Tomatoes are at the center of many of the nations most popular dishes including spaghetti, soups, and yes… pizza.  Unfortunately, many people are allergic to or unable to tolerate tomatoes.  So what are we to do? This No Tomato Pasta Sauce recipe could be the beginning of a beautiful (renewed)Read More …

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Which is better fresh or frozen?

Fresh Vs. Frozen

I often find myself ‘stuck’ using frozen fruits or veggies in many of my smoothie and meal recipes. Either the food is out of season and more available in frozen form or my grocer finds it more economical to just supply the frozen version.  Bulk stores now have great prices onRead More …

The Vegan, Gluten-Free, (No-queso)dilla

Rock Me Yamadillas!


This vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, sweet potato (no-queso)dilla has become one of my favorite dishes this fall.  If you (used to) like conventional quesodillas for their crunchy outside, smoky flavor, and soft hot filling, then you will find this strange-sounding dish satisfying and delicious.  The filling is easy to make and canRead More …

The Clean 15 and The Dirty Dozen

The Dirty Dozen: Produce You Should Only Buy Organically Grown

The Produce You Should Buy Organically Grown

Off The Grid Health recommends that you purchase the freshest and preferably locally grown organic produce whenever possible.  However, this may not be possible due to cost or access.  For this reason, it is important to know which fruits and vegetables contain the highest concentration of pesticides when conventionally grown.Read More …