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Ginger Sweet Potato Pancakes

Sweet potato and yams are some of my favorite cool weather ingredients and readily available.   Bake up a few extra so you have them available for a quick meal.  These gluten free, grain free and dairy free pancakes  have a secret ingredient to bind them together,

Creamy Zucchini & Spinach Soup

This is a simple, smooth and creamy soup full of dark leafy greens and vegetables.  Start with a rich homemade or good quality

Baked Stuffed Cacao Pears

Prep Time:  15 minutes | Cook Time: 45 minutes | Serves: 12

Crisp and sweet bosc pears are a delicious dessert or snack, especially when they are stuffed with a nutty chocolate filling.  Raw cacao powder

Ginger Beet & Carrot Salad

Prep Time:  20 minutes | Cook Time: 0 minutes | Serves: 4-6

Pull out your food processor and whip up this super quick and delicious salad, perfect for a side dish or as a main meal with added protein and greens.. If you shy away from beets , you just may fall in love with this simple raw salad.   Sweet beets are a  wonderful detoxifier and low calories .  Fresh ginger balances out the sweetness with a touch of spice and the benefits of anti-inflammatory properties

Potato & Avocado Salad

Prep Time:  30 minutes | Cook Time: 35 minutes | Serves: 4-6

New baby potatoes from our local market were my inspiration for this dish along with the hot and steamy summer weather.  Ripe avocado adds a creaminess to the salad without