Flash in the Pan: Caramel Whip

[A perfect topper that can replace whipped cream, this easy, fluffy Caramel Whip is perfect for vegan, sugar-free, grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, coconut-free, corn-free, soy-free, yeast-free, low glycemic and anti-candida diets.] Sometimes life intervenes even when you’ve got something really important planned. No, I wasn’t arrested on the way to my own wedding, or stuck in […]

A Sweet Life Thanksgiving

One of the HH‘s favorite holidays is Thanksgiving (which is this coming Monday here in Canada!). Although his family did celebrate Christmas, too, when he was a kid, for some reason that holiday didn’t make its mark on his psyche in quite the same way as T-Day (I know, he was a strange kid. . […]

Veggie-Grain Power Bowl

A perfect all-in-one meal, this Veggie Grain Power Bowl is vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for all stages on an anti-candida diet. As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve just begun a 10-day detox program to support my liver and help shuttle toxins out of my body (one of several […]

35+ Brunch Ideas for Mother’s Day

It’s almost Mother’s Day! Will you be celebrating this Sunday? While while the kitchen is no longer the sole domain of “Mother” nowadays, I bet she’d still love a break from cooking on her special day. Why not prepare one of these special recipes for your beloved Mama, and show her how much you care? […]

Top Ten Delicious Ways to Use Leftover Sauerkraut Juice

If you follow a whole-foods or traditional diet, you’ve probably eaten your fair share of lacto-fermented sauerkraut (in fact, it’s probably fair to guess that you’ve even made some from scratch, right?). Lacto-fermented sauerkraut–and other naturally fermented foods, like kimchi–are staples on most anti-candida diets, too. They’re bursting with healthy probiotics and taste great as […]

Six Degrees of Marni Wasserman–and Sweet Pea Guacamole

 [This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with cookbook authors, bloggers, women entrepreneurs and home chefs whose work I enjoy and admire. If you’ve got someone in mind you’d like me to approach for an interview, please shoot me an email at ricki@rickiheller.com, or leave a comment here and let me know! […]

Blissful Raw Cacao-Coconut Spread (vegan, grain-free, sugar-free, nut-free, dairy-free, soy-free, paleo)

This Homemade “Cacao Bliss™”-like spread is vegan, grain-free, sugar-free, raw and suitable for Stage 1 and beyond on an anti-candida diet. Friends often remark about how well-behaved The Girls are, mostly because they always lie quietly beyond the kitchen/family room boundary whenever we eat, patiently waiting for us to finish the meal. In that way, […]

Chunky Tomato Sauce

Today, please welcome Stephanie from The Recipe Renovator! [Stephanie and her girl Daisy May.] Today’s guest poster is my friend Stephanie Weaver, writer of the wonderful Recipe Renovator blog. I met Stephanie for the first time when we bonded over tofu scramble at the Dole Summit a year and a half ago, and our online […]

Flash in the Pan: Cranberry Ice Cream

[Sometimes, you just want a dish that’s quick and easy–no fuss.  I’ve decided to offer a mini-post every once in a while, for a dish that comes together incredibly quickly or else is so simple to make that no recipe is required. Here’s today’s “Flash in the Pan.” (For other FitP recipes, see “Categories” at right). […]

75+ Whole Foods, Healthy Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

[A favorite Thanksgiving dessert made healthier: Gluten-Free, Vegan, Lower Glycemic Chocolate Pecan Pie from Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free. Photo: Celine Saki.] Spoiler alert: This is a post about Thanksgiving recipes (Americans, avert your eyes!)