Gluten Free Quinoa Agave Rice Granola

Modified from VT’s original recipe Quinoa Agave Rice Granola Gluten Free Quinoa Agave Rice Granola Yields:  6 Servings Time: 3o Minutes or less Naturally Vegan, Vegetarian & Gluten Free Ingredients: 5 unsalted brown rice cakes ½ cup quinoa flakes, such as Ancient Harvest ½ cup coarsely chopped raw almonds ⅓ cup agave 4 Tbs. (½…

Papaya A Healing Food

Papaya A wonderful tropical fruit with amazing health and healing properties.  Enhancing digestion, calming inflammation, and aids in prevention of  heart disease and arthritis. Papaya is the only food source rich in the healing papain enzyme.  Papain is an an anti-inflammatory enzyme that breaks down proteins. Papain is wonderful for aiding digestion, easing burns and…

Simple Oat & Nut Granola

Simple Oat & Nut Granola Time: 30 Minutes Yield: 8-9 Cups (Item Recipe) Gluten & Dairy Free Recipe Ingredients: 6 cups Organic gluten-free oats (old fashioned or quick cooking) 1 cup Slivered Organic Almonds, unsalted 1 cup Organic Sunflower Seeds, unsalted 1/2 cup Organic Walnuts, unsalted (optional for adding additional omega 3’s) 3/4 cup Extra…

Chocolaty Granola

Chocolaty Granola Time: 1 Hour Yield: 4 Cups Cooked Granola (5 Item Recipe) Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Ingredients: 3 Cups Organic Oats 1 Cup Organic Cane Sugar 1/4 Cup Organic Peanut Butter 1/4 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3/4 Cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips Directions: Preheat oven to 350.  Put oats into large bowl.  In…

A Healthy Snack: Exploring Dried Apple Rings

Dried apples are a healthy and nutritious snack.  They are easy to take on the go and provide a good amount of nutrition and fiber.  Be sure if you are buying dried fruits that you are picking up organic un-sulfured type.  There are many additional chemicals and additives that they like to add to dried…