Category: REAL Recipes

Here are our newest REAL recipes. All Vegan, mostly Gluten-Free.

Almond Ricotta Cannoli Filling

Almond Ricotta Cannoli Filling

This filling can be used for so many different dessert or just eat it all by itself with a spoon. We use it to fill our gluten-free, baked Cannoli Shells. Ingredients: 1 cup raw almonds 3/4 cups water 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2-3/4 cups powdered sugar 1/4 cup shaved dark chocolate or tiny chocolate chips…

Three Sisters Savory Pie

Three Sisters Savory Pie

The idea and inspiration for this pie arrived on Thanksgiving morning, just in time! It was ready by noon and served for dinner. I love the Three Sisters of Indigenous American Agriculture, the intercropping method of planting corn, beans, and squash together and I make sure to have a corn, bean and squash dish at…

Pumpkin Seed Pie Crust, gluten-free, oil-free

Pumpkin Seed Pie Dough

Our Pumpkin Seed crust made with just seeds and water! Not only is it vegan, it is gluten-free, salt-free, and oil-free. This recipe makes one pie crust for an 8-inch pie plate. Try it with our Three Sisters Savory Pie. Ingredients: 1 cup green pumpkin seeds (pepitas), soaked overnight 1 cup gluten-free flour, plus more…

REAL Gluten-Free Flour

Gluten Free Flour Mix

Many of our REAL recipes call for gluten-free flour or use a mix we have created. This is the blend we like best: 1 part rolled oats, 1 part millet, 1 part garbanzo bean flour. This mix has no starch and no added gums. It is made with whole foods. PLEASE use all-organic ingredients. One…

Pomegranate Molasses

muhamarra ingredient

This is an essential ingredient in Muhamarra. It’s slightly sweet and sour flavor can enhance many sauces and seasonings. This recipe contains sugar. I plan on reworking it soon with unrefined sweeteners. Stay tuned.   Ingredients 1 cup pomegranate juice. 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons sugar   Directions Mix the ingredients in a small…

Muhamarra (Roasted Red Pepper Spread)

Red Pepper Spread

  Move over Hummus! This Red Pepper Spread is gorgeous and flavorful. It’s a festive dip for the holidays or any special occasion. Pomegranate molasses is an important ingredient. It’s sweet and sour flavors give the Muhamarra it’s distinctiveness. It’s available in stores, or you can make your own.   Ingredients 4 red bell peppers…

Garbanzo Bean Flour Flatbread

gluten free

  We’ve been making garbanzo bean flour for a long time. I recently decided to add a little baking soda to the original recipe and we love it, we are making it all the time now.   Ingredients 2 cups garbanzo bean flour 2 teaspoons ground coriander 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon zatar or…

Collard Greens with Garlic, Raisins and Orange Juice

Soul Food by Dr. Carter

This recipe was adapted from Dr. Christopher Carter’s book, The Spirit of Soul Food, Race, Faith and Food Justice. Listen to the It’s All About Food interview with Dr. Carter here. Ingredients 2 pounds collard greens, chopped* 2 garlic cloves or more, minced 2/3 cup raisins 1/3 cup fresh orange juice Directions Dry saut√© the…