Cancer Fighting Food

Recipes that are free of sugar, salt, oil and refined foods, or or contain low or no salt/sugar/oil options.

Creamy Kale Pesto

This no-oil pesto is a powerfully nutritious sauce packed with superfoods: Kale, Walnuts, Garlic. And it’s as delicious as it is nutritious. This is a new must-have all the time sauce in our house. Serve on everything! More please! 2 cups loosely packed kale leaves 3/4 cups walnuts 1/4 cup nutritional yeast 1 cup unsweetened…

Cha Cha Chickpea Chowder

2 cups of dried chickpeas, soaked in water for at least 5 hours 1 onion, chopped 5 carrots, chopped 6 celery stalks, chopped 1 Tablespoon ground turmeric 1 Tablespoon dried Herbes de Provence 1 teaspoon fennel 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 – 2 teaspoons salt (optional) 1 pound organic…

Dark Vegetable Stock

4 red onions (peeled and quartered) 4-6 carrots (purple are preferred but orange are fine) 4-6 stalks of celery (leaves on) 2-4 cobs of corn (optional) 1 celery root (scrubbed and quartered) 1 rutabaga (scrubbed and quartered) 1 purple turnip (scrubbed and quartered) 1 fennel bulb (washed and quartered) 2 leeks, split and washed 2…

Carrot Lentil Paté

This is a fine dish to serve as an appetizer or as a party food. It has simple flavors everyone loves. 4 carrots, grated (peel if not organic) 1 onion, grated 1 cup red lentils 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tablespoons Tapioca Flour 1 Tablespoon Herbes de Provence 1 Tablespoon Sunflower Seeds 1 Tablespoon Poppy…

Carrot Lentil Soup

This soup is a variation of the Creamy Carrot Bisque blended with Red Lentils. Without the cashews it’s lighter and the carrot, lentil and herb flavors stand out more. 2 cups dry red lentils 1 onion diced 6 carrots sliced in one inch chunks (peel if not organic) 8 cups water 1 Tablespoon Herbes de…

The Rejuveganator

After an evening eating course after course after course of vegan delights and washing them down with glass after glass after glass Querciabella vegan biodynamic wine what’s a vegan body dynamic to do? Have a smoothie, of course! All ingredients are organic: 4 large collard leaves (stemmed) 1 cup raspberries (1/2 bag frozen) 1 large…

Poached Pears with Raspberry Coulis

While living in the south of France, I often saw Poached Pears with Raspberry Coulis on dessert menus of upscale restaurants. It was often the one dessert I was happy to choose because it was vegan. This is a beautiful dish to finish a perfect meal; very fresh and light with just enough sweetness. 8…

Mung Bean Chowder

3 quarts water 1 jar (24 ounces) strained tomatoes or equivalent 1 large onion 5 celery stalks 4 carrots 2 cups dried mung beans 1 cup brown rice (uncooked) 1/4 cup spice za’atar spice mix (or a mix you prefer) 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon canola oil for sautéing vegetables…

Black Thai Peas

Black-Eyed Peas are supposed to be one of those foods to eat on New Year’s Day to bring good luck. After your Black Tie New Year’s Eve Party settle in and celebrate the New Year’s Day with our Black Thai Peas: Black-Eyed Peas in a rich and spicy Coconut Curry Sauce. Black Thai Peas pictured…

Quick Cashew Cheese Sauce

This light frothy sauce is so easy to make and absolutely delicious. With a high-powered blender like a Vitamix the cashews do not need to be soaked in advance. A regular blender can be used but then the cashews must be soaked in water for at least 4 hours to soften them first. Soaked cashews…

Red Enchilada Sauce Soup

This is a quick and easy soup that you’ll swear tastes like liquid enchiladas. 3 cups crushed organic tomatoes 2 cups vegetable stock or Water 1 onion 2 stalks celery 1 carrot 1/4 cup red organic chili powder 8 parsley leaves salt and pepper to taste 1 cup cooked adzuki beans REAL Jalapeño Jack Cheese…

How Did This Costa Rican Pineapple Get In My New York City Slaw

We are calling this Red Cabbage Pineapple Slaw recipe How Did This Costa Rican Pineapple Get In My New York City Slaw or Let It Slaw, Let It Slaw, Let It Slaw. It’s a wonderful winter salad recipe with a little tropical sunshine added in. The pineapple sweetness goes so well with the red cabbage.…

Fruit and Nut Truffles

When craving something sweet, these treats come together just in time. There is no guilt here, only goodness. 1 cup raisins (or other sweet dried fruit like dates, figs) 1/2 cup walnuts, 1/4 cup almonds, 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds (or any combination of nuts and seeds) 1/4 cup shredded coconut 2 tablespoons cocoa 2 teaspoons…

Ful: Fava Beans with Garlic, Lemon and Parsley

I first discovered this dish a long time ago while traveling in Israel. Fava Beans have a distinct, cheesy flavor. I am always excited to see it on the menu of Middle Eastern restaurants but it doesn’t happen very often. Of course, I like it best when we make it our way at home. 3…

Cucumber, Tomato Salad with Parsley and Mint

This salad is great on its own, stuffed in a pita bread, or served on top of a bed of greens. One cucumber, chopped in small pieces (peel if not organic) 3 Tomatoes, chopped 1 scallion, chopped 1/2 finely chopped fresh mint 1/2 finely chopped fresh parsley Tahini Dressing In a large bowl mix cucumbers,…

Lemon Chickpea Soup

An easy soup to make that is flavorful and comforting. It goes well with our Middle Eastern Feast. 1 onion, chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped, 1 1/2 cups of cooked chickpeas 4 1/2 cups of water 2 teaspoons of garlic 1 teaspoon onion powder 1/2 teaspoon turmeric 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1 Tablespoon dried dill…

Gary’s Secret Spice Mix

All the spices we use to make this mix are dried and organic. This spice mix is used deliciously in our Tofu Masala. 2 Tablespoon Sage 2 Tablespoon Thyme 1 Tablespoon Tumeric 1 Tablespoon Garam Masala (typically this spice mix contains: black and white peppercorns; cloves; cinnamon or cassia bark; nutmeg; mace; black and green…

Tofu Masala

This is the most delicious way to have tofu! First make a batch of our Secret Spice Mix. This mix is great on Tofu, but it can also be used on Tempeh or added to soups and sauces. Preheat oven to 400oF. Drain tofu container, press out all the extra water in the tofu with…

Super Green Power Smoothie

Get energized with this Super Green Power Smoothie! 14 ounces green kale 1 cup water 2 ripe bananas, peeled 1 ripe pear, cut in sections 1 orange, peeled 1 cup frozen blueberries 2-6 medjool dates, pitted 1-4 tablespoon ground flax seeds 2 teaspoons maca powder 1-2 Tablespoon cocoa powder 1/4 cup sesame tahini 16 or…

Chocolate Ice Dream

  This is a lovely sweet treat for a really hot night.   1/4 cup raw cashews 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 cup plain, unsweetened nondairy milk 1/2 teaspoon vanilla (optional) 8 dates, soaked in water 10 frozen organic strawberries About 10 ice cubes (optional)   In a high-powered blender combine the cashews, vanilla, nondairy…