Pumpkin Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee (burnt creme) has been around for a few hundred years and is originally from France, but didn’t become super popular until the 1980’s. It is usually made with heavy creme, but we are offering it to you with coconut milk and much less sweet. As this beautiful Fall/Winter season is upon us it…

Kitchari

Kitchari, also called Khichdi or Khichri, has been around for centuries and originates from India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Nepal. It is traditionally prepared of yellow mung dal and basmati rice, packed with powerful, healing spices and ghee. There are many variations of this amazing staple, and is incredibly easy to make. It is often a baby’s…

Guest Post: The Three Healthiest Oils When You Can’t Avoid Frying

Fried foods are a favorite snack for many people as we head into football season. While fried food certainly a delicious treat, it can be very heavy and leave you feeling weighed down. While I don’t advocate that you make a habit of eating fried, there will be times when you do want that special…

Mango Salsa

The end of summer is here and we are finally done with 110 degree heat here in our Sonoran Desert. Mangos are once again in season and are so perfect that we had to make a new recipe for salsa that is so delicious and it will keep your breath feeling fresh as it is…

Guest Post: Coffee – The Healthy Choice We Can Make Every Day

A balanced lifestyle can benefit mind, body, and spirit.  Making the right choices each day in what we put into our bodies not only determines how we feel, but how much energy we have. The same goes when we discuss what we are contributing to our health, rather than taking from it.  Local, organic vegetables,…

Coconut Curry Brushed Baby Eggplant

This dish was well received as a side dish to our friend’s dinner, but could have stood alone as an Hors D’Oeuvre also.  Eggplant is one of those lovely vegetables that will absorb flavors and spices beautifully due to its’ silky spongy nature, and it is incredibly good for you. Eggplant is a very good source…

Chilled Quinoa Salad

Let’s face it, eating leafy greens as your salad is wonderful, but it can get a bit monotonous. Eating a variety of fresh ingredients is absolutely key to a healthy lifestyle.  We’d like to introduce you to another way to enjoy a tasty lunch or perhaps a lighter fare for dinner or a creative side…

Guest Post: Roasted Butternut Squash Coconut Curry Soup

Hello Friends! Nutty Kitchen is happy to share a fantastic recipe from our friend and doctor, Dr. Steven Sorr from Source of Health Natural Medical Center. This is not just a super tasty soup recipe, but also an opportunity to take a moment to look at his website and learn more about natural medical options,…

Pumpkin Curry Soup

This soup can be served chilled or hot. The ingredients are so complimentary to each other and the curry and ginger lift the flavor profile to something almost floral. You can finish it with some crispy bacon, or labne or your favorite herb. Ingredients for a big pot of soup that serves 6 – 8…

Polenta Squares

Holidays are just around the corner and beautiful appetizers are about to pop up everywhere. We wanted to share a tasty easy to make appetizer option for you that you can dress up or down depending on your needs. These tasty polenta treats keep well for several days refrigerated, and will always be loved by…

Cucumber Relish

Henry, my wonderful husband, surprised me with this dish of love when I got home from a really long day of work recently. This dish is so incredibly refreshing, light and satisfying that it erased all the clutter of my day, and I hope that it does the same for you. It is a make…

Harvest Pomegranate Chutney

Thank you all for being patient – we have been burning the candle at both ends; thus the tardy post. I began my Yoga Teacher Training and you can follow my journal here. We made this chutney a few weeks ago in anticipation of fall, and have made it a few times since. It really…