Cauliflower and Tofu Pizza Crust (Gluten-Free, Low-Carb)

Most cauliflower pizza crust recipes call for a combination of cauliflower and cheese, but this one uses tofu instead of cheese, which can be easily converted to vegan. I used one pack of Wildwood Organic SprouTofu Firm Two Pack. Trader Joe’s has the best price for this product. Please use your favorite pizza sauce, cheese […]



Fresh Mozzarella and Walnut Green Salad

Not too many people use fresh mozzarella for salads, so I created this simple salad that looks fancy and can impress your guests. Please free free to use any fresh vegetables you like. Ingredients: 8 asparagus spears, cut into 2-inch pieces 5 oz salad greens 1/3 red pepper, cut into strips 6 mushrooms, sliced 1/4 […]



Sweet Potato and Quinoa Cakes (Gluten-Free)

These veggie cakes are great for brunch, picnics or potlucks. Or you can serve them as a side dish for a weekend dinner. Please serve with your favorite sauce. Vegan cashew mayo or aioli sauce works pretty well. I simply combined some sour cream, mayo, lemon juice, herbs and paprika. Ingredients: 1 lb (450 g) […]



Cream of Porcini Mushroom Soup (Gluten-Free)

I served this soup at the gathering we hosted last month. It was well received, so I’d like to share the recipe today. I used porcini mushrooms for dried mushrooms and crimini mushrooms for fresh mushrooms, but you can also use other mushrooms of your choice. I drizzled some white truffle oil on the soup […]



Soba (Buckwheat Noodle) Salad (Gluten-Free)

This can be served as a main dish or side dish salad. I am sorry I did not take good pictures, but there is noodle underneath all the toppings. Please be careful when you buy soba (buckwheat noodles). Many products contain wheat, so you have to make sure that the package clearly states that it […]



Roasted Red Pepper and Sweet Potato Soup

Perfect sweet soup on a cold winter night! If you like curry, you can add some curry powder to spice it up! You can also add some minced garlic and/or ginger when you sauté the onion. Ingredients: 2 red bell peppers 1 onion, chopped 1 Tbsp butter or olive oil 1 lb (450 g) sweet […]



Beet and Orange Salad with Walnuts and Goat Cheese

This is a very pretty salad suited for holiday gatherings. I used orange beets because that’s what I had in my kitchen, but I think it will look prettier if you use regular red beets. Please double or triple the amount for a large gathering. The walnuts are better if you toast them in an […]



Ravioli with Butternut Squash Sauce

This is a simple fall weekday night recipe that uses commercial fresh or frozen ravioli. Instead of butternut squash, you can also use other types of winter squash, such as kabocha or buttercup squash, or sweet potatoes. Ingredients: 8 oz (227 g) commercial fresh or frozen gluten-free ravioli 1 Tbsp olive oil or butter 1/4 […]



Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Goat Cheese

This salad may look fancy, but it is so simple and easy to make. It is a great way to use up a lot of cherry tomatoes you have in your fridge. It can be served at room temperature or chilled. Ingredients: 2 cups cherry tomatoes 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 tsp balsamic vinegar salt […]



Savory Pumpkin Pie with Goat Cheese, Roasted Peppers and Caramelized Leek

  This dish takes a little time to make, but the instructions are nothing complicated. If you would like a shortcut, you can use a commercial frozen pie shell, roasted peppers in a jar, and canned puréed pumpkin to save time and simplify the process. You can serve this dish as a light main dish […]



Zucchini Pancakes (Gluten-Free)

These pancakes are great for breakfast or brunch and can be served with different sauces, such as sour cream, ketchup, Japanese otafuku (tonkatsu) sauce, thousand island or ranch dressing, sweet chili sauce, etc. Be creative! If you are worried about your blood sugar levels, please omit the corn. This recipe makes two large pancakes but […]



Baked Zucchini Balls (Gluten-Free)

These zucchini balls can be served as a side dish or appetizer. I suggest serving them with your favorite sauce, such as ketchup, mayo, ranch dressing, or aioli sauce. Ingredients: 10 oz (400 g) zucchini 2 Tbsp Parmesan cheese 5 Tbsp gluten-free bread crumbs 1 tsp fresh herbs of your choice, such as basil, oregano, […]