Mediterranean Zucchini Pasta Salad (gluten free, raw, vegan)

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A lunch that’s super flavourful, won’t leave you feeling sluggish or bloated, and is ready in 5 minutes? Yup, that sounds pretty awesome to me. All you need to do to make your day run this smoothly is make the pesto ahead of time. It keeps in the fridge for about a week, so you can make this pasta multiple times or use the leftover pesto for something equally awesome. Your choice! Continue reading

Cauliflower Pizza with Caramelized Onions, Sun-dried Tomatoes, and Spinach (gluten free, grain free, vegan)

Finished product.

Finished product.

Ever since removing gluten from my diet, there has been a persistent and painful pizza-shaped hole in my heart. I have tried filling it in all the usual ways – gluten free pizza from Pizza Nova, Pizzaiolo, even (gasp!) Pizza Hut and frozen pizzas – all to no avail. These attempts all inevitably end in a disappointment wrought by crust with the texture of cardboard and a chewiness that leaves my teeth sorer than the surliest of bears. I soon despaired of ever enjoying a reasonable facsimile of the blissfully soft yet crunchy pizza I had enjoyed throughout my life – and enjoy it I did. I LOVE pizza. It’s basically the perfect food, and it was always worth the dairy despondency I would later suffer as a result of all that beautiful cheese. Continue reading