The Mindful Mommie


I am a big fan of pesto! It’s so fresh, flavorful, and surprisingly easy to make! The sun-dried tomatoes add a nice sweetness to the pasta, and the simple flavors of the chicken let you savor the star of the show: the pesto! This pesto uses nutritional yeast flakes in place of parmesan cheese to make it dairy-free, but feel free to use cheese if you eat dairy. Pasta and Chicken Ingredients:… Read More

This meatloaf is so, so tasty! It may seem weird to add fish sauce, but trust me it gives it the perfect little boost! The leftovers make delicious meatloaf sandwiches (on gluten-free bread, of course)! Ingredients: 2 pounds ground turkey (I prefer to use a combo of light and dark meat) 1 yellow onion, small dice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 carrot, small dice 1 stalk celery, small dice 4 tbsp grapeseed… Read More

Anyone who knows me, knows how much I love chips! This recipe is my answer to my need for a healthy alternative to those big-name brands that are packed with chemicals and additives that shouldn’t even be allowed to be ingested. These brown rice tortilla chips are crunchy, delicious and versatile! You can add any spice combo that you would like to mix it up. Ingredients: 1 package gluten-free brown rice tortillas¬†(Food… Read More

Ingredients: 1 package organic brown rice fusilli 1 package organic cherry tomatoes, cut in half 1 bag of organic baby spinach 4 cloves of garlic, minced 3 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp dried oregano 1 tsp dried basil 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper flakes Salt and pepper to taste Parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast flakes (for topping) Fresh basil, chopped (for topping) Boil water and cook brown… Read More

These meatballs are delicious by themselves or when served with gluten-free pasta! I double the recipe to make enough for snacks and lunches. They can also be frozen and used later! Ingredients 1/2 cup gluten-free bread crumbs 1/3 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/4 cup chopped garlic and herb-marinated sun-dried tomatoes 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk 1 1/2 teaspoons Celtic Salt or Himalayan Pink Salt… Read More