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Southern Hummus

If you enjoy the traditional Hummus, adding peanut butter instead of the traditional Tahini paste, gives it a Southern twist.  This is a very healthy snack and easy to make.  If you don’t have time to cook your own garbanzo beans from scratch just choose only the best quality boxed product.  Choose organic and low […]

Broiled Shishito Peppers

What the heck are Shishito Peppers? These small, mild Japanese peppers are great for roasting, pan-frying and grilling. Their thin walls blister and char easily when roasted or grilled, taking on rich flavor that is delicious with coarse salt and lemon juice (my mouth is already watering). At The Real Food Academy, we love this […]

Strawberry Footballs

For all those Football lovers here is a sweet treat that will knock your socks off! Once you learn how to decorate these Strawberries you can play around and try your own decorated fruit versions.

Hot Cauliflower and Artichoke Dip

The dynamic duo! Cauliflower and Artichokes are known for their health benefits. They contain minerals, vitamins, fiber and antioxidants that aid the cardiovascular system, immune system, detoxify the body and prevent early oxidation in cells that can speed up cancer. Skip the Parmesan and Goat Cheese to keep it on the vegan side and add […]

Crab Stuffed Mushroom with Goat Cheese

When hosting a cocktail party, this is the kind of recipe that can be prepared in advance, stored in the refrigerator and finished at the time of service. In other words, make it one day before the party and cook it minutes before serving it! You can skip the crabmeat and make half recipe seafood […]

Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

When you eat Cauliflower  you are adding  an array of nutrients, including vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other phytochemicals to your body that you don’t get from chicken. Traditional chicken wings are a “favorite” in the US but  if you are really looking for flavor, crispiness and a vegan option you need to be looking into […]

Lentil Meatless Meatballs

Lentil  Meatballs! This is one of our favorite recipes at The Real Food Academy. The first time we rolled it out on  a Saturday Cooking Class, the kids where a little apprehensive due to the fact that they where mixing lentils and oats, one of them even said that it was weird to mix the […]

Wild Mushroom Pâté

Our Mushroom Pate is such a versatile recipe! You can snack on it, spread it on toast or a veggie burger, fill mushroom caps and top them with Parmesan(broil them until the cheese is golden and crispy) or mix it with 1/2 cup of Goat Cheese for a richer spread. Drizzling it with some fancy Truffle […]

Zucchini Turkey & Quinoa Sliders

What would happen if you served Zucchini, Carrots and Quinoa to your kids? Maybe you’ll find some resistance…I’ll give you an idea- hide them in these sliders! Served in whole wheat slider buns, with or without cheese, your kids will keep asking for more. This recipe is super beneficial since it carries all of the […]