Gemmotherapy with Lauren Hubele

Lauren’s Kitchen

Lauren's Kitchen

Lauren Hubele shares some of her favorite plant-based recipes from all over the web.

DanDan Inspired Noodle Bowl

May 26, 2018

When I saw Simply CeeCee’s  instagram post of mushroom laden rice noodles I didn’t miss a beat before setting out to create my own version. There’s not a doubt this recipe is a keeper in the Hubele home and once the mushrooms are prepped, it’s on the table in minutes. Here’s the original recipe and…

Spirit Fire Salad Dressing

May 12, 2018

More often than not it’s the amazing dressing that has you or your guests reaching for another serving of salad. Having a stash of go to recipes brings ease to salad prep, making a plant based lifestyle just that much more enjoyable and sustainable. Here’s one must have recipe from our Gemmotherapy retreat weekend at…

Spirit Fire Smoothies

April 12, 2018

~Adapted by Tanya Renner~ Last weekend I was honored to lead a grace filled weekend retreat at Spirit Fire in Leyden, MA. Woven into the magic of the land and the center itself is the heavenly plant based food so lovingly prepared by our hosts. Here are two smoothies that greeted us each morning. Special…

Jamie Oliver’s Slaw

Mar 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

I was on the lookout this week for a simple salad to share with weekend guests that would offer just a hint of something different. When I came across this slaw from Jamie Oliver, I knew my search was over. It was just the right choice for our warming weather here in Austin and may offer a hint of spring to those of you still shoveling snow. INGREDIENTS •1 sweetheart cabbage •3 large spears of asparagus •3 spring onions •2…

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Mushroom Chowder

Mar 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

An  adaption of Heidi Swanson’s Mixed Mushroom Soup, 101 Cookbooks Blog If you are a mushroom lover like me, THIS is your soup. It’s a cold drizzly day outside but my kitchen feels so cozy when the scent of this aromatic soup fills the air. Ingredients 3 tablespoons coconut oil 1 pound assorted fresh mushrooms, cut into bite-sized pieces (I like portabellas, shitake, and oyster) fine grain sea salt & freshly ground pepper 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped 2…

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Grain Free Banana Bread

Feb 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Adapted from George Bryant (Civilized Caveman) Prep time 10 mins Cook time 60 mins Total time 1 hour 10 mins Serves: 8 or 12 muffins Ingredients •4 very ripe bananas (2½ cups mashed or 575 grams) •4 eggs (replace with ¼ chia seeds soaked in ½ to ¾ cup of water) •1/2 cup almond butter (140 grams- can sub coconut, sunflower seed, macadamia nut, etc butter) •4 tablespoons grass-fed butter, melted (substitute earth balance coconut spread or coconut oil) •1/2…

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Heidi Swanson's Harira

Feb 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

We’ve had a string of cold gloomy days which had me searching for a slightly spicy comfort dish for dinner. When that’s the case it is always Heidi Swanson I turn to for help. It was delicious the first time round and even better as leftovers for Saturday lunch. Here is my adaptation from from Near & Far. 1 bunch cilantro Extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 2 medium onions, diced 3 celery stalks, diced, leaves reserved- ( replaced…

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An adaption of Jamie Oliver’s Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

Jan 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

We are having some unusually cold and icy days here in Austin and I am pulling from the comfort food recipes I tucked away during the blasting heat of summer. This particular version of Shepherd’s Pie is so worth the effort and absolutely won everyone over. Of course we would expect nothing less from the amazing Jamie Oliver. Here is my adapted version. You certainly won’t regret carving a bit of extra time out to make this satisfying dish. Ingredients…

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