Recipes & Food

Chocolate Chia Breakfast Pudding

Chocolate Chia Breakfast Pudding

A CHOCOLATE LOVERS BREAKFAST This extremely simple chocolate and chia combo is simply divine and a cinch to whip up. This breakfast of chocolate champions delivers a thick and creamy texture full of vitamins A, B, D and E and a host of minerals such as calcium, magnesium, niacin, potassium and iron.  As you can see, Chia, the Mayan […]
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Tahini Dressing

Tahini Dressing

SMALL SEEDS, BIG TASTE, HEALTHY PASTE Tahini is a paste made from ground sesame seeds that have distinct nutty flavor. They offer a powerhouse of nutrition full of vitamins and minerals like calcium (one of the best sources around), a great source of unsaturated fat, an alkaline food that supports bone health and very easy for your body […]
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Cranberry, Orange, Ginger Smoothie

Cranberry, Orange, Ginger Smoothie

A SOOTHING SMOOTHIE… As we’re unwinding from a food-filled holiday weekend, I decided to create a nourishing smoothie this morning to help myself recalibrate. With that said, I located some ingredients that would help soothe the digestive tract and relieve excess gas and bloating from all the fun party festivities. Though many would believe the post-Thanksgiving […]
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Watermelon-Lime Blueberry Basil Salad

Watermelon-Lime Blueberry Basil Salad

NOTHING SCREAMS SUMMER QUITE LIKE IT… A bright red melon with fresh berries, that is. A refreshing addition to share with your BBQ’ing bunch tomorrow as we celebrate our Independence!  It also marks year two of having launched my website, so I would like to pay a special thank you for your support over the […]
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Garden Green Juices

Garden Green Juices

SPRING HAS SPRUNG… Eating green foods will keep your body well mineralized, and since many of the foods consumed today are mineral-deficient (with processed and packed foods), experimenting with ways to replenish the body is very important. If  you are new to juicing, it’s good to begin with vegetables you enjoy. Making green vegetables the […]
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Sweet Cashew Cream

Sweet Cashew Cream

This delightful recipe is wonderful to use as a frosting for cupcakes or as a filling for tarts and pies. Vary the level of sweetness based on how it will be used. For example: If you are using the sweet cream for a frosting, you may prefer to make it a little sweeter by adding an […]
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Simple Dark Chocolate Almond Truffles

Simple Dark Chocolate Almond Truffles

A SIMPLE & DELICIOUS GIFT These easy truffles will bring a holiday smile to any chocolate lover on your list. The richness of the raw cacao powder combined with the mild sweetness of the dates and hint of sea salt are a match made in heaven for your tastebuds and health! All chocolate is made […]
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Rise and Shine Glory Juice

Rise and Shine Glory Juice

FEEL THE GLORY JUICE The best juice for a beautiful autumn day to fill you with energy and vitality. Why? It’s packed full of vitamins A, B vitamin folate, C and beta carotene. A dynamic trio of phytonutrients, found in broccoli, supports all steps in the body’s detox process including activation, neutralization, and elimination of […]
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Raw Zucchini Pasta with Basil Avocado Dressing

Raw Zucchini Pasta with Basil Avocado Dressing

THE POWER OF CREATIVE PLAY In search of fun and creative way to introduce zucchini to children for a nutrition education program I taught this summer, I immediately thought of a simple go-to: zucchini pasta! I had never worked with this age group (4th – 6th graders) so I was a little nervous and unsure of […]
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Superfood Kale Salad

Superfood Kale Salad

THE KING OF CRUCIFEROUS VEGGIES Why add greens like kale to your diet? They clean you out, help you shed unwanted pounds, offer a mean nutritional punch and they’re delicious when you know how to prepare them.  In addition, green vegetables are missing most from the modern diet. They are also perhaps the most important […]
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