Recipes & Food

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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Apple, Pear Smoothie with Greens & Persimmon

Apple, Pear Smoothie with Greens & Persimmon

MOUTH WATERING NUTRITION Smoothies are a great to incorporate into your daily regime that requires little prep time. When you throw greens into the mix, it’s almost like you’re giving your blood an instant transfusion of goodness. Greens are an excellent source of chlorophyll. Chlorophyll enhances the ability of red blood cells to carry oxygen […]
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Cauliflower Tabbouleh

Cauliflower Tabbouleh

TABBOULEH WITH A TWIST… It’s been close to 90 degress (approx 32 Celcius) this week in San Diego so I’ve been experimenting with meals that require little to no cooking. I had a head of cauliflower on hand, kalamata olives, tomatoes, some herbs and was in action to create a salad that gave my taste […]
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Homemade Cinnamony Almond Butter

Homemade Cinnamony Almond Butter

GETTIN’ FIGGY WITH IT… This weekend I enjoyed my favorite seasonal fruit, the fig, alongside my favorite nut butter made with almonds. Since figs are harvested during late summer, early fall is the prime season for enjoying this fiber packed fruit again. Figs provide easy-to-pack potassium power which is especially important for athletes and perfect […]
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Peach Pecan Crumble with Vanilla Cream

Peach Pecan Crumble with Vanilla Cream

FRESH, JUICY & SWEET Peaches are a natural way to sweeten your dishes from salads and appetizers to entrees and desserts. Just like with all summer fruit, the season is short from roughly early June through September. Get your fill of these fuzzy fruits while you’re able! Recipe The Goods: Fresh Organic Peaches (Doughnut variety […]
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Homemade Veggie Sushi

Homemade Veggie Sushi

NO SUSHI ROLLING MAT? NO PROBLEM… Learn an alternative way to wrap that roll this summer by using a cold tea towel! Recipe The Goods nori sheets carrots red peppers cucumbers kale purple onion spring onion sprouts avocados sesame seeds, for garnish I sliced all the veggies with a julienne cut (long & rectangular cuts) […]
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Mission Bay Strawberry Sorbet

Mission Bay Strawberry Sorbet

A SIMPLE TREAT TO BEAT THE HEAT My sister and I found an ice cream maker on clearance today. It’s in the shape of an ice cream cone with a motor that looks like a single scoop of strawberry ice cream – we were inspired! We stopped at the store to pick up one vanilla […]
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Watermelon Coconut Fresca

Watermelon Coconut Fresca

A COCONUT WATERMELON FRESCA This makes a nice a addition to your next summer fiesta! Recipe The Goods: 1 seedless watermelon, sliced into chunks 1 container of coconut water (34 ounces) 1/4 fresh mint (and a little extra for garnish) water
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Raw Chocolate-Cherry Mini Tarts

Raw Chocolate-Cherry Mini Tarts

A FATHER’S DAY TREAT From my heart to a delicious raw chocolate-cherry mini tart. Dad, these healthy divine delights are for you. The unadulterated cacao powder in this recipe not only promotes cardiovascular health, it also offers protection from environmental & metabolic toxins. Lots of love & goodness in this recipe that’s going out to all […]
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Pineapple, Mango Kale Salad with Pecans & Coconut-Lime Dressing

Pineapple, Mango Kale Salad with Pecans & Coconut-Lime Dressing

A CITRUSY KALE SALAD Today I enjoyed the company of an incredible group of ladies for a nice Sunday brunch to catch up, relax & have some fun. As I was contemplating the type of dish I wanted to contribute, my taste buds were torn between wanting something citrusy & sweet for breakfast and a […]
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