Recipes & Food

Sweet Potato Pasta with Greens, Olives & Sun-dried Tomatoes

Sweet Potato Pasta with Greens, Olives & Sun-dried Tomatoes

A SWEET WAY TO SAVOR PASTA The Sweet Potato Noodle This delicious sweet vegetable is rated as one of the most nutritious, according to The Center for Science in the Public Interest. Sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotene, a compound that helps maintain healthy skin and plays a vital role in eye health. Individuals who consume […]
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Roasted Cauliflower with Figs, Olives & Herbs

Roasted Cauliflower with Figs, Olives & Herbs

AN UNLIKELY ESSENTIAL FROM PLANTS Cauliflower is a great source of plant-based amino acids along with other cruciferous veggies – cabbage, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and kale. In addition to asparagus, spinach, sprouts, nuts, legumes and seeds you’ll find plenty of plant foods that when eaten in abundance fulfill protein requirements when a variety are consumed according […]
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Cashew Cumin Sour Cream

Cashew Cumin Sour Cream

A FLAVORFUL AND CREAMY TOPPING This delicious sour cream made with a cashew base is delicious on tacos, drizzled a top salads or poured over baked sweet potatoes. It’s also great for dipping those sweet potato fries!   Recipe The Goods: Cashew Cumin Sour Cream 1 cup raw cashews, soaked for 30 minutes 1/2 cup water 2 […]
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Fresh from the Garden Pesto Lasagna with Zucchini

Fresh from the Garden Pesto Lasagna with Zucchini

GROWIN’ WITH THE FLOW… I began a gardening project this Summer, and the fruits of my labor are just beginning to harvest! It’s been a process that has taught me a lot about the benefits of cultivating my own garden, learning to be open to the process and surrendering to Mother Earth to take the lead. I […]
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Ricotta Stuffed Squash Blossoms with Capers & Sun-dried Tomatoes

Ricotta Stuffed Squash Blossoms with Capers & Sun-dried Tomatoes

EDIBLE FLOWERS BURSTING WITH FLAVOR Bursting with vibrant colors these beautiful edible flowers have serious culinary powers! Squash blossoms are the sweet and tender flowers of growing summer squash. These gorgeous blossoms can be stuffed and fried, or added to quesadillas, soups and risottos. Their flavor is delicate with a hint of the zucchini they […]
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Easy Gluten-Free Pancakes with Pumpkin Coconut "Butter"

Easy Gluten-Free Pancakes with Pumpkin Coconut "Butter"

SUNDAY MORNING WITH PAMELA Pamela’s gluten-free pancake mix, that is. Pancakes and pumpkins were on my mind when I woke up this morning. And the freezing temperatures in Nashville kept me indoors to creatively conjure a meal from the cupboard. I opened the door to find a bright yellow bag of Pamela’s Gluten-Free Pancake Mix […]
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Rhubarb Blackberry Pie in a Jar

Rhubarb Blackberry Pie in a Jar

ALTHOUGH I GREW UP WITH IT, love eating it, and admire its array of many colors, I’ve just never cooked with rhubarb – until now! I noticed the rosy celery-like stalks at my summer market, and, thinking how similar it looked to Swiss chard, my interest was piqued and I brought it home. Not sure […]
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Fresh Berry Crepes with Vanilla Coconut Cream

Fresh Berry Crepes with Vanilla Coconut Cream

LOVE YOUR MOTHER What better way to show your Mom some love than with a fresh and delicious crepe breakfast? Loaded with berries rich in Vit C (highest in raspberries and strawberries) they work to tone and firm the skin with it’s collagen fibers. Collagen is a protein that helps make up the dermis so […]
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Spinach, Egg and Sweet Potato Hash

Spinach, Egg and Sweet Potato Hash

SUPER VEGGIE HASH Sweet potatoes are an excellent addition to any meal. Since they are extremely healthy from a nutritional perspective, I was curious to see how I could include them into another meal besides lunch and dinner. The breakfast lover in me was thrilled to discover a sweet addition to start off the day.  Sweet potatoes […]
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Raw Pumpkin Seed Pesto on Seedy Sourdough

Raw Pumpkin Seed Pesto on Seedy Sourdough

A SEED THAT INCREASES YOUR SEX LIFE… I thought that might get your attention. And it’s true! Nutritionally speaking, these super-star wonder seeds bring a lot to the table (and the bedroom!) The oils in these seeds not only support normal sexual function but also help protect against heart disease. Although these little green gems […]
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