Be Nourished


When it comes to nourishing yourself, deriving pleasure and nutrition from meals increases the quality of our attention to any moment. It’s the art of paying attention with openness and curiosity that allows us to connect with ourselves and others in powerful ways. The kitchen is a wonderful place to begin cultivating this mindfulness and tasting the blessings of each moment to satisfy our lives with health, happiness, peace, joy and well-being.

Black Bean and Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice Tacos

Black Bean and Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice Tacos

TACOS FOR TUESDAY OR ANY DAY you need to use up your fresh veggies. As a huge taco lover I enjoy creating different (and sometimes random) combinations. For the recent Cinco de Mayo holiday, I had an abundance of veggies on hand that I needed to use, so I threw them into the taco making […]
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Coconut Key Lime Bliss Balls

Coconut Key Lime Bliss Balls

INGITE A DELICIOUS SPARK OF TART in your mouth with these tasty bliss balls perfect for a dose of mid-day sweet or Cinco de Mayo treat! The citric acid content in sweet limes is lower than lemons making them a sweet option for a dessert with a little kick. However, sour limes equal the ‘umph’ in tart […]
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Roasted Turmeric Pepitas

Roasted Turmeric Pepitas

GOLD FOR THE SOUL. This delightful snack is my favorite addition to salads, soups, curries – anything you can think of, really. Pumpkin seeds (aka pepitas) are higher in protein than many other seeds, they’re a great source of tryptophan (with it’s natural calming effects), zinc, iron, omeg3-fatty acids, calcium and B vitmins. Sprinkle them with […]
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Marine Green Berry Smoothie

Marine Green Berry Smoothie

THIS BLUE GREEN MACHINE is similiar in taste to your typical delicious banana-berry smoothie, but this one’s a bit different. There is a secret ingredient that’s loaded with nutrition giving it’s emerald green hue, and it’s called spirulina. It’s a blue green algae that grows in both fresh and salt water that’s a one-celled organism – […]
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Savory Steel Cut Oats with Poached Egg & Tahini Dressing

Savory Steel Cut Oats with Poached Egg & Tahini Dressing

THIS EXTREMELY VERSATILE DISH can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It’s full of healthy fats, complex carbohydrates, fiber and protein that will sustain you for the whole day through. When I prepare weekly staples on over the weekend, I typically prepare a grain to mix and match with other things throughout the week. This […]
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Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice

THIS CRUNCHY AND VERSITLE WINTER VEGGIE, is a cruciferous crop I use with many things year-round round in soups as steaks to even rice! It’s magical anti-inflammatory and nutritional abilities range far and wide offering an array of benefits from fighting cancer, improving brain health (due to it’s great source of the B vitamin choline), to boosting […]
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Kale with Seaweed and Sesames

Kale with Seaweed and Sesames

THIS SIMPLE RECIPE offers a very nutrient-rich addition to any dish. Kale, in it’s peak season from fall through winter is loaded with vitamins A, B, C, and K and with calcium, potassium, manganese, iron, phosphorous and fiber. For a delicious spring green alternative, try substituting the kale with Swiss chard – another nutritional powerhouse. […]
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Warmed Pumpkin Chia Porridge with Persimmon

Warmed Pumpkin Chia Porridge with Persimmon

AN ENERGY BOOSTING AUTUMN BREAKFAST In general, seeds are high in nutrients and provide anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular benefits. But for breakfast? Absolutely! Chia seeds are a powerhouse of nutrition. Not only are they a wonderful source of protein, they also have a large range of essential and non-essential amino acids and fiber that help promote […]
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Pumpkin Cream Pie Bars

Pumpkin Cream Pie Bars

PUMPKIN + CHOCOLATE TREATS These delicous fall treats offer a hint of sweentess that won’t trick your system.  The combination of coconut milk and pumpkin creates a delicious bar brimming with beta-carotene. Beta-carotene helps maintain healthy, glowing skin while supporting those treasured windows to your soul. This seasonal treat gives a nice balance of flavors […]
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Zucchini and Avocado Fritters with Lemon Zest Yogurt

Zucchini and Avocado Fritters with Lemon Zest Yogurt

FOR THE LOVE OF FRITTERS Zucchini is a type of summer squash loaded with the powerful antioxidant vitamin C. This particular antioxidant is great for helping your heart operate at it’s best during warm summer months. It’s rich content in both vitamin C and A help protect LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) from oxidation – a process that can lead […]
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