Recipes & Food

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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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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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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Creamy Cold-Brewed Cacao Tea

Creamy Cold-Brewed Cacao Tea

NOTHING SHORT OF MAGIC If you love chocolate consuming it in tea form takes it to a whole new level! This delicious cold-brewed chocolate turned elixir is nothing short of magic. You not only receive a potential increase in serotonin levels that are beneficial in improving your mood, you also receive some of it’s flavonoid benefits that help protect […]
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Mango-Avo Lemon Ginger Smoothie

Mango-Avo Lemon Ginger Smoothie

A DELICIOUSlY CLEAN SPRING SMOOTHIE This creamy, desert-like concoction will put a smile on your face and add a spring to your step. It’s flavors ring true to springs fresh start feel while the alkalizing combo helps to maintain balanced pH level in the body. The pH scale measures how acidic or basic a substance is and ranges […]
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Feeling Groovy Smoothie

Feeling Groovy Smoothie

SMOOTHIFIED TO IMPROVE MOOD AND MORE… If you are looking for a simple plant-based smoothie that will support digestion and reduce mood swings you may want to give this one a try! The active enzyme bromelain in pineapple is loaded with digestion enhancing benefits to lessen gas, bloating or other digestive symptoms. It’s also great for inflammation. In addition, low iron levels […]
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Carrot Cake Pistachio Nut Muffins with Sweet Cashew Cream

Carrot Cake Pistachio Nut Muffins with Sweet Cashew Cream

HEARTY MUFFINS WITH TASTY TOPS In sharing some love for my carrot cake affinity and for my inner athlete and hearty snack lover appetite, I went nuts with these muffins – literally and figuratively. Let me just say that these carrot cake creations aren’t for the faint at heart. They are tailored for the “give me the […]
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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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Mint Chocolate Chip Shake

Mint Chocolate Chip Shake

A SHAKE THAT’LL MAKE YOU SMILE… I love the newness of spring, I cherish friends, and I’m a sucker for milkshakes. So, it was during a nostalgic moment with a good friend that I was pleasantly reminded of a day from my childhood playing in Centennial Park with my pet duck, Happy. Happy and I […]
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Morning Millet with Cinnamon Apples, Cranberries & Almonds

Morning Millet with Cinnamon Apples, Cranberries & Almonds

SAVORING GOODNESS Similar to quinoa, millet is classified as a grain but is actually a seed. It’s a high protein wheat alternative that is high in silica that supports bone flexibility as we age.  Millet is perfect for winter months because it acts as a good body heater and it’s less starchy then other grains like […]
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