Recipes & Food

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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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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Homemade Vanilla Almond Milk

Homemade Vanilla Almond Milk

EASY AND DELICIOUS Until you’ve actually tried homemade almond milk you haven’t truly experienced the deliciousness this nut milk beverage has to offer.  It may seem like a lot of work at first but it’s incredibly easy once you get past soaking the nuts. You not only receive much greater nutritional benefit (preservative-free) from making it […]
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Sweet Peach & Toasted Almond Ice Cream (Dairy-Free)

Sweet Peach & Toasted Almond Ice Cream (Dairy-Free)

PEACHES FRESH OFF THE TREE… I have been patiently waiting for the opportunity to swipe up some fresh Georgia peaches to make a cool sweet treat. As I was driving down the road recently I spotted The Peach Truck in Nashville, TN and was thrilled to catch them on their annual small town peach tour. […]
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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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Super Seed & Nut Granola

Super Seed & Nut Granola

CRUNCHY BUNCHES AND OATS This nut and seed cereal with it’s toasty flavor and crunchy bunches is a winner in my book. In an experiment to pack as much nutrition into a morning cereal (or afternoon snack) as possible, I started whipping out my super seeds and crunchy nuts to see what I could muster. Instead […]
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Sweet Potato Brownie Sundae

Sweet Potato Brownie Sundae

CELEBRATE GOOD TIMES, COME ON! I love chocolate, and I’m smitten for sweet potatoes. So, I thought I’d experiment with a new Fall dessert.  Fall is a time of birthday celebrations for close friends and family members (including my Dad, myself and twin brother.)  I thought, why not combine the two to make a sweet […]
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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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Date & Almond Hemp Seed Honey Crisps

Date & Almond Hemp Seed Honey Crisps

I RECENTLY RETURNED TO SAN DIEGO after visiting my family for the holidays I’ve decided to ease into making some small changes to my routine in the coming year, personally and professionally.   I love creating things – meaningful relationships, art, new experiences, photographs, fun, adventure, ways to learn and grow, and of course, recipes! Anything […]
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Cacao & Roasted Almond Butter Bark

Cacao & Roasted Almond Butter Bark

A DELICIOUSLY RICH COMBO This recipe is full of phytonutrients and best incorporated as a 2-ounce daily treat. I used 100% cacao nibs in this recipe, which are naturally unsweet. Nibs do not melt when heated, so if you will be using them, a high-speed blender is needed to pulverize well. If you are unable […]
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