Recipes & Food

Red Quinoa Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Avocados & Miso Ginger Vinagrette

Red Quinoa Salad with Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Avocados & Miso Ginger Vinagrette

A NUTRITIONAL WONDER FOOD… While many think of quinoa as a grain, these grain-like pods are actually edible seeds native to Peru and related to beets, chard and spinach. Most people are familiar with the standard cream colored seed type of quinoa however, other colorful varieties are available. Red & black quinoa have a slightly […]
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Heirloom & Cherry Tomatoes with Quinoa Pasta, Basil and Feta

Heirloom & Cherry Tomatoes with Quinoa Pasta, Basil and Feta

SWEET GLOBES OF SUMMER Heirloom tomatoes come with history, tradition and the care that generations took to save these precious seeds. Delight your senses in the flavors, textures, shapes & sizes of this tasty seasonal fruit and feel the satisfaction along with a connection to those who came before. Recipe The Goods: 1 package of […]
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Arugula Pizza with Pine Nuts and Truffle Oil & Pesto Pizza with Pineapple and Feta

Arugula Pizza with Pine Nuts and Truffle Oil & Pesto Pizza with Pineapple and Feta

PIZZA TO PLEASE YA… A simple pesto-pineapple with feta & arugula truffle oil pizza that’s gluten-free & oh so tasty! Exact measurements are not listed below. Add as much or as little of each ingredient to your liking… Recipe The Goods: Arugula pizza with pine nuts & truffle oil 1 pizza crust (I used Udi’s gluten-free brand) […]
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Simple Strawberry Caprese Salad

Simple Strawberry Caprese Salad

A simple salad for strawberry season… This simple strawberry salad is a cinch to throw together and right now is the perfect time take advantage of it’s seasonal abundance. The high concentration of nutrients and flavor are at it’s peak while the cost is at it’s lowest. Learning how to pick the freshest, ripest fruit […]
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Chunky White Bean & Kale Soup

Chunky White Bean & Kale Soup

Recipe The Goods: 2.5 cups Navy Beans (I used 2 cans of Eden Organic brand) 3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 2 large yellow onions, roughly chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 bunch fresh kale, stems removed 1 tsp fresh Thyme 2 (14.5 ounce) can crushed tomatoes (I used Muir Glen Organic with Italian herbs) 1 […]
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Raw Butternut Squash Pasta with Sundried Tomato Sauce

Raw Butternut Squash Pasta with Sundried Tomato Sauce

A COLORFUL WINTER SQUASH PASTA I picked up a HUGE organic butternut squash this weekend and thought I’d get creative and make a new & unique kind of pasta dish. Over the summer I experimented with delicious zucchini pasta (which turned out great!) so today I decided to make pasta with a delectable winter squash […]
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Pesto and Asparagus Cornmeal Crusted Pizza with Fresh Parmesan

Pesto and Asparagus Cornmeal Crusted Pizza with Fresh Parmesan

A SIMPLE MID-WEEK PIZZA Having just returned to San Diego from Nashville after a two week stint of festivities including my sister’s wedding, a baby shower for my sister-in-law & moving my parents out of our childhood home, it was exhausting to say the least. That said, my weekly meal prep was moved to mid-week. […]
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Summertime Zucchini Pasta

Summertime Zucchini Pasta

SUMMERTIME CREATIONS Hi Everybody! Week 2 recipes are here for YOU. Summertime is my favorite time to prepare dishes that hit the spot when it’s just too darn hot for a heavy meal. This is when I like to experiment with raw food creations choosing fruits & veggies in season to reap the benefits of […]
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