Recipes & Food

Quinoa Con Leche

Quinoa Con Leche

BREAKFAST PUDDING FOR THE PEOPLE Quinoa – a nutrient-rich seed that contains essential amino acids and is a great source of protein. It’s considered the “Mother Grain” is a great source of dietary iron which is integral to energy production. It’s a complete plant protein containing essential amino acids, including lysine, which is necessary for good health. […]
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Cranberry, Orange, Ginger Smoothie

Cranberry, Orange, Ginger Smoothie

A SOOTHING SMOOTHIE… As we’re unwinding from a food-filled holiday weekend, I decided to create a nourishing smoothie this morning to help myself recalibrate. With that said, I located some ingredients that would help soothe the digestive tract and relieve excess gas and bloating from all the fun party festivities. Though many would believe the post-Thanksgiving […]
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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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Sweet Cashew Cream

Sweet Cashew Cream

This delightful recipe is wonderful to use as a frosting for cupcakes or as a filling for tarts and pies. Vary the level of sweetness based on how it will be used. For example: If you are using the sweet cream for a frosting, you may prefer to make it a little sweeter by adding an […]
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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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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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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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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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