Recipes & Food

Red Beet & Coconut Muffins

Red Beet & Coconut Muffins

YOU ARE A LOVE MUFFIN I love beets. I had a long stint without feeling the love for these marvelous medallions, however. And once you hear what they have to offer, you might just find yourself falling head over heels too. A versatile addition to the veggies in your kitchen, beets can be turned into […]
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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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Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

FABULOUS FALL FLAPJACKS It’s fall and that means it’s time to find ways to add pumpkin to as many things as possible! I love pumpkin so this morning I decided to experiment with this recipe by using quinoa flakes instead flour.  The consistency turned out really nice and the flavor was divine.  Lightly drizzle with […]
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Homemade Cinnamony Almond Butter

Homemade Cinnamony Almond Butter

GETTIN’ FIGGY WITH IT… This weekend I enjoyed my favorite seasonal fruit, the fig, alongside my favorite nut butter made with almonds. Since figs are harvested during late summer, early fall is the prime season for enjoying this fiber packed fruit again. Figs provide easy-to-pack potassium power which is especially important for athletes and perfect […]
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Pineapple, Mango Kale Salad with Pecans & Coconut-Lime Dressing

Pineapple, Mango Kale Salad with Pecans & Coconut-Lime Dressing

A CITRUSY KALE SALAD Today I enjoyed the company of an incredible group of ladies for a nice Sunday brunch to catch up, relax & have some fun. As I was contemplating the type of dish I wanted to contribute, my taste buds were torn between wanting something citrusy & sweet for breakfast and a […]
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‎Carrot Choco-Chip Oatmeal Cookies

‎Carrot Choco-Chip Oatmeal Cookies

NOT-TOO-SWEET COOKIES This flavorful cookie makes for a great dessert, snack, even breakfast! Recipe The Goods: 1 cup whole wheat flour 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp fine grain sea salt 1 cup rolled oats 2/3 cup chopped walnuts or pecans 1 cup shredded carrots 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/2 cup unrefined coconut oil, warmed […]
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