Recipes & Food

Zucchini and Avocado Fritters with Lemon Zest Yogurt

Zucchini and Avocado Fritters with Lemon Zest Yogurt

FOR THE LOVE OF FRITTERS Zucchini is a type of summer squash loaded with the powerful antioxidant vitamin C. This particular antioxidant is great for helping your heart operate at it’s best during warm summer months. It’s rich content in both vitamin C and A help protect LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) from oxidation – a process that can lead […]
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Red Lentil & Mushroom stuffed Eggplant with Cashew Sour Cream

Red Lentil & Mushroom stuffed Eggplant with Cashew Sour Cream

COMFORT ZONES AND EGGPLANT This particular recipe is more involved than most, however, lately, I’ve been trying things outside my “comfort zone.” So, I went with it. Turns out, the kitchen can be a great space for developing a practice of comfort zone crossing! I like to think of it as my own private labratory for expanding beyond the of the […]
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Autumn Lentil Soup with Wilted Greens

Autumn Lentil Soup with Wilted Greens

THE SEASON FOR SOUPS AND STEWS This chunky soup is a tasty one-dish meal that is as easy to prepare as it is to eat. As the temperature begins to drop and winter season nears, I like to make soups and stews in bulk to freeze and stash for later use. This is one of them! […]
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Cashew Cumin Sour Cream

Cashew Cumin Sour Cream

A FLAVORFUL AND CREAMY TOPPING This delicious sour cream made with a cashew base is delicious on tacos, drizzled a top salads or poured over baked sweet potatoes. It’s also great for dipping those sweet potato fries!   Recipe The Goods: Cashew Cumin Sour Cream 1 cup raw cashews, soaked for 30 minutes 1/2 cup water 2 […]
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Roasted Carrot Curry Chicken Soup

Roasted Carrot Curry Chicken Soup

A CUP OF HEALING POWERS I was never a big curry eater growing up but, as an adult, I’m all over it. Having learned about the healing powers of spices over the years, I began experimenting with ways to add them whenever possible. I especially double up on them during cold and flu season. This […]
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Lemon Steamed Mahi Mahi over Marinated Squash Salad

Lemon Steamed Mahi Mahi over Marinated Squash Salad

SUMMER SQASH IS STILL GOING STRONG With an abundance overflowing the farmer’s market, I couldn’t help but fill my basket with these beautiful green & gold summer gems.  Zucchini, the most popular summer squash is about 95 percent water and because of it’s high water content, it doesn’t require much cooking; raw, squash adds a […]
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Black Bean Burger Sliders

Black Bean Burger Sliders

INEXPENSIVE & GOOD FOR YOUR HEART Black beans are rich in antioxidants. Studies show that the darker the bean, the denser it’s antioxidant level, leaving black beans to top the charts! All beans are extremely beneficial to those looking to improve the nutrient density of their foods that offer a dependable protein source, help lower […]
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Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

Black Bean Sweet Potato Chili

A SWEET, ROOT VEGETABLE WITH BENEFITS It is the time for winter soups and stews! And sweet potatoes are a great addition. They are a good source of potassium and vitamin B6, which help support a wide range of activities in our nervous system. The body tends to use a lot of potassium and other […]
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Beet Burgers

Beet Burgers

HAPPINESS ON A BUN THAT CAN’T BE BEET! Recipe The Goods: 1/3 cup of EACH sunflower seeds & pumpkin seeds (aka. pepitas) 1/4 cup flax seeds 2 cups of grated beet 1/2 cup grated carrots 1 1/2 cups brown rice (cooked) 1 large white onion, chopped 4 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 Tbsp paprika […]
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