Recipes & Food

Kale with Seaweed and Sesames

Kale with Seaweed and Sesames

THIS SIMPLE RECIPE offers a very nutrient-rich addition to any dish. Kale, in it’s peak season from fall through winter is loaded with vitamins A, B, C, and K and with calcium, potassium, manganese, iron, phosphorous and fiber. For a delicious spring green alternative, try substituting the kale with Swiss chard – another nutritional powerhouse. […]
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Soba Noodle Bowl with Gingered Collards, Portobello, Sesame and Nori Seaweed

Soba Noodle Bowl with Gingered Collards, Portobello, Sesame and Nori Seaweed

NOURISHMENT IN THE NEW YEAR With the beginning of each New Year comes the reflection of the past, present and future surrounding this beautifully short, confusing, amazing, awe-inspiring, strange experience called life. There’s so much to do, see, and try that it can seem overwhelming at times, at least for me. I’m a dreamer, I’m a creator and […]
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Mango-Avo Lemon Ginger Smoothie

Mango-Avo Lemon Ginger Smoothie

A DELICIOUSlY CLEAN SPRING SMOOTHIE This creamy, desert-like concoction will put a smile on your face and add a spring to your step. It’s flavors ring true to springs fresh start feel while the alkalizing combo helps to maintain balanced pH level in the body. The pH scale measures how acidic or basic a substance is and ranges […]
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Tahini Dressing

Tahini Dressing

SMALL SEEDS, BIG TASTE, HEALTHY PASTE Tahini is a paste made from ground sesame seeds that have distinct nutty flavor. They offer a powerhouse of nutrition full of vitamins and minerals like calcium (one of the best sources around), a great source of unsaturated fat, an alkaline food that supports bone health and very easy for your body […]
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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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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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Garden Green Juices

Garden Green Juices

SPRING HAS SPRUNG… Eating green foods will keep your body well mineralized, and since many of the foods consumed today are mineral-deficient (with processed and packed foods), experimenting with ways to replenish the body is very important. If  you are new to juicing, it’s good to begin with vegetables you enjoy. Making green vegetables the […]
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Healing Turmeric Tea

Healing Turmeric Tea

A TONIC FOR TIPPY-TOP HEALTH Turmeric is made from a distinctive orange root that’s native to Indonesia and southern India. A relative to ginger, this warm and peppery flavored-spice is a healing remedy, condiment and textile dye making it a jack-of-all-trades. The active component in turmeric, curcumin, is what makes it the most powerful natural […]
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Rise and Shine Glory Juice

Rise and Shine Glory Juice

FEEL THE GLORY JUICE The best juice for a beautiful autumn day to fill you with energy and vitality. Why? It’s packed full of vitamins A, B vitamin folate, C and beta carotene. A dynamic trio of phytonutrients, found in broccoli, supports all steps in the body’s detox process including activation, neutralization, and elimination of […]
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Cilantro-Ginger Vinaigrette

Cilantro-Ginger Vinaigrette

A FRESH BURST OF FLAVOR A simple dressing for crisp lettuces, avocados or even rice! This light and flavorful dressing will offer a zip of flavor for whatever suits your fancy. Recipe: The Goods 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves, loosly packed and chopped 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, minced 1 garlic clove, […]
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