Recipes & Food

Savory Steel Cut Oats with Poached Egg & Tahini Dressing

Savory Steel Cut Oats with Poached Egg & Tahini Dressing

THIS EXTREMELY VERSATILE DISH can be enjoyed for breakfast, lunch or dinner. It’s full of healthy fats, complex carbohydrates, fiber and protein that will sustain you for the whole day through. When I prepare weekly staples on over the weekend, I typically prepare a grain to mix and match with other things throughout the week. This […]
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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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Feeling Groovy Smoothie

Feeling Groovy Smoothie

SMOOTHIFIED TO IMPROVE MOOD AND MORE… If you are looking for a simple plant-based smoothie that will support digestion and reduce mood swings you may want to give this one a try! The active enzyme bromelain in pineapple is loaded with digestion enhancing benefits to lessen gas, bloating or other digestive symptoms. It’s also great for inflammation. In addition, low iron levels […]
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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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Superfood Kale Salad

Superfood Kale Salad

THE KING OF CRUCIFEROUS VEGGIES Why add greens like kale to your diet? They clean you out, help you shed unwanted pounds, offer a mean nutritional punch and they’re delicious when you know how to prepare them.  In addition, green vegetables are missing most from the modern diet. They are also perhaps the most important […]
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Apple, Pear Smoothie with Greens & Persimmon

Apple, Pear Smoothie with Greens & Persimmon

MOUTH WATERING NUTRITION Smoothies are a great to incorporate into your daily regime that requires little prep time. When you throw greens into the mix, it’s almost like you’re giving your blood an instant transfusion of goodness. Greens are an excellent source of chlorophyll. Chlorophyll enhances the ability of red blood cells to carry oxygen […]
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Homemade Veggie Sushi

Homemade Veggie Sushi

NO SUSHI ROLLING MAT? NO PROBLEM… Learn an alternative way to wrap that roll this summer by using a cold tea towel! Recipe The Goods nori sheets carrots red peppers cucumbers kale purple onion spring onion sprouts avocados sesame seeds, for garnish I sliced all the veggies with a julienne cut (long & rectangular cuts) […]
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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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Love Juice

Love Juice

SPREADING THE LOVE Here’s one of the fastest and most nutrient-dense ways to great energy, radiant skin and improved digestion. Try this BeYOUtifying cleansing cocktail. Your body will love you for it. Recipe The Goods: 4-5 small leaves kale (I used lacinto variety) 3 apples 1 cucumber 3 broccoli florets 1-inch to 2-inch of ginger
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Black-Eyed Peas With Tomatoes & Greens

Black-Eyed Peas With Tomatoes & Greens

GIFTS OF GOOD FORTUNE Most cultures have their own spin on what foods will indeed bring luck. Being from the South, according to Southern tradition, turns out there are a variety of foods that are believed to be lucky & improve the odds that the new year will be great & prosperous. This “magic soup” […]
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