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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Quinoa and Shiitake Mushroom Cakes with Dijon Maple Glaze

Quinoa and Shiitake Mushroom Cakes with Dijon Maple Glaze

MUSHROOM MAGIC Flavorful mushrooms like Shiitake are rich in the savory flavor sense known as umami, offering a delicious meaty texture and smoky flavor. Their distinctive taste and aroma delight the senses; however, these nuggets of magic offer much more than just good taste. Here are some of Shiitake mushrooms legendary health benefits: Ancient traditions prescribed […]
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Sweet Peach & Toasted Almond Ice Cream (Dairy-Free)

Sweet Peach & Toasted Almond Ice Cream (Dairy-Free)

PEACHES FRESH OFF THE TREE… I have been patiently waiting for the opportunity to swipe up some fresh Georgia peaches to make a cool sweet treat. As I was driving down the road recently I spotted The Peach Truck in Nashville, TN and was thrilled to catch them on their annual small town peach tour. […]
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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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Vanilla Coconut Cream

Vanilla Coconut Cream

A DELICIOUS CREAM FOR SPECIAL TREATS I make this go-to scrumptious cream for different treats to enjoy with decadent desserts, fresh berries, or to add some silky smoothness to a cup of fair-trade, organic coffee for a delightful weekend treat.  I use canned coconut milk for this recipe and it only takes only 5 minutes to […]
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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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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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Raw Chocolate-Cherry Mini Tarts

Raw Chocolate-Cherry Mini Tarts

A FATHER’S DAY TREAT From my heart to a delicious raw chocolate-cherry mini tart. Dad, these healthy divine delights are for you. The unadulterated cacao powder in this recipe not only promotes cardiovascular health, it also offers protection from environmental & metabolic toxins. Lots of love & goodness in this recipe that’s going out to all […]
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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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