Recipes & Food

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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Herbed Cashew Dip with Tamari

Herbed Cashew Dip with Tamari

DIP, SPREAD & SWIRL WITH COLORFUL SEASONAL VEGGIES The thing I love most about this time of year is local farmers now brimming with vibrant colors full of nutritionally dense and mouth-watering produce.  Richly colored veggies are pleasing to the eye that can’t help but inspire finding ways to enjoy them to the fullest!  The fruits […]
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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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Black-eyed Pea Sun-dried Tomato Hummus Wraps

Black-eyed Pea Sun-dried Tomato Hummus Wraps

GOOD FORTUNE LIES AHEAD Each year I try to create a new way to enjoy the traditional “lucky foods” to give a healthy boost and a fun start to the new year.  Southern tradition says when you consume black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day, you will receive good luck. They have a very distinct taste […]
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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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Sesame Avocado Millet Bowl with Tahini Dressing

Sesame Avocado Millet Bowl with Tahini Dressing

BIRD FOOD FOR BONE HEALTH The health benefits of the gluten-free, grain-like seed called millet will have  you ready to toss it in your skillet. Seriously.  A chief cereal grain for millions in North Africa and Asia millet is a great source of manganese and phosphorous, important minerals for bone health. As mentioned in a […]
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Tuna Tartare in Cucumber Cups

Tuna Tartare in Cucumber Cups

NO COOKING REQUIRED Cucumber cups topped with tuna tartare bursting flavors & freshness that’ll make you feel like a superstar star. Simply slice, dice & garnish with toasted sesames. Recipe The Goods: 1 hot house cucumber, cut into 1 inch thick rounds 1/4 pound sushi-grade tuna, diced (sustainable tuna) 1/2 tsp finely chopped shallot 1 Tbsp. […]
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Pecan Pate Appetizer Wraps

Pecan Pate Appetizer Wraps

Recipe The Goods: Wrappers 2 zucchini, thinly cut into wide strips with a mandolin slicer. The Goods: Pate 1 1/2 cups pecans 2 Tbsp leeks, minced 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 Tbsp tamari (wheat-free soy sauce) 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp Celtic sea salt  2 Tbsp fresh parsley, minced (optioal)  
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