Recipes & Food

Garden Spinach and Herb Pesto

Garden Spinach and Herb Pesto

PESTO FOR EATING PLEASURE It’s the season for palate-pleasing pesto! Summer is officially in our midst and with that comes many opportunities for parties, picnics, and finding simple ways to delight and share in its endless possibilities. Pesto is a personal favorite that’s fun to make and can serve as a nutritional pharmacy with flavors that rarely […]
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Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad

Persimmon and Pomegranate Salad

THANKFUL FOR SIMPLE FOOD Simplicity in the kitchen is something I admire in the teachings of Alice Waters, creator of Chez Panisse Restaurant. Her emphasis on having the best and tastiest ingredients from local producers and farmers educates a way of food preparation that is extremely simple and delicious. It is centered around the idea that you can cook simply with […]
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Peach Bruschetta with Arugula (rocket) Pesto

Peach Bruschetta with Arugula (rocket) Pesto

PEACH LOVE AND ROCKET In the heat of summer discovering ways to prepare deliciously light and healthy ways to enjoy it’s rich harvest is something I look forward to. As a leafy greens addict I’m always on the hunt for peak season produce. A wild, peppery, bunch of arugula (aka rocket) caught my eye so […]
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Pear Penne with Pomegranates, Walnuts & Gorgonzola

Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Pear Penne with Pomegranates, Walnuts & Gorgonzola

A SIMPLE HARVEST PASTA This dish is full of Autumn’s most flavorful fruits and veggies including one of my favorite cool season crops – Brussels sprouts! This delicious vegetable is a member of the cabbage family and closely related to cauliflower, broccoli, kale and collards. The flavorful combination of the seasonal fruits & Brussels sprouts, mixed […]
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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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Simple Strawberry Caprese Salad

Simple Strawberry Caprese Salad

A simple salad for strawberry season… This simple strawberry salad is a cinch to throw together and right now is the perfect time take advantage of it’s seasonal abundance. The high concentration of nutrients and flavor are at it’s peak while the cost is at it’s lowest. Learning how to pick the freshest, ripest fruit […]
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Cornbread-Stuffed Pumpkin with Greens & Walnuts

Cornbread-Stuffed Pumpkin with Greens & Walnuts

A VERSATILE & IMPRESSIVE WINTER WINTER SQUASH Pumpkins can trick the eye but treat the body to radiant health & happiness.  In the United States, the phytonutrient-rich pumpkin is most typically associated with jack-o-lanterns and holiday pie filling, it is, historically, an aphrodisiac. And although Americans rarely reap the rewards of pumpkin’s aphrodisiac nutrients, many […]
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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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