CHOCOLATE NUT BUTTER BANANA SHAKE

May 18, 2018#ThirstyThursday, Recipes

There are a few foods that make me extraordinaraly happy: chocolate, bananas, and peanut butter. Each are magnificent independently and superb when combined. As a child, I can remember eating Jiffy peanut butter smeared on my pancakes. Better yet, throw a few chocolate chips into the batter and you have one incredible breakfast treat. Zoom … Read More

CHICKPEA MEDLEY SALAD

May 18, 2018#WednesdaysWeCook, Healthy You, Recipes

With Summer looming, barbeque parties to attend,  and always the oppressive heat, I’m constantly looking for quick and easy meals that comply with healthy requirements and that keep me cool. What’s more, I look for ways to satisfy my vegetarian, and borderline vegan lifestyle but still balance the carnivores in my life. This recipe appeals … Read More

CURRIED CAULIFLOWER STEAKS

May 11, 2018Healthy You, Recipes

If you are not cooking with Cauliflower, today is your day to incorporate this cruciferous veggie into your daily diet! Its antioxidants, including Vitamins C, are ideal for preventing disease, increasing immunity, and for supporting collagen to have glowing, beautiful skin. And, with cauliflower’s sulfur-containing compounds, it also repairs DNA and prevents cancer cell mutation. … Read More

FRESH CHERRY SALSA

May 10, 2018#WednesdaysWeCook, Healthy You, Recipes

I love seasonal dishes, ones that celebrate and inspire the day. Think about it, each of our American Holidays have traditional, celebratory fare that fits the season. And summer itself is no exception. Seasonal food inspires, but it is also deeply rooted in answering our inherent call to nourish our bodies with the nutrients available during that time … Read More

WANT ENERGY? EAT MUSHROOMS!

May 8, 2018#TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

FUNGUS!!!! It’s just FUN to say! But, to eat?!?!? So many individuals run in the opposite direction at the mere thought of eating mushrooms. I don’t know if it’s that they grow in dirt, that they’re a very earthly color, that they lack much flavor, or if it’s just the idea of eating FUNGUS. Regardless, … Read More

WATERMELON STRAWBERRY REFRESHER

May 5, 2018#ThirstyThursday, Recipes

If you’re like me, it’s that time of year when you see the signs of spring and summer and you become exhilarated. Strawberry fields abound, and watermelon begins to show up at the Farmer’s Market. There’s really nothing like it…Food, colors, sun, and moderate weather are in the air, and it’s downright exciting. Liberating, in … Read More

BREAK UP WITH SUGAR!

May 4, 2018#TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

QUIT SUGAR! Breaking up with sugar is hard to do! Let’s not lie! We all love sugar. You might enjoy brownies, cookies, candy bars or just barbecue sauce, but sugar is at the base of most diets. How do I know? Because according to the USDA, the average American consumes 94 daily grams (23.5 tsp) … Read More

THE POWER OF SPICES

April 27, 2018Healthy You, Recipes

Did you know Spices and Herbs are one of the 8 Foods You Should Eat Daily? You inherently know spices and herbs have healing properties. You know this because of their bright colors! Our body craves their bright colors, inherently knowing these colors contain antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and immune boosting support. The Food Industry knows your … Read More