Recipes

Veggie fritter recipe made from zucchini, carrots and chickpea flour. Easy to make, plant-based, vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, egg-free and still full of flavor!...

Easy to make plant based breakfast recipe. Make a week's worth of carrot cake oatmeal bars with just 15 minutes of prep. ...

Pantry recipe perfect for the quarantine of 2020 - quick, easy, plant-based and totally adaptable. ...

Whether you don't eat fish for personal taste, or because of the radiation contaminants and toxins like mercury, this sushi roll made from veggies might be better than the real thing anyways....

The weather outside is cooling off, so I think it's about thyme for some soup, don't you? All bad puns aside, if you're looking for a quick soup (takes less than 15 minutes to make) with fall flavors, this roasted corn and thyme soup will be sure to please....

Whether you are playing hard on or off the field, this healthy chocolate smoothie has everything you need to energize and replenish....

I am a sucker for tofu spring rolls with peanut sauce...unfortunately soy and peanuts are two huge culprits for food sensitivities, so as always, I had to get creative. But man I'm glad I did!...

During the holidays I used to be a big fan of having leftover pumpkin pie for breakfast, so in honor of that, I whipped up a yummy pumpkin pie smoothie...same flavor but much healthier! ...

“Summertime…and the livin’s easy…” The song is blasting, the sun is shining, and I have a cool drink in my hand. The cool drink of choice is my new favorite Watermelon Ginger Cooler…two ingredients, five minutes and boatloads of health benefits. Watermelon is one of the......

On Sunday evenings, I’m a big fan of “family dinners.” I don’t technically have any blood relatives nearby, but my friends have become my family and I love spending time with them over a healthy home-cooked meal as we suck up the last little bit of the weekend. If......

Giving up dairy for me was reeeeeeaaaallly hard. But my body thanks me for it every day. After years of allergy attacks, a cough that wouldn't go away and constant breakouts, I discovered the cause, gave up dairy, and never looked back.....

The difference between an average lunch or dinner, and an amazing one, sometimes is as simple as having a good sauce. If you are lucky enough to live in San Diego and get the Bitchin' sauce from the Farmer's market, then you know exactly what I mean....

If you’re like me and skipping the St. Patty’s party but still want to feel festive, then I’ve got a great little healthy green snack that tastes like a dessert, but nutritionally dense enough for a meal. It kinda reminds me of mint-chocolate chip ice......

…or anytime! I’ve been busy with my head in nutrition and herb books lately, so I haven’t had time to perfect a vegan chocolate truffle recipe I’ve been working on, but I wanted to share some other sweet treats from some of my favorite healthy food blogs. It......

Back in the day I used to make a mean macaroni and cheese casserole…I’m talking 4 different kinds of cheese, cream, butter and a ton of pasta. It was the holidays after all, and calories don’t count right? Well…that’s how I used to be, but......

Being the cooking junkie that I am, I feel like a kid at Christmas when I get new kitchen gadgets.  I’ve been thinking about getting a mandolin or veggie spiralizer for awhile, and then…the other day I was walking through the Made for TV aisle at Rite Aid (I’m......

Let’s be honest, food isn’t just about eating…food is an experience. It’s an experience that brings us together, helps us connect and nourishes our souls. As the weather cools off, it’s a great time for warm home-cooked meals with those you love….whether that’s your family, or......

Yesterday a photo popped up on Facebook of my friend and what appeared to be a mint-chocolate-chip milkshake.  Or maybe I was just craving something minty and chocolatey so that’s what I imagined it was.  Either way, I had just gotten a huge bunch of mint from a woman......

I’m not sure how it is in the rest of the country, but here in San Diego, if you haven’t heard of acai…you must be living under a rock.  This superfood is a small dark purple berry from the Amazon rainforest that is full of antioxidants,......

We had quite the crazy heat wave last week in San Diego, and with summer just around the corner, I’m always looking for interesting new smoothie combos.  This recipe tastes like you are sipping a frozen beverage on the beach and will help you keep......

Delicious blueberry smoothie full of superfoods like bee pollen and aloe vera - This particular smoothie is high in anti-oxidants and immune boosting ingredients, but still tastes delicious of course....

Like anyone else, I love comfort food. Unfortunately (or fortunately?), my body doesn’t love it and I feel like crap after eating anything that’s too heavy. But instead of wallowing in my food sorrow, I got creative and tried to create something with the same flavors......

Another kale salad? Oh kale yeah! Excuse my cheesiness, but I can never have enough kale salad recipes.  Kale is a powerhouse food that you should incorporate into your diet at least a few times a week, but like anything else, if you don’t mix......

A great twist on green juice…this juice has a nice tartness from the lime that balances perfectly with the sweetness of the apples.  This juice is really high in electrolytes from the lime and celery so it’s perfect after a workout, the morning after you......

This recipe has so much beta-carotene, it’ll give you x-ray vision!  Ok, not really, but it’s super delicious anyhow.  It’s a pretty sweet juice so I don’t make it too often, but sometimes you have to treat yourself, and a juice treat is way better......

Fennel is one of those things that can be a little scary if you’ve never used it.  Too much of it in a juice produces a weird licorice taste…but this juice balances out the flavor with pear and orange and the ginger gives it just......

Spaghetti squash is pretty fascinating.  It’s like nature’s noodle…you roast it, and all of a sudden it breaks apart into stringy noodles (much less soft than real pasta). However, most of the time I’ve had it served with tomato sauce, and the extra crunch that......

Parsley is such a good blood detoxifier, but I’m not gonna lie, I kinda hated the way it tasted in every juice, so I just kept avoiding it.  This morning, I finally created something with parsley that I liked…sweet!  This has a bit of a......

If you're looking for a nice refreshing drink after a workout, this is the juice for you.  It's also just delicious if you just want something kind of citrusy  in the morning....

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