Smoothie of the Week: Badass Berry Smoothie 1 Banana 1 Cup Frozen Mixed Berries or Berries of Choice 1 TBL Maca Powder 1 Cup Lite Coconut Milk (culinary coconut milk from a can), add any additional water needed to desired thickness *Blend in a high powered blender & enjoy! Heather
This has to be one of my favorite recipes that I've ever created! Who doesn't love bruschetta? Since I can't do grains or dairy, I turned this famous Italian appetizer into a stew instead. Ingredients: 1 block, Extra firm tofu (or shredded chicken) 1 can of organic chickpeas 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 1.5 Cups … Continue reading Bruschetta Stew Recipe
I'm a smoothie drinker but when Winter approaches, man does it get hard! One great thing is to use room temp ingredients, not frozen ones (fresh banana vs. frozen one). My other trick is to always have a cup of hot tea nearby. This morning, I've got Yogi Tea green tea. What are you eating … Continue reading Smoothies in the Winter?!
When I was going through cancer, I wanted a lot of soups. They were warming, easy to digest and delicious. I created this hybrid soup of joining together asparagus and broccoli. I hope you enjoy it too! Ingredients: 1 bunch of asparagus, chopped 1/4 head of broccoli, chopped 4 TBL nutritional yeast 1 TBL coconut … Continue reading Asparagus & Broccoli Soup
One thing to know about me and I love me some guacamole! I will not let guacamole go without eating the whole bowl. Now, I don't do this every day, duh, but the healthy fats in this dish make it so much more fun to eat. Ingredients: 2 Large Avocados, mashed 1 Ripe Tomato, diced … Continue reading Fiesta Guacamole Recipe
Cauliflower Corn Chowder Servings: 2 Prep Time: 7 minutes Cook Time: 2 minutes Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower-chopped, 4 TBL nutritional yeast, 1 full cobb of corn, 1/2 tsp sea salt, 2 TBL chopped white onion, 1 clove garlic, 1 TBL olive oil, 1.5 cups almond milk, 1/4 red bell pepper. Instructions: Simmer the olive oil, … Continue reading Cauliflower Corn Chowder
Winter is upon us! This is one of my favorite cold night meals. 3 organic tomatoes diced (2 can of organic stewed tomatoes if fresh are out of season) 3 15 oz. cans of organic tomato sauce 1 15 oz. can of organic red kidney beans, rinsed, drained 1 15 oz. can of organic cannellini … Continue reading Vegan Chili Recipe
Simply put, excitotoxins are addictive flavor enhancers that are added to almost all processed foods. They are especially common in sweet and salty snack foods, frozen foods, yogurt, gum, condiments and diet snacks. They enhance flavor while poisoning our food in the process and causing an artificial “high” for the consumer. This is why most fast food … Continue reading What are Excitotoxins? You need to know.
Most people in this day and age love adding supplements to their diets as a way of gaining extra insurance in terms of nutrients. This also helps us out when we get lazy and don’t eat a well rounded diet like we should. (Is it on purpose that I’m writing this post during December, the … Continue reading Spirulina….what is it?
We’ve all heard of essential fatty acids…..but what exactly are they? In a nutshell, they are fatty acids that we are required to ingest in order for us to live because our bodies don’t synthesize them on our own. Pretty important, right? The two most critical are alpha-linolenic acid (an omega-3 fatty acid) and linoleic … Continue reading Why we need essential fatty acids in our diet
An awesome power juice of: beets, apples, lemon, ginger. Great for healing, detoxing, cleansing and energy.
I created a new dish that really excited me because it came out so incredibly tasty! It’s balanced nutritionally, flavorful and vegan/gluten-free but has the option of adding chicken, which I’ve also done before. Shopping List: -Brown Rice (pre-cooked is fine) 3 packages or 2.5 Cups dry -Organic Canned Black Beans 15oz. -Organic Tomatoes 1-2 … Continue reading Vegan/Gluten-Free Mexican Fun Bowl Recipe