RANT: Elite “Ate”

Warm Blackberry Cobbler                                                                                                  with Vanilla Ice Cream VS Mom’s Carrot Cake _____________________________________ Groove Ice Cream  Cookie Sandwiches … Continue reading RANT: Elite “Ate”

RECIPE: Cilantro and Lime Smoothie

This crisp, alkalinizing, detoxifying smoothie is just what you need to cleanse your system. In a Blender combine: 4 sprigs (or small handful) of cilantro 1/2 lime, just the juice 2 long celery stalks, with leaves 1 cup filtered water 4 cubes of ice If you need a little sweet or tang, add a few ginger shavings and 1 tsp honey Continue reading RECIPE: Cilantro and Lime Smoothie

RECIPE: Apricot and Goat Cheese Balls

Need a delicious high protein snack, a fabulous hors d’oeuvre, or a unique and decadent dessert? Well, I’ve got ALL 3 in one stylish sphere. These lil’ balls are blow-your-mind good and so simple, even your ex-boyfriend could make them. And by the way, don’t be afraid of cheese! We’ve been taught it’s high in fat and therefore “unhealthy”, but we need healthy fats to absorbs vitamins, … Continue reading RECIPE: Apricot and Goat Cheese Balls

RECIPE: Gluten-Free Oat Smoothie

Want a quick, simple,  healthful smoothie recipe that won’t leave you hungry? This scrumptious, gluten-free smoothie is filling and delicious!  Oats are high in fiber, help lower cholesterol and reduce cardiovascular disease. So instead of cooking up sugar laden, pre-packaged oatmeal in the am, try this healthier alternative!   In a blender combine: 1 cup organic spinach 1/2 cup organic gluten-free oats (I like Trader … Continue reading RECIPE: Gluten-Free Oat Smoothie

RECIPE: Cauliflower & Spinach Smoothie — Trust Me It’s Good

Cauliflower?  In a smoothie!? Whaaat!?! Trust me, this is sure to be the next micro-trend in juicing. Cauliflower creates a creamy, dessert-like treat that puts a smack-down on cancer, sugar cravings, and ramps up your healing. Packed with vitamin C, Vitamin K, folate and numerous more micronutrients, cauliflower gives your body a trifold boost in cancer prevention.  It aids in detoxification (you know, how the body gets rid … Continue reading RECIPE: Cauliflower & Spinach Smoothie — Trust Me It’s Good

RECIPE: Granola Crumble

All aboard the Coconut Oil-is-the-Greatest-New-Superfood-Good-Fat Train! What can’t coconut oil do? It can remove make-up, heal abrasions, moisturize skin, reduce wrinkles, fight infections and make food taste delicious! It’s a great oil to use cooking at high heat and it’s great in this Granola Crumble recipe. I dare you not to try it! In a bowl/blender/food processor combine: 1 cup Gluten Free Oats 6 Medjool … Continue reading RECIPE: Granola Crumble

RECIPE: Loco for Coco Smoothie

Don’t let the greens fool you! This sweet treat has no added sugar or sweeteners, but could be your favorite new dessert! Try this guilt-free, gluten-free, vegan, all natural, sustaining blood sugar smoothie–you will NOT be disappointed.   In a blender combine: 2 handfuls Spinach (or kale) 1 handful (~1 cup) ice 1/3 cup Coconut unsweetened 3 dates 2 tsp cinnamon 1/2-1 cup almond milk Blend and Believe. (how … Continue reading RECIPE: Loco for Coco Smoothie

RECIPE: Carrot and Ginger Smoothie

Still trying to cleanse the system after the holidays? Even if you aren’t, this is a great astringent smoothie with health benefits galore. So fire up your Vitamix or Ninjas and let the healing begin! In a blender combine: 1 cup spinach 1/2 cup filtered water 1/2 cup ice (or a handful, enough to make it cold) 1 handful of baby carrots or 1/2-1 large … Continue reading RECIPE: Carrot and Ginger Smoothie

Get Clean this 2015! DETOX MEAL PLAN

A lot of us are motivated at the beginning of the year to make some big changes in our lives.  Some of our vow every year to “get healthy” or “read more” or “remember people’s names”.  While planning to be better and get healthier is great in theory, unless you have specific actions/steps you will take to follow through on these plans, chances are you’ll … Continue reading Get Clean this 2015! DETOX MEAL PLAN

RECIPE: Healthy, Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies/Bars

Who doesn’t love a Chocolate Chip cookie?  and who doesn’t like options? These “Cookies” can be baked or raw, cookies or bars, and can have dried fruit or chocolate chips, both or neither! INGREDIENTS: 1/2 c rolled oats 1/2 c sunflower seeds (raw or salted) 7-8 medjool dates (pitted) 2 Tbsp organic coconut oil 4 dashes of cinnamon 1/4-1/2 c dark chocolate chips (optional) 1/4 c chopped … Continue reading RECIPE: Healthy, Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies/Bars

RECIPE: Grab and Go Gluten-Free Granola Bars

How many of you would like something healthy and delicious that you can grab on the go, that doesn’t have a ton of sugar AND doesn’t cost $2.00 a bar? These delicious energy-packing granola bars are great for a breakfast bite, a hike, a quick nibble, or crumbled over your granola. You can add dried fruit , coconut, or, if you want a chocolate fix, … Continue reading RECIPE: Grab and Go Gluten-Free Granola Bars

RECIPE: Peaches and Cream Cups

My friend Lisa returned from her family’s organic peach farm in Colorado with these phenomenally good peaches.  They were magically delicious by themselves, but I was in charge of a dessert for a dinner party, so I thought I’d somehow incorporate them in to a sweet treat.  I used to use store bought or canned peaches, a tube of ‘slice and bake’ sugar cookies and … Continue reading RECIPE: Peaches and Cream Cups

RECIPE: Protein Packed Chocolate Brownie Smoothie

If you’ve not checked out the Muffin Myth Blog, yet, you should. Katie Trant posted a recipe for a Black Bean smoothie, which she created to add planted-based protein to her diet. I was intrigued, but I have to admit, skeptical it would be potable! I tweaked her recipe a bit and created my own version of this tasty treat.   INGREDIENTS: 1 frozen banana … Continue reading RECIPE: Protein Packed Chocolate Brownie Smoothie

RECIPE: Turn Back Time Smoothie

  “If I could turn back time…if I could find a way….” to undo the damage of my 20s….it would  come in a bottle  that I could drink (not inject in to my face) and it would be packed with the following nutrient-dense, antioxidant-jammed, cancer-battling ingredients: 1 cup ice 1 cup organic spinach 1/2 cup organic blueberries 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds 1 tsp lemon juice … Continue reading RECIPE: Turn Back Time Smoothie