RECIPE: Cauliflower and Coconut Smoothie

Cauliflowers look like gigantic snowballs dontchya think? And coconut, like little snow flakes. This may not be an obvious choice for a winter smoothie concoction… I do like to try new things, but typically I like my cauliflower whipped and warm and served up with my good friend, cheese. But this is a great way to detox AND get in some healthy nutrients this holiday … Continue reading RECIPE: Cauliflower and Coconut Smoothie

RECIPE: Cardamon and Coffee Smoothie

My friend, neighbor and fellow new-mom loves cardamom.  She also loves coffee.  We both could used more Zzzz’z these days, but until then, we’ll caffeinate.  She’s been adding spices to her homemade baby food, and passed along some cardamom to help spice up my life.  So, I dedicate this cozy cup-a-joe to her.  Sam, save 5 bucks on your lattes for the Ivy League education! … Continue reading RECIPE: Cardamon and Coffee Smoothie

RECIPE: Sun Dried Tomato and Quinoa Veggie Burgers

 Sometimes, you just want a BURGER. But, other times you just a need a protein-acious, patty that will satisfy but keep you in the health zone.  Veggie patties are a stupendous way to start or finish your day. Sure you can buy the over-priced, bland, wheat-filled, hockey puck veggie burgers. Or you can make these lil ladies! Eat as a patty, pair with eggs, crumble over a … Continue reading RECIPE: Sun Dried Tomato and Quinoa Veggie Burgers

RECIPE: Salmon and Quinoa Salad

Whether Steelhead, Coho, or Sockeye, This Salmon Salad is a “MUST TRY”. Phenomenal Health benefits from leafy greens: Anti-aging, cancer-prevention and healthier spleens*! Savory seasoning to suit your palate, if you like-a da’ spice, up you can dial it! Quinoa (“keen-wah”) is a healthy grain, It’s good for your waistline and packed with protein! Let’s keep this simple: Grill, bake or buy a cooked piece of salmon … Continue reading RECIPE: Salmon and Quinoa Salad

RECIPE: Cocoa Nib Banana Pops

Simple, stylish, satisfying dessert. These frozen treats will curb any ice cream inkling! Healthy enough to have as a snack. Fewer grams a sugar than a LaraBar and full of flavor! YOU WILL NEED: 2 bananas ~ 1/2 cup almond butter ~ 1/2 cup cocoa nibs (could use chocolate chips if you are feeling naughty or coco powder with a dash of cayenne if you’re feeling spicy) … Continue reading RECIPE: Cocoa Nib Banana Pops

RECIPE: Summer Popsicle Smoothie

Save yourself a sliver of summer by freezing this season’s sweet treats! Making these homemade popsicles can also be a fun family activity to enjoy! The “fruits of your labor” are a refreshing snack, dessert, or just the thing for that sweet craving on a hot summer day. In a blender combine: 1 cup organic strawberries 2 cups chopped watermelon 1 orange (peeled, seeds ok) 1 cup … Continue reading RECIPE: Summer Popsicle Smoothie

RECIPE: Spinach and Cantaloupe Smoothie (Also a Healthy Baby Food)

Simple, sweet (ish), crisp and clean. What’s not to love about this 3 ingredient nutrient rich smoothie? INGREDIENTS 1 cup organic spinach 1 slice of canteloupe 1/2 cup filtered water 3 cubes of ice In a blender combine all of the above and enjoy! Parents, save some for your kids or baby! Continue reading RECIPE: Spinach and Cantaloupe Smoothie (Also a Healthy Baby Food)