Calcium-Rich Smoothie

Because I don’t consume a lot of milk and cheese, I have found many alternative calcium-rich foods.  Did you know sesame seeds and kale are rich in calcium?  I love using tahini (ground sesame seeds) in my smoothies to give me a delicious and bone-building boost.  Coupled with mineral-rich kale, I am treating myself to a bone-healthy treat. […]

raw vanilla cashew cream

This can be used not only as a topping for fruit but also for pancakes, french toast, muffins, ice cream/frozen yogurt or all by itself!!

pecan orange cocoa balls

An easy and delicious source of ENERGY filled with protein, antioxidants, fiber, magnesium, omega-3 fatty acids, calcium, B-vitamins, vitamin C, vitamin E and pure love…

chocolate peanut butter

sally’s chocolate peanut butter balls

Sally’s chocolate and peanut butter balls are the perfect combo to ring in the New Year.For New Year’s Eve I decided to make this dessert and bring them along to our celebration – in addition to ringing in the New Year with awesome friends, my all-time favorite culinary combination of chocolate and peanut butter represented a healthy yet decadent way to bring in 2013.

new year’s non-resolutions smoothie

According to Dr. Andrew Weil*, “perhaps that’s because we tend to make grand plans that are difficult to achieve rather than take simple, realistic steps.” He offers a list of five small changes that can pay off for your health in a big way in 2016. I’ve summarized his list and added on my own advice, as follows:

almond milk from scratch

For the past several years I have been avoiding cow’s milk when possible. I’ve been enjoying non-dairy milks with my coffee, smoothies, and granola, and enjoy the taste more than dairy.