Chocolate Raspberry Cashew Parfait

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and this recipe is the perfect way to say “i love you” to all of those special people in your life, including YOURSELF!! The recipe involves mixing together my chocolate pudding, cashew cream, and fresh raspberries in to a parfait glass. Super simple and super yummy…and all without refined […]

Raw Cacao Maca Truffles

In addition to its medicinal properties, maca root is one of the newest “superfoods” to receive applause in the natural health community.

Almond Butter Oat Balls

Almond butter is a delicious, plant-based protein source and one of only three ingredients in this simple and satisfying go-to dessert. I often will make a larger batch so that I can store some in the freezer. They actually taste even better frozen! If you have kids these balls make a nutritious addition to their […]

Green Smoothie with Banana, Mango, Strawberries, and Goji Berries

Green smoothies are not only delicious, but are also nutrient-dense and provide tons of fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals.

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Chocolate Sea Salt Pudding

If you love chocolate even half as much as I do, you’re going to adore this recipe. Chocolate pudding has been one of my all-time favorite comfort foods from childhood. The creamy texture gives me so much satisfaction and pure joy. This recipe will not only satisfy your sweet cravings but will offer incredible nutritional […]

Goji Green Smoothie

Also known as wolf berries, Goji berries, native to China, are loaded with beta carotene and antioxidants, and have been used in ancient chinese medicine for eye, liver and kidney ailments. They can be eaten raw or soaked in hot water to make them plumper and softer. I enjoy adding them to my smoothies along […]

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!!

simple hummus in the blender

This recipe is super easy and you’ll never want to buy store-bought hummus again! Not only will you save money, but you’ll save on added salt and fat. Give this a try – it will literally take less than 10 minutes of your time.

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…

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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.

raw chocolate almond truffles

Chocolate is one of the foods I can’t live without. Can you relate?? Because I don’t believe in deprivation, I have found ways to incorporate chocolate in healthful ways and these raw truffles are my latest discovery, thanks to The Sprouted Kitchen.

grated beet and seaweed salad

I recently bought some medium-sized red beets from the farmer’s market and was ready to try preparing them. I admit I haven’t cooked beets often and I was feeling a bit intimidated, but i found a recipe that sounded worth trying

raw kale, orange, and avocado salad with grape tomatoes

This salad can be an entire meal if you add in a protein, such as pan-sautéed tofu (as shown in the picture), chicken, salmon or beef. I also serve it as a side salad…as usual, there are many options. Enjoy!

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:

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