Butternut Squash Apple Soup

Butternut Squash Apple Soup

Cold winter weather heralds the arrival of lots of hot and comforting soups in my whole foods kitchen! It has been raining like crazy here in Southern California and hopefully this much needed rain will help relieve the drought. I ventured out among the drops of rain to go grocery shopping and I found some lovely winter squashes which I had to take home with me! I made a delicious and simple butternut squash apple soup and I liked it so much that I decided to share my recipe with all of you. … [Read more...]

Pomegranate Pineapple Water Kefir

Pomegranate Pineapple Water Kefir

Fermented pomegranate pineapple water kefir is one of my latest fermented water kefir drinks that I like to make for radiant health and wellness. If you’re dealing with autoimmune issues, low energy, sugar cravings and a variety of digestive issues, water kefir will be a great aid for helping you feel better. Fermented beverages are rich in nutrients that are excellent for promoting digestive and immune system health. I like to make fermented foods all year round but I especially like to make … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Pecan Brownies

Gluten-Free Chocolate Pumpkin Pecan Brownies

Pumpkin season has arrived and all sizes and colors of pumpkins are popping up everywhere I go! My pumpkin fever is here and I have been whipping up all kinds of recipes with pumpkin including spiced pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin cashew milk, pumpkin coconut butter, pumpkin hazelnut chai soup, and chia chocolate pumpkin mousse. I couldn’t resist creating a special pumpkin inspired dessert recipe so I could share my pumpkin love with all of you! Today’s recipe is decadent gluten-free chocolate … [Read more...]

Creamy Dark Chocolate Pecan Coconut Butter

Creamy Dark Chocolate Pecan Coconut Butter

Nut and seed butters are some of my absolute favorite foods to eat! I eat nut and seed butters right off the spoon, on cut up fruit, mixed into oatmeal, on top of cookies, ice cream, pancakes, waffles, and sprouted grain toast. Nut and seed butters are so simple to make and you can create fantastic combinations depending on what you like. I’m a huge pecan and coconut lover so I had to put the two together to create this creamy dark chocolate pecan coconut butter and I’m so glad I … [Read more...]

Top 10 Surprising Uses for Diatomaceous Earth

Top 10 Surprising Uses for Diatomaceous Earth

Have you heard about diatomaceous earth? Diatomaceous earth is a naturally occurring product that is mined out of old lakebeds. This versatile product is completely organic and safe to use around family and pets. Be sure when choosing diatomaceous earth that you only use the organic food grade variety that is natural-milled, unheated, amorphous (non-crystalline) silicon dioxide. Click here to check out a great choice. There are so many wonderful ways you can use diatomaceous earth and it is so … [Read more...]

Nectarine Superfoods Smoothie

Nectarine Superfoods Smoothie

Smoothies are my daily drink for radiance and better health! I like to pack a ton of organic leafy greens, fruits, superfoods, and essential oils into my smoothie blends so I can feel great! If you love smoothies and superfoods too then you are going to enjoy making this smoothie. It has a delicious blend of juicy organic nectarines, frozen banana, almond milk, baby spinach, spirulina, dates and wild orange essential oil. This fantastic smoothie will keep you energized for … [Read more...]

Raw Corn Chowder

Raw Corn Chowder

I have been enjoying the summer months doing fun outdoor activities, testing new recipes using superfoods, and trying a variety of fantastic pure essential oils for supporting my health. I also had a blast teaching coconut classes at two Whole Foods Markets! I adore doing live events and it's been such an honor having the opportunity to share my love of superfoods at Whole Foods at 3rd and Fairfax and Tarzana. For the last week it’s been between 90-100 ˚ in Southern California so I … [Read more...]

Energy Boosting Berry Peach Coconut Water

Energy Boosting Berry Peach Coconut Water

Almost everyone I talk with today is so busy and tired most of the time.  Having an activity packed, stress-filled life can really drain your energy reserves. I can relate because I spend a lot of time working online and on the go so I'm always trying to figure out the best way to keep my energy high naturally. I drink my energy boosting berry peach coconut water whenever I need that extra energy to help me feel better! If you’re feeling low in energy or sluggish during the day this water will … [Read more...]

Rainbow Fruit Salad with Chocolate Almond Sauce

Rainbow Fruit Salad with Chocolate Almond Sauce

I love all the fruits that are in season during the summer! Berries, melons, nectarines and peaches are my absolute favorite fruits to enjoy! I eat them all the time and I can’t get enough of their juicy, sweet flavor and fabulous textures. Since I just picked up a bounty of summer fruits and leafy greens from the market, I decided to create a simple rainbow fruit salad with a creamy chocolate almond dressing and share the recipe with all of you. Let me tell you this salad is so … [Read more...]

Flat Belly Raspberry Lemon Detox Water

Flat Belly Raspberry Lemon Detox Water

My delicious detox water recipe is infused with antioxidant-rich raspberries, lemon, dates and lemon essential oil. These powerful ingredients help supercharge your water with important nutrients so your body can flush out toxins, reduce chronic inflammation, reduce bloating, and help your digestive system function optimally.  Drinking plenty of  spring or purified water every day will also help you stay hydrated and energized especially when you combine it with healthy food choices and regular … [Read more...]