Strawberry Brazil Nut Milk

Strawberry Brazil Nut Milk

Spring is here and beautiful red strawberries are showing up at all the local farmers markets and stores! I eat strawberries all the time and love their sweet flavor and luscious texture. My favorite local farmers in Oxnard, California grow some of the sweetest, juiciest strawberries and I always buy a bunch of them so I can savor the fantastic flavor and health benefits of this nutrient-rich fruit! To celebrate the arrival of spring, I decided to create a delectable Strawberry Brazil Nut Milk … [Read more...]

Maple Glazed Walnut Coconut Crunch

Maple Glazed Walnut Coconut Crunch

Who doesn’t love a great snack? I eat a snack every day and it’s a wonderful way to satisfy your hunger in between meals. There are four things I do every day in order to feel energized and vibrant. I drink a glass of warm lemon water first thing in the morning, have a green smoothie for breakfast, do simple exercises to stay fit, and eat a yummy snack later in the day. I like to make sure that any snack I enjoy is both delicious and nutritious so I can feel good about eating it. My Maple Glazed … [Read more...]

Orange Coconut Yogurt

Orange Coconut Yogurt

Do you adore yogurt but can’t or don’t eat dairy? I have the perfect solution for you! My orange coconut yogurt is an excellent yogurt replacement and it’s so creamy and delicious! I have loved yogurt since I was a child and have been eating it for many years. I decided to create this dairy-free recipe for anyone who wants a replacement for tradition animal milk yogurts. Fermenting coconut meat or coconut milk with probiotics creates a super healthy, nutrient-dense yogurt recipe … [Read more...]

10 Incredible Turmeric Recipes You Must Try!

10 Incredible Turmeric Recipes You Must Try!

Turmeric is an amazing rhizome that has some important health benefits. I adore turmeric and use it in many of my recipes including both sweet and savory dishes. I especially enjoy using turmeric in many of my healing smoothie blends! I decided to put together some of my favorite recipes to show you how versatile turmeric is. Here’s my collection of 10 incredible turmeric recipes you must try! These recipes will have you using turmeric all the time! Turmeric has a wonderful earthy … [Read more...]

Creamy Broccoli Turmeric Soup

Creamy Broccoli Turmeric Soup

Are you a soup lover like me? If the answer is yes, you are going to adore my recipe for creamy broccoli turmeric soup! There is nothing better than a steaming hot bowl of soup when the weather is cold unless you pair it with a gooey grilled cheese sandwich, to take it over the top! I grew up in Ohio and we had some really super cold winters with lots of snow and freezing cold wind chill factors. During this time of year, my mom and I would always make hot soups together and creamy broccoli soup … [Read more...]

50+ Delectable Winter Soups You Must Try!

50+ Delectable Winter Soups You Must Try!

I adore eating soups! During the winter months hot soups warm your insides and nourish your body completely!  If you have been searching for delectable soup recipes made with whole foods, you are going to love this wonderful eBook: Winter Soups-A Best of Community Cookbook! This cookbook has 50+ Delectable Winter Soups You Must Try! All of these soups are from some fantastic real food bloggers including me who all contributed to this fabulous cookbook. I'm so honored and excited to be a part of … [Read more...]

Pear Cherry Detox Smoothie

Pear Cherry Detox Smoothie

My pear cherry detox smoothie is a delicious way to help your body cleanse with ease. Sweet cherries, juicy pears, and earthy beets comes together to create a powerful elixir smoothie that will provide important nutrients to help your body get rid of health-depleting toxins.  I wanted to share some easy cleansing and healthy recipes for all of you to enjoy after the holiday season. I really like drinking smoothies for breakfast because they are so simple to make and they don’t make me feel … [Read more...]

Orange Fennel Salad + Exciting Detox Cleanse Program News

Orange Fennel Salad + Exciting Detox Cleanse Program News

I’m truly excited about the start of this New Year! I want to thank all you amazing blog readers and members of my holistic community for making 2013 one wonderful year! Last year was a fantastic and busy year of hard work, plus some time for rest and relaxation, growth, and discovery.  During the year I experienced many personal and professional milestones that had a major impact on my life. In 2013, I released my first holistic cookbook, developed lots of tasty new recipes for the blog, and … [Read more...]

Cherry Chia Raw Macaroon Cookies

Cherry Chia Raw Macaroon Cookies

This is the season where temptation is everywhere in the form of sweet cookies, cupcakes, pies, cakes, candies, fudge, puddings, parfaits, and ice cream!  From December until the end of the year these goodies are being abundantly shared at family and friend’s gatherings and work parties. Many of these desserts have ingredients that will pack on the pounds and set you up for craving more.  With this in mind, I wanted to share a sweet treat that would be delectable and health promoting at the same … [Read more...]

12 Tips for Staying Healthy and Stress-Free during the Holiday Season

12 Tips for Staying Healthy and Stress-Free during the Holiday Season

The holiday season is here! This festive time of year is filled with spending time with loved ones, lots of parties, gift shopping and indulging in a wide variety of traditional holiday foods and drinks. If you strive to eat a healthy diet while leading busy lives, the holidays can be a challenging time. Not only are we all busier than ever, we know that all those holiday foods and drinks filled with sugar, unhealthy ingredients, and alcohol are going to give us indigestion, sap our … [Read more...]

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