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...]

40+ Mouth-Watering Salads for Spring and Summer

40+ Mouth-Watering Salads for Spring and Summer

Spring and summer are my two favorite seasons of the year. The sun is shining brightly, beautiful flowers are blooming and spreading their alluring fragrance everywhere, and the weather is glorious and warm! There’s an abundance of colorful fruits and vegetables in season during these months and they are all absolutely delicious!  With warmer weather here in the US and lots of fun outdoor activities who wants to spend long hours in the kitchen with a hot oven going? Spectacular salads … [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...]

Purple Cauliflower Soup

Purple Cauliflower Soup

When I was a little girl, I was always attracted to foods that had vibrant, bright colors and I still feel the same ways as an adult. Plant foods taste delectable and have some amazing colors that are so beautiful! I love eating with the colors of the rainbow because these wonderful foods contain powerful nutrients that nourish and help protect the body from disease. I just went shopping at my local farmer’s market over the weekend and found a gorgeous purple cauliflower that drew … [Read more...]

Zucchini Avocado Lemon Soup

Zucchini Avocado Lemon Soup

I really like eating cold soups during the summer months when it’s too hot to turn on the oven or stove. These wonderful soups make an easy dinner when paired with a salad made with all your favorite vegetables and protein. Since we have been experiencing really hot weather in California lately I have not wanted to eat anything really heavy or requiring the use of my stove. My chilled zucchini avocado lemon soup is the perfect recipe for satisfying me during these long, hot summer … [Read more...]

4 Amazing Benefits of Seasonal Eating

4 Amazing Benefits of Seasonal Eating

The arrival of beautiful spring weather is a great reminder of the importance of eating with the seasons for optimum health and wellness. The changing of the seasons provides us with the unique opportunity to buy a variety of fantastic foods that are only available during that season. Seasonal foods offer a natural diversity that we should take advantage of when eating holistically for both our health and the health of our planet. There is nothing better than eating a juicy organic … [Read more...]

Avocado Lime Popsicles

Avocado Lime Popsicles

I have professed my love for avocados on many occasions on my blog so when I got an advanced copy of the fabulous new cookbook, Nourished Kitchen Guide to Grain-free, Dairy-free Baking, Sweets and Treats from Jenny at Nourished Kitchen, and I saw the recipe for avocado lime popsicles, I knew I had to make them and share with all of you! These easy popsicles feature three of my favorite ingredients, lime, avocado, and bananas which are so wonderful together. I just started doing my 5 … [Read more...]

Healing Foods That Help Prevent and Fight Cancer

Healing Foods That Help Prevent and Fight Cancer

February is National Cancer Prevention Month and to highlight the importance of what you can do to prevent and fight cancer, guest blogger Liam Fisher from Cancer Research UK, the world’s leading charity dedicated to saving lives through research, has collaborated with me on a post on what healing foods you should include in your diet for preventing and fighting cancer. All of these healing foods help prevent and fight cancer.  I lost my father to liver cancer so anything I can do on my blog to … [Read more...]

Detox Salad with Orange Avocado Dressing

Detox Salad with Orange Avocado Dressing

Superfoods salads are one of my go-to healing foods meals. I adore creating endless combinations of mouth-watering salads that completely tantalize my taste buds and satisfy my palate. These wonderful salads fill my body with nutrient-dense foods that promote energy and healing. If you’re someone who thinks that salads are too boring, are lacking in flavor or variety, I hope that trying my recipes will change your mind. Recently I posted a 5 day healing whole foods … [Read more...]

Carrot Apple Ginger Soup

Carrot Apple Ginger Soup

Carrot Apple Ginger Soup is a lovely soup recipe perfect for satisfying your hunger without making you feel heavy or tired after eating it. This powerhouse soup is nutrient-dense and a great choice for assisting your body with clearing out toxins and waste. Vibrant carrots, apple, white onion, celery, ginger, cinnamon, and vegetable broth are slowly simmered over low heat until tender and then puréed which creates a creamy soup that tastes sumptuous without the addition of heavy cream or … [Read more...]

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