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...]

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...]

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...]

Pumpkin Chia Pudding with Maple Glazed Walnut Coconut Crunch

Pumpkin Chia Pudding with Maple Glazed Walnut Coconut Crunch

Pumpkin and chia seeds are so great together! I love making chia puddings and anything with pumpkin so I decided to combine the two together for pumpkin chia pudding with maple glazed walnut coconut crunch. This fantastic and easy recipe is great for dessert or a healthy snack. I created this delicious fall recipe for my lovely friend France’s blog at Beyond the Peel.  France Sprague and her husband Joshua is the dynamic husband and wife team behind Beyond the Peel. I connected with France … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Mash with Tangerine Balsamic Glazed Red Onions

Sweet Potato Mash with Tangerine Balsamic Glazed Red Onions

As a holistic chef, delectable taste and eating for health are really important to me. I decided to share one of my favorite side dishes that is loaded with health benefits! My sweet potato mash with tangerine balsamic glazed red onions is so delicious and wonderful to serve for Thanksgiving or other celebrations. Sweet potato mash is a healthy alternative to the traditional sweet potato casserole that is made with refined white sugar and topped with marshmallows made with … [Read more...]

MNB Chocolate Cranberry Oat Energy Bar

MNB Chocolate Cranberry Oat Energy Bar

I really enjoy making homemade protein and energy bars that are filled with wholesome ingredients that energize the body and help you feel satisfied between meals. Homemade bars are great to eat on the go and are a healthier choice to indulge in so you won't be tempted to eat processed snack foods. One of my favorite new blogs to read is Move Nourish Believe.  We share a common bond on holistic ways to live your best life. When they approached me about doing a whole foods recipe on … [Read more...]

Microgreens Fruit Salad

Microgreens Fruit Salad

The sweet days of summer have come to an end and fall is officially here. I decided to share one last recipe made with summer fruits before they disappear from the local markets. It’s been a fun and busy summer and I can’t believe how fast it went by! Pluots, raspberries, and pineapples are some of my favorite fruits to eat. These lovely fruits are at their sweet, juicy best during the summertime and I can’t resist getting my fill of them in a variety of different … [Read more...]

Chocolate Honey Coconut Butter-2 Ways

Chocolate Honey Coconut Butter-2 Ways

Coconut butter is just one of those simple recipes that comes together in minutes and delivers pure satisfaction! Some of my favorite whole foods are the ones which provide maximum flavor and great health benefits at the same time. Chocolate honey coconut butter fits the bill perfectly and can made inexpensively with a few high quality ingredients. I started making my own coconut butter several years ago when I realized I was spending $30.00-40.00 dollars per month on a commercial … [Read more...]

Heirloom Tomato, Cucumber, and Red Onion Salad

Heirloom Tomato, Cucumber, and Red Onion Salad

I have a confession to make, I'm obsessed with heirloom tomatoes! Their fabulous flavors, colors, textures, unique shapes, and colorful names are so amazing to me! I can't wait until the summer comes so I can get my hands on as many of these juicy tomatoes as I can eat! I enjoy heirloom tomatoes both raw and cooked in a variety of different recipes. Eating with the seasons is a superb way to enjoy the abundance of seasonal fruits and vegetables that are available during different … [Read more...]

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