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...]

Asparagus, Avocado, and Caramelized Onion Quinoa

Asparagus, Avocado, and Caramelized Onion Quinoa

As a passionate healing foods lover, spring is one of my favorite seasons because of all the fabulous vegetables and fruits that are available. These nutrient-rich foods help rejuvenate and prepare your body for the warm summer months. Delicious, healing foods are truly wonderful and offer huge health benefits and great taste in one package. Today’s tasty recipe is a delectable combination of smoky grilled asparagus, sweet caramelized onions, creamy avocado, peppery watercress, … [Read more...]

The 7 Best Healing Foods for Anti-Aging

The 7 Best Healing Foods for Anti-Aging

Are you interested in turning back the clock on aging? Do you want to find a natural way to look your best without resorting to plastic surgery, Botox, fillers, or expensive creams? Slowing down aging in your body starts with what you eat and drink on a daily basis. If you eat lots of processed low-nutrient foods, and sugar-filled or artificially sweetened beverages, your skin, hair, and nails will reflect these choices. My favorite anti-aging foods will provide you with the all … [Read more...]

2 Spring Energy Salads

2 Spring Energy Salads

I adore spring! The sun is shining brightly and everything is starting to bloom. Spring is the season of renewal because the cold and dreary days of winter have passed and beautiful weather is here. Spring provides the perfect opportunity to start eating foods which are less heavy and more cooling and light. I get so excited when I go to the market and start seeing all the lovely vegetables and fruits that become available as the weather turns warmer. Buying seasonal foods is truly … [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...]

Kale, Lentil, and Butternut Squash Soup

Kale, Lentil, and Butternut Squash Soup

Spring is officially here! All the colorful flowers and trees are starting to bloom in California and I’m looking forward to enjoying the beauty of the season. I decided to share a hearty soup recipe before I make the switch to lighter fare since it’s still cold in many parts of the world. My Kale, Lentil, and Butternut Squash Soup is a delicious soup that combines some of my favorite vegetables which nourish and energize your body. I eat soups every week and never tire of them. … [Read more...]

Chocolate Ganache Cherry Walnut Truffles

Chocolate Ganache Cherry Walnut Truffles

This is the time of year when the temptation to indulge in yummy desserts is all around you. I personally love to eat desserts made with healing foods and 70% dark chocolate bars are a must have for me. From November until the end of the year, cupcakes, cookies, pies, cakes, candies, puddings, parfaits, ice cream and all manner of tasty goodies are being abundantly shared at family and friend’s gatherings and work parties. Many of these desserts have ingredients that will pack on … [Read more...]

Honey Balsamic Roasted Carrots

Honey Balsamic Roasted Carrots

Carrots are one of my absolute favorite root vegetables and a fantastic healing food filled with nutrients for vibrant health. To find out more about all the unique heirloom varieties and their wonderful health benefits check out my post. Carrots are one of those popular foods that most of us grew up eating. It’s one of the first foods babies are given when they start eating solid foods. Growing up my mom used to feed us carrots every week in a variety of different recipes including … [Read more...]

5 Minute Healing Foods Snacks to Keep You Energized and Healthy

5 Minute Healing Foods Snacks to Keep You Energized and Healthy

Who doesn’t like a good snack? I know I do!  The supermarket shelves are filled with snack foods that don’t contribute to vibrant health. These unhealthy snacks or junk food may taste good but the lasting effect on your health are not worth it. Junk snack foods have low nutritional value and empty calories. Many of the junk snack foods contain monosodium glutamate, excessive amounts of salt, refined sugar, refined grains, high fructose corn syrup, unhealthy fats, chemical … [Read more...]

Broccoflower Lemon Jasmine Soup

Broccoflower Lemon Jasmine Soup

It’s time for another soup recipe and this one has green tea in it! We’ve had quite a few cold and rainy spring days here in Southern California recently. We don’t normally experience too many of these kind of days but when we do I like to stay inside and cuddle up with a warm blanket and a bowl of hot soup or stew. I have a yummy Broccoflower soup recipe to share with you today. I purchased a beautiful head of Broccoflower and I originally intended to make it into a puree but when … [Read more...]

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