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...]

92 Delectable Real Food Recipes Perfect for Entertaining

92 Delectable Real Food Recipes Perfect for Entertaining

Now is the time of year that everyone likes to do lots of entertaining with family and friends. If you’re like me, you love a great party! Lots of the foods and drinks that are served at these wonderful celebrations may cause you to stray from your usual goal of trying to eat healthy. I decided to put together a big collection of 92 Delectable Real Food Recipes Perfect for Entertaining with some of my favorite  recipes from my fantastic friends that are perfect for all your … [Read more...]

Pain Relief & Inflammation Fighting Pineapple Cherry Turmeric Smoothie

Pain Relief & Inflammation Fighting Pineapple Cherry Turmeric Smoothie

I don’t know anyone who hasn’t had to deal with pain and inflammation in their body at one time or another. I have experienced numerous injuries over the years to my back, shoulders, and neck from years spent cooking professionally and I know from personal experience that the pain from these injuries has been very uncomfortable and at times almost unbearable! Whether you have pain and inflammation from strenuous exercise, working on your job, arthritis pain, joint pain, migraine … [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...]

Cold & Flu Fighting Apple Green Tea Turmeric Tonic

Cold & Flu Fighting Apple Green Tea Turmeric Tonic

Now that cold and flu season is here, I wanted to create a wonderful hot tonic to help you stay healthy and strong so you can make it through the season without getting sick. My comforting Cold & Flu Fighting Apple Green Tea Turmeric Tonic is one of the easiest ways to fight inflammation and keep your immune system strong! Even though this green tea tonic is a powerful aid to protect and help support the body, it has a delicious taste that will satisfy you completely. During the … [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...]

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