Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

Fall is here and the colder temperatures are perfect for baking some of your favorite treats! I love baking muffins, cakes, and cookies during the Fall and Winter months so I wanted to share a recipe created by my friend Susan for a citrus packed lemon poppy seed muffin. Muffins are so versatile and perfect for eating anytime of the day or night. These lemon poppy seed muffins are light, fluffy and gluten-free too. You can enjoy them for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Moreover, muffins are small … [Read more...]

Vanilla Coconut Water Kefir

Vanilla Coconut Water Kefir

Spring is one of my favorite times of the year! Everything is in bloom, the weather is warming up, the days are longer and winter is finally over. Spring is the season of renewal and the best time to start eating foods which are lighter and more cleansing. One of my springtime rituals is to create new flavors of fermented foods to help cleanse, reboot and support my digestive health. I’ve been having so much fun fermenting a bunch of different vegetables, fruits, nut milks, seed milks and … [Read more...]

Superfoods Cinnamon Coffee Latte

Superfoods Cinnamon Coffee Latte

How would you like to enjoy a cinnamon herbal coffee latte made with superfoods and healthy fats that energizes and satisfies you without using caffeine, pasteurized milk or refined sugar? If your answer is yes, I have the perfect recipe for you! My Superfoods Cinnamon Coffee Latte is creamy, delicious and good for you too! All over the internet everyone is talking about the benefits of adding coconut oil, MCT oil, XCT oil, or Brain Octane oil, and or pastured butter to their … [Read more...]

Pomegranate Pineapple Water Kefir

Pomegranate Pineapple Water Kefir

Fermented pomegranate pineapple water kefir is one of my latest fermented water kefir drinks that I like to make for radiant health and wellness. If you’re dealing with autoimmune issues, low energy, sugar cravings and a variety of digestive issues, water kefir will be a great aid for helping you feel better. Fermented beverages are rich in nutrients that are excellent for promoting digestive and immune system health. I like to make fermented foods all year round but I especially like to make … [Read more...]

Creamy Dark Chocolate Pecan Coconut Butter

Creamy Dark Chocolate Pecan Coconut Butter

Nut and seed butters are some of my absolute favorite foods to eat! I eat nut and seed butters right off the spoon, on cut up fruit, mixed into oatmeal, on top of cookies, ice cream, pancakes, waffles, and sprouted grain toast. Nut and seed butters are so simple to make and you can create fantastic combinations depending on what you like. I’m a huge pecan and coconut lover so I had to put the two together to create this creamy dark chocolate pecan coconut butter and I’m so glad I … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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