Double Berry Smoothie Bowl

Double Berry Smoothie Bowl

Summer has gone by so fast! I’ve had a blast exploring this beautiful new city I moved too, going to some fantastic events, refreshing my website, forming some exciting business partnerships and making new friends! Moving to San Diego was a great decision and I truly love living here. I’ve been really busy so it’s been a while since I posted a new recipe for all of you to enjoy. I decided to share a yummy favorite that is on regular rotation at my house. My energy boosting double berry smoothie … [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...]

Fermented Purple Cabbage and Apple Sauerkraut

Fermented Purple Cabbage and Apple Sauerkraut

Every New Year brings a brand new opportunity to start fresh and create a healthier lifestyle. One of the best and easiest ways to get healthier is to make simple changes to your diet by adding more whole foods into it every day. A nourishing smoothie a day, eating more leafy green vegetables with your meals, adding in wholesome fats, and eating fermented foods are some of the best ways to start to make changes that can transform your health. Whole foods taste amazing and once you start eating … [Read more...]

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...]

Raw Corn Chowder

Raw Corn Chowder

I have been enjoying the summer months doing fun outdoor activities, testing new recipes using superfoods, and trying a variety of fantastic pure essential oils for supporting my health. I also had a blast teaching coconut classes at two Whole Foods Markets! I adore doing live events and it's been such an honor having the opportunity to share my love of superfoods at Whole Foods at 3rd and Fairfax and Tarzana. For the last week it’s been between 90-100 ˚ in Southern California so I … [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...]

Maple Glazed Walnut Coconut Crunch

Maple Glazed Walnut Coconut Crunch

Who doesn’t love a great snack? I eat a snack every day and it’s a wonderful way to satisfy your hunger in between meals. There are four things I do every day in order to feel energized and vibrant. I drink a glass of warm lemon water first thing in the morning, have a green smoothie for breakfast, do simple exercises to stay fit, and eat a yummy snack later in the day. I like to make sure that any snack I enjoy is both delicious and nutritious so I can feel good about eating it. My Maple Glazed … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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