Basil Pesto Broccoli

Broccoli is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet which is why it’s called a “superfood”.  It’s loaded with fiber, antioxidants and has anti-inflammatory properties.  This Basil Pesto Broccoli is a quick, easy and delicious way to incorporate more of this green giant into your life! 

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This Basil Pesto Broccoli is a great side dish you can quickly throw together on a weeknight. The broccoli is lightly steamed (keeping the nutrients intact), tossed in a delicious homemade basil pesto, then finished with a  sprinkling of parmesan cheese.  You can also add a little squeezed lemon on top or give it a kick with some red pepper flakes.

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Mexican Potato Salad

This heart-healthy crowd-pleasing Mexican Potato Salad is a little more sassy than your average everyday potato salad.   This gorgeous colorful Mexican Potato Salad is loaded with fresh crunchy corn, tender juicy ripe tomatoes,...

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Detox Honey Lemon Ginger Slices

There are simple lifestyle habits that can make a tremendous difference in our health, and drinking water daily that is spiked with these Detox Honey Lemon Ginger Slices is one of them. Our bodies...

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Summer Squash Soup

This nourishing Summer Squash Soup is chockfull of chunky pieces of zucchini, yellow squash, canellini beans, parmesan cheese and basil pesto, and it comes together in just 30 minutes.   If you’re like me,...

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Cilantro Lime Quinoa

This fluffy Cilantro Lime Quinoa is simmered in chicken broth with caramelized onion and garlic, then  it’s tossed with a wee bit of fresh lime juice and chopped cilantro, making this a delicious side...

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ENCHILADA STYLE BAKED CHICKEN

This crowd-pleasing Enchilada Style Baked Chicken is loaded with black beans, corn, tomatoes and a delicious enchilada sauce, and it’s about as easy as a chicken recipe gets. The prep time for this enchilada...

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Spinach Berry Antioxidant Salad

Does this salad scream of summer or what?  I’m mean seriously…..just look at all the color in this Spinach Berry Antioxidant Salad!!  I am so ready for summer?  No, not the triple digit heat….what...

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Orange Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

This Citrus Honey Glazed Salmon is marinated in a simple soy and citrus marinade with hints of garlic and ginger – it turns out tender, moist and deliciously flaky every time. This Orange Honey Glazed...

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Lighter Curried Chicken Salad with Mango

This Lighter Curried Chicken Salad with Mango is loaded with tender bites of chicken, juicy mango, roasted cashews and a light and creamy curried spiced dressing. It just might become your new go-to curried...

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Crunchy Detox Salad

Ready for some salad love?  This is an ultra simple recipe both for the salad and its dressing.  It’s made with fresh, local and organic ingredients that are crisp and bursting with flavor.  ...

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Vegetarian Quinoa Chili

This Vegetarian Quinoa Chili is one of my favorite chili recipes.   It’s big on flavor, but relatively tame in the heat department.  The thing when making spicy food…. you can’t fix too hot....

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Immune Boosting Carrot Ginger Juice

This Immune Boosting Carrot Ginger Juice is one of my favorite juice blends.  It was my dad who years ago introduced my family to juicing, back in the Jack LaLanne days, really before juicing...

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Cheesy Quinoa Broccoli Patties

If you like quinoa…you’re going to want to have these Cheesy Quinoa Broccoli Patties in your life!  I serve them with an amazing Roasted Garlic Dip which takes these patties over the top!

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Citrus Marinated Beets

I have been on this beet-eating binge lately.  I’ve been roasting them, juicing them, grating them raw, and steaming them.  Don’t know what it is – but I just can’t seem to get enough...

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Raw Chocolate Avocado Mousse

If you love Nutella, you’re going to really love this Raw Chocolate Avocado Mousse with toasted hazelnuts!   This fluffy cloud-like mousse has a deep rich chocolaty flavor and little flecks of toasted hazelnuts....

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Healthy Berry Oatmeal Crumb Bars

I know I should be embarrassed to admit that I ate the better part of this batch of Healthy Berry Oatmeal Crumb Bars all by myself.  But… for what it’s worth….it was over a...

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Mexican Meatloaf Meatballs

The idea for these Mexican Meatloaf Meatballs  was born while talking to my friend Cathe about these Best Ever Barbecue Meatloaf Meatballs.  She had made them for her family (they loved them) and we both...

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Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes

These Vegan Gluten Free Chocolate Cupcakes are moist, devilishly chocolaty,  simple to make, and pretty in a homey sort of way.  I’m pretty sure you’re going to want them in your life!

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Lemon Ginger Popsicles

If you love the tantalizing combo of honey, lemon and ginger flavors, you’re going to love these Lemon Ginger Popsicles!  Or …. as I like to call them – Detoxsicles!