Crunchy Detox Salad

Ready for some salad love?  This Crunchy Detox Salad 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...

Vegetarian Quinoa Chili

You won’t miss the meat in this Vegetarian Quinoa Chili.  It’s protein and fiber packed with pinto beans, kidney beans and quinoa.  This meatless chili has a great combo of flavors and it’s quick...

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...

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!

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...

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....

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...

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...

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!

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!

Lemony Salmon Patties

These Lemony Salmon Patties are light, tender, have a delicious hint of lemon, and they’re loaded with Omega 3s.

Top 5 Health Benefits of Beets

Red beets are a rich plant source of nutrients that provide tremendous healing benefits.  They’re also a rich source of dietary fiber, potassium, manganese, and folate.   They’re are also rich in Vitamin C, zinc, copper,...

Cauliflower Tabbouleh Salad with Avocado

This Cauliflower Tabbouleh Salad with Avocado is my riff on Pita Jungle’s tabbouleh salad. I’ve replaced the usual bulgur wheat found in most tabbouleh salads with teeny raw bits of cauliflower.

Best Ever Barbecue Meatloaf Meatballs

You guys… these Best Ever Barbecue Meatloaf Meatballs… are completely addicting!  They’re super moist and tender on the inside and have a nice barbecue sauce glaze on the outside.   

Curried Chickpea Salad

I seem to have a thing for chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans), as my interest is always piqued whenever I see a new  recipe.  Whether it’s for soup, salad, side or main…. it matters not....

Vegetarian Mulligatawny

This Vegetarian Mulligatawny is rich and heart, earthy and comforting,   This is a quick and easy coconut curry soup recipe to make, and it’s so worth making! This Vegetarian Mulligatawny Soup is a...

Mexican Style Shredded Chicken

This Mexican Style Shredded Chicken is really great for tacos, enchiladas, burritos….and it’s also great for taco bowls.  

Broccoli Quinoa Salad

This Broccoli Quinoa Salad is one of my favorites!!  I love the mix of ingredients as much as I love the mix of vibrant colors!  And talk about nutrition – this salad is a...

Banana Chocolate Chunk Nice Cream

If you’re on the lookout for a creamy, luscious, peanut-butter spiked dessert, this Banana Chocolate Chunk Nice Cream is it!!  And also, if you’re looking for a useful way to turn those brown freckled bananas (that you’re...

Kale Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

This Kale Salad with Basil Vinaigrette is my “house” salad.  It’s fresh and flavorful and can be served as a starter, but it’s substantial and filling enough to make a meal.  Add grilled chicken...