July 80/20 Meal Plan

Don’t tackle a healthy diet all at once. Start by replacing empty calories with whole food options. Whole foods include fruits, vegetables, and whole grains – foods that are as close to their natural form as possible. It won’t be long before you realize just how good “good food” feels. Before you know it, your…

Addicting Crackcoa Smoothie

So this smoothie is quite the talk around town and let me tell you why! wink wink! Cures yes cures menstrual cramps (hands up to the chocolate God’s). Adds much needed plant magnesium to the body to increase absorption and more bodily functions. Improves digestion, and some might say….increases joy (happy drug, endorphins are on a natural high). This…

Black Olive Tapenade with Figs and Mint

What makes this tapenade special is the clever mix of oil- and brine-cured olives and the surprise of sweet, fresh and tangy notes from the dried figs, mint and capers. INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup pitted oil-cured black olives 3/4 cup pitted kalamata olives 6 small dried figs, coarsely chopped 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed 2 small garlic…

Bakini Bread: Easy on the Hips, Tasty on the Lips!

I’ve been perfecting this banana bread recipe for my cookbook and wanted to share with you right away. This recipe has all the hallmarks of classic banana bread—it’s fluffy, moist, infused with sweet banana flavor, and loved by toddlers and adults alike. With this healthy banana bread recipe, you’re only a few simple ingredients away…

Healthy On The Go, Spotlight Saturday

All right, I’m going to lay it on the line here people. This stuff is not hard, but it does take some effort, work, and just a little bit of planning. So with this post, I’d like to take just a few minutes to share how our family packs healthy snacks on the go.  Like…

Not Just Juice Pulp

The question I get asked most about juicing is “What can I do with the juice pulp?” Tons of things! Read on for 20 of my favorite uses for leftover … raw,health,juicing,pulp,recipes,food Not Just Juice Pulp

Spotlight Saturday, in the kitchen

Spiral vegetable slicer Zucchini noodles prepared using a spiral slicer Spiral vegetable slicers (also known as spiralizers) are kitchen appliances used for cutting vegetables, such as zucchinis, potatoes, cucumbers, carrots, apples, and beetroots, into linguine-like strands which can be used as an alternative to pasta.  Spiralizers usually contain three blades: a round blade for spaghetti,…

I’m not going to lie…

Living a life, where Real Food takes center stage, can take effort and time. But. I have good news. It doesn’t always have to. For those of you who are really busy but would love to have some truly easy and healthy meal ideas to throw together, then this post is for you. For starters,…

Marinated portobello cashew cheese burgers with herbs,sprouts & tomatoes

Marinated mushrooms: 4 portobello mushrooms 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon liquid aminos  1 tablespoon maple syrup Cashew cheese: 1 3/4 cups cashews 1/2 cup water 1/3 cup nutritional yeast  Juice from 1 lemon 2 peeled garlic cloves 2 tablespoons miso Pink Himalayan Salt and Italian seasoning, to taste  Guacamole: 2-4 avocados (I…

RAW KEY LIME CHEESECAKE

I am so excited to share this delicious raw key lime pie with you. It is super easy, take hardly any time at all, and is from my favorite new cookbook, Raw To the Rescue by SOSRAW.  It is  full of fantastic information about healthy living and loaded with awesome recipes.  crust 2 cups raw,…