Ultimate Kale Caesar

Kale can have a flavor that is…intense.  It can be a little bit bitter and definitely “green” tasting.  Here is a delicious recipe to try that makes kale sexy and decadent! I think kale is such a great vegetable. It grows easily and abundantly in my garden.  It is a leafy green, a great source…

Turmeric Latte

A beautiful, golden morning latte with plenty of anti-inflammatory benefits.  This warming drink also gently wakes up your digestive system. This drink is so easy and you probably have most of the ingredients in your house right now! Cinnamon, turmeric, cardamom and ginger combine to boost digestion.  These spices are great for bloating, gas and…

Blueberry Mango Tie Dye Smoothie

Well, I originally was trying to create a rainbow effect but this smoothie wanted to get all swirly when I tried to layer the colors.  It still came out looking pretty, tasting great, and delivering a good dose of fruit! It looks like a blueberries-and-cream drink, with the sweetness of mango and banana. Super simple…

Peanut and Sweet Potato Soup

Dairy-free, grain-free and vegan, this creamy, warming soup is a cinch to throw together.  Peanut butter and coconut milk deliver healthy, filling fats.  The sweet potatoes are a great source of complex carbs, vitamin A and antioxidants.  A bell pepper and sauteed onion add sweetness.                    …

Morning Energy Smoothie – Sugar Free, Paleo, Vegan and Keto

It’s got coffee, cacao, protein and a whole lot of healthy fat.  What it doesn’t have is sugar.  But that doesn’t stop it from satisfying and powering up your morning routine.  The combination of fat and caffeine gets your engine going without the jittery feeling that sugar can give you when you add it to…

Vegan Breakfast Omelette

A beautiful, veggie-filled chickpea omelette with beautiful presentation adorned with fresh chopped herbs and sliced avocado.  You don’t have to be a vegan to enjoy this!  The omelette is crispy on the outside, soft and creamy in the center.  Protein-packed, rich in phyto-nutrients, this is a plant-based power breakfast. Vegan Breakfast Omelette 1/2 c. chickpea…

Warm Kale and Sweet Potato Salad

Delightfully savory and filling with caramelized sweet potatoes, warm wilted kale and a salty-citrus dressing. Easy and quick to prepare, this salad makes a great lunch idea. Miso is full of umami flavor, and if you avoid soy, a chickpea miso is now available in most health foods stores. Lime adds brightness and a wonderful…

Aztec Warrior Breakfast

Quinoa, an amazing protein-rich grain joins with energy-boosting maca and antioxidant rich berries for a wholesome, warming breakfast! I highly recommend using the I Heart Keenwah brand of quinoa flakes because it is deliciously toasted, with no traces of “grassiness” or bitterness. It also has 5 grams of protein per serving and cooks in no…