Oatmeal and Greek Yogurt BOWLS, anyone?

So, if you read my blog, you know my love/hate relationship with oatmeal. Growing up, almost every morning my dad made oatmeal for us kids. Honestly, I did not start back eating it again until I got in my thirties and now with a bit of culinary experience under my belt, it is one of […]

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Vegan Tuna Salad Sandwich

One of the most versatile ingredients I think I’ve ever used when I am creating plant-based recipes is hearts of palm. I love the versatility of this ingredient because I’ve used it in a lot of my plant-based seafood recipes. , It is excellent when you’re trying to make lobster rolls, calamari, ceviche, tuna fish, […]

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GREEN goddess BASIL and MINT DRESTO ( dressing and a pesto?)

When your vegan green goddess dressing and basil and mint pesto decides to be besties. Okayyyyy…. I see you 👀. GREEN goddess BASIL and MINT DRESTO! INGREDIENTS 1 bunch fresh basil, leaves removed from stem 1/2 bunch fresh parsley, leaves removed from stem 1/2 bunch fresh mint, leaves removed from stem 1 medium avocado, cut […]

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Christmas Treats to Share and Eat

How do you get into the Christmas spirit? Make Christmas treats to share and eat. I am coming at you with tons of easy homemade Christmas ideas, you can give as gifts or just enjoy with your family. Last night I made these Christmas White Chocolate Popcorn Balls with my grandkids as we watched our […]

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Cinnamon Roll and Coffee Baked Oatmeal

Yes! You read it right. I woke up this morning wanting a cinnamon roll and a cup of coffee, but I need to stick to my nutritional plan as well, so what’s a girl to do? Hmm, I could add all those ideas in baked oatmeal. I would be getting my caffeine, fiber, and protein […]

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Greek Inspired Chicken Pasta with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

We are in the summer tomato season and the possibilities are endless. I came up with something that is super simple, delicious, healthy for you and the whole family will enjoy. The best part, you will have another recipe in your arsenal. In this recipe you can roast the tomatoes or you can just use […]

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S’mores Charcuterie Board

There’s a wonderfully delicious trend happening out there, it’s the s’mores charcuterie board. So before we dive into the possibilities, let’s talk about the word charcuterie. Charcuterie is the arranging and preparing of cured meats, cheeses and finger foods on a platter or board. It’s has truly made a comback in the last few years. […]

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Charred Baby Gems, Salmon Salad with a Mango, Corn and Pepper Salsa

Sitting down to a good, delicious, healthy, colorful and beautiful meal is all about selfcare. However, do we look at our dining experiences as a regimen of self care? What if we did? How would you prepare this time of self care? Looking at it from this perspective could determine what we decide to put […]

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White Bean and Sundried Tomato Pesto Pizza

It’s been a long day and I just need something super quick, delicious and healthy. Hmm… maybe you do too? So let’s get to it. Have any naan bread? Good! Set it aside, we are going toast it up for this pizza. You will need some basil oil, sundried tomato pesto, some of your favorite […]

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It’s A Berry Good Day! Let’s Eat Pancakes!

I woke up this morning and I was just completely blown away by the fact that our country has the first and I pray not the last female vice president. Congratulations Madame Vice President, Kamala Harris. Pancakes are super special to me, because as a child, we would have oatmeal every single day, but on […]

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Vegan Carrot and Ginger Soup

Every time I open up my refrigerator door, I see this huge bag of carrots. The first thing my mind goes to, is hmm… I probably need to juice those. Then my next thought is, I will have to take out my juicer, but I really don’t feel like taking out my juicer and putting […]

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Eat Purple Today: Spicy Sautéed Red Cabbage

Let’s eat purple today. Purple fruits and vegetables are often a sign of nutrients called anthocyanins. Anthocyanins help protect your cells from damage that can lead to illness and disease. Also, According to scientists and an analysis of the latest data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Study (NHANES), a survey of eating and […]

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A Plate of Good Luck and Health for the New Year

Well, it’s almost here my friends. A NEW YEAR!! WOW!! As I sit down and write this post it brings tears to my eyes. This has truly been a year that no-one in the world will ever forget. Just for a moment, imagine how you felt this time last year. Imagine the dreams, goals, plans, […]

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One Pot – Two Salads – Red Quinoa Salad two ways.

When I say that this is super easy, it is super easy. Both of these salads are created by using one pot of red quinoa. All you have to do is open up a few ingredients and cut up a lemon and a cucumber, parsley and mint. The first salad is an inspired Greek style […]

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