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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Over 50 Yoga Facial Massage

My evening meditation would like to share with you, is my secret to keeping my skin healthy.I prefer this look below! lol. No make-up, no fuss. There’s no filter on this picture and I am not wearing makeup. My skin does better without it. I am super sensitive. My nightly routine is using my skincare […]

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Garlic Butter Salmon

I absolutely love salmon. Now let me confess, it wasn’t my favorite fish when I was younger, but I think the problem was, one how it was prepared and the fact it wasn’t fresh. I have learned a few things about this heart-healthy, rich in nutrients, full-bodied deliciousness. First of all, fresh, if possible go […]

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Superfood Blueberry and Peach Kale Salad

One of my favorite things about summer, is the fact that it yields some of my favorite fruits like berries and peaches. These fruits get my creative juices flowing and all I can think about is peach and blueberry cobblers, clafoutis and crumbles. Of course I add them to smoothies for breakfast or as an […]

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Charcuterie Tarts

What if we took a buttery puff pastry, cut it into squares, scored the inside of the puffy pastry with a knife, filled it with a few of our favorite charcuterie ingredients; cheeses, cured meats, dried fruits and nuts, baked until golden brown, what would we have? Charcuterie Tarts, of course! Well get to creating […]

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Caprese Marinated Chicken Salad

It’s summer and I am always craving salad, but today I wanted something different. A caprese salad was in my head all week, but I wanted to add some chicken in there for my family. However it needed to be quick, easy, light and healthy. This salad gives you all of that and it’s one […]

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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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GAME CHANGER: Watch that salt

GAME CHANGER: Make high sodium processed foods yourself, this will help control your salt in take. This has helped me with weight gain, bloating, inflammation and joint pain.Here’s one I am sure you will enjoy. 🌱 When you are using salt to taste for this recipe, only use 1 teaspoon of salt, total. That is […]

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Sweet Potatoes ~ Weight loss Game Changer

Wow! You don’t say… Just got off the… 😆😆Well sweet potatoes have become one of my GAME CHANGERS in moderation, of course. What I love about them they are high in fiber and water. So eat your water and drink plenty of it as well. Here’s deets:Fiber can also help you feel fuller for longer, […]

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Mindful Living Moment~ You are worth it.

I was scrolling through my social media, just looking at people’s stories and this thought danced across my mind; It’s interesting who we value and why. It’s even more interesting how that value shapes our views of ourselves and others. Why do I allow people to put a price tag on me? If they label […]

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Closed Doors

I never really cared for that saying, “when one door closes another one opens.” Now don’t get me wrong, I totally get the saying, it’s very inspiring and it gives you lots of hope. Who doesn’t want to feel hopeful? . Me, me, me! I want to be hopeful. So, what’s my problem? I guess […]

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