Vegan Ceviche anyone?

RAW VEGAN CEVICHE using hearts of palm, is easy, healthy and amazing. I made this for the first time, back in 2005, when I got into exploring eating raw vegan foods. I have been a transplant recipient since 2008 and eating seafood like, ceviche can sometimes, not be the best thing for me to eat, […]

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Gluten free Chai Masala Oatmeal Cranberry cookies

So this has been a week of baking for me. Today I decided that I wanted to make something chai inspired, so why not cookies. Chai tea is probably one of my favorite beverages to drink, hot or cold, especially during this time of year. The warm spices of cardamom, clove, nutmeg, and ginger says, […]

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Orecchiette with Kale and Chickpeas

When I’m in the mood for something that is simple, delicious, and healthy. I think of chickpeas, kale and of course, pasta. I love this dish, because it is easy to put together. If you use organic frozen kale and organic canned chickpeas, the only thing that really has to be cooked is the pasta. […]

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Craving Taquitos? Spicy Vegan Taquitos

Sometimes you just crave something delicious and comforting, but you wanna keep it on the healthy side, so this came into my mind! Spicy vegan taquitos and I thought, so how do I wanna do these, because I didn’t have my vegan sausages, so what’s a girl to do. I decided to use beans and […]

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Roasted Sweet Chili and Ginger Cauliflower

Who doesn’t love cauliflower?! Okay, not everyone, but this recipe will make you fall in love with it again and again. Cauliflower is one that is loaded with nutrients. It’s loaded with fiber, which aids in digestion, it is also high anti-inflammatory properties, that helps with inflammation in our bodies. Another thing about cauliflower, is […]

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Juices and smoothies ~ My way to 50.

So YES! I turned 50!! Wow!! What an amazing time I had on my birthday! My husband, family and friends lavished me with so much love, it left me speechless! Seriously, that is a big deal to leave me without something to say, but it is now it’s marked in history. Turning 50 is a […]

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Brown Butter S’mores Cookies

Tonight I decided to make Turkey Sloppy Joes for the family and hey I thought what goes better with sloppy joes, then Brown Butter S’mores Cookie? Well at least that’s what I think and you might agree after trying this recipe. This recipe is adapted from https://bromabakery.com/smores-cookies/ . It’s a pretty tasty one. I adjusted […]

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Eat your water: Hydrating Salad with a Green Goddess Dressing.

Did you know you can keep your immune system healthy by staying hydrated with food. However, don’t forget the water, coconut water and herbal teas. Most of the time when people are feeling hungry, it’s usually because they are thirsty. Next time you are reaching for something else to eat, drink a glass of water […]

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A Smarter Smoothie

Who doesn’t love a good smoothie? You take some fruit, leafy greens, nut butters, some type of liquid and maybe some protein powder and you add it to your blender and you have a super healthy smoothie, to get you going for the day. Right?! Well not exactly. Smoothies can be very beneficial for our […]

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“Raw Chick” Curry Stuffed Peppers

Eating more of a plant based diet can be one of the most cleansing things you can do for you body, mind and spirit. I like to give my body a break from refined sugars, lean meats and the occasional glass of wine. I love incorporating raw foods and vegan dishes into my daily meal […]

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Vegan Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

What do you do with a large sweet potato and a bag of French lentils and you are just craving home and comfort? Shepherd’s pie and a Vegan Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie. So let’s get a bit familiar with this pie: Shepherd’s pie, common and inexpensive British dish originating from the sheep country in Scotland and northern […]

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Easter Side Dish ~ Roasted Parmesan Brussels Sprouts

Easter is in a week and everyone is getting their menus ready. The typical Easter dishes usually includes, of course a Baked Ham with Brown Sugar , Classic Deviled Eggs, Macaroni and Cheese and perhaps Scallop Potatoes. Just listing all of that makes me hungry. I love these dishes and I will definitely be making […]

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Fruit Skewers with homemade Chocolate Sauce and Yogurt with Fruit and Honey

Getting kids eat fruit and vegetables can sometimes be a bit challenging, but I believe these two dipping recipes will have them coming back for more. Keeping it simple and getting your little ones involved is the key. Whenever I pick up my grandkids the first thing that they ask me is, Gigi what are […]

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Easy Sausage, Potatoes, Peppers and Onions

It’s back to school and here’s an easy recipe that will be a go to for you and your family. I love making this for my family because it’s quick, healthy and fills their bellies. When school starts back we all are in the grind of life, adjusting to a new school year schedule. There […]

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