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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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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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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Smashed BRUSSELS Sprouts with a HOt Spicy Chili Sauce

Smashed Brussels sprouts with a spicy chili garlic oil, doesn’t that sound amazing! Hashtag the new  #foodtrend#smashedbrusselsprouts. Who doesn’t love a good food trend? I love this one, because it gets my grandkids to eat more vegetables. Let me add that you can add whatever sauce or topping you would like, my family love spicy […]

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Tagliatelle Nests in Chickpea Pasta Sauce

So here’s what you need from Homegoods or any grocery or food specialty store: This article is quick, just like this dish. WHEN COOKING IS NOT YOUR THING, but you want to still make it something special and keep it heart healthy on Valentine’s Day and everyday. Go to Homegoods food section and get some […]

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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 Black Truffle Alfredo Pasta

This will be quick… I am was craving black truffles and alfredo sauce with pasta! End of story. But what’s a girl to do when she’s on a spiritual cleanse and not having dairy? She starts thinking, how do I make alfredo sauce with my new love Silk heavy whipping cream. Hmm.. this could work. […]

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Vegetarian Paella

I remember the first time I tried paella, OMG, it was absolutely phenomenal. I couldn’t get enough of it. It was paella that introduced me to this wonderful spice Saffron: The spice originates from a flower called crocus sativus—commonly known as the “saffron crocus.” It is believed that saffron originated and was first cultivated in […]

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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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