Asparagus Ribbon Salad

Check out this super yummy and simple asparagus salad recipe I found on www.wholelivingdaily.com. This is the perfect springtime salad that not only offers to satisfy the palate, but benefit the body as well with a boost of antioxidant power and digestive support. INGREDIENTS: 1 bunch fresh asparagus, rinsed, stems removed 2 cups arugula ¼ […]

My Gluten Free Fruit Pizza

My attempt…the crust came out beautifully! The entire family gave it a thumbs up! Click here for the recipe – you’ll love it! Also, this healthy yet sumptuous crust can be used for so many different gluten-free desserts…get creative!

I Heart Sunday Brunch!

Why do we love brunch so much? People who normally would never wait for a table at a restaurant stand in line for hours at the most happening brunch spots eagerly awaiting their Belgium waffles, scrambled eggs and gourmet coffee! The word “brunch” is obviously a portmanteau made from the words “breakfast” and “lunch.” It’s served midday […]

Chicken Breakfast Sausages

INGREDIENTS: 2 tablespoons chopped onion 3/4 teaspoon plus 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided 1/2 cup grated peeled tart apple 1 tablespoon minced fresh sage or 3/4 teaspoon rubbed sage 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper Dash ground cinnamon 1/4 pound ground chicken or turkey DIRECTIONS: In a non-stick skillet, saute onion in 3/4 teaspoon oil until crisp-tender. Add apple; cook […]

Gluten-Free Berry Fruit Pizza

Love this recipe…its easy and super delicious.  The crust is amazingly gluten-free and made with nutritious ingredients like almonds, coconut oil and raw honey!  Raw honey, although a sugar, contains a wide array of vitamins, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants. The vitamins found in honey may include (depending on floral variety) niacin, riboflavin and pantothenic […]

Black Garlic Noodle Recipe

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 pound dry brown-rice noodles 8 cloves black garlic, sliced thinly 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil 1 teaspoon sesame oil 2 teaspoons fish sauce or non-GMO soy sauce handful of chopped cilantro or herbs salt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS: Cook brown rice noodles according to directions. In heated pan, add grapeseed oil then add […]

Banana, Oat, and Chia Seed Muffins

These super yummy muffins are vegan, soy-free, dairy-free and can be made with a gluten-free baking mix or buckwheat flour instead of whole wheat flour (if you like a more hearty muffin)! Low in sugar but high in fiber, these muffins are awesome for breakfast or as an in-between meal, on-the-go snack! INGREDIENTS: 2 tbsp flax-seed meal 2 […]

Almond Encrusted Chicken with Lemon Yogurt Sauce

Looking for something tasty and nutritious for dinner tonight?  Try this almond crusted chicken recipe with fresh yogurt lemon sauce.  Did you know that the almond is technically the seed of the fruit of the almond tree, a medium-size tree that bears fragrant pink and white flowers? Like its cousins, the peach, cherry and apricot […]

Fresh Pomegranate Martini

Although I do not typically advocate hard alcohol consumption, there are (only a few) exceptions!  This cocktail is super tasty, especially for special occasions and celebrations, but you simply cannot skimp on the fresh juice…do NOT purchase commerically-produced juice…go for the real deal here.  You won’t be sorry! INGREDIENTS: 1 oz vodka (or naturally-flavored citrus […]

Red Lentil Soup

Red lentils lose their beautiful color during cooking which is compensated by the addition of carrots and tomato paste. INGREDIENTS: 2 cups red lentils 3-4 carrots, chopped 2 tablespoons tomato paste 2 onions, chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup of chopped parsley Lemon wedges Sea Salt SOUP […]