Avocado Chocolate Smoothie

Avocado, one of the world’s best fruits If you are looking for a fruit that is power packed, densely concentrated with a variety of nutrients, maybe its time to rethink the avocado. Checkout my delish recipe for your new favorite Avocado Chocolate Smoothie below! Avocado has sometimes received a “bad rap” as a vegetable too […]

Carol’s Cauliflower Soup

Carol’s Cauliflower Soup The Skinny: I know you have heard it over and over, “Eat your vegetables, they are good for you”  Still, some folks try as they might , can’t seem to get past the basic salad or a couple of broccoli stems before calling the it quits… I am here today to ask you […]

You have never tasted “Dill Pickle” like this before

It is that time of year for us Food Bloggers as the Natural Products Expo West set to begin in just a few short weeks. I love this time of year. This is an opportunity to connect and reconnect with amazing entrepreneurs and to get a sneak peak at some of the deliciously innovative foods […]

Finding Balance-Nutrition for Young Adults

Each year for the past three school years, I have had the honor of presenting several workshops to approximately 220+ seniors at a local high school. First let me say how much I value and respect teachers.  I am forever indebted to them and in awe of their commitment–Period! I am excited for these seniors.  […]

Blueberry Cacoa Smoothie-

This smoothie is very yummy! The blueberries give it a purple hue, but it tastes like chocolate.  The raw cacoa powder adds a big kick of magnesium, iron and potassium-both needed nutrients for optimal health and well being. Ingredients 5 ice cubes 1 1/2 cups water 2 dates, pitted 2 tablespoons Chia Seeds 1 large […]

Apples, Oranges & Basil Smoothie

5 ice cubes 1 1/2 cups fresh water 2 dates, pitted 1 banana, ripe and peeled 5-8 oz fresh spinach stems and all 1 honey crisp or gala apple (seeded) 1 Orange peeled and quartered 1 cup blueberries, frozen 4-6 basil leaves Handful parsley 1 tsp agave nectar (totally optional) Directions: Begin by placing ice […]

Your Oh So Beautiful, Body Type

This is actually a re-post of an article that I did for the Dharma Lounge and the fabulous Amy Eyrie and on my website blog.  Lately this subject seems to be coming up more and more and it seems that it is time to revisit this important subject.  I hope you enjoy it and that […]