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 […]

Cauliflower, It’s the Real Deal!

Cauliflower, It’s the Real Deal! 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 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 […]