3 Healthy Affordable Snacks to Make Today

American’s are known as a snacking nation. The trend to eating every few hours has really caught fire. If you are going to snack you certainly want them to be healthy snacks that are also quick,…

Black Bean Brownies

              One of my favorite go to deserts! So healthy you can actually eat them anytime and not feel guilty.  Ingredients 1-1/2 cups carob semisweet chips or dark chocolate 70%…

How to Make Cashew Milk

Recipe for Cashew Milk Ingredients 1 Cup Raw Cashews 3 Cups Water Options 1 tsp raw honey 2 tsp vanilla  Pinch sea salt or Himalayan 1/2 tsp cinnamon Directions Soak cashews with all ingredients for at…

Farro Salad with Mushrooms, Asparagus and Spring Greens

Ingredients 12 oz. Farro   5 cups salted water   1 bunch of asparagus, sliced into 1/2 inch pieces Small pint mushrooms (any type) 2 stalks celery 2 carrots 1 medium onion 2 – 3 cloves…

The Best RECIPE Apps

Cooking has generally been a necessary activity, and it can also be a very enjoyable one. If you follow my advice you know the way to good health is through the kitchen. The more you cook…

Best snack for calcium and Omega 3’s

Seaweed Crunch  Ingredients 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil ½ cup maple syrup 1 cup of cracked almonds 1 cup sesame seeds 4 sheets of nori (torn into small pieces) Directions Heat oil and syrup—toss in…

Oatmeal and Protein Peanut Butter Balls

  1/2 cup natural peanut or other nut butter 1/2 cup maple syrup pinch sea salt 1 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/2 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips 1 tsp chia seeds 2 -3…

Roasted Root Vegetables

 Prep time: 10 minutesCooking time: 25-35 minutesYield: 4-6 servings Ingredients:1 sweet potato2 parsnips2 carrots2 turnips or 1 large rutabaga1 daikon radish (or substitute/add in your favorites, like squash)olive oilsalt and pepperherbs: rosemary, thyme or sage (fresh if…

Arugula Salad with Lemon, Balsamic Vinegar, Parmesan, and Pine Nuts

Dressing Ingredients: 2 T fresh-squeezed lemon juice 1 T balsamic vinegar 3 T extra-virgin olive oil 1 clove garlic Sea salt or Himalayan and fresh ground black pepper to taste   Ingredients: Arugula 3 T grated best-quality…

Carrot Ginger Dressing

  One of my favorite things is the ginger dressing we get when we go for sushi. I started to realize that I actually wanted that more than the dinner so I decided to make it…