Mediterranean Cucumber Roll Up

Serves: 6 Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 15 mins Ingredients 1 large cucumber 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 6 tbsp. roasted garlic hummus 6 tbsp. roasted red pepper, chopped (sun-dried tomatoes would work here as well) 6 tbsp. crumbled feta   Instructions 1. Use a vegetable peeler to shave off long, thin slices of […]

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California Citrus Salad

Total Prep Time: 5 minutes Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients 1 large orange, peeled and ends trimmed 1 grapefruit, peeled and ends trimmed 1 large or 2 small fennel bulbs, thinly sliced 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup packed fresh basil leaves Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup chopped walnuts, chopped   […]

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Quinoa Stuffing

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 cups red quinoa 3 cups vegetable stock 1 medium onion, diced 3 stalks celery, diced 1/4 cup golden raisins, chopped 1/4 cup dried cranberries, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh sage 1 tablespoon fresh thyme 1 tablespoon fresh oregano 2 teaspoons sea salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup fresh […]

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Hazelnut Chimichurri

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds brussels sprouts 1/2 cup plus 2 tbsp olive oil, divided 2 teaspoons sea salt, divided 2 tablespoons black pepper, divided 1 cup packed fresh parsley 1/2 cup toasted hazelnuts 1/2 cup packed fresh cilantro 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 clove garlic Fresh basil (optional)   Directions Heat oven to 425°. […]

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Baked Salmon with Lemon and Thyme

  According to The Mayo Clinic, the number one heart healthy food that we can eat is SALMON. Our. next workshop o. It is packed with omega 3 fatty acids which helps reduce inflammation and keeps our blood from clotting excessively. When eaten two or three times per week, it can help protect us from […]

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Raw Vegan Banana Cream Pie

Try this 10-ingredient, amazingly healthy vegan banana cream pie this Thanksgiving! Simple dessert at it’s finest. Ingredients CRUST: 1 heaping cup walnuts 1 heaping cup pitted dates (soaked for 10 minutes in warm water and drained) FILLING: 1.25 cups cashews soaked for at least 4 hours or overnight, then drained 3.5 tbsp coconut oil. melted […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

    This recipe has been adapted from Dr. Andrew Weil’s book “The Healthy Kitchen” (Knopf, 2005). serves 4 Ingredients 1 large winter squash (about 2 1/2 pounds), such as butternut or kabocha, peeled, seeded, and cut into 2-inch pieces 2 medium onions, peeled and quartered 3 cloves garlic, peeled 2 apples, such as Granny […]

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Tomato Gazpacho

    Ingredients 1 1⁄2 pounds ripe tomatoes 1 cucumber 1 yellow or red bell pepper 1 red or sweet onion 2 cloves garlic 1 1/2 cup tomato juice or vegetable juice juice of 1 lime 1 tablespoon olive oil 1⁄2 cup fresh parsley 1⁄4 teaspoon salt freshly ground black pepper   Directions 1. Chop […]

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Tomato Bisque

Ingredients: 4 ripe and organically grown heirloom tomatoes 2 tablespoons of organic butter from pastured cows 6 tablespoons of organic cream from pastured cows Directions: 1. Briefly blanch the tomatoes, but do not remove the skin. Cut them in half, scoop out the seeds, and slice their backs two or three times each with a […]

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Kale Craze Kale Chips

Directions Kale Chips are a great way to introduce this leafy green to your, and particularly your children’s, diet. Simply tear up your Kale leaves, mix them with some Olive Oil and a pinch of Himalayan salt, then bake at 350 for 20 minutes until crisp!

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Fountain of Youth Smoothie

Look and feel years younger by enjoying this age reversing blend. Ingredients 2 handfuls of freshly rinsed spinach 1 cup of red grapes 1 ripe banana 1 cup of strawberries 1/8 cup of almonds 1 tsp. maca powder- you can purchase this wonder ingredient online or at your local Vitamin Store. Chilled water- start with […]

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Energy Bars

Ingredients 1 cup peanut butter (or almond/cashew butter) 2/3 cup coconut nectar 11/4 cup brown rice crispy cereal 1/2 cup toasted slivered almonds 1/2 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut (and/or chopped apricots, or goji berries) 3/4 cup ground flaxseeds 1/4 cup chocolate chips Directions 1. In medium pot over low heat, whisk together peanut butter and […]

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The Energy Elixir

Ingredients 2 handfuls of freshly rinsed spring greens 1 cup of red grapes 1 colored pear 1 ripe banana 1/8 cup of walnuts Chilled water- start with less, and add more as needed. Directions 1. Add each ingredient in the order it’s listed 2. Blend until smooth.. 3. Pour into glass and enjoy!

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Protein Packed Brownies

These brownies are a great way to enjoy a healthier version of an all-time-favorite treat and with the high protein content, these are perfect lunchbox fillers! Ingredients 2 to 2 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips (use high-quality chocolate – 60% plus cocoa) 2 cups garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 4 eggs 1 cup sugar (or […]

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