Kale Sprouts and How to Cook Them

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Side Dishes | 0 comments

These little cruciferous vegetable beauties first caught my attention with their vibrantly colored purple and green, mini-sized kale leaves and stock, and tiny quasi Brussels sprout loosely encased in the center. Guess what? They’re loaded with nutritional benefits, great flavor, and are super easy to cook.

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Tropical Protein Shake

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Drinks, Smoothies | 0 comments

Gluten-free, Dairy-free Tropical Protein Shake

I love starting my busy day with a solid nutritional base. This protein shake is bright and refreshing. It’s a not overly sweetened drink that uses only whole foods and no added sugars, and is energy boosted with the addition of chia seeds and raw walnuts. You’ll also be getting a healthy dose of anti-oxidants, fiber, and anti-inflammatory benefits.

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Cashew Butter Chocolate Mocha Green Smoothie

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Drinks, Smoothies | 0 comments

Gluten-free Dairy-free Cashew Butter Chocolate Mocha Green Smoothie

The whirring of the blender when I’m creating my gluten-free, dairy-free morning smoothies is one of the best sounds to me. I know that I’m about to embark upon a taste treat that will be just that … a taste treat. But I also have the satisfaction of knowing that I’m about to do something really good for my body too. This smoothie recipe never disappoints!

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Macadamia Coffee Green Smoothie

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in Drinks, Smoothies | 0 comments

Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free Macadamia Coffee Green Smoothie

While this gluten-free, dairy-free coffee smoothie is green in color, it surprisingly – and pleasantly – doesn’t have a “green” flavor. It simply tastes like a coffee smoothie or ice cream shake. I like including all of the healthy ingredients to really boost the nutrition level of my new, healthy morning indulgence.

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Beef, Black Rice, and Apple Medley

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013 in Fall, Main Dishes, Seasonal | 6 comments

This recipe contains whole, natural foods. Items you probably have in your fridge and pantry as staples. None of the drive-thru, fast food junk. No, a quick, hot, home-cooked, nutritious meal, on a budget, that feeds everyone a tasteful, gluten-free and dairy-free meal for cheap. Sound good?

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Gluten Free, Vegan, Mushroom, Kale, and Brown Rice Sauté

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Fall, Main Dishes, Seasonal | 0 comments

Gluten-free, Dairy-free Mushroom Kale Brown Rice Saute'

This gluten-free, vegan, Mushroom, Kale, and Brown Rice Sauté recipe makes a perfect single-serving dish free of the top eight allergens. Send the kids back to school and feed yourself well. Filled with abundant nutritional benefits, even the grape tomatoes will complement your healthy gluten free diet. And your tastebuds will thank you.

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Black Rice Lemon Kale Salad

Posted by on Feb 15, 2013 in Seasonal, Side Dishes, Summer | 0 comments

Black Rice Lemon Kale Salad is a naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan salad with a yin and yang balance of sweet, savory, tart flavors combined with crunchy, chewy, crisp textures. Abundant antioxidants and vitamins in a fresh, bright summer salad that’s tossed in a light grape seed oil and lemon dressing.

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