Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Green Smoothie

If you love chocolate peanut butter cups you are going to LOVE this smoothie.  It is so decadent you'll think you're having desert.  And don't worry about your little ones, they'll be begging you to make this for them! Yum! Ingredients:  Option 1 1 heaping Tbsp raw peanut or almond butter 2 scoops Amazing Grass Chocolate Kidz Superfood 
8 - 10 oz almond milk* optional - 1 serving … [Read more...]

Spinach Artichoke Pasta Salad

This delicious Pasta Salad was adapted from a Rachel Ray recipe by Anne Newsome and her husband Chef John, the authors of "What to Cook for Dinner for Picky Eaters".  Anne and John have two young children who started out as very picky eaters, a bit of a challenge for these foodie parents.  But with love, patience and creativity in the kitchen,  Anne and John are finding that any child, in time, … [Read more...]

Cod in Mediterranean Coulis

Cod is one of my favorite fish.  It has a delicate flavor and a wonderful texture. It's also a versatile fish that can be just as tasty grilled on the barbeque with a filet of extra virgin olive oil, fresh squeezed lemon and fresh herbs of your choice, or poached and paired with this delicious coulis. This is one of those dishes to Wow! your friends with.  It's so simple to make, yet so flavorful! … [Read more...]

Chocolate Covered Berries Smoothie

Do you love chocolate covered berries? Then you are going to love this delicious smoothie! It has become a family favorite for breakfast or snack time, and I hope you enjoy it as much as we do :-) Makes 1 smoothie Ingredients: 8 to 10 ounces chocolate almond milk 1 serving Protein Powder  - Vanilla Flavor 1 scoop Amazing Grass chocolate greens powder 1/2 cup mixed organic fresh or … [Read more...]

Black Kale and Endive Salad

Black Kale has to be one of my favorite vegetables!  It is a member of the cabbage family and brimming with vitamin C, folic acid, calcium, and potassium. As most dark leafy greens, kale is rich in  antioxidants and chlorophyl, which help to build a strong immune system  by keeping your blood ph on the alkaline side. It is one of these vegetables that is highly susceptible to pesticides so I only … [Read more...]

Creamy Citrus Dill Vinaigrette

Fresh squeezed citrus juices make this is a perfect dressing for summer salads of all sorts.  Apple cider vinegar offers many wonderful health benefits, from regulating blood sugar to promoting weight loss and calming that bloated tummy. I also use Vega's antioxidant EFA oil which is a delicious blend of nine virgin oils including organic hemp, flax, pumpkin seed and coconut, plus a  unique … [Read more...]

Lavender Blossom Chocolate Bars

When I discovered these scrumptious Lavender Chocolate Bars from my friend Lidija, founder of Tribe for Beauty, I just had to share them with you!  This is a delicious and healthy snack that's easy to make. The best part... You can indulge without the guilt!  This raw chocolate recipe is loaded with healthy antioxidants! If you don't have all the ingredients handy, take the recipe along to your … [Read more...]

Spinach with Warm Lentils Salad

This is a simple and delicious salad that my mom first came up with while she was visiting a few years ago. Spinach with Warm Lentils Salad A simple and delicious salad combining iron rich spinach with warm lentils and pine uts tossed in a tangy vinaigrette. 4 generous handfuls organic baby spinach - stemmed (washed and dried)2 tsp coconut oil1 shallot (minced)1 cup cooked lentils1/4 … [Read more...]