Golden Milk Overnight Oats

If you are a fan of easy, healthy breakfast you are going to LOVE these Golden Milk Overnight Oats! Not only are these incredibly delicious, they are loaded with healthy carbs, fiber and powerful anti-inflammatory compounds. My FASTer Way to Fat Loss clients enjoy these Golden Milk Overnight oats on regular macro days when we add healthy carbs back into our meal plan. Enjoy these to break … [Read more...]

Mulberry Pecan Raw Cacao Bites with Popped Amaranth

If you are looking for a chocolaty treat you can enjoy without a ounce of guilt you are going to LOVE these mulberry pecan raw cacao bites with popped amaranth! They are just sweet enough to satisfy that sweets craving with a nice little crunch that is oh-so-satisfying. They are also so full of good stuff your body will thank you for indulging :-) Here's what you'll need to make these scrumptious … [Read more...]

Creamy Grapefruit Basil Vinaigrette

This Creamy Grapefruit Basil Vinaigrette is a light and flavorful dressing with an exotic, summery feel that's wonderful on just about anything! Drizzle it on a fresh bed of greens, or over steamed vegetables, such as asparagus. You can also enjoy it as a healthy dip with your favorite crudités. The Creamy Grapefruit Basil Vinaigrette gets it's lovely creamy texture from a cooked red potato which … [Read more...]

Watercress and Cucumber Soup

Isn't this watercress and cucumber soup absolutely gorgeous? I originally made this soup to serve on St Patrick's day but it will delight family and friends any day, especially in summer when you are craving lighter fares. And it is just as delicious as it looks! This watercress and cucumber soup is a raw soup made with cucumber, watercress, zucchini, avocado and cilantro.  It is easy … [Read more...]

Spiced Pumpkin Chia Pudding

I love breakfast. And I know the importance of choosing the right kind of fuel to launch my day. A good balanced meal that's tempting and tasty is always savored with joy. This pumpkin chia pudding is a real power breakfast that's just as enjoyable as a scrumptious treat for dessert or any time you crave a little pick me up. I prepare this before going to bed so I have an easy, carefree breakfast … [Read more...]

Vegan Pumpkin Chili

Although temperatures are back in the 80's we had a few cooler days in LA... Typical fall days where the air is crisp and fragrant, and you step out in a cozy sweater, a pair of leggings and riding boots... The kind of weather that is perfect for a nice hot bowl of chili! Ah yes!!! I love a bowl of traditional chili, with beef browned to perfection, kidney beans, a rich tomato base and lots of … [Read more...]

Roasted Pumpkin and White Bean Soup

Fall... Temperatures cool... Trees put on their golden coats... The air is fragrant and crisp... It's time for cozy sweaters and boots, colorful scarves and hats, and a scrumptious bowl of soup to greet you when you come home from a glorious day. It's time for Roasted Pumpkin soup! This delicious white bean and pumpkin soup recipe is inspired by the traditional white bean soups of Provence.  It … [Read more...]

Sweet Potato Pumpkin Potage with Roasted Red Peppers

It's fall and though temperatures are still in the three digits here, I could not resist buying my first pumpkin! I love pumpkin and though I will most likely get annoyed with all the pumpkin flavored products that will soon line the shelves of grocery stores everywhere, I will happily enjoy a lot of fresh pumpkin :-) Not only do I relish the taste but it is such a wonderfully rich food when it … [Read more...]

Vegan Chocolate Cheese Cake

I've always made our birthday cakes. Be it for my husband or my girls there is not a birthday that goes by without my making some sort of decadent creation.  It's a family tradition passed on by my mom and one I would not give up for anything. Years ago when I finally placed a gorgeous cake with a carefully crafted sea scape in the fridge in the wee hours of the morning, my husband asked "Why … [Read more...]

Guava Coconut Mousse

The tantalizing smell of guavas filled my home as my hubby walked through the door. "Look what my friend gave me," he said beaming, holding up a bucket full of this tender fruit we love so much. Yum! As delicious as they are there was no way we could eat all of them before the spoiled so I froze a few and decided to make a mousse we could enjoy at dinner time. I chose a handful of ripe guavas and … [Read more...]