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I’ve gone on a lot of food jags, and followed a lot of food trends, over the years.  So what I’m about to say goes against popular opinion these days. I’m drinking a predominantly fruit-based smoothie each and every morning. Why?  I’ve come to believe that fruit is “the fruit…(Read More)

banana pancakes

This is a perfect Sunday morning breakfast! Walnuts make a great addition to so many snacks and meals and provide so many nutritional benefits. Not only do walnuts have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects, but are also a great source of fiber, protein, vitamin E, and omega-3s! Vitamin E is needed to form red…(Read More)

Love Your Liver Juice

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 Happy Valentines Day!  This year, I hope to encourage you to love yourself a little differently than years past.  Instead of adding fuel to an already brewing inflammatory fire with dairy, chocolate, and wine…. why not love yourself a healthier way?!   I wrote an article “7 Reasons You Should Take Care…(Read More)

Cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice always remind me of fall! Even though it is now summer, these are a delicious and easy recipe to serve for breakfast, as a snack, or even as a side with dinner. Did you know cinnamon is a natural anti-microbial? That is why cinnamon raisin bread never gets moldy…(Read More)

This is a great grain-free breakfast option because it tastes great and takes little to no effort! It’s just like granola or cereal but doesn’t require any baking or contain any artificial sweeteners or questionable ingredients. I’d recommend mixing up a big batch (without the berries of course) and keeping it…(Read More)

Coconut Flour Pancakes

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Amazing.  Not gritty. Nice & fluffy. Ingredients 4 grass fed chicken eggs, room temperature 1 cup Aroy-D coconut milk (Amazon – no gums or fillers) 2 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp melted honey (or a pinch of stevia) 1/2 cup coconut flour – I’ve used Bob’s Red Mill 1 tsp baking soda 1…(Read More)

sweet potato fritters

These are super quick and easy for breakfast and taste great alone or pair well with other breakfast foods. Sweet potatoes and onions are on the Clean 15 list so they are typically exposed to less pesticides (but I still prefer to buy organic). But bell peppers are one of the dirty dozen so it…(Read More)

Strawberry Basil Smoothie

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Both fresh or frozen strawberries and bananas will work just fine! Some people have questioned the nutritional value of frozen fruits and veggies compared to fresh. Research has shown that it actually maintains the same nutritional value when frozen almost immediately after being picked…   Ingredients 1 cup strawberries1 ripe banana1 cup non-dairy&nbsp…(Read More)

Pineapple Green Smoothie

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Avocados are a nutrition powerhouse! Not only are they packed with vitamins, but compared to other fruits they are higher in protein and lower in sugar. They are also a great source of fiber and full of monounsaturated (“good”) fats which are great for your heart health. Avocados are a great addition to a…(Read More)

Grain-Free Granola

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This is great for breakfast or as a snack. You can eat it alone, serve with berries and your choice of milk, or however else you may like it! Also, feel free to add dried fruit or other ingredients you think may taste good in it. Ingredients: 2 cups Sliced Almonds 2 cups Unsweetend Coconut…(Read More)

I love the cashews in this recipe! They have such a comforting/fatty texture that is satisfying 🙂  Normally I try to keep my fruit smoothies free of fat and protein, just adding raw veggies like spinach, but every once in a while I like to change it up! The additional protein and fat in…(Read More)