• Raw Hot Chocolate

      This is my favorite time of year for hot chocolate.  I remember my Dad and me staying up late to watch old westerns and drink hot chocolate in the winter back home.  I make mine a little different and its also really good for you too.  I use raw cacao which is a potent […]

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    • Piña Colada Smoothie

        I love this refreshing smoothie! This is one of my Jackson’s most requested drink in the house.  It is super easy and so delicious.  You can make it with full fat coconut milk or coconut water for a lighter twist.  If you would like a pina colada cocktail just add a little rum […]

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    • Spicy Kale Chips

      It must be obvious by now that I have a love affair with KALE.  I juice kale, eat raw kale, put kale in smoothies, make kale chips, and sauté kale just to name a few.  The benefits of kale are undeniable and anytime I can get it in my diet and my boys diet it […]

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    • Vegetable Soup with Butternut Squash, White Bean & Swiss Chard

      This soup is so hearty and satisfying. It is the perfect soup for a rainy or snowy day. I live in Arizona so I make it when the mood strikes. If I wait for rain squash will be out of season. Be sure to freeze the leftovers. RECIPE 1 small butternut squash peeled and diced […]

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    • Kale Chips

      Kale is one of the most nutritious veggies that you can feed your family.  These chips are super easy to make and they won’t last long so make a bunch.  Here are just a few of the facts about Kale to should motivate you to include them in your families diet… • Kale is rich […]

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    • Morning Green Juice

      I love making fresh juice in the morning for the whole family. I really try to change things up a lot, but this is my “go to” morning mama! The combination of veggies really gets me going in the morning with a burst of energy. This juice is also great for appetite control if […]

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    • Gluten Free Chocolate Donuts – High Protein

      I was so excited when these chocolate donuts tasted SO good!  As much as we have to watch the gluten and dairy around this house it is equally important that the ingredients be “real” and nutritious.  Lately, I have been on a mission to find higher protein foods that are tempting for one of […]

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    • Minted Split Pea Soup Vegetarian

      The mint in this recipe gives a fresh twist on an old standard.  Legumes are some of the most nutrient dense foods around and are easy to store since they’re dry and can be kept on hand in the pantry for years—plus they’re available year round!  Extremely high in fiber, dried peas also provide […]

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    • Wheat Grass Juicing Benefits

      A few decades ago, wheat grass juicing would have raised a few eyebrows to say the least.  Although I am sure farmers have chewed on the grass for years. More people are becoming aware and turning to this very beneficial, nutritious and healthy juice made from young deep green wheat grass harvested after a second […]

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    • Green Smoothie with Avocado

      This green smoothie is pure deliciousness.  I have been making this for breakfast lately and it makes me feel refreshed and ready for the day.  It’s power packed so get ready to get your move on….   16 oz. coconut water 2 handfuls of spinach 1 frozen banana 2 pears 1 avocado (peeled and seed […]

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    • Blueberry Basil and Lemon Ice Cubes

      I am on a creative kick to create refreshing drinks this summer.  Tasting something sweet, sour, and very cold  takes my mind off of the heat.  When I hosted a garden party several weeks ago I discovered how much I love the taste of blueberry and basil together.  So, I developed an easy way to […]

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    • Organic Garden Party for Kids with Cascadian Farm

      Spring is in the air! What a perfect time to plan a scrumptious feast for children with food from Cascadian Farm. With Earth Day right around the corner I created a menu of recipes using a variety of Cascadian Farms products that are organic, delicious and easy to prepare. Cascadian Farm is also giving away […]

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    • Rice Quesadillas with Potato, Peppers, Onions, and Swiss Cheese

      I love these quesadillas for brunch, lunch, or breakfast.  It was a perfect combo with the food that was served at the Organic Garden Party for Kids that we just had.  I also saved some and put them in lunches for my boys too. Ingredients: rice tortillas Cascadian Farm Country Style Potatoes, thawed swiss cheese […]

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    • Crunchy Honey Oat Chicken Tenders with Apricot Maple Dipping Sauce

      If you are looking for healthy chicken tenders that taste great and turn out perfect everytime…….you found it!  These are just delicious and the adults love them too.  I created this recipe for a Garden Party Feast using Cascadian Farm Oats & Honey Granola.  Try it for your friends and family. 3 organic chicken breast, […]

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    • Blueberry Basil Lemonade

      I created this lemonade for a beautiful Spring Garden Party for kids and they loved it.  I must admit a couple of us felt like this would also be a perfect cocktail if you just added vodka to it.  So here is your two in one drink for adults and kids.  Enjoy! 1 can Cascadian […]

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    • Very Berry Coconut Smoothie with Spinach

      Most of you know that I love making smoothies and coming up with one for the Garden Party feast was super fun.  The smoothie turned out delicious and it is loaded in antioxidants, minerals, vitamin K and much more.  We used the gorgeous Harvest Berries from Cascadian Farm and their frozen spinach.  Blend away! Ingredients: […]

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    • Mixed Greens Salad with Spicy Pecans & Tangy Fruit with Maple Balsamic Vinaigrette

      This salad is something I tend to prepare anytime I have guest.  My girlfriend Capi gifted me with this amazing dough bowl after I oohed and awed over hers for so long.  To this day it is one of the best gifts I have ever received along with the salads that so inspired me […]

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    • Raw Cafe Mocha w/ Almond Whip Cream ~ Breakfast Coffee

      I am in love with this drink.  When I find myself pressed for time in the morning this is my remedy.   I happen to be one of those people that has to have coffee before I eat.  This gives me quite a bit of nutrition and protein to get my day going.  I like […]

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    • Chicken Soup ~ Perfection for Colds

      The first friend I made when I moved to Arizona was “beautiful in every way”, Laura. She popped into my life when I brought a life into the world. Finn was born and she took his first pictures. She has been capturing amazing photos of my family ever since with her special gift. As […]

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