CARROT & BEET SALAD

This shredded carrot and beet salad is by far one of my favorite summer salads. Toss on top of a green salad, on a sandwich, add to a wrap or enjoy as a side dish. It is also a great choice for potlucks.

Ingredients

2 c shredded carrots 2 c shredded beets 1 tbsp+ fresh […]

WATERMELON JUICE

It seems, this year, the hottest and most humid of days are coming at the end of summer.

According to Ayurveda, an accumulation of summer’s heat, can increase the pitta dosha and leave you feeling fatigued, irritable, and impatient. Watermelon juice is a great way to cool down and stay calm on a hot […]

VEG, FRUIT + HERBAL INFUSED WATER

It’s essential to stay hydrated and cool in the hot summer months. Infusing water with vegetables, fruits, and herbs can make it a breeze.

Most store bought infused waters are loaded with artificial flavors, sugar, and coloring. Enjoy these pure and simple, fresh and natural alternatives.

There is no limit to the combinations you could […]

COCONUT DATE BOATS

My sweet tooth is my down fall in the realm of healthy eating. Time and time again, I vow to eliminate processed sugar from my diet. This quest has opened doors to creative and healthy alternatives to satisfy my love of the sweet taste.

One of my favorite quick sweet treats are coconut date boats. […]

CHERRY-PUMPKIN OAT BARS

Whether it is a long day of travel, a big teaching day or refueling after a winter hike, snacks are an essential part of my everyday. If I fail to have snacks on hand, my blood sugar plummets and it is hard to maintain a clear presence. To stay nourished and at the top […]

FIRE CIDER - COLD + FLU REMEDY

Fire Cider is a traditional remedy passed down through the ages of folk medicine. This tonic is revered for its ability to boost the immune system and help prevent colds and flu. Apple cider vinegar is infused with roots, fruits and herbs, to create a powerful anti-microbial, decongestant, and circulatory tonic.

Fire Cider is […]

ALMOND DATE MILK

Being born and raised in the dairy state, having grown up drinking milk, it can be hard at times to be dairy-free. Sure, I love the taste of milk, but my sinuses become instantly congested, so rarely is it worth it. I used to be able to get by drinking store bought nut milk until […]

CRANBERRY SAUCE

The holidays are not complete without a great cranberry sauce, this is my favorite! Enjoy as a side dish or as a topping over stewed apples.

1 pint cranberries 4 clementines 1/2 c sugar

Place all ingredients in the food processor, pulse until well minced and mixed. Refrigerate then serve and enjoy!

 

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LEMON BLUEBERRY 'CHEESE CAKE' :: VEGAN + RAW

One of the best things about having a dinner party is having great friends that bring remarkable desserts. Last year my friend Amy brought this dessert to my house and I have been wanting to make it ever since. The recipe is actually adapted from ‘Sweet Gratitude,’ a fabulous book of raw desserts. There is […]

Summer Spring Rolls + Peanut Sauce

SPRING ROLLS

2 large carrots, julienned 2 -3 green onions, julienned 1/2 sweet red pepper, julienned 1 small cucumber, julienned 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 c fresh cilantro, minced 1/2 c fresh mint, minced 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper 1/8 tsp sea salt 1 (3 ounce) packages dried bean thread rice noodles 16 rice […]