Tag Archives: Recipes

banana chia pudding

Recipe! Banana Chia Pudding

This is a totally delicious recipe and it is also gluten-free, dairy-free and can be made completely sugar-free too. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 very ripe bananas 1/2 cup coconut milk 2 tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp vanilla Optional: 1 tsp any natural sweetener touch of sea salt if keeping in fridge for a few days Topping Ideas:  Strawberries Blackberries Banana […]

winter squash

Seasonal Food: Winter Squash

There are many different types of squash but they can all be grouped into two categories: summer and winter. Winter squash is available from August through March; however, they are at their best from October to November when they are in season. Most have long storage times ranging from one to six months, so they […]

beet juice

Sweet Roots Blast Sugar Cravings

Sugar is addictive. Even a small amount will create a desire for more and when you suddenly quit sugar it usually comes along with withdraw symptoms like migraines, strong cravings and irritability. The day after Thanksgiving, we are all feeling a little STUFFED and BLAH.  Sweet root veggies are THE way to bust sugar cravings […]

Green Beans

Whole Food Focus: Green Beans

After posting up the delicious recipe for Coconut Almond Garlic-y Green Beans,  I thought this week’s Whole Food Focus should (naturally) be: Green Beans!  The other ingredients in this recipe: garlic, sprouted almonds and coconut also pack a nutritious punch too, so make sure to check out their nutrition profiles as well (coming soon). Green […]

Coconut almond garlic-y green beans

Coconut Almond Garlic-y Green Beans

Many people ask me how I create my recipes and I sometimes giggle cause I am so not a super chef. I remember when I first started cooking healthy, I lived in a super small studio and my kitchen was a 4×5 space with mini-appliances. I used to tell my clients “If I can cook […]

Green Juice

4 Simple Steps to the Perfect Whole Juice

As a practice, I try to commit to making a whole juice for breakfast at least a few days a week. I do this for a few reasons:  whole juice is loaded with nutrients, fiber, water and easy to digest goodness (I drink lemon water first upon waking, then make my whole juice) morning time […]

Soup in a Blender: Dinner’s ready!

This recipe is so delicious and tasty- it tastes gourmet. What’s absolutely crazy is it may be the easiest recipe I have ever made. ever. I made this in my Blendtec, but you can make it in any good blender (see instructions below).  As a side note if you haven’t yet entered my giveaway to win […]

Whole Juice vs. Juice

Many people ask me what exactly is a “whole juice” and if it’s healthier than traditional “juicing”. Here are the deets’ on whole juice vs juice:  Regular Juice: A regular ole’ juice has been strained of all natural pulp, fiber and skin from the fruit or veggie being used. There are specific times I love to […]

It’s National KALE Day!

Well, yesterday was….! I have been so busy cooking up some transforming and educational content for my upcoming home study eCourse, The Thyroid Makeover, that I didn’t stop and take a moment to honor my FAVORITE dark, leafy green on planet Earth… KALE!  Kale adds beautiful color and some serious positive nutrition to every meal. My […]

Magnesium: the missing mineral

Magnesium.  More than 75% of adults are deficient in this mineral, but the risk of deficiency is even greater in women who have endocrine related like hypo/hyper thyroid, Hashimoto’s or Graves disease.  It is also one of the most common mineral deficiencies in industrialized nations. Magnesium is essential to bones and fuels the “electrical” system of […]