Strawberry Banana Smoothie with Red Grapes and Coconut Milk

Ah Smoothies! I love them. When I’m post-workout, or when I want a creamy sweet treat in the Summertime I’ll whip up one of these and be on cloud nine. The combination of coconut milk, strawberries, and red grapes is so delicious! Yield: 1 smoothie Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 6 frozen red grapes 1 cup coconut milk 1 tbsp. flax-seed 1 … Continue reading Strawberry Banana Smoothie with Red Grapes and Coconut Milk

Coconut Kale Salad with Pecans

Kale is such a fantastic green loaded with healthy benefits. The shredded coconut gives this salad a light sweetness, and the pecans lend a nice texture and crunch. Lightly sauteed the flavors meld,and smell delicious when cooking. This is my go to when I want a light lunch or dinner I’ll toss in some canned tuna for extra protein. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 tbsp. … Continue reading Coconut Kale Salad with Pecans

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Cantaloupe, Banana, and Coconut Smoothie

    After a workout or when I’m on the go I love to make smoothies. Especially when its hot outside, I like cold drinks. This is packed with fruit, protein, and healthy coconut milk. You can mix any fruit or non-dairy milk you like. I also love using pineapple and strawberries in my smoothies. Yield: 1 smoothie Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen … Continue reading Cantaloupe, Banana, and Coconut Smoothie

Sauteed Green Cabbage with Celery Seeds and Sesame Seeds

I love cabbage, its healthy and goes well in all types of cuisine. I love to make this and eat all week. I mix it with different grains, scrambled eggs, salads, roasted vegetables, tuna, and my favorite tacos! This is quick and easy, and ready in ten minutes! Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 cup green cabbage 2 tbsp. olive oil ¼ tsp. celery seed 1 … Continue reading Sauteed Green Cabbage with Celery Seeds and Sesame Seeds

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Moroccan Ratatouille with Zucchini, Squash, Tomato, and Garbanzo Beans

Ratatouille is a traditional peasant dish. This is loaded with vegetables, so healthy and delicious!  This is a family style, one pot dish that’s great for any night of the week. Serve with bread, rice, or couscous. Ingredients: 1 zucchini 1 squash 2 tomatoes 1/2 cup golden raisins 1/2 white or yellow onion 2 garlic cloves 3 tbsp. olive oil 1 can stewed tomatoes 1 … Continue reading Moroccan Ratatouille with Zucchini, Squash, Tomato, and Garbanzo Beans

Vegetarian Collard Greens

Greens are great around the holidays, paired with slow cooked meats, and is a great side dish for barbecues and gatherings with friends. I love this recipe, and its quick and easy anyone can make it. Note: to make this vegan you can use vegetable stock Ingredients: 1 quart stock; chicken or vegetable 1 bunch collard greens; or any kind you like 1 tbsp. garlic … Continue reading Vegetarian Collard Greens

Spicy Roasted Kale Chips 

Kale is one of my favorite ingredients, and roasting them in the oven makes them light and crispy. These kale chips are a healthy snack ready in 30 minutes! You can also use this method for any greens. Ingredients: 2 cups of kale 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. nutritional yeast 1 tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. red pepper flakes olive oil Preparation: Wash the … Continue reading Spicy Roasted Kale Chips