Quinoa, Baba Ganoush and Lemon Roasted Asparagus

It's still asparagus season, which means I'm still finding ways to incorporate it into my diet. One of the best tips for eating healthy, local, and organic is to eat seasonal foods. If you are a co-op or CSA member, you will get seasonal vegetables and fruit from your local farmer. This means weeks of … Continue reading Quinoa, Baba Ganoush and Lemon Roasted Asparagus

Raspberry Mango Coconut Cake

Recently, my nephew celebrated his very first birthday and I, of course, took that as an opportunity to capitalize on that fact that my sister wanted an extremely health conscious party. That meant no cakes, no dairy, no cookies, all just healthy food. This may seem like a boring idea, but what started as a … Continue reading Raspberry Mango Coconut Cake

Minty Kale, Herb and Orange Smoothie

  I LOVE smoothies with herbs in them. Particularly mint, basil and cilantro (coriander). Lucky for me, this smoothie has all three of my favorite herbs! Coupled with fresh valencia oranges, ice and some kale, this smoothie makes for a perfectly refreshing, flavorful drink! This is a great breakfast smoothie or drink for an afternoon … Continue reading Minty Kale, Herb and Orange Smoothie

Watermelon Beet Smoothie

Watermelons are in season right now, as are lots of other wonderful fruits and vegetables! This is a really simple smoothie, requiring only 2 ingredients! Watermelon and beets! Let us begin! You will need: - 1/2 to 1 refrigerated or frozen watermelon - 2 organic beets Place the watermelon into your high powered blender. Blend … Continue reading Watermelon Beet Smoothie

Spinach Arugula Salad with Zucchini Dressing – Nut free, oil free

This is one of the simplest salads to make, and so tasty and refreshing! I had just gotten back from school and was so hungry, so I basically chopped up everything I had in my fridge, then mixed it together with my own zucchini dressing that I concocted on the spot! This is nut and … Continue reading Spinach Arugula Salad with Zucchini Dressing – Nut free, oil free