Featured Recipes

Hemp Seed Milk

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Hemp seeds are a nutritional powerhouse with a mild flavor, making them a great alternative to traditional dairy milk. Here’s my favorite recipe for hemp milk, perfect in your morning smoothie, breakfast cereal or try it with raw cacao for a healthy after-school indulgence. Yum!

INGREDIENTS
2 cups water
1/3 cup hemp seeds
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 tbsp coconut sugar (optional)

DIRECTIONS:
Blend hemp seeds, vanilla, coconut sugar (optional) and water until smooth. Using a nut milk bag, squeeze gently to strain the milk over a large bowl. Leave pulp inside of bag and discard.

For chocolate milk, blend in raw cacao to desired taste.


Balsamic Roasted Asparagus

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                  I love asparagus in the spring!  Asparagus is a healthy side vegetable rich in calcium, folate, fiber, vitamin C and vitamin K.  Here, a simple roasted version with balsamic vinegar.   more »

Healthy Hot Chocolate Elixir

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                 A winter hot chocolate elixir, containing cacao which is rich in serotonin (to boost your mood), rich in magnesium (for calming energy), and really helpful in curbing cravings for less healthy sweets more »

Tuscan White Bean and Kale Soup

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  Both my husband and I are Italian, and have family in Italy. Whenever I enjoy this dreamy soup I’m reminded of our time spent in Tuscany. It’s warm, comforting, nutrient-dense and packed with a secret ingredient (collagen!) to heal more »

Maple Vanilla Granola

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                        Granola sounds healthy but the store-bought variety is often high in refined sugars. Avoid this by baking your own! It’s surprisingly easy to bake and simple to store. more »

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies

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  I’m so excited about my new holiday recipe this season! I made this recipe for gingerbread cookies using two healthy sweeteners: Lakanto Maple Syrup is a new sweetener that tastes just like maple syrup, but with fewer calories and a more »

Nutty Caramel Corn

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                Want a sweet treat? My daughters and I are making this nutty caramel popcorn. Yum! We used brown rice syrup. It’s a great substitute for caramel. INGREDIENTS 6-8 cups freshly popped corn more »

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