Nut-Seed Muesli

I often get asked what I eat for breakfast…if I don’t eat gluten or sugar or dairy, then what does one eat?!?  I like easy breakfasts, as I don’t enjoy cooking in the morning- not even oatmeal. So smoothies and granola-esque dishes are my go-to’s. Since I don’t eat boxed cereals anymore, and I don’t … More Nut-Seed Muesli

Anti-inflammatory Smoothie

Turmeric root, cinnamon, chia and flax seeds, and dark leafy greens are rich in anti-inflammatory properties.  Coconut water is nature’s sport drink, containing significant amounts of potassium, mangesium, and other vitamins and minerals.  And dark leafy greens like kale are a superfood of cleansing and healing properties. 

Raspberry Smoothie

I love the combination of raspberries and yogurt – plain yogurt gives it a zippy tart taste (SweetShine recommended) or if you must have your sweetner, add lightly sweetened vanilla yogurt for a smoother taste. Serves 1-2 2 cups frozen raspberries 1 cup plain yogurt (I like the Greek yogurt) 1 tb chia seeds 1 … More Raspberry Smoothie

Festive Granola

Spice up your granola with warming spices.  Inspired by the holiday season and the green and red in the cranberries and pistachios, I added cloves to my granola this time.  The millet in this recipe is also an added bonus, as unlike most grains, millet has an alkalinizing effect on the body. Subtle and delicious, … More Festive Granola

Green Mango Smoothie

Very light, mild tasting green drinks are a good way of including blended greens into your diet.  The flavor can be enhanced by the addition of lemon or lime juice, ginger, mint, or other herbs and spices.  Experiment and have fun!