Did you know that millet is one of the few alkaline grains? Well, technically it is a seed, and one well worth incorporating into your diet. In addition to it having a balancing affect on the body, it is gluten-free. And according to Body Ecology millet “does NOT feed pathogenic yeast (candida), it acts as … More Mediterranean Millet
The roots of any plant are its anchor and foundation; they are the essential parts that support and nourish the plant. Root vegetables lend these properties to us when we eat them, making us feel physically and mentally grounded and rooted, increasing our stability, stamina and endurance. Roots are a rich source of nutritious complex … More Roasted Roots
Technically this recipe shouldn’t be called a shepherd’s pie because it is made with beef instead of lamb. But same idea! The point is that because this recipe calls for sweet potatoes instead of white potatoes, and because we incorporate highly nutritious kale, this version has more bang for its buck. There’s something about the … More Sweet Shepherd’s Pie
The olive oil, lemon, and salt break down the greens so that they are easy to digest and tasty to munch on! 1 bunch of kale, (de-stemmed and torn or cut into bite sized pieces) 1 tb olive oil 1 tb lemon juice dash of sea salt 1 clove minced garlic Massage kale with all … More Marinated Kale Salad
So many cucumbers in the garden this year! Loving it – not only for their cooling effect on the body during the summer (high water content), but also for their high silica content, which is great for the skin! Read more about the benefits of this super sexy fruit from The Natural Nurse® at http://www.naturalnurse.com. … More Cucumber Bliss
This is a great twist to a common dish, and a delicious way to eat your fiber. Ingredients: sweet potato, baked black beans cumin olive oil or butter sea or himalayan salt corn tortillas sour cream cilantro, chopped lime wedges
Summer time shouts cool salads and watery fruits and vegetables. That’s why this kale and cucumber salad is perfect for this time of the month!
I really am into making cooking simpler and quicker. This version of Chicken Parmesan is just that, and gluten free. Basically, I decided why bread the chicken??? As long as it has melted gooey cheese on top, who cares about the bread crumbs! And because I try to eliminate as many refined grains from my … More Revamped Chicken Parmesan
I looove nachos! However, the traditional nachos of bean, meat, and cheese is seriously lacking in…well, greens, veggies, health. So I’ve redeemed them with my Nacho Salad- I can enjoy the pleasure of nachos without the guilt. And I enjoy these so much more! The color! The flavors!
Quinoa and chard is the perfect combination for a light and nutrient packed dish. Quinoa is a great source of protein. It also grows in really dry areas – it can go three months without water, which means it is great at conserving its water. And if you believe we are what we eat, then … More Mediterranean Quinoa Salad