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

Gluten Free Gingerbread

While this recipe still has sugar (in the form of molasses), it is too good to pass up during the holiday season.  Bring it to a party or serve it in your home and wow people.  They won’t believe it’s gluten free.  This bread comes out moist and with an irresistible aroma.

Raw Date Paste

So if you haven’t already gathered, my favorite alternative sweetner is dates.  They are super sweet, and when you blend them with water they make a perfect liquid-esque sweetner that is perfect for baked goods, smoothies, oatmeal, puddings…it’s one of my staples and SUPER easy to make.

Sweet Shepherd’s Pie

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

Cleanse with Greens

Chlorophyll, a component of dark green vegetables and grasses, is a natural detoxifier.  This is because it has been found to help renew damaged tissue, build blood, counteract the effects of radiation, assist with wound healing, fend off bacteria, assist with digestive disorders, increase healthy gut bacteria, remove drug residues from the body, improve liver … More Cleanse with Greens

It’s Not Just About the Food

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend Healing Journey’s cancer convention and see some incredible speakers share their wisdom and knowledge about cancer and healing.  Guest speakers included Marianne Williamson; Jonathan Ellerby, PhD; Kelly Turner, PhD; and Lise Alschuler, ND.  While the focus was on cancer, most of the info shared could be applied … More It’s Not Just About the Food