Wednesday, 18 July 2018 15:28

2-Ingredient Chocolate Pudding

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This 2-Ingredient Chocolate Pudding couldn’t be easier to make. All you need is dark chocolate and coconut milk. This chocolate pudding is rich, thick, and incredibly mousse like. You can use any dark 70 to 85% chocolate and sweeten with stevia or xylitol, if you wish. Serves: 6 Ingredients 1 can full-fat coconut milk 1 cup chocolate chips or dark chocolate pieces 70-85% (5 ounces) Instructions In a saucepan, heat coconut milk and chocolate over very low heat Stir constantly until chocolate is melted Divide mixture between six ½ cup mason jars Refrigerate for 3 hours Recipe adapted from Elanaspantry.com    
Friday, 25 August 2017 16:46

White Bean Hummus

This Italian-style puree is served like a condiment—you can serve it on individual small plates with grilled sourdough bread, use it as a spread in your wraps, or take it to your next get-together and serve it as a dip with cut up veggies and toasted pita. It will keep in the refrigerator in a sealed container for up to five days. Move over, avocado toast—white bean hummus is here!
Monday, 17 July 2017 18:53

Pasta with Marinara Sauce

A nutritious pasta that's a great alternative for children! Why it’s so good for you: The health benefits of peppers include relief from cancer, peptic ulcer, menopausal problems, low risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes. It has anti-inflammatory, analgesic properties and may also provide relief of pain related to arthritis. It also provides relief from fibromyalgia, skin aging and psoriasis.
DID YOU KNOW? Grapefruit is a good source of vitamin C and A, dietary fiber, potassium, folate, and other nutrients. Arugula, sometimes known by the more interesting name "rocket," is famous salad green that's loved for its delightfully pungent leaves and unique appearance. It has glucosinates that offer antioxidant benefits and enzymes that can help with detoxification. Arugula is also an excellent source of fiber, vitamins A, B6, C, and K, calcium, folate, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, and potassium. You can also get high levels of zinc, copper, protein, thiamin, and pantothenic acid from this vegetable.
Tuesday, 11 April 2017 17:52

Chocolate, Hazelnut & Ginger Bars

These are no ordinary chocolate bars.  They’re guilt-free with a ginger kick that will give you the afternoon pick-me-up you’re looking for. Hazelnuts for protein combined with the good fats of coconut oil and cream make this not only a healthy treat but a complete snack!  
Friday, 27 January 2017 17:36

Taco Salad in a Jar

Mason jar salads are not only beautiful, they’re also convenient. I think this salad really brings out the beauty of what a Mason jar salad can be: appealing to the eyes as well as the stomach. With this Mexican– inspired salad you get flavor, protein, and just enough spice to be a very satisfying lunch.
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 12:39

PB & J SMOOTHIE

Who doesn’t love peanut butter and jelly? This simple smoothie will take you right back to your favorite childhood sandwich, but one full of nutritious ingredients such as fresh berries and creamy nut butter. One sip and you’ll feel like a kid again.  
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 01:01

Dark Chocolate and Banana Smoothie

Smoothies are a great way to start your day. Loaded with nutrition, they are quick and easy to make, portable, and delicious. This smoothie is an excellent source of potassium, and the addition of flaxseed adds omega-3 fatty acids that can help reduce inflammation.
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 18:29

Chocolate Decadence Cookies

This scrumptious Chocolate Decadence Cookies recipe is from Elana's pantry (elanaspantry.com). I've been making these cookies for a few years now and they are a hit with my family.  
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 12:43

Spiced Sweet Potato Quick Bread

Easy to make and naturally sweet from the sweet potatoes, this quick bread from Mark Hyman's new book, Eat Fat, Get Thin Cookbook, is perfect whenever you need a bread fix.
Wednesday, 23 November 2016 21:02

Buttercup Squash Soup with Ginger and Turmeric

This easy-to-prepare soup is one of my favorite. Butternut squash delivers an ample dose of dietary fiber, making it an exceptionally heart-friendly choice. It provides significant amounts of Vitamin A, potassium, important for bone health, and vitamin B6, essential for the proper functioning of both the nervous and immune systems. Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory and is a very strong antioxidant. Ginger is among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet. It is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain.  
Monday, 14 November 2016 18:33

Stuffed Sweet Potato

While watching your starchy carbs, when it comes to eating a healthy diet, sweet potatoes can be an asset to your health. Ranking lower in glycemic load then regular potatoes and containing a high density of nutrients, sweet potatoes have an impressive nutritional profile. The delicious dressing utilizes Tahini, an ingredient made from toasted ground hulled sesame seeds that are rich in minerals such as phosphorus, lecithin, magnesium, potassium and iron. It’s a good source of methionine, which aids in liver detoxification and helps to promote healthy cell growth.