Spicy Kale and Quinoa Salad with Sweet Corn, Avocado, and Black Beans

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All Natural Fruit and Nut Energy Bar Recipe

Have you every tried the cranberry almond Kind Bars? Well, they’re quite delicious. But expensive. So I set out on a mission to create my own version. Behold my all natural fruit and nut energy bar recipe! Don’t be too impressed…they’re insanely easy to make. These are all natural healthy snacks that will satisfy your … Continue reading

Chimichurri Sauce Recipe

Need a way to fancy up a meal without much work? Make a sauce! Simply throw some ingredients in a food processor and blend away! So behold….my chimichurri sauce! It’s a fresh, healthy, quick, and easy recipe! Chimichurri sauce is a sauce that originates from South America that combines parsley, often cilantro, garlic, olive oil, … Continue reading

Quinoa and Whole Wheat Couscous Blend with Mushrooms and Truffle Oil

I hated mushrooms growing up. I thought they were all the same boring brown or white mushrooms with the same boring bland taste and texture. I had no idea there was a whole world of mushrooms out there with many varying flavors, shapes, and textures that you could cook with. If this sounds like you, … Continue reading

Tasty Green Smoothie

This is not a rhetorical question…who doesn’t love a good smoothie? Honestly!? If you answered “me” then you need to stop reading and check your tastebuds…you may not have any. Seriously though, smoothies are a great way to add some extra nutrients to your diet while enjoying some great fruity flavors. You can add vitamins, … Continue reading

Mushroom and Asparagus Quinoa with Teriyaki

So this might not look beautiful to your eyes, but I promise, your taste buds will disagree. I threw this meal together based on a couple ingredients I bought at the local farmers market over the weekend: some giant shiitake mushrooms and an asparagus bundle. I love shiitake mushrooms and they always go great with … Continue reading

Roasted Rainbow Carrots Recipe

I stumbled upon these awesome organic rainbow carrots in the local Santa Monica Co-Op market and thought I would try my hand at making something with them. I mean, how could I resist something so colorful!? If you know me, you know I love color. I’m always trying to add more natural color (keyword natural) to my … Continue reading

The Best Hummus Recipe

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Healthy (duh) Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

I just made this smoothie for an afternoon snack and it’s so good I might have to go make myself another… Honestly,I just downed it like it was my job (maybe I should switch career paths and own a Jamba Juice). Anyway, if you’re looking for a healthy snack, breakfast or maybe dessert and you … Continue reading

Spaghetti Squash with Brussels Sprouts

Have you heard of spaghetti squash? It’s basically your average looking yellow squash but inside it holds a secret. It looks normal when you cut into it, but if you start scraping at it with a fork, the inside flesh literally falls into thin spaghetti-like strands of squash! I know this big vegetable looks intimidating, … Continue reading