Lemon-Garlic Green beans and Mushroom

lemon garlic green beans and mushroom

Serves 4 Ingredients 1 1/4 pounds green beans or French green beans, trimmed 1 ½ cup Crimini Mushrooms or button mushrooms 1 teaspoon finely chopped or grated lemon zest 1 ounce (about 2 tablespoons) toasted almonds, slivered 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 4-5 cloves, garlic chopped 1 onion sliced long ½ a lemon Himalayan […]

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower


For a healthy alternative to mashed potatoes, try this Mashed Cauliflower recipe: Serves 4 Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 15-20 mins Ingredients 2 cups cauliflower, fresh or frozen 1 -2 cloves chopped garlic 1 tablespoon grass-fed butter or organic coconut oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 unsweetened Almond Milk 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic […]

Roasted Chayote and Black Bean Tacos

roasted chayote and black bean tacos

Looking for some vegetarian tacos here is a delicious one. Although chayote (Sechium edule) is typically prepared as a vegetable, it is in fact a fruit. It’s quite crunchy flesh can be eaten both raw and cooked. Around the world it is known by various names including merliton, christophene and chowchow. It is a member […]

Very Green Detox Juice

Very Green Detox Juice

Ingredients 1 bunch of Kale or Spinach ½ lime or lemon 1 cucumber 2 celery stalks A few basil leaves 1 apple ½ inch fresh ginger root or Turmeric root ½ teaspoon chia seeds ( soak overnight in about 2 tbsp water) Directions Combine all the ingredients in a juicer or high speed blender and […]

Avo Choco Mousse


Serves 2 Ingredients 1 large Hass avocado 2-3 teaspoon grade B maple syrup 2 tablespoon unsweetened organic cocoa powder or 1 tablespoon cacao powder ¼ cup unsweetened organic almond milk 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1 tablespoon slivered almonds ¼ cup raspberries for garnish ¼ teaspoon sea salt Directions Place the avocados, maple syrup, cocoa powder, […]

Indian Curried Grilled Shrimp with Cool Cucumber Mint Raita

indian curried grilled shrimp with cool cucumber mint raita

Serve 4 Ingredients 1 pound large shrimp, shelled and de-veined 1 1/2 teaspoons hot curry powder ( you get the mild curry powder for less spicy) 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper or red chili powder or more based on spice tolerance 1 tsp garlic powder teaspoon 1 teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon smoked paprika powder 6-8 […]

Greek Yogurt Dip

Greek Yogurt Dip

Ingredients 1 (17.6 ounce) container Greek yogurt 2 Tablespoons minced fresh parsley leaves (or 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes) 1 Tablespoon dry minced onion flakes 1 teaspoon garlic salt 1 teaspoon dried dill weed ½ teaspoon paprika Directions In a bowl combine the yogurt and all the ingredients and mix until smooth. Refrigerate for an […]

Cinnamon Chia Seed Granola

Cinnamon Chia Seed Granola

Bake up a batch of this granola on a Sunday afternoon and enjoy it all week on top of some Greek yogurt, in a bowl with milk, or in a baggie for a healthy snack on the go. Makes four 1/4 c. servings Ingredients 1 c. old fashioned oats 2 tbsp. chia seeds 1/2 tsp. […]

Indian Spiced Butternut Stuffed Turkey Tenderloin

indian spiced butternut stuffed turkey tenderloin

Ingredients 2 boneless turkey tenderloins (1 lb total) 1 tsp Himalayan salt (diamond crystal) 1/2 tablespoon light Extra virgin-olive oil 1/2 cup chopped shallots 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 1/4 cups (6 oz)  diced butternut squash, 1/2-inch dice 1/2 cup fresh cranberries 2 tablespoon pure maple syrup 1 tablespoon fresh chopped thyme ½ cup Kale […]

Pumpkin, Cranberry Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Pumpkin, Cranberry Salad with Maple Vinaigrette

Serves 4-7 Ingredients 1 pie pumpkin (also known as a sugar pumpkin or sweet pumpkin) 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin olive oil ½ teaspoon Chili powder Salt and pepper 1 (5-6 oz) container mixed greens 1/4 cup roasted pepitas (pumpkin seeds) – (you can buy them or you can roast the seeds yourself in the oven) […]