Red White And Blue Summer Salsa

RED, WHITE & BLUE SUMMER SALSA

My fave summer salsa with a fruity flavor and a nice crunch! Perfect for the 4th of July or any summer day. Try and let me know what you think!   https://youtu.be/j2bRmTpmYvE Yield: about 3 cups salsa Prep time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 cup diced strawberries 1 cup diced jicama 1/3 cup chopped cilantro 1/4 cup finally chopped red onion 2 tablespoons finely chopped jalapeño pepper, stemmed...

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Red Velvet Bliss Balls

Red Velvet Bliss Balls

THE PERFECT VALENTINE’S DAY SELF-LOVE TREAT  Who isn’t a fan of red velvet cake? I’m drooling at the thought of it (and its only 8 a.m.). Inspired by my love for decadent sweets and self-care – I made my red velvet bliss balls!   This delicious, decadent + 100% good for you recipe is simple to make and a perfect lovers treat. They are made with desiccated...

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Pumpkin Pie Butter

Pumpkin Pie Butter

Pumpkin Pie Butter    Prep time: 1 hour 5 min  Total time: 1 hour 5 min  Serves: 2 ½ cups      INGREDIENTS 2 ½ cups fresh roasted pumpkin  1 ½ cups walnuts, toasted  ½ teaspoon cinnamon  ¼ teaspoon ginger  ¼ teaspoon nutmeg  ¼ teaspoon ground cloves  sprinkle of salt  1 teaspoon maple syrup  DIRECTIONS Place all ingredients in the order listed in a high-powered blender or food processor. Blend until smooth and well combined, about 1-3 minutes.    ** Notes:  To roast pumpkin,...

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Veggie Coconut Rolls with Mango Tahini Sauce

A refreshing summer take on a lunchtime wrap. Veggie Coconut Rolls with Mango Tahini Sauce Prep time:  20 mins Total time:  20 mins Serves: 4-6   Ingredients Veggie Wraps 12 coconut wrappers 2 small avocados, pitted, peeled and sliced into 8 wedges each 4 cups kelp noodles 4 cups zoodles (zucchini noodles cut on an inspiralizer) 1 yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 6 green onions cut into...

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Kale and Cauliflower Cleansing Soup

Looking for an easy mid-summer cleanse? I like a mini-reboot after margaritas by the pool, airplane food, and summer brunches. If you notice sluggish digestion or afternoon bloat, it may be time for a few days of foods that are easy to digest, cleanse toxicity and rebalance your nutrients. Add this soup to your meal plan this week to increase vitamins, minerals, and digestive cleansing...

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Summer Solstice Hummus

The perfect summer hummus packed with antioxidants to ward off aging affects of the sun, omegas to keep your skin hydrated and protein for a tone body. It's a perfect balance of sweet, nutty, and savory - Perfect for any summer party. Summer Solstice Hummus. *The hummus can be made in advance and stored, covered in the fridge for up to 3 days. Prep time: 15 minutes Total time:...

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My Sweet Springtime Beauty Soup

Pear & Parsnip Soup Ingredients: 1 ½ pound of parsnip, peeled and chopped 2 tablespoons of olive oil Nutmeg 3 leeks (white part only), sliced and cleaned 3 French shallots, finely diced 4 cups of organic, low-sodium vegetable broth 3 pears, peeled, and cored, and chopped 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon of maple syrup ½ cup of milk alternate, like almond, coconut, or rice milk sea salt and pepper Directions: 1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Line a...

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Beat the BRRRRRR

I am a big believer in workout variety. The gym is a great resource, but knowing how to work out in other ways and other places is a must. Just this past weekend I supplemented my usual gym session with a paddle boarding date, a beach jog and some restorative yoga. Challenging your body to adapt to a variety of workouts actually makes you...

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Holiday Harvest Salad

This is a refreshing, colorful holiday salad.  It’s the perfect side dish you can throw together and bring to your Thanksgiving gathering.  For a more glamorous presentation, lay each ingredient out side by side on a long oval shaped serving dish.  The colors are exquisite! Holiday Harvest Chopped Salad   Ingredients 6 ounces green beans, trimmed 3 stalks celery or 1 bulb fennel, diced  1 cup pomegranate seeds (about 1...

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