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Tips For A Healthy Heart

Tips For A Healthy Heart

We all know that we celebrate Valentine’s Day in February, but did you know that it is also American Heart Month? Which makes February a great month to show some love for your heart and your health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and...

3 Ways to Sneak in Hydration

3 Ways to Sneak in Hydration

As evidenced by this 80 degree day in March, it's starting to get warm in Florida! Someone recently asked me: "My Mom does not like to drink water.  I know it's important for her to stay hydrated. Can you give me any tips?" What a great question! As it gets...

Three Crave-Worthy Oil-Free Dressings

Three Crave-Worthy Oil-Free Dressings

Salads are one of the most common foods eaten in the United States. According to the Produce Marketing Association, four out of five of the most commonly purchased vegetables are salad ingredients: tomatoes, onions, carrots and lettuce. When prepared with an array of...

East Meets West Dressing

East Meets West Dressing

Ingredients  ¾ cup raw cashews* ¾ cup water - start with less and add water until desired consistency is reached juice of 1 lime (2 tablespoons) 2 cloves garlic, smashed 1-2 tablespoons Sriracha 1 teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon salt Directions Put all the...

East Meets West Salad

East Meets West Salad

Ingredients  4 cups sauteed sweet corn 4 scallions, green part only, thinly sliced 2 cups black beans, rinsed and drained 1 cup cilantro, chopped 1 pint cherry tomatoes, quartered 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes, for garnish ½ cup Thai or sweet basil leaves,...

Fighting Inflammation with Food

Fighting Inflammation with Food

Cooling The Fire of Inflammation with Food Inflammation is a natural part of the body’s immune response, helping prevent infection from harmful bacteria that may enter through a cut or damaged skin. When our body is at risk for infection, inflammation comes to our...

Three Fruits You Need In Your Life

Three Fruits You Need In Your Life

Fruits: Nature's Sweet Treat Fruits and vegetables are high in vitamin C & A, as well as other antioxidants and a variety of minerals.  Including them in your daily routine will be key to providing your body with the ability to defend against infections and...

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy Macaroni and Cheese

Ingredients 15 ounces dried macaroni (about 2 ½ cups) 1 ½ cups yellow or russet potatoes, peeled & diced ⅓ cup carrots, peeled & diced ½ cup onion, chopped 1 ¼ cups water from boiled vegetables ¾ cup raw cashews ⅓ cup coconut milk 3 tablespoons nutritional...

Fresh Lime and Cilantro Coleslaw

Fresh Lime and Cilantro Coleslaw

Ingredients  ⅓ cup green onion, chopped ⅓ cup fresh cilantro, chopped ½ cup green cabbage, shredded ½ cup purple cabbage, shredded ½ cup carrots, shredded 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons maple...

Sweet BBQ Pulled Jackfruit

Sweet BBQ Pulled Jackfruit

Ingredients  2 cans jackfruit, drained, rinsed & chopped 1 yellow onion, sliced 4 cloves garlic, minced ½ cup vegetable broth or water 1 tablespoon maple syrup ½ lime, juiced 2 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon smoked paprika ¼ teaspoon salt...