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Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

Have you ever made a pudding or mousse with a base of avocadoes?  This is a unique way to make a delicious dessert power-packed full of nutrition! 3 avocadoes 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/4 cup honey 15 drops liquid stevia Blend all ingredients in a food processor until smooth.  This …

Asparagus & Tomato Salad

I created a fun salad last week that I’d like to share.  It was delicious and very easy to make. 1 bunch of asparagus 1 pint cherry tomatoes 6 oz. mozzarella or feta cheese Wash and trim the asparagus ends.  Lay asparagus in a single layer on a cookie sheet …

The Beauty of Oats

Oatmeal has got to be one of America’s favorite healthy foods. Who doesn’t like a warm bowl of oatmeal on a cold winter morning?  A 2/3 cup serving of oats contain 8 1/2 grams of protein, 5 grams of fiber, both soluble and insoluble, along with potassium, selenium, manganese, phosphorus, …

Carrot Apple Salad

Carrot Apple Salad 3 tart apples, shredded 4 carrots, shredded 1/2 cup orange juice (freshly squeezed tastes best) 1 tsp light olive or canola oil 1 tsp fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup pumpkin seeds, toasted 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro leaves Use a food processor to shred …

Chewy Chicken Salad

Chewy Chicken Salad 3 cups green cabbage, chopped 1 cup kale, finely chopped 1/4 cup sesame seeds, lightly toasted 1/4 cup organic canola oil (light olive oil will also work) 1/3 cup seasoned rice vinegar 2 chicken breasts, cooked and chopped 1/4 tsp salt Whisk together the oil, vinegar and …

Salmon Recipes

When we can afford fresh wild-caught salmon, we’ve found the flavor of the fish to be so rich it needs little help.  A brush with olive oil and a sprinkle of salt or dill is plenty.  Sometimes I buy wild salmon that has been packaged and frozen and it definitely …

Sweet Potatoes – A One Food Wonder!

Sweet potatoes are one of the most nutritious super foods available.  One potato has 4 grams of fiber, over 400% of your Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) of vitamin A along with a punch of potassium, calcium and vitamin C to boot.  But not all benefits can be found in their vitamin and mineral content.  Sweet potatoes also contain …