Maca-Cacao Truffles

Maca-Cacao Truffles

This recipe is a staple in my house. I try to have  Maca-Cacao Truffles around, or 'maca balls' as my husband likes to call them. They're easy to throw together and are great for 'on-the-go' snacking. Maca is a powerful superfood that is known to boost stamina, fight fatigue, and give your libido a natural [...]

Green Soup

Green Soup

A blend of greens, asparagus, avocado, lime, and jalapeno, this soup is anti-inflammatory and cleansing. The leafy greens pack a nutrient-dense and mineral-rich punch; the avocado is smoothing and is rich in luteins and folate, both great for heart health. The asparagus detoxifies our system, and with the mild heat from the jalapeno and the brightness from [...]

Chocolate Goji Granola

Chocolate Goji Granola

Glorious superfoods start your morning off right in this crunchy granola sweet. Cacao, goji, and chia seeds give this recipe a powerful punch of antioxidants, fiber, iron, protein and healthy omegas. The subtle chocolate-y undertones from the cacao pairs perfectly with the nutty almond slices, toasted oats and bright flavor from the goji berries.  Sprinkle atop [...]

Maca Oatmeal with Maple-Pecans + Pomogranates

Maca Oatmeal with Maple-Pecans + Pomogranates

One of my breakfast staples: The Oatmeal Bowl. You can flavor your morning in so many beneficial ways, sweet or savory. Try adding Superfoods like cacao or goji berries, or greens with nutritional yeast, or simply fresh fruit and nuts. Lately I've been on a Maca kick. I've talked about Maca before, but here are [...]

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia Seed Pudding

Cha-cha-cha-chia! Yep, chia seeds were around then too. And yes, it is the same seed that sprouted greens out of your chia pet. Chia seeds are nature's complete superfood and are finally gaining popularity, making appearances on our everyday kitchen shelves. They have more omega 3 and dietary fiber than any other food from nature. Vegan [...]

Chickpea Miso + Avocado Sprout Salad

Chickpea Miso + Avocado Sprout Salad

This has become a new go-to for me recently. I'll pull this together for a quick snack, or top over good multi-grain toast or brown rice cakes. I'll add this to bigger salads or play with different finishing oils, like chili oil or walnut oil, depending on my mood and how much depth of flavor [...]

Healing Foods: Apple Kuzu Pudding

Healing Foods: Apple Kuzu Pudding

I've mentioned this ingredient before in a previous post, but I feel that I did not give it the attention it deserves. If there is one beneficial ingredient that I was introduced to in culinary school that really stuck with me into my everyday, this one is it. I fell in love with *kuzu. Kuzu root is [...]