Hemp Cacao Fig Parfaits

Hemp Cacao Fig Parfaits

Figs have been perfectly ripe at the farmer's markets lately that I've been finding ways to sneak them in at every meal. I've been creating, serving and eating them so  fast I have not been able to keep up with my posts. Here's one dessert that I pulled together while my sister was in town [...]

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-Avocado Pudding

Chocolate-Avocado Pudding

I made this for Easter dessert tonight as the 'lighter, vegan option' next to the fabulous creme brulee bites that my mother-in-law made. I knew that I would like it, but it was surprisingly a big hit from the entire peanut gallery!  My in-laws have started to become a bit more comfortable with the word [...]

Kale + Avocado Salad with Quinoa + Citrus

Kale + Avocado Salad with Quinoa + Citrus

My favorite way to eat kale...RAW! Cooking kale can actually kill some of its cancer fighting properties. You want to reap in all of the nutritional benefits of this anti-inflammatory leafy green, as it's full of vitamin k, vitamin c, beta carotene, calcium, and antioxidants! "Massaging" the kale is a great technique perfect for a [...]

Chocolate Macaroons: Homemade Holidays

Chocolate Macaroons: Homemade Holidays

One of my very favorite treats, especially around the Holidays. Chocolatey, decadent bites that are dehydrated for 12 hours, vs baked, for easier digestion. Raw, vegan and gluten-free...and they're amazingly good! Package these little guys up, your family and friends will eat you up too! You do need a dehydrator to execute this recipe. Purchase [...]

Raw Cacao Brownies

Raw Cacao Brownies

Simple steps + five ingredients = rich, chocolatey superfood bomb in your mouth! These whip up so quickly with so few ingredients, you will start making these on a weekly basis. Here is a recipe for a brownie that no one will ever believe is good for you. These are raw so you want to [...]