desserts

Dessert Maki – Chocolate Rolls
[ 5 ] June 29, 2015 |

Dessert Maki – Chocolate Rolls

  This is a tropical dessert.  Taking sushi rice and making it into a simple sweet rice pudding, rolled on chocolate crepes and filled with your favorite fruits. This is like sushi but in a dessert form. Serve your maki with a chocolate sauce, a raspberry sauce or a mango puree. You will need a […]

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Lemon Cheesecake with Almond Crust
[ 1 ] June 2, 2015 |

Lemon Cheesecake with Almond Crust

This Lemon Cheesecake  with Almond Crust won’t last long. A super rich and decadent dessert, but honestly, one slice is very satisfying. I usually make this scrumptious treat for special occasion. In raw cuisine, cashew nuts are often used as the base for an assortment of raw”cheeses” including cheesecakes. Cashews have a wonderful balance of […]

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Whole Wheat Raspberry Chocolate Scones
[ 0 ] February 14, 2015 |

Whole Wheat Raspberry Chocolate Scones

  Raspberries and Chocolate are longtime friends and they do their part to liven up these scones. Whole Wheat pastry flour created a tender, flavorful scone. The chocolate creates wonderful goodness, especially when these scones are served warm.     Enjoy these Whole Wheat Raspberry Chocolate Scones for breakfast or for teatime. Fell free to experiment […]

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side-dishes

Red Bell Pepper Relish
[ 0 ] April 2, 2015 |

Red Bell Pepper Relish

Making your own Red Bell Pepper Relish is very easy and so much better than anything you can buy in the store. This relish makes a nice complement to many foods. You can skip fancy sauces or marinades and instead use the red bell pepper relish to finish off your dish. The red pepper flakes […]

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Super Easy Holiday Side Dishes
[ 0 ] December 16, 2014 |

Super Easy Holiday Side Dishes

  Five Easy  Side Dishes to put on your Holiday Menu! I have assembled five of the best side dish recipes to help your holiday cooking go better. Here are five quick and easy side dish recipes: These amazing vegetable side dishes will make your Holiday Dinner memorable.  Green Beans with Toasted Walnuts and Dried […]

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Roasted Cauliflower
[ 1 ] November 20, 2014 |

Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower with its mild flavor and changeable texture has been proclaimed the start of 2014.  This crucifer can be cooked every which way and pairs with just about anything. Cooked in the oven, cauliflower taste nutty and sweet. With its mustard glaze, this recipe for roasted cauliflower make an elegant side dish. When buying cauliflower, […]

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raw-food

Lemon Cheesecake with Almond Crust
[ 1 ] June 2, 2015 |

Lemon Cheesecake with Almond Crust

This Lemon Cheesecake  with Almond Crust won’t last long. A super rich and decadent dessert, but honestly, one slice is very satisfying. I usually make this scrumptious treat for special occasion. In raw cuisine, cashew nuts are often used as the base for an assortment of raw”cheeses” including cheesecakes. Cashews have a wonderful balance of […]

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The Best Raw Lasagna
[ 3 ] June 26, 2014 |

The Best Raw Lasagna

I like the vibrant color of this Raw Lasagna.  Use the best quality ingredients for the lasagna. This raw lasagna recipe is the perfect introduction for anyone trying raw foods for the first time. Many variations of this dish are possible. Feel free to add some of your favorite ingredients. The quality, the seasonability and […]

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Strawberry Cheesecake ( raw food)
[ 2 ] June 12, 2013 |

Strawberry Cheesecake ( raw food)

Raw dessert can be very nutritious. By enjoying more of the delicious raw sweets, you’ll be displacing baked goods loaded  with sugar, flour, eggs, butter and cream. I am not on a raw food diet, but I like to incorporated some raw food to my menu as much as I can, specially in the summer months. […]

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salads

Quinoa Chicken Salad in a Jar
[ 4 ] December 4, 2014 |

Quinoa Chicken Salad in a Jar

For a grab and go lunch, food prepared in Mason jars is great way to eat something healthy and quick. Easy to transport, they don’t require too much preparation and cleaning. This Quinoa Chicken Salad in a jar makes an amazing clean eating lunch.   For these Mason jar layered quinoa, chicken, spinach and all […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad
[ 5 ] December 9, 2013 |

Roasted Butternut Squash and Quinoa Salad

I am proud to announce my participation in a face off sponsored by Ancient Harvest this holiday season. The challenge is to create a quinoa chopped-style recipe using a specific set of holiday ingredients, starring Ancient Harvest Quinoa Harmony Tri-Colored Blend organic quinoa. The other four ingredients featured in this face off include ginger, apple cider, […]

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Couscous, Lentil and Chickpea Salad #SundaySupper
[ 46 ] November 3, 2013 |

Couscous, Lentil and Chickpea Salad #SundaySupper

Gathering the family around the table and connecting after a busy week, that’s what Sunday Supper is all about. This week’s Sunday Supper centers on Middle Eastern cooking with a recipe for couscous, lentil and chickpea salad. I always love the flavors and the different combinations of colors and textures in Middle Eastern cuisine, and this […]

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gluten-free

Mediterranean Pan-Roasted Salmon
[ 4 ] December 1, 2014 |

Mediterranean Pan-Roasted Salmon

 This Mediterranean Pan-Roasted  Salmon Recipe is packed with protein and OMEGA-3s…and flavor! Recent research suggests that people following a Mediterranean-style diet have a lower risk of heart disease, cancer, and health problems. I try to eat fish at least twice a week. When you have fresh fish, you don’t need to do too much to […]

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The Best Gluten Free Banana Bread Recipe
[ 10 ] November 22, 2014 |

The Best Gluten Free Banana Bread Recipe

  Pure comfort food, this Gluten Free Banana Bread is perfectly moist and loaded with banana flavor. This is such an easy recipe, you can whip this banana bread in no time. It started with ripe bananas…. and  the essential ingredients are almond flour, gluten free flour blend,  coconut milk and coconut oil. Almond flour […]

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Roasted Cauliflower
[ 1 ] November 20, 2014 |

Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower with its mild flavor and changeable texture has been proclaimed the start of 2014.  This crucifer can be cooked every which way and pairs with just about anything. Cooked in the oven, cauliflower taste nutty and sweet. With its mustard glaze, this recipe for roasted cauliflower make an elegant side dish. When buying cauliflower, […]

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drinks-and-smoothies

Apple and Beet Smoothie
[ 24 ] March 20, 2015 |

Apple and Beet Smoothie

This bright red blend of beets, berries and apple is the perfect smoothie for extra energy and vitamins. The vibrant color will bring a glow to your skin. This Apple and Beet Smoothie is refreshing and delightful. The beets in this smoothie are loaded with good nutrients that will make your skin glow and  your […]

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Lime Detox Smoothie
[ 2 ] January 12, 2015 |

Lime Detox Smoothie

Green Smoothies are packed with leafy greens and fresh fruits. Flush out some toxins with this fresh Lime Detox Smoothie. Smoothies are a great energy booster They are a natural way to loose some pounds A simple way to boost your immune system They are much better than fast food Improve your energy and your […]

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Oreo Peppermint Milkshake
[ 4 ] December 6, 2014 |

Oreo Peppermint Milkshake

  A festive Holiday Milkshake: Oreo Peppermint Milkshake.  You only need 5 ingredients to make this delicious treat. This milkshake is bursting with winter flavors.   “Peppermint extract is an herbal extract of peppermint (Mentha x piperita) made from the essential oils of peppermint leaves. It is commonly used in cooking as a dietary supplement, and as an herbal or […]

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Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa and Paella Rice

Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa and Paella Rice

[ 0 ] June 15, 2015 |

Mixing and mingling global flavors bring a fresh spin to classic dishes.  The grilled chicken and mango salsa bring a taste of the Islands while the saffron-scented rice reminds us of popular Spain’s Paella. If you never used Old Bay Seasoning, next time you are out grocery shopping, look for the yellow can.  Full of […]

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Mexican Black Bean Lasagna

Mexican Black Bean Lasagna

[ 1 ] May 5, 2015 |

  This Mexican Lasagna is made with layer upon layer of spectacular  flavors.  A fabulous casserole  easy to make and freezes very well.   My family and my clients love this amazing lasagna. Adapted from Cooking light 5.0 from 1 reviews Mexican Black Bean Lasagna   Print Author: Citronlimette Ingredients 2 jalapeño peppers 2 cups […]

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Pan-Seared Greek Steak Rolls

Pan-Seared Greek Steak Rolls

[ 9 ] April 21, 2015 |

These Pan-Seared Greek Steak Rolls are a gorgeous presentation of colors. Sauteed vegetables wrapped in a thin sliced steak. They are perfect for any occasion. I came across a similar recipe on the web by Steamy Kitchen. I like the addition of the feta cheese, the roasted red pepper for a more mediterranean taste. Make this […]

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