Coconut Candy Cherry Ripple Pie

This recipe is an adaptation of Sarah Wilson’s 'Raspberry Ripple' in her I Quit Sugar Cookbook. It is a raw, dairy and gluten-free treat. It is similar to my Coconut Blueberry Bark. It is great for satisfying a craving for dessert while giving you the good fats that are essential for so many functions like … Continue reading Coconut Candy Cherry Ripple Pie

What is Healthy Eating ?

This seems to be one of the most confusing aspects about health at the moment. There seems to be so many opposing philosophies on what is the ‘natural’, ‘original’ and ‘perfect’ diet for humans. What is more confusing is that each diet is backed by research and science to justify why eating this particular diet … Continue reading What is Healthy Eating ?

Quinoa, Parsley and Honey Grape Salad

Servings: 6 Ingredients: 2 cups dried quinoa (4 cups water-- and don't forget to rinse the quinoa before boiling) 1 1/2 cups chopped parsley 1 chopped cucumber 3 cups chopped red or green grapes 3-4 chopped celery stalks 2 red peppers  - finely chopped Dressing: 1/2 cup olive oil 1/4 cup honey 1/4 apple cider … Continue reading Quinoa, Parsley and Honey Grape Salad

Trail Mix

This is another easy to make and tasty snack that is both nutritious and filling because it offers fat (the great kind!) as well as that crunchiness that we so often want when we have a craving. I mixed together carob chips, cashews, cranberries, pumpkin and sunflower seeds, but obviously you can easily throw together … Continue reading Trail Mix

Pumpkin and Black Bean

This is a relatively easy and super tasty meal to combine with rice to form a complete protein. You can add another side of your preferred vegetables such as broccoli or cauliflower or a side of salad. Ingredients: 1 can pumpkin 1 can black beans 1 chopped onion 1/2 tsp thyme 1 tsp oregano dash … Continue reading Pumpkin and Black Bean

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

It's that time of the year to turn to hearty, comforting food like pumpkin, squash and baked apples. This smoothie is a tasty, sugar-free treat packed with all the vitamins and minerals you need to keep you energized and healthy this fall. Ingredients: 2 bananas 1 cup roasted or canned pumpkin 1/2 tsp vanilla 3/4 … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Smoothie