Category Archives for Recipes

5 Easy Ways to Have More Energy and Less Stress

You’ve probably heard by now that powerful hormones are released when you’re under stress. I have even heard urban legends of people doing extraordinary feats like the woman who could suddenly lift her car to save her trapped child. Superwoman strength aside, these same hormones that can help save us in an emergency, can also […]

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Chili Lime Shrimp

I love shrimp—grilled on kabobs, as scampi with lots of garlic, and the chili lime recipe below. And I’m not the only one—shrimp is quickly becoming our most popular seafood here in the U.S., accounting for 30% of all seafood sold. But like most food these days, you must know your source in the case […]

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Healthy Valentine’s Day Desserts

Valentine’s Day is all about chocolate for my husband and me. Yes, I usually get him roses (because I love roses and he doesn’t buy them for me!) and he usually gets me a beautiful orchid (because they last way longer than cut roses!) And I usually make some kind of decadent yet healthy, decidedly chocolate, […]

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Guilt-free Monster Energy Balls

This is quite possibly my favorite snack! Three reasons: Very kid-friendly, super easy to make, and they taste like my favorite cookie all rolled up in a dairy-free, gluten free little ball of yumminess. I went to high school in Eugene, Oregon and there was a bagel shop on the walk home from school—The Humble […]

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Roasted Vegetable Medley

I like to roast root vegetables along with brussels sprouts on almost a weekly basis but I’m adding this to the blog this week because I think this dish is also a great addition to the Thanksgiving spread. It is pretty simple yet tasty and full of nutrition. Root vegetables are nutritional powerhouses and are […]

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Buddha Bowls = So Yum

Buddha bowls are a trend that I can get behind. I am kind of obsessed, to be honest. Buddha bowls are hearty, filling dishes made of an endless variety of healthy ingredients. There does seem to be a basic recipe that include greens, raw or roasted veggies, beans and a healthy grain like quinoa or […]

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Like Pie Applesauce

Did you know October is National Apple Month? We have a little orchard of 10 espaliered organic apple trees with a variety chosen by my wish-I-was-a-farmer husband. He likes tart apples so most of the trees he’s planted are “pie apples” and too tart to eat. Only a few are tart/sweet and are good for eating. […]

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