+ cherry lemonade

cherry lemonade

1 cup cherries, pitted or frozen Juice from 1 lemon 1 cup coconut water 1 tablespoon raw honey or maple syrup method    In a blender, combine cherries, lemon juice, coconut water, and honey. Blend until well combined and honey is dissolved.    Strain unless pulp is desired. Pour over ice and enjoy.

+ honeydew granita

honeydew granita

4 cups honeydew, chopped 1 cup coconut water 1 to 2 tablespoons raw honey or maple syrup (optional depending on your sweetness preference) method    Combine honeydew, coconut water, and honey in a blender. Blend on high until smooth and honey is dissolved.    Pour into an 8×8 glass cake pan. Set in the freezer. After about an hour take out and mix or… Read More

+ summer pasta salad

summer pasta salad

Dressing: 1/3 cup olive oil 2/3 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon raw honey 2-3 cloves garlic, minced ¾ teaspoon Tabasco (8-12 drops) ½ teaspoon – 1 tablespoon ground ginger 2 teaspoons sesame seeds soy sauce to taste (substitute coconut amino acids for gluten free) Salad: 3 cups fresh organic broccoli florets 1/2 lb organic sugar snap peas 1 organic red bell pepper, diced… Read More

+ chia seed pudding

chia seed pudding

2 cups canned coconut milk (1 can) 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut milk 1/3 cup chia seeds 2 tablespoons honey or coconut nectar 1/2 cup chopped raw cashews 1/2 cup chopped fresh pear 1/4 cup small pumpkin seeds 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg method     Mix all ingredients  in a glass bowl or large jar with a tight-fitting lid. If using a jar, stir… Read More

+ vanilla, lavender rooibos ice tea

vanilla rooibos iced tea

2 teaspoons vanilla rooibos tea 1/4 teaspoon lavender 2 cups hot water 8 cups ice water fresh mint leaves for garnish method     Fill a large tea ball with rooibos tea and lavender. Allow to steep in 2 cups hot water for 10 to 15 minutes or until desired strength is achieved. Pour concentrated tea into a large pitcher; add ice water and mint… Read More

+ salad platter

salad platter

6 leaves of organic lettuce 2 organic carrots, julienned 1/2 organic English cucumber, sliced 20 organic cherry tomatoes 4 farm fresh eggs, hard boiled 1 avocado, sliced 1 organic lemon, halved 3/4 cup black beans 1/2 cup mixed olives 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon grapeseed or coconut oil Celtic sea salt and ground pepper method     Clean lettuce leaves and allow to dry…. Read More

+ taco bites

taco bites

10 organic cherry tomatoes, sliced in half 5 spears of asparagus, tough ends removed & sliced lengthwise 1/2 cup black beans 1 large carrot, julienned 6 leaves of butter or Boston Bibb lettuce 1/2 lemon or lime homemade taco or tandoori seasoning to taste method     Rinse lettuce leaves and allow to dry while preparing the tomatoes, carrots, and asparagus. Rinse black beans. Gently… Read More

+ raw energy bites

energy bites

1 cup old-fashioned oatmeal 1 cup coconut flakes 1/2 cup ground chia seed 1/2 cup nut butter 1/3 cup raw honey 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 cup dairy–free chocolate chips (optional) method     Place all ingredients in a medium bowl and mix thoroughly. Chill in the refrigerator for one half hour for easier rolling if desired. Roll into balls of any size according to your… Read More

+ tomato gazpacho

gazpacho

1 1/4 pounds ripe yellow tomatoes, stem ends trimmed 1 1/4 pounds ripe orange tomatoes, stem ends trimmed 1 four-inch piece English cucumber, peeled and seeded 1 garlic clove, minced 2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons sherry vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons Celtic sea salt 5 tablespoons grapeseed oil Freshly ground pepper method     Using the large holes of a box grater, grate yellow… Read More

+ potato salad

tri‑color potato salad

3 large organic white potatoes 3 large organic sweet potatoes 3 large organic purple potatoes 1 cup plain coconut yogurt 2 tablespoons red-wine vinegar 2 teaspoons dried tarragon 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/4 teaspoon dried basil Celtic sea salt and fresh ground pepper method     Bring filtered water to a boil in a large kettle. Cut potatoes to medium-sized pieces and boil until slightly… Read More