+ 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

+ 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

+ 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

+ 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

+ spring rolls

spring rolls

6 rice-paper wrappers 2 large organic carrots, julienned 1 organic red bell pepper, julienned 7 spears of asparagus, tough ends removed, julienned 1 avocado, sliced 12 large organic basil leaves method     To make the spring rolls: Soak one rice-paper wrapper in a large bowl of hot water until pliable. Transfer to a work surface. Place 2 basil leaves, one-sixth of the carrots, asparagus,… Read More

+ cinnamon oat granola

cinnamon oat granola

4 cups gluten-free oats 1 cup buckwheat groats 1 cup slivered almonds 3/4 cup organic unrefined coconut oil, warmed 3/4 cup pure maple syrup 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/2 cup dried apricots, chopped method    In a large mixing bowl, combine oats, buckwheat, vanilla, coconut oil, maple syrup, cinnamon, and apricots. Mix until all is incorporated. Pour onto a rimmed and… Read More

+ carob buckwheat granola

carob buckwheat granola

2 cups raw buckwheat groats 2 cups gluten-free oats 3/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 1/2 cup coconut flakes 1/2 cup organic unrefined coconut oil, warmed 1/2 cup pure maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon Celtic sea salt 1/4 cup carob powder method    In a large mixing bowl, combine buckwheat, oats, pumpkin seeds, vanilla, almond, coconut flakes, coconut… Read More

+ tomato free dahl

tomato free dahl

2 tablespoons organic unrefined coconut oil 1 shallot, diced 5 garlic cloves, chopped and allowed to rest for 5 minutes 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and finely shredded 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard 2 teaspoons turmeric powder 1 teaspoon garam masala 2 cups filtered water 1 can organic full fat coconut milk 1 cup mushrooms, finely chopped… Read More