Summertime Basil Guacamole

This article and basil guacamole recipe were sponsored by Blue Diamond Nut Thins. All opinions are my own. Holy guacamole. You need this homemade basil guacamole in your life. Like yesterday.

Dairy-Free Almond Mango Smoothie

This article is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze. All opinions and the mango smoothie recipe are my own. Lately I’ve been dreaming of using mangoes in my smoothies. I’m not really sure why. Or where these dreams are coming from. Or what dreaming about mangoes even means… But I just took it as a … Continued

Fresh Grape n’ Pear Gauacamole

Who would have ever thought of tossing in a few fresh red grapes into a guacamole recipe?  Leave it to me, of course, as I’m always experimenting with new fruits, veggies and herbs for a fun spin on the classic ol’ guac.  Here is a tasty ‘summer’ inspired guacamole recipe that has a hint of … Continued

Watercress Soup with Cilantro n’ Beets

This weekend I created the most delicious summer-time chilling soup.  I tossed together fresh cucumbers and watercress for a cooling feeling, but then decided to add a touch of the Fall by including sweet potatoes and onions…and to polish it off, there’s nothing like the natural sweetness of fresh beets.  This soup is delicious as … Continued

Cucumber Almond Gazpacho Sauce

Last night I decided to whip up a cooling gazpacho sauce to take off the nonstop heatwave that we’re feelin’ here in Manhattan…it surely has been a bit too hot to turn on my oven and strike up the stove, so I opted for a fresh gazpacho sauce which I drizzled atop my tilapia dinner. … Continued

Salmon Stuffed Sweet Peppers

We’ve all seen my tasty stuffed tomatoes, however, after purchasing a few yellow and orange peppers at Whole Foods earlier this week, I opted for a  stuffed pepper recipe that includes my favorite canned salmon from Trader Joe’s.  This is a quick n’ easy recipe that tastes just minutes to prepare and pop into the oven for a … Continued

Sweet Beet Hummus

Here’s a tasty spin on the classic hummus platter…I opted to toss in fresh beets for a sweet flavor without the added sugar.  Beets are a wonderful source of folate, potassium, dietary fiber and manganese…This beautiful Beet Hummus is incredibly tasty and pairs well as a dip for crudites, fruits or crackers as well as … Continued

Zesty Macadamia Bison Balls

Earlier this week, I met with one of my clients and I decided to introduce her to bison…we purchased freshly ground bison from Whole Foods Market and went back to her apartment to create some tasty bison balls! After scouring her fridge, I came across freshly ground nut butter and opted to add that to … Continued

Sweet Potato Almond Soup

Last night, I created a deliciously simple sweet potato and almond soup that warmed me up after my chilly walk home.  Let’s just say that it hit the spot and paired perfectly with a side of grilled vegetables and tofu smothered with organic tomato sauce and sprinkled with nutritional yeast…delicious is an understatement. Dig in, … Continued

Superbowl Casserole

Ready for the big game on Sunday? Here’s a quick and easy recipe that will have your Superbowl fans begging for more. Ingredients 1 cup gluten-free vegetable broth 1 Roma tomato, sliced 1 cup organic tomato sauce 1 large sweet onion, finely diced 2 scallions, finely chopped 1/4 cup sliced black olives 1 tsp. chili … Continued