Raw Sprouted Hummus

Making your own Hummus is easy, nutritious, less expensive and you can add your own flavors. And when you use “Sprouted” Chickpeas (Garbanzos) it becomes even more nutritious. If you want to learn more about the benefits of sprouting, here’s a link to a blog I wrote: http://livebalancednaturally.com/you-need-to-grow-these-anti-aging-sprouts/ Use Hummus...

Salsa the Essential Oil Way

Not only is this salsa healthy but it’s healing. When you use essential oils in recipes you get the delicious flavor from the oils plus the healing benefits. It’s a win-win. Since 1 drop of an essential oil is very potent, dip a toothpick in the oil and stir...

Thousand Island Dressing Made Healthy

I usually make a vinaigrette or olive oil and lemon dressing for my salads, but this is quickly becoming a favorite alternative. And bottled dressings are so unhealthy. That’s why this is a quick, easy and healthy Thousand Island Dressing. And it’s so versatile! Not only is it a...

Steamed Greens

We know that eating greens is vital to a healthy diet. Especially dark green, leafy vegetables such as kale, bok choy, spinach, swiss chard, collards and mustard greens provide vitamins A and C, B-complex vitamins and potassium – an essential mineral that helps you maintain healthy blood pressure. Putting...

Artichoke Squares

I have been making this super easy, delicious recipe since the 70’s! Appetizer or side dish, it’s always a hit. Over the years, I have changed some ingredients: Instead of marinated Artichokes, I use ones packed in water. And now with so many choices for plant or nut based...