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 as a sandwich spread, on some […]

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 into the recipe. You can always […]

Asian Lentil Lettuce Wraps

This is a nutritious, protein packed, low calorie, quick and easy meal. Salad and main course together! Organic ingredients are best. Asian Lentil Lettuce Wraps Print Recipe CourseMain Dish CuisineGrain Asian Lentil Lettuce Wraps Print Recipe CourseMain Dish CuisineGrain Ingredients ¾ cup dry Brown Lentils 2 tablespoons Water 1 8oz package Crimini Mushrooms, roughly chopped […]

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 delicious salad dressing but you can […]

Chocolate Mint Spirulina Protein Truffles

Here’s another easy, delicious, healthy, vegan, gluten free recipe from my friend at Bunny’s Bite. Black Beans and Spirulina (a superfood) might not sound so delicious but combined with the chocolate, it just melts in your mouth. Plus each truffle has 3 grams of protein – something you don’t usually find in a dessert! You […]

Clay Pot Vegetable Medley

This recipe is easy, healthy and delicious! Add a salad, put the veggies over rice or pasta or add some quinoa and you have a meal. Check out my blog for reasons why you should use a clay pot for cooking.  As always, organic ingredients are the healthiest. Feel free to add or leave out […]

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 them in salads and smoothies is […]

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 cheese, I have changed to using […]

Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa, pronounced “Keen-wa” is a great wheat and gluten free alternative to starchy grains. Some of the benefits of this super-food are: it is protein rich, has twice as much fiber as other grains, is high in magnesium, iron, B vitamins, calcium, potassium, vitamin E and many antioxidants. It also cooks quick and is delicious […]