Asparagus & Egg with Mustard Vinaigrette

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What? Asparagus as an aphrodisiac? Asparagus Fun Facts: Asparagus cultivation began in Egypt more than 2000 years ago for medicinal purposes. It’s name was derived from the Persian term “asparag” meaning “shoot”. An asparagus-based aphrodisiac from the same area was discovered in a 16th century love manual. Asparagus came to the America with the pilgrims, and today California is the …

Pink Power Latte

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What? A pink latte? And this contains no coffee. The ingredient giving the beautiful color (plus antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties) is beets. Print Recipe Pink Power Latte Makes:   2 servings   Ingredients 2 cups almond milk, divided1/2 cup chopped cooked beets (See Fresh Tip)1 Tbsp. agave nectar1/2 tsp. each cinnamon and ginger1/2 tsp. vanilla extract Makes:   2 servings   Ingredients 2 cups almond milk, …

Fresh Lemon-Chick Pea Salad

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Great taste for your good health! Print Recipe Fresh Lemon-Chick Pea Salad Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   about 2-1/4 cups   Ingredients 1 lemon1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil2 garlic cloves, minced1/4 tsp. saltFew dashes ground black pepper1 can (15 oz) chick peas, rinsed, drained1/2 cup grape or cherry tomato halves1/3 cup chopped fresh …

Tumeric Rice with Coconut Milk

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Oh tumeric, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways… 1. Supports brain health. 2. Combats dangerous inflammation. 3. Increases the antioxidant capacity in the body. 4. Lowers the risk of heart disease. 5. Helps prevent and treat Cancer. 6. May be useful in preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease. 7. Relieves Arthritis pain. 8. Benefits against Depression. 9. …

Asparagus Soup

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Just can’t get enough of the first asparagus of the season! Serve a savory bowl of soup with a side salad or sandwich for a wholesome dinner. Print Recipe Asparagus Soup Makes:   4-1/4 cups   Ingredients 1 lb. asparagus3-1/2 cups vegetable broth, divided1/4 cup butter1 small onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, minced1/4 cup flourFew dashes cayenne pepper, optional2/3 cup milk or half and …

Avocado-Egg Burrito

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Filled, folded, and heated until warm and crisp…perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Print Recipe Avocado-Egg Burrito Vegetarian, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   1 serving   Ingredients 1 tsp. oil4-6 red pepper strips1 Tbsp chopped onion2 eggs, beaten with 1 Tbsp. water1/3 cup shredded pepper jack or sharp Cheddar cheese1/4 avocado, sliced1 (10-inch) flour tortilla (may use any flavor)Prepared salsa Makes:   1 serving   …

Chocolate-Cinnamon Oatmeal

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Take oatmeal to the next level! The cocoa powder, walnuts, cinnamon, and dark chocolate boost the nutrition and add healthy antioxidants. Print Recipe Chocolate-Cinnamon Oatmeal Vegetarian, Vegan, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free Makes:   2 servings   Ingredients 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats2-3 Tbsp. brown sugar1 Tbsp. cocoa powder1/2 tsp. cinnamon2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts2 Tbsp. dark chocolate chipsAlmond milk Makes:   2 servings   Ingredients …

Shrimp Linguini

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Simple for week night dinners, or impressive to serve for weekend guests. Print Recipe Shrimp Linguini Dairy Free, Soy Free, Nut Free Makes:   2 servings   Ingredients 6 oz. linguini1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil1 small onion, chopped2 garlic cloves, minced1 can (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes in liquid1/2 tsp. sugar1/4 tsp. crushed chili flakes10 oz. shrimp, peeled and deveined1 tsp. dried oregano1 Tbsp. …