Category Archives : Food Find


Fresh Salad with Superfruit Mangosteen Dressing

We’re all hearing about the benefits of superfruits ~ in this post I’ll review the mangosteen and share a delicious recipe for Superfruit Mangosteen Dressing! It’s all over Dr Oz, the internet, health blogs – you name it – superfruits are hot. It is hard not to buy into the hype […]

Superfruit Mangosteen Dressing

Eggless Breakfast Taco ~ Made with Chickpea Flour

Behold the Eggless Breakfast Taco ~ Soft and Deliciously Egg-y without Tofu!

This Eggless Breakfast Taco is a simple and flavorful twist on a traditional breakfast burrito. Get your new year started off on the right foot – with an easy, healthy, delicious and light breakfast. If you are tired of the same old oatmeal, this recipe will knock your socks off! Plus […]


Ultra Gooey Peppermint Brownie Cupcakes

Serve these Ultra Gooey Peppermint Brownie Cupcakes straight from the oven and delight the guests at your next dinner party. (Shh don’t tell them these are from a box and are vegan!) It has been said that the fastest way to win a girl’s heart is through peppermint and chocolate. (Or […]

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Spicy, Sweet and Savory Raw Thai Noodle Salad ~ Easy, Gluten Free and Vegan

. This sweet, spicy and savory Raw Thai Noodle Salad is easy to make and as an added bonus is also naturally gluten free and vegan. Walking through Native Sun last week I stopped and did a double take. Kelp noodles. Hmm. Interesting. I’m embarrassed to say I have never […]


Creamy Pumpkin Mac-n-cheese with Maple Mushroom Bacon ~ Naturally Low Fat, Vegan and Gluten Free

 This Low Fat, Vegan and Gluten Free, Creamy Pumpkin Mac-n-cheese with Maple  Mushroom Bacon is so good….it’s scary. I wanted to make something a little special because I’m celebrating.  TWO events in fact. I got my certificate in Plant Based Nutrition!!!! This has been on my “vision board” for quite some […]

Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition, Completed October 2013, T. Colin Campbell Foundation and eCornell

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How I Won the Battle with Depression and Got off Antidepressants

Let me take a personal journey for a moment in hopes that I will help someone else be able to say, “I won the battle with depression and got off antidepressants.”   I felt like a three ton weight was pressing on my shoulders and wanted to just lie in my darkened closet […]


Tofu Xpress Giveaway and an Easy Saucy Kale and Tofu Sandwich

For my Kale and Tofu Sandwich scroll down! ____________________________________________ And the winner of the giveaway is #13 Anna Rabhan! Please check out her article at her website the Organic Adventurer on Palm Oil and Orangutans. ____________________________________________ The long ago day when I overheard people talking about the book the China […]

Saucy Kale and Tofu Sandwich

Cheesy and Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Alfredo Lasagna

Outrageously Cheesy and Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Alfredo Lasagna

This outrageously Cheesy and Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Alfredo Lasagna is healthy, naturally vegan and gluten free. This recipe is gonna blow your mind. Oh so cheesy and creamy and SUPER decadent. Not only is this dish easy – using the short cut of Victoria Vegan Alfredo sauce with a base […]


Are you reading your ingredients? Check out Garlic Unleashed!

How many times have you grabbed a seasoning mix to save time and looked at the ingredients and wondered what the heck some of the ingredients were?   If you haven’t done this, I encourage you to do so.  Start reading your labels. More important than just fat, calories and […]

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Purple Kale and Sundried Tomato Salad

Purple Kale and Sun Dried Tomato Salad

I’m kicking off the new CSA Season right with a Purple Kale and Sun Dried Tomato Salad and a how-to video on storage and prep. Yesterday was our FIRST delivery of the CSA season and what a great start! In our bags we got squash, onions, broccoli, broccoli rabe, spinach, […]


Crisp Cabbage and Creamy Avocado Salad with Falafel “Croutons” and Annie’s Goddess Dressing

You know when you come across something that is so good you just want to eat it all the time?  For me it is still that salad I told you about a few posts ago- the simple purple cabbage and creamy avocado.  But last night I was looking for a bit more […]

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My New Business Adventure and Nutrient Packed Mila Cereal

I’ve got some good news and some bad news. Let’s start with the good news. If you have sleep problems, lack of energy, elimination and digestion problems, depression, excess weight, joint problems, skin issues and a host of other ailments, I have found something that can help! Even better, it’s not some pill […]


Pizza Party!

Even kids with lots of food allergies want a pizza part every now and then, so last night we had one!  This made my daughter very happy. We used brown rice tortillas and some AMAZING garlic marinara we picked up at the farmers market, Joy’s Gourmet, Garlic Joy.  I don’t even […]


Chocolate with Sea Salt Toast

I have written several posts featuring Justin’s Nut butter; Peanut Butter Cup Toast, Baked Monkey Oats and Chocolate Hazelnut and Peanut Butter Baked Oats but there was one more version that was calling my name. The idea was suggested in a comment on my peanut butter cup toast post by Lynn […]


Sunshine Falafel Burgers with Spicy Lime Tahini Sauce

Last night I was at yoga and was talking to a couple about my upcoming trip to San Francisco and Sonoma. They were telling me what wineries to check out etc. when my friend Jodi came over to talk about how she just watched Forks Over Knives (great documentary about food and health and […]


Grandma Hoerner’s Big Slice Applesauce

Recently Grandma Hoerner’s got in touch with me to do a product review.  I will start by saying that a lot of companies get in touch with me, however, I typically decline because I do not wish to represent their products due to the ingredient list.  Grandma Hoerner’s is an […]


Hey Mon! Jamaican Jerk Sauce from the St Augustine Farmers Market

St Augustine is a veritable treasure trove of good restaurants, history, music, learning, beaches and fabulous local products that can usually be obtained at the local St Augustine Farmers market. Two weekends ago, while strolling at the market on an early Saturday morning I came across a booth with some sauces […]


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teeccino I happened to come across this product while stocking up for my upcoming detox program in May.  One of the things I will be doing is cutting back on caffeine. I was checking for flavored decaf coffees at Native Sun but nothing was catching my eye. I turned the […]