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Natural Teeth Whitening Toothpaste Recipe 4

A fresh, minty and NATURAL teeth whitening toothpaste recipe. Fast, non-toxic, inexpensive to make and the best part is….it WORKS.     A few weeks ago I went to the dentist. My hygienist, Pam, and Dr Sollee noted that as usual my teeth were in exceptional health and they were impressed […]

Tooth Whitening Toothpaste

10 Tips To Get Kids To Eat Their Vegetables 8

I’m often asked how I get my daughter to eat healthy. It can definitely be a challenge, but with a little persistence, patience and love, you’ll be amazed at the results. In this post I share my best tips to get kids to eat their vegetables.   First off, disclaimer. […]

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Spring Break Salad

Want A Deliciously Easy Healthy Recipe? Try My Avocado Spring Salad 4

I’m freshly back from Key Largo for spring break with a deliciously easy, healthy recipe – perfect for the beach or pool – an Avocado Spring Salad! Portable, tasty and healthy. Your search for an easy, healthy recipe can end here! Speaking of spring break. I have to chuckle when I think back.  The vacation […]


Gooey Plant-Based / Vegan Grilled Cheese Made with Veggies! 9

The Farm-to-Table cooking classes have been a smash hit and this vegan grilled cheese, made with farm fresh veggies, has been the biggest hit. I’m so excited to be able to share it with you today. Waaay back in 2015 I had an idea. Create Farm-to-Table cooking classes where I […]

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Vegan Lentil Loaf

Meatless Roasted Vegetable Loaf with Balsamic Glaze 2

A scrumptious vegan version of my all-time favorite Bobby Flay Recipe – a meatless Roasted Vegetable Loaf with Balsamic Glaze. This recipe is so hearty, savory, tangy and filling – you’ll never miss the meat! This is one of those recipes from my past life. A life where I was learning the joys […]


Gooey Baked Bean Eggplant Casserole with Crispy Cornmeal Crust

Gooey Baked Bean Eggplant Casserole with Crispy Cornmeal Crust will bring thoughts of warm fires and family. So….the weather’s been really crazy down here in Florida. It’s been warm. The eggplants. They’re lovin’ life. In fact. It was getting to the point where we were having to take drastic measures to […]

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Healthy Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas and Dried Cherries 7

Celebrate fall and fight zombies with super moist, healthy Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas and Dried Cherries Last weekend I opened the front door, took a step out, ready to breathe in the crisp fall air and breathed in a balmy 85 degrees.  Even though my tastebuds are ready for fall, Florida […]

Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas and Dried Cherries

Fall Mushroom Barley Chili 2

Open the door and step into the cooler weather with a recipe for fall – Mushroom Barley Chili. Fall is that slow, delicious, bundle-up-cause-it’s-coldish-outside descent into the holidays.   And even if you’re here in Florida, with weather in the upper 80’s, you still want to celebrate the season and get […]

Fall Mushroom Barley Chili

Lentil Muffins

Agnes Presents – All Natural Savory Lentil Muffins 11

All Natural Savory Lentil Muffins – single serving size, soft and savory with just the right seasoning. Perfect for a fall school lunch. One bite of these lentil muffins and we thought of you. I know you’re busy. You want to eat healthy, but need something simple and delicious that […]


Agnes Presents – Banana Bites with Chocolate Shell 4

Banana bites are the perfect dessert for a large group (kids or adults) – soft, sweet bananas with a delicate chocolate shell –  reminiscent of the Dairy Queen chocolate dipped cone but WAY healthier. I dare you to eat just one! I remember those hot summers in Milford, Massachusetts. We […]

Banana Bites

Hemp Milk

One Step, Non-Dairy Hemp Milk 5

Say goodbye to boxed non-dairy milks and say hello to creamy, delicious, protein packed, one step, non-dairy hemp milk. Cow’s milk is nature’s perfect food. For cute baby cows. When it comes to humans it’s toxic. High fat dairy creates an acidic environment in the body. As your body tries to […]


Grilled Balsamic Tomato Bruschetta with Tofu Feta 11

You can’t go wrong with crunchy, grilled bread, tangy balsamic vinegar and ripe tomatoes. My Grilled Balsamic Tomato Bruschetta with Tofu Feta is the perfect way to wow-the-pants-off your dinner guests. This is one of those recipes that you want to hoard and gobble up all by yourself. But you won’t. Because […]

Balsamic Tomato Bruschetta

Best Veggie Pasta Salad

Healthy Back to School Lunch Recipes from my Six-Year-Old 4

Official studies show that four out of five kids prefer healthy back to school lunch recipes they choose themselves (2 How-To Videos Included!).   Even if the study was only me asking five moms I know.   Back to school time. Every time I think about it, the tears well up in my […]


24 Plant-Based July 4th Recipes 4

Fire up the grill and get ready for some healthy (and delicious) fun with my list of 24 plant-based July 4th recipes! I’m psyched about the 4th of July. All the delicious foods. Friends and family. What’s not to love? I plan to grill up some portobella mushrooms and maybe toss […]

Fresh Berry Yogurt Pops

Southwestern Kebabs

Grilled Southwestern Kabobs with Red Wine Vinegar and Mustard Marinade 4

You’ll be drooling over the sweet, succulent grilled pineapple, delicately charred veggies and tender-crisp tofu chunks on these Southwestern Kabobs with Red Wine Vinegar and Mustard Marinade. The leftovers get devoured cold because we can’t wait to heat them. With summer coming you’re gonna be invited to BBQ’s. Make these babies ahead […]


Cheesy Vegan Bean Quesadilla – 6 Ingredients, 8 Minutes 7

I once read that if you’re switching to a plant-based diet one of the first things you need to do is learn how to make a perfectly crisp, hot, melty, gooey and satisfying Cheesy Vegan Bean Quesadilla.  Or maybe I was just thinking that in my head. Regardless, I’ve got one of […]

Cheesy Vegan Bean Quesadilla

Mushroom Alfredo Lasagna

10 Vegan Dinners Under 300 Calories 2

You and I want three things at dinner: meals the whole family will get excited about, light, healthy recipes, and something quick and easy after a long day. This collection of 10 vegan dinners under 300 calories fits the bill effortlessly.   It’s a jungle out there. Between work, school, kids sports and lessons, family pets and […]