Fresh Juice Cocktails

If the holidays with family and friends have you celebrating makeover your drinks for a less sugar fave and healthier drink.  Fresh bright carrot juice, perfect for holiday festivities. If you like your drinks spicy, consider adding hot sauce. Carrot Lemon Zinger Servings:  6 Time:  5 Minutes Ingredients: 4 cups fresh carrot juice 12 oz….

Healing Benefits of Dark Chocolate

One of the healthiest and most potent antioxidant rich food is dark chocolate.  Chocolate has been known to improve heart health.  A 2007 report in The Journal of the American Medical Association study showed that procyanidins and epicatechins, which are the flavanols in cocoa, can improve heart health by reducing cholesterol and blood pressure.  It…

Powerful Healing benefits of Tart Cherry Juice

Sour and tart cherries provide the biggest healing benefits when looking to keep inflammation at bay.  Did you know that the deeper the color, the greater its ability to relieve pain?  Next time you pick up cherries be sure to get the deepest reds for the highest antioxidant content getting  all the powerful benefits they…

Berry Friendly Winter Pie- Vegan, Gluten, Soy & Dairy Free

Peach Agave Berry Pie Time:  1 hour and 20 mins from scratch – 50 minutes gluten free pre-prepared. Servings: 8 7 Item Recipe Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, and Soy-Free. Ingredients 16 oz. Whole Foods Gluten Free Pie Crust (no lard), chilled 1½ cups organic blueberries 3 medium peaches, sliced 2 Tbsp. organic agave, plus 1 tsp….

Healthy Holiday Breakfast

Made over from Vegetarian Times original yummy southwestern Recipe Veggie Tofu Scramble Servings:  6 Time:  30 minutes Type:  Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Low-Fat, Low-Calorie 10 Item Recipe Ingredients: 1 medium red bell pepper, diced (about 1 cup) 1 small carrot, shredded (about ½ cup) 4 green onions, chopped (about ½ cup) 1 clove garlic, minced (about…

Lentil Cauliflower & Peas w/ a jalapeno sweet potato relish

Lentil Cauliflower & Peas w/ a jalapeno sweet potato relish Time:  40 Minutes Serves:  4-6 9 Ingredients recipe Ingredients: 2 Cups soaked Lentils1/3 Head of cauliflower 2 Cups soaked peas 1 Sweet potato chopped into square chunks 1/4 Red Onion rough chopped 2 Stalks Celery, rough chopped 1 Jalapeno, sliced thin sea salt and pepper…

Arugula & Turkey Peppered Quinoa Tacos

Arugula & Turkey Peppered Quinoa Serves: 4Ingredients: 13 Time: 25 Minutes Fast, Fresh & Delicious Ingredients: 1lb Ground Natural Turkey Breast No Hormones or Steroids2 Cups Organic Red Quinoa, cooked 1/2 Cup Organic Arugula 1/2 cup Organic Tomatoes, diced 1 Avocado, sliced 1/2 Cup Organic Carrots, shredded 1/2 Organic Bell Pepper, diced fine 1 Organic…

Kale Lasagna

Brought to us by VT Kale Lasagna Diavolo Yield: 8 Serving Time:  1 Hour Vegetarian Recipe Warm up a winter evening with a spicy lasagna that gets hearty texture from chopped kale. Goat cheese mashed into traditional ricotta gives it a flavorful tang. Ingredients 1 tsp. olive oil, plus more for oiling pan 1 8-oz….

Superfoods Beets – Super Healthy Antioxidant Rich Food

Credit: Getty Images Beets Why they’re super: Beets are loaded with antioxidants and have been found to protect against cancer, heart disease, and inflammation. Naturally sweet and full of fiber and vitamin C, beets make a delicious and nutrient-packed addition to any meal. How to enjoy them: Try finely grated raw beets in your salads…

Green Beans w/ Walnuts & Rosemary

Roasted Green Beans w/ Walnuts & Rosemary Yield: 6 Time:  30 Minutes or less 4 Ingredient Recipe Vegan Gluten Free Ingredients: 1 ¼ lb. green beans, trimmed (5 cups) ½ cup chopped walnuts 1 ½ Tbs. finely chopped fresh rosemary 1 Tbs. olive oil Directions: Preheat oven to 475°F. Toss all ingredients in bowl; season…