Delicious & Nutritious Dates!

Dates are an amazingly nutritious fruit enjoyed all over the world. They are also very healthy loaded with vitamins and minerals, including potassium, and fiber.  In fact one  date fruit has 25% more potassium than a banana.  Dates are also naturally fat free, sodium free, and cholesterol free and make an incredible way to naturally…

Cravings Infographic

Thank you Glenda for sharing such a wonderful chart. This chart is a wonderful way to show you what your body needs when it craves certain foods. Look up what you need and begin getting incorporating into your diet right away. Have a lovely day everyone!

Chocolate Nutty Bites – Gluten-Free

Nutty Bites Naturally Gluten-Free Time:  15 Minutes Ingredient Recipe:  8 Ingredients: 1 Cup Organic all natural Peanut Butter (no sugar added) 3/4 Cup Agave or other favorite sugar substitute 1 large cage free Egg or for vegetarians use 1tbsp of ground flaxseed + 3 tbsp. of water 1/2 tsp. gluten-free baking soda 1/8 Cup Organic…

Healthy Eating & Living requires you to get your veggies in

Be sure to be getting the proper servings of fruits and veggies into your diet.  Remember that you don’t want to over cook veggies as they begin to lose their nutritional value once they have been heated.  Eating them al dente, and crisp will allow the nutrition to remain intact while also eating them warm….

Spring Millet Salad w/ Lemon Agave Mint Dressing

Spring Millet Salad w/ Lemon Agave Mint Dressing Time: 25-30 Minutes Servings:  6 9 Item Recipe Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Ingredients: ¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus extra for drizzling 1 cup Cooked cooled Millet, rinsed and drained 1 1/2 Cups Tomatoes, diced 1 1/2 Cups  Cucumbers, peeled, seeded, and diced 1 Cup Onions,…

Pineapple Minted Cabbage w/ Lemon Almond Pepper Dressing

Pineapple Minted Cabbage w/ Lemon Almond Pepper Dressing Time:  30 Minutes Servings: 6 10 Ingredient Recipe Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Modified From VTimes Original Recipe Ingredients:   1 ½ cups Shelled Edamame (You can use frozen or fresh) 2 cups Red Cabbage, sliced thin 1 Bell pepper, cored, seeded, and sliced in thin strips (Any…

Have a Wonderful Day & Weekend!

It is almost spring time and the weather is really warming up.  Be sure to get outside and get some fresh air.  The sweet little birds are singing, the trees are starting to fill in, and everything is about to bloom. I hope your day and weekend are amazing!  Thank you for all your continued…

Sprouted Lentil Veggie Quinoa Soup

Sprouted Lentil Veggie Quinoa Soup Time:  3o MinutesServings: 2 10 Ingredient Recipe Naturally Vegan & Vegetarian Ingredients: 2 Cups of Sprouted Lentils1 Cup of Cooked Quinoa (We make this ahead of time and have on hand for meals) 1/2 Onion 1/4 Sweet Potato chopped into small bites (optional) 1/2 Avocado 1/2 Cup Baby Tomatoes 1/4…

Veggie Coconut Alfredo

If you are looking to make something healthy and quick then this may be just for you.  We like to use the gluten free pasta, however, you can also use quinoa noodles, or whole wheat noodles that you like.  Simply take a cup of broccoli, 1/2 cup of fresh spinach and 1/4 cup of carrots…

Sprouted Lentils w/ Quinoa & Sweet Potatoes

Sprouted Lentils w/ Quinoa & Sweet PotatoesServings: 3-4 Time: 45 Minutes 12 Item Recipe Naturally Vegan, Vegetarian & Dairy Free Ingredients: 3 Cups Sprouted Green or red lentils1/2 Cup Cooked Quinoa 1/2 Red Onion 1/2 Zucchini 1/2 Tomato 1 Green Onion 1/4 Cup Fresh Cilantro 2 Small Sweet Potatoes 1/2 Fresh Jalapeno, sliced for garnishing…