Want to Squeeze More Plant-Based Iron into your Diet? Give this Orange-Gingersnap Smoothie a Whirl!

  Although I'm being playful with today's title, (and yes, if I would've found a way to cram one more corny double entendre in there, I would have!) the topic is an important one.  Iron is kind of a big deal.  It's the central part of hemoglobin, the molecule in red blood cells that ushers oxygen through the … Continue reading Want to Squeeze More Plant-Based Iron into your Diet? Give this Orange-Gingersnap Smoothie a Whirl!

Creamy, Dreamy, and Delicious Homemade Cashew-Almond-Hazelnut Milk

  So I was all pumped up last week about detox soup and blending six different types of greens with lemon and calling it a smoothie, and then... and THEN... it hit me.  Cookie cravings.  Oh man, did it ever hit me.  I had visions of peanut butter chocolate chip cookies dancing all over my head … Continue reading Creamy, Dreamy, and Delicious Homemade Cashew-Almond-Hazelnut Milk

Warm Smoky-Maple Kale Salad with Sweet Potato and Apple

Dark orange pie pumpkins, bright yellow and deep-golden acorn squash, juicy red and green apples, garnet yams... My  kitchen is beginning to look like a fall cornucopia!  I've always loved this time of year, and writing this blog and sharing my recipes has made me appreciate the harvest season's produce even more.  Everywhere I go, … Continue reading Warm Smoky-Maple Kale Salad with Sweet Potato and Apple

Green Apple Pie Smoothie

Unbeknownst to you all, we are smack dab in the middle of an exciting beauty food series.  Surprise!  It was quite unintentional, but once I realized what was happening, I decided to run with it.  If you've read my last couple of posts you may have spotted a pattern.  They have all quietly featured one of my favorite … Continue reading Green Apple Pie Smoothie