Starfruit Green Smoothie

My third and final smoothie in this series features a fruit I've never tried in a smoothie before. Starfruit. I've often overlooked this uniquely shaped produce in the grocery store. Other than as a garnish in a fruit bowl, I was never quite sure what to do with it. After hearing the sad news last … Continue reading Starfruit Green Smoothie

Anti-Inflammatory Island Smoothie with Fresh Turmeric Root + A Quick and Dirty Guide to Fighting Inflammation

Inflammation. Wrote a little song about it, like to hear it? Here it goes! Sorry, sometimes when I'm trying to focus on writing about health, the ladies of En Vogue start belting out songs in my head. No, I didn't really write you a diva-licious power song about inflammation (although I'd be a lot cooler … Continue reading Anti-Inflammatory Island Smoothie with Fresh Turmeric Root + A Quick and Dirty Guide to Fighting Inflammation

Coconut-Buckwheat-Oat Banana Bread with Whipped Lime Coconut Spread (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, oh boy.  I am soooooo excited to share this recipe with you all!  Is it weird to be this pumped over banana bread? If it was your average, run of the mill, standard banana bread, then I'd say yes, it probably is a bit weird.  But this is no … Continue reading Coconut-Buckwheat-Oat Banana Bread with Whipped Lime Coconut Spread (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Coconut Sweet Potato Rounds with Creamy Avocado-Lime Dip

I'm not sure what's going on, but lately every meal I eat has to involve at least one of the following:  coconut, lime, avocado, banana, or sweet potatoes.  These flavors have just sounded so good to me, and I want to use these foods in everything!  Could it be that I'm pining for trade winds and tropical aqua waters?  That I'm trying to … Continue reading Coconut Sweet Potato Rounds with Creamy Avocado-Lime Dip