many green cabbages in a pile
01/20/2015
Encurtido Salvadoreño (Salvadoran Pickled Cabbage) This recipe, adapted by the US Department of Health and Human Services, is one of an entire cookbook creating heart-healthy versions of beloved... read more
persimmon waffle on plate surrounded by autumn leaves and fruit
01/13/2015
OH HOW WE LOVE OUR PERSIMMONS! We had lots of them ripening at the same time. So we froze some for our smoothies and Pegs made waffles with them today. They tuned out really yummy! Persimmon... read more
scones arranged on blue floral plate
01/06/2015
Gluten-Free Pecan Scones *Preheat oven: 375 degrees You'll need: 2 parchment lined cookie sheets Makes 24 small scones (sampled size) or 12-18 medium to larger scones   DRY... read more
Gooey chocolate volcano cake with vanilla ice cream in ramekin
12/30/2014
Individual Chocolate Volcanoes Ready to pull out all the stops and hit a homerun in the fancy foods department for New Year's entertaining? Then these gluten-free volcano desserts are the ticket... read more
homemade chocolate fudge on red and green Christmas platter
12/23/2014
No-Bake Chocolate Fudge hand-made “Truffles” Small batch: ½ Cup raw cacao powder (no added sugars or dairy) 2-3 Tablespoons coconut oil ¼ Cup or ½ of a small ripe avocado 1 Cup... read more
fork in salad with overlay reading "Season's Greetings"
12/22/2014
So you just decided that you’re going to stick to a plant-based diet to better your health and the health of the planet. Good for you! I did the same thing a couple of years ago. I now get emails... read more
plate of stacked healthy Hello Dolly bars
12/15/2014
“HELLO DOLLY BARS, MAGIC BARS, OR 7-LAYER BARS” Baking ingredients fly off of store shelves this time of year as we treat others and ourselves to sweet extravagance—nothing says “holiday” liked... read more
vegetables arranged to spell word: DETOX
12/13/2014
by Melinda Vida, Going Organic Magazine Many individuals are lost in the onslaught of nutrition do’s and don’ts. Thankfully there are some universal truths to be gathered out of all of the... read more
fresh Pasta Puttanesca arranged on plate
12/08/2014
At this time of year, so many of us seek comfort food and warmth…but, of course, so much of that comfort comes from the less-than-healthy indulgence. Keep the red and green holiday theme going with... read more

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07/07/2014
Key Lime Pie Green Smoothie. When the blended veggie blues have you down, turn them green with envy of this sweet summertime treat. Who says a green smoothie has to be like medicine?  Tart... read more
06/30/2014
It's time to put that super juice blender to work for more than just breaking down the armor-like fibers of kale. Use your smoothie prowess to make frozen desserts for the Fourth of July that... read more
06/27/2014
The CDC's new study "Defining Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables: A Nutrient Density Approach" ranks the most nutrient rich foods you can eat. By Daniel Hills/The Intelligent Optimist... read more
Cauliflower Salad
06/23/2014
Here's a fantastic summer recipe: When the carb police are banging on your door because you dared to look sideward at a white potato, don't surrender entirely. Stand up in dietary civil... read more
06/20/2014
Vegans and Protein, protein, protein. When you enter the world of sports nutrition and fitness, it seems like all anyone talks about is protein. I work with a lot of vegan athletes (and non-... read more
06/16/2014
Gluten-Free Berry Delicious One Pan Fruit Crisp Bars You won't want to wait until these delicious, gluten-free dessert bars cool to bite into one, but do yourself a favor and let them chill... read more
06/13/2014
Homemade Chicken Tenders It's not as difficult as you might think to make family-pleasing, and healthier than store-bought or fast-food version, chicken tenders in your own kitchen...and... read more
06/09/2014
MEDITERRANEAN Picnic Salad (Serves 8) Super simple summer entertaining is what it is all about. This dish, brimming with freshness, is the perfect complement or star of the table itself. Great as... read more
06/06/2014
STAY NOURISHED: Ever look at healthy people and wonder, what is their secret? Here are the top 8 things health-conscious people do on a regular basis to stay both physiologically and mentally... read more

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