food choices


Yup, momma said don’t play with your food but I say go ahead. Take risks. Choose ingredients that are fun — food will call to you because that is your body telling you that you need it. I’m not talking about sugar foods, processed or fried cravings — no, they […]

PLAY WITH YOUR FOOD


pineapple
PINEAPPLE: Immune support, bone strength, digestive aid, and an anti-inflammatory pineapple could be defined as — superfood staple. Did you know that each scale on a pineapple is actually a berry? First discovered in 1493 on the island of Guadalupe, research indicates that our scaly friend helps reduce mucus and […]

FUEL: Pineapple


TEA
MATCHA is premium green tea powder from Japan — a traditional Japanese tea ceremony staple for hundreds of years. MATCHA TEA, a rich and creamy whole leaf green tea powder, contains 20 times more antioxidants than blueberries according to a Tufts University study and is equal to 10 cups of […]

FUEL: MATCHA



tomato
Steamed bok choy and native tomato, a plain and simple favorite for me.  Bok Choy, a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, is chock full of vitamins and antioxidants. Benefits include Omega-3’s, Zinc, and Vitamin A. Bok Choy is included in many studies about cancer prevention. #FUEL #LetsGoUp #Yesrising

FUEL: Steamed Bok Choy and Tomato


juicing
Pineapple Chocolate Almond Smoothie 1/2 cup fresh pineapple 1 stick celery 1 swiss chard leaf 1 cup almond milk 1 handful raw almonds 1 tablespoon cocoa nibs 2 ice cubes Blend all together until desired consistency. Mine comes out with a little gritty feel – good because some chewing initiates […]

FUEL: Pineapple Chocolate Almond




Green Food
It’s kinda like Taboule without the bulgar wheat. I purchased a couple large bunches of fresh parsley on sale, washed and chopped it up with some fresh diced tomato, onion, and cucumber. Mix well and add a few drops of olive oil and fresh squeezed lemon to taste. Salt and […]

Parsley Salad


Eggplant 1
Here is my quick and easy dinner of roasted eggplant and tomato, brown rice and brussels sprouts with chicken, and of course my peanut butter cookies. This couldn’t be easier and promises to impress AND happify just about anyone! First, preheat the oven to 350 degrees. OK. let’s go: ROASTED EGGPLANT and […]

Quick and Easy Eggplant


summer food 2
Sometimes we need simple reminders to keep ourselves in check. Summer brings outdoor fun, travel, vacations and sometimes long and busy days where we can easily slack off in the nutrition department. This is a dish I make in the summer with fresh ingredients from the local farmers market. Fresh […]

Food Prep: Summer Fare



mashed turnip
The Hukurei turnip Commonly known as the salad turnip, this Japanese turnip is very versatile. I cooked mine as a side dish for Thanksgiving but it is REALLY good in a salad or as a snack or to use on your crudités platter. It is sort of like eating a […]

Hukurei Turnip – Let Me Count The Ways


Some easy additions or choices to eating green, clean and raw are by simply adding basic salads to your meal plans. What is surprising, to me anyway, is how satisfying and filling a salad can be without adding heavy dressings or gobs of cheese on top. I tend to use […]

Eat Green Go Raw