Strawberries with Cashew Cream

Strawberries with Cashew Cream

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Have you ever had a rich, indulgent dessert that was actually healthy? What about one that was rich and creamy but didn’t have any dairy? When I saw this recipe over at Chocolate Covered Katie, I was in awe. Could it really be that good? Had I stumbled across a way for my lactose intolerant husband to enjoy something rich and creamy without guilt? This stuff is amazing. Continue Reading →

Ginger-y Orange Mango Pear Smoothie

Ginger-y Orange Mango Pear Smoothie

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In an attempt to make a few smoothies that aren’t full of kale and avocados, I put this one together today. After a really long day yesterday, I decided that a nice chunk of ginger would give me a good kick. So I raided the fridge and put this smoothie together. Since I wasn’t using avocado, I threw in some raw cashews for a bit of protein, and to bulk it up a bit. Continue Reading →

Orange, Pear, Avocado Kale Smoothie

Orange, Pear, Avocado Kale Smoothie

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It’s been a while since I made myself a smoothie, so I picked up a bunch of kale from the store and decided to make a smoothie with some of the fruit that I had on hand. For some reason, I feel compelled to add kale to 99% of my smoothies. It’s a really great way to bulk them up and add some wonderful nutrients. This one was nice and refreshing, and my toddler seriously loved it, too. Bonus! Continue Reading →

Tomato, Cucumber and Radish Salad with Lime

Tomato, Cucumber and Radish Salad with Lime

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I made a nice, quick raw salad for lunch today to use up some of the veggies that I had in the house. I juiced half a lime in the bottom of a bowl, added a pinch of sea salt and some freshly cracked black pepper, and then whisked in a stream of a really nice extra-virgin olive oil. I dropped in some sliced radishes, chopped tomato, cucumber, and parsley and tossed to combine. It was nice and fresh, and the peppery kick from the radishes was great! Continue Reading →

Farm Fresh Summer Salad

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We wanted to take our baby out to the farm for a lunchtime picnic today, and I put together a salad of CSA goodies, plus some shallots that I had in the fridge. I used some red and yellow tomatoes, radishes and parsley from the farm. Then I dressed it … Continue Reading →