Just in Time: Fresh Cranberry Salsa


ingredients 1 12 ounce bag fresh cranberries 1/2 cup heirloom cherry tomatoes 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded 1 bunch cilantro 3 cloves garlic 1/2 red onion 1/2 lime, juiced 1/2+ cup agave or honey (adjust for sweetness preference) salt to taste Combine cranberries, cilantro, onion, jalapeño pepper, garlic, lime juice, sweetener, and salt in the bowl […]

Three Dairy Free So Delicious Holiday Smoothies


Last week, I got a special delivery of limited edition holiday flavors of So Delicious Coconut Milk drinks including: Nog, Pumpkin Spice, and Mint Chocolate. And what better way to celebrate then with smoothies. I shared each with some of my students and they lovvvvvved them all. Pumpkin Spice Smoothie ingredients 2 cups So Delicious […]

Butternut Squash and Collard Greens Mélange


Last week, there was a demo for a group of kids and this was the recipe that both the kids and adults enjoyed. With the sweetness from the squash and red peppers, the savory collards, and the kick of the garlic, onions, and scallions, this is a great main or side dish. You can add […]

Recipe :: Swiss Chard Hemp Pesto


1 1/2 cup fresh swiss chard, washed and partially stemmed (just remove big chunks of stem) 1/4 cup hemp seeds (I used Manitoba Organic Hemp seeds) 3 or more garlic cloves (depends on how garlicky you like your pesto – I’ve use 4-5 before) 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil + 1 tbs 1/4 teaspoon […]

Mango Ginger Ice Cream Float

Even though I don’t consumer sugar currently, that doesn’t mean I can’t dream about it! And today, June 20th, is National Ice Cream Soda Day. So I decided to create this dreamy recipe merging mango and ginger. Sweet, bold, strong, and sassy just like summer. Enjoy! Ingredients 2 TB Ginger Mango Syrup Pint of Dairy […]

National Eat Your Vegetables Day


The headline says it all: It’s National Eat Your Vegetables Day on June 17th. And how great that it is on a Monday, 4 days away from the official start of summer, to get you underway to a healthy start! This “holiday” should be everyday but I digress. What veggies are in season in June? […]

Fresh Strawberry Salsa


Strawberries are sweet and in season now. This is a wonderful, fruit salsa that I made for Delicious TV last year. I made one amendment to it to really make the flavor pop. This is great for the upcoming Memorial weekend and anytime during the summer. You can eat with tortilla chips, use on tacos, […]