Raw Chocolate Fudge

Just in time for the holidays…some chocolate fudge. This rich dessert is delicious, and is healthier then regular fudge. Raw Chocolate Fudge Ingredients: Fudge 2 cups cashews 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut 1 cup pitted dates 3/4 cup cocoa powder 1/2 cup maple syrup Ganache 1/2 cup maple syrup 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1/3 cup … More Raw Chocolate Fudge

Herb Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted, tender, and flavorful cauliflower! Packed full of vitamin C, vitamin K, and numerous cancer-fighting compounds common in all cruciferous plants. The healthy fat of the olive oil, blood sugar regulating properties of the apple cider vinegar, and more vitamin C from the parsley, coats this dish in even more good for you nutrients. Herb … More Herb Roasted Cauliflower

A Thanksgiving (breakfast) to Remember

My Thanksgiving weekend started off with a home cooked breakfast of waffles, persimmon butter, coconut cream, and tempeh bacon. Mhmmm Mhmmm. To make it even better, I happened to be house-sitting over the weekend. The kitchen was full of  stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. I was in heaven. There was even a fireplace in … More A Thanksgiving (breakfast) to Remember

Protein-Packed Pasta with Homemade Tomato Sauce

Slow Food Santa Cruz: Annual Edible Gardens Tour This past weekend was the annual Slow Food Santa Cruz Edible Gardens Tour. The tour which normally focuses on private gardens, highlighted school gardens this year. We stopped at three different schools to see what they called “gardens”, but were more like small farms! One of the sites … More Protein-Packed Pasta with Homemade Tomato Sauce

Sun-Dried Tomato & Almond Cheese Spinach Sandwich

Michigan Adventures Michigan in August is a magical place. Pair the crystal clear water of the lakes with good friends, dancing, and fried avocado tacos from a taco truck, and you’ve got a recipe for a memorable weekend. Oh yes, and an impromptu proposal. 😉 Unlike the lake I grew up on in New Jersey, … More Sun-Dried Tomato & Almond Cheese Spinach Sandwich