Ginger Turmeric Chai Spice Cashew Latte

My sister Jill came for a visit and around 8pm she was like…”I want something hot, rich and creamy, frothy and yum like sweet steamed milk but vegan”…in about 30 seconds flat, we had this major revelation in a  mug….SO DELICIOUS….SO GOOD. I make this in my Vitamix and blend it for at least a […]

Roasted Kobocha Squash Soup

Any squash can be used for this delicious creamy, and simple soup. Kobocha squash has got such a lovely, sweet but not too sweet taste that pairs perfectly with ginger. I picked a beauty up at the local farmer’s market this past weekend and roasted it and have been putting it in to many meals […]

Ellen’s No Bake Energy Balls

My sister Jill sent me an energy bar recipe and my other sister Karen was like- “Ellen, it’s OK for you to just follow a recipe, you don’t have to make it your own“…Ya…no, I really do. I made these with and without the protein powder- both delicious. You could make them with more raw, […]

Simple Broccoli with Lemon

This is one of those dishes that I forget how easily simple fresh ingredients can be elevated to extraordinary with almost no work. Did you know broccoli is filled with protein, 11 grams for every 100 calories? This was my Nana’s recipe, who cooked her broccoli way too long (but was still delicious), then my […]

Monkey Love Protein Power Recovery Smoothie

Perfect for a post workout. Monkey Love Protein Power Recovery Smoothie 1c nut milk 1T hemp seeds 1c chopped frozen bananas 1T gold flax seeds 1T coconut oil 2t maca powder 1t vanilla 1 scoop protein powder ½ scoop Vega Recovery Accelerator- Tropical flavor — 1c ice Blend all ingredients together except the ice and […]

Creamy Roasted Squash Soup or Bisque

Roasted Squash Soup The squash is the star of this sweet bisque as it should be. Hardly anything is needed to make this sweetie taste delicious. Ideal squashes would be Curri, Butternut, Acorn, Hubbard, or Delicata. The spices simply enhance and showcase the bright golden flesh. Fresh turmeric and ginger give it an added bonus […]

Banana Acai Double Protein Power Smoothie

Banana Acai Double Protein Power Smoothie 1c nut milk 1T hemp seeds 1 banana, ripe 1 heaping T tocotreinols 1T gold flax seeds 1T acai powder 1T chia seeds 1T coconut oil 1t vanilla powder 2 scoops protein powder Dash cinnamon — 1c ice Blend all ingredients together except the ice and process until smooth- […]

Maca Chocolate Chip Power Smoothie

Maca Chocolate Chip Power Smoothie 1c almond or cashew nut milk 1T hemp seed 1t raw agave or raw local honey 2T raw cacao nibs 1T maca powder 2t lucuma powder 1T chia seeds 1t vanilla 1scoop protein powder — 1c ice Blend all ingredients together except the ice and the cacao nibs and process […]