Recipes

Benefits of Peppermint and Recipe: Peppermint Coconut Yummies

Peppermint oil is derived from the peppermint plant and it has versatile uses. This is one essential oil that I travel with because of its many benefits. Peppermint oil comprises vitamins A and C, omega-3 fatty acids, and minerals including potassium, manganese, iron, magnesium, calcium, and copper. The numerous health benefits of peppermint oil include…

Coconut Almond Adorables

Coconut Almond Adorables These are vegan, dairy-free, soy-free, and gluten-free. The protein powder will give you energy and satisfy you when you feel a bit hungry.  I often have a few with a cup of tea and I am satisfied until my next meal. Use all organic ingredients if possible.   1 cup of almond…

Coconut Milk Using Shredded Coconuts

This is vegan, dairy-free, soy-free, and gluten-free.   3-4 cups filtered water depending on how thick you want your milk. Less water creates creamer. 2 cups shredded organic unsweetened coconut 1/4- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla (optional) stevia to taste (optional) Instructions In a Vitamix or high powered blender, blend ingredients on high for 1-2 minutes. Strain…

Zucchini Spaghetti with Tomatoes Sauce

This is vegan, dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free and healthy. Please use organic Ingredients: • 2 zucchini • Bionaturae StrainedTomatoes (see My Favorite Things tab above) • Italian Seasoning • 1/2 t himalayan salt • crushed red pepper to taste • chopped scallions as a garnish or chopped fresh basil, parsley..your choice!   Spiralize zucchini in spaghetti…

Raw Vegan (Salmon-Like) Pate

This raw, vegan, dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free and healthy. Please use organic Ingredients: • 2 cups walnut, soaked overnight in 4 cups of water and drained when ready to use • 2-3 stalks celery • 1 large red bell pepper • 1-2 scallions depending on your taste • 1/2 t himalayan salt • crushed red pepper…

Healthy Orange Chicken

Please use organic, free-range, no hormones, sustainable Ingredients: • 1 pound chicken tenderloins or boneless chicken breasts, cut into small chunks • approx 1/2 c -3/4 c freshly squeezed oranges • 1/3 cup gluten free flour • couple of tablespoons coconut oil • 1/2 T himalayan salt • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar • 3 T…

Tina’s Autumn Spice Protein Powder

An Awesome Tip for Protein Powders…MAKE YOUR OWN! There are many protein powders out there however when you look at the ingredients there are either ingredients you can’t pronounce and never heard of and/or ingredients that are not healthy for you.  The search for the perfect protein powder was exhausting and still could not find…

Raw Chipotle Cheezy Kale Chips

  2 bunches kale  –any variety…curly, Tuscan/lacinato, etc. washed and dried or 2-3 packages kale, washed and ready to  go Chipotle Cheese Sauce In food processor, process the following: 1 c. cashew 1 c. sunflower seeds ½ red bell pepper Juice of 1 lemon ¼ c apple cider vinegar…add more if you like more tangy…

Parsnip Salad

Use organic…raw…fresh…when possible Note For the Cauliflower Croquettes recipe, see previous recipe posting. Parsnip is a root vegetable and has no saturated fat, a good source of potassium, and a very good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, folate and manganese. Many people see this in the produce section and don’t know what to prepare…

Tina’s Cauliflower Croquettes

Use organic…raw…fresh…when possible I know this is not raw however eating cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower may need to be cooked for some people for digestion reasons. Ingredients: one head cauliflower, steamed 1-2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 3 Tablespoons flax seed meal 1-2 Tablespoon Italian seasoning salt and pepper to taste 1 beaten egg Directions:…

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