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Pumpkin Spice Bowl

November 6, 2017

Ingredients: 1 cup 100% pure canned pumpkin 3 TBSP hemp protein powder ½ cup macadamia milk 1 TBSP coconut oil 1 tsp pumpkin spice 2 TBSP pumpkin seeds   Instructions: Combine pumpkin, protein powder, macadamia milk, coconut oil, and pumpkin spice in a blender and blend until smooth. Heat in a small pan on the top of the stove. Sprinkle with pumpkin  …   Read More »

Yam Avocado Toasts

November 3, 2017

Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil, divided 1 medium yam 1 tsp chili powder ½ tsp Wright Salt 4 eggs 1 avocado 1 clove garlic, minced Hot sauce, to taste (optional) 1 cup watercress Instructions: Preheat oven to 400 °F. Peel the yam and cut lengthwise into ½“ thick strips. Place on a baking rack and brush with 1 tsp olive oil. Sprinkle with chili  …   Read More »

Cacao Chia Bowl

November 2, 2017

Ingredients: 2 TBSP chia seeds 1 cup cashew milk 1 TBSP raw cacao powder Pinch ground cloves Pinch or drop of stevia ¼ cup goji berries Instructions: Combine chia seeds, cashew milk, cacao, cloves, and stevia in a Mason jar or tightly covered container. Shake well to mix. Refrigerate overnight, shaking occasionally to combine. Serve topped with  …   Read More »

Tropical Smoothie

November 2, 2017

Ingredients: ¾ cup macadamia milk ½ cup coconut water ½ cup pineapple (fresh or frozen) ½ cup mango (fresh or frozen) 1 kiwi, peeled 1 cup baby kale 1 TBSP coconut oil 1 TBSP lime juice ½ scoop protein 3–4 leaves fresh mint Pinch or drop of stevia Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Serves 1   …   Read More »

Dr. Wdowin’s Chocolate Protein NutBalls

November 2, 2017

Ingredients: 1 scoops of organic vegan chocolate protein powder (I like this one) 1/2 cup cacao nibs and or cacao powder 1 cup of Nuttzo or Almond butter 1/2 cup flaked coconut Instructions: Mix protein powder and nut butter together until the consistency is evened out without any lumps. Form into balls, if too sticky, add a bit more protein powder. Roll  …   Read More »

Gluten Free Grain Free Granola

May 11, 2017

Ingredients: 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flake 2 cups slivered raw almonds (slivered almonds do best here) 1 1/4 cup raw pecans 1 cup raw walnuts 3 TBSP chia seeds 1 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp of recommended salt 3 TBSP coconut or olive oil 1/4 cup raw organic honey or maple syrup 1/4 cup dried blueberries (or other dried fruit like goji, ) OPTIONAL:  …   Read More »

Roast Your Own Nuts

April 12, 2017

We recommend eating predominantly raw nuts, as that is the most nutritious way to enjoy them. Raw nuts contain a lot of healthy fat, and when you buy them already roasted or toasted, many of those healthy fats can be changed into unhealthy fats because they have been exposed to high heat. We recommend roasting and toasting your own nuts, if you enjoy  …   Read More »

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Sweet Potato Crostini with Guacamole

December 13, 2016

Ingredients: 2 medium sized sweet potatoes , sliced into 1/4 inch thick slices Olive oil 1/4 tsp chipotle powder Healthy salt to taste 3 ripe avocado 2 tsp lemon juice 3 cloves crushed raw garlic 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds 2 jalapeños, sliced 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400*F, and lightly oil a sheet pan. (Remember,  …   Read More »

Aubergine Dip

December 12, 2016

Ingredients: 1 aubergine (eggplant) 1 clove of garlic ½ – 1 fresh green chili pepper ½ a bunch of fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil ½ lemon ½ teaspoon smoked paprika Instructions: Preheat the oven to 350*F. Pierce the aubergine a couple of times with a knife, then roast on a baking sheet or in a pan for 45 minutes  …   Read More »

Medela’s Hummus

October 5, 2016

Ingredients: 1 15 oz can of chick peas or 1 1/2 cups cooked chick peas Fresh juice from one large lemon (about 1/4 cup) 1/4 cup tahini 2 TBSP olive oil 1 garlic clove, minced 2-3 TBSP water Wright Salt to taste Instructions: Combine tahini and lemon juice in a food processor and blend for 60 seconds. Scrape sides of the bowl and blend for another  …   Read More »