Monthly Archives: February 2011

Carrot Cake Muffins

My friend, Melanie, requested carrot cupcakes. I was excited to take on the challenge and make a sweet confection out of as much unrefined and whole foods as possible. These have a nice fresh flavor that works for any time … Continue reading

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Quinoa Polenta with Truffle and Mushroom Gravy

This is a main course dish that could help to balance the pH level of the body. Even the polenta is considered to be a neutral pH component to this meal. Keeping the pH level balanced helps provide immunity against … Continue reading

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Roasted Beet Salad

This salad is specifically designed with Sarah in mind who put in a request. Also watch for some whimsical and easy salad dressings in the near future too! When thinking of nutrition there are just a few major things I … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Just in time for Valentine’s Day! Do something nice for your sweetheart that is also good for the heart – literally! Make these delicious and easy strawberries for dessert. THE TWIST The antioxidants that give strawberries their brilliant red color … Continue reading

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Rum Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

I had a special request for rum raisin cookies. Now I’m no connoisseur of liquor, in fact I don’t drink alcoholic beverages at all, however, that doesn’t mean I won’t infuse food with the flavor. I just make sure the … Continue reading

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Authentic Guacamole

I promised my friend, Autumn, that I would post my guacamole recipe. She told me that she doesn’t generally like guacamole but the blend of flavors in this version kept her coming back for more. THE TWIST Creamy and rich, … Continue reading

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