healthy foods

Scrumptiously Stuffed Acorn Squash

by Judy Griffin on November 22, 2015

Scrumptiously Stuffed Acorn Squash Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 acorn squash 1 cup of chopped walnuts 1 ½ cup of fresh cranberries ¼ cup Maple Syrup (Grade B or A) ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice 2 tsp coconut oil, melted 3 tsp cinnamon Directions: Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees and bake for 35-45 minutes until […]

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Mint Chocolate Chip Shamrock Shake

by Judy Griffin on March 16, 2015

  Ingredients: 1 cup almond milk 1 cup of baby spinach 2 bananas 1 kiwi 2 tsp of Cacao Nibs (Chocolate Chips also fine) ½ tsp Pure Vanilla Extract 1/8 tsp of Young Living Peppermint Essential oil (you can also use peppermint extract) Directions: Add 1 cup of almond milk to a blender. Add spinach, […]

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Beet it Carrot Ginger Soup

by Judy Griffin on December 6, 2014

Beet it Carrot Ginger Soup Ingredients: Serves 4 3 medium beets, peeled & chopped 1 tbsp coconut oil (has a higher cook point than olive oil) 1 cup onion, chopped 1 lb. carrots, chopped 1 tbsp fresh ginger, minced 1 clove garlic, minced 6 cups of vegetable stock 1/2 cup of Fresh orange juice Celtic […]

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Flourish: Embracing Ageless Vibrancy with Liz Murray

by Judy Griffin on August 19, 2014

Redefining Vibrant Living for Women in their 40’s, 50’s and Beyond               I have often felt that each decade of life for me has had some type of theme and life skill to learn. My twenties were about becoming an adult woman, navigating the corporate world (ugh!) and how […]

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Watermelon Freeze

by Judy Griffin on July 30, 2014

Watermelon Freeze Ingredients: makes 4-6 servings. 6 cups cubed chilled watermelon 2 cups coconut water  *(water is fine) 1 lime, freshly juiced Directions: Put all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth. Garnish with a sprig of mint and a slice of lime  Watermelon Citron Freeze-For a refreshing cocktail replace 1 cup of coconut water with […]

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Ravishing Raw Cashew Cheese Cupcakes

by Judy Griffin on June 10, 2014

  Serve  these delicious, dairy-free, no-bake cashew cheese cupcakes when you desire an indulgent nutrient dense dessert. Quantity varies depending on size of  cupcake pan. If using the red container pictured below it makes 30 mini cupcakes.  See photo  where I used different sizes. If you have extra you can use it as a yummy […]

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Sauteed Fiddleheads

by Judy Griffin on April 17, 2014

“Spring comes little, a little. All April it rains. The new leaves stick in their fists; new ferns still fiddleheads. But one day the swifts are back. Face to the sun like a child You shout, ‘The swifts are back!’”  – Anne Stevenson Ingredients: 1 Bunch Fiddleheads 2 cloves Garlic, crushed & chopped 1 tbsp […]

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Satiating Super Food Chocolate Berry Sorbet

by Judy Griffin on April 7, 2014

Satiating Super Food Chocolate Berry Sorbet  Enjoy this scrumptious & delicious treat Ingredients: 1/2 cup pure water 2 Tbsp Maca 1/4 cup Raw Honey 1 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup raw cacao powder* 1 cup frozen berries 1/2 cup Gogi Berries Coconut flakes *Use carob powder if allergic to chocolate. Directions: If you don’t have a […]

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Strawberry Pomegranate Quinoa Spinach Salad

by Judy Griffin on April 1, 2014

  Strawberry Pomegranate Quinoa Spinach Salad-Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 4 scallions, thinly sliced on the base 1 cucumber diced 2 cups of baby spinach sliced in strips 1/2 cup chopped parsley leaves 1/2 cup chopped mint leaves 1 cup sliced strawberries 1 cup pomegranate seeds (Trader Joe’s has convenient containers of seeds) 3 […]

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Swiss Chard Roasted Beet Medley

by Judy Griffin on March 15, 2014

  Swiss Chard Roasted Beet Medley 1 tbsp Sunflower oil 1 -2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 cups of cooked Quinoa. 1 Bunch of Swiss Chard, stems removed & chopped 1 can of Eden Organic Black Beans, drained & rinsed 2 Roasted Golden Beets, chopped 4 cloves of garlic, chopped ¼ cup chopped sun […]

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