Super Foods

Vegan Caramel Apples

by Judy Griffin on October 26, 2013

Don’t you just love it when you learn how to upgrade a traditional treat into an even tastier delight? Dr. LJ’s Natural Wellness helped me do just that.  Vegan Caramel Apples                   Vegan Caramel Apples Ingredients: 1 cup medjool dates 1/3 to ½ cup vanilla almond milk […]

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Summer Loving Smoothie

by Judy Griffin on July 7, 2013

                  Ingredients: 1 /4 Red Beet 2 cups of Rainbow Swiss chard stems 1 cup of water 1 cup pea shoots 1 cup of dandelion greens ½ mango ½ cup frozen or fresh raspberries ½ cup strawberries. 1 Banana 1 Tbsp pf Chia Seeds 1 tbsp honey […]

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Quinoa Fiesta Romaine Wraps

by Judy Griffin on June 20, 2013

Quinoa Fiesta Romaine Wraps Makes 6 servings Ingredients: 4 cups cooked quinoa 2 cups edamame 1 zucchini peeled & chopped (cucumber is fine) 1 red onion, diced 1/4 c raw apple cider vinegar 1/2 c. olive oil 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice-2 limes 1 tsp Celtic Sea Salt 4 Tbsp. fresh cilantro 1/2 Red Pepper, […]

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Coconut Almond Apricot Berry Energy Bars

by Judy Griffin on June 7, 2013

Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 20 minutes 12 servings Ingredients: ¾ cup unsulfured apricots, minced 2 cups raw almonds ¼ cup of unsulfured dried berries, minced 1 cup unsweetened coconut flakes 1/3-cup local honey Directions:  Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.  Line a 9 ½ x 11 glass baking dish with parchment paper or grease with coconut […]

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Pomegranate Quinoa Spinach Salad

by Judy Griffin on May 5, 2013

Pomegranate Quinoa Spinach Salad serves 4 1 cup quinoa 1 teaspoon Himalayan or Celtic sea salt 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 pear, peeled & chopped 1 cup pomegranate seeds  (Trader Joe’s […]

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Quinoa Tabouleh

by Judy Griffin on April 20, 2013

Quinoa Tabouleh- serves 6                       Ingredients: 3 cups cooked quinoa 1 bunch fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 cucumber, peeled & chopped into small pieces 1 red onion, finely chopped 1 bunch fresh mint, finely chopped Juice of 1 lemon 2 Tbsp Umeboshi Plum Vinegar ½ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil Directions: Rinse 1½ of quinoa. […]

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Happy Hummus

by Judy Griffin on March 30, 2013

Happy  Hummus 1 16 oz can of Eden Organic chickpeas (garbanzo beans) 1/4 cup liquid from can of chickpeas 3-5 tablespoons lemon juice (adjust to taste) 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 teaspoon  sea salt 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil dash of crushed red pepper flakes Preparation: Drain chickpeas and set […]

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Sunny Shamrock Smoothie

by Judy Griffin on March 16, 2013

Sunny Shamrock Smoothie Juice of 4 Freshly Squeezed Oranges-about 2 cups 2 cups of Dandelion Greens 1Avocado 1 tbsp Chia seeds 1 tbsp Raw Honey Blend up & drink up! If you don’t have a juicer you can put the peeled oranges in the blender. Just add more water because it will be thicker. This […]

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Nourish-up Chocado

by Judy Griffin on January 31, 2013

Raw Chocolate Mousse that you can eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert. 1/2 cup coconut water or water 1 cup baby spinach (dandelion or chard work well) 1 avocado 6 frozen strawberries 2 Tbsp Raw Cacao 1 Tbsp Maca 2 Tbsp Chia Seeds (optional) 1 tsp pure vanilla extract ¼ c Coconut Flakes          Makes […]

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Spaghetti Squash with Cilantro Pepita Pesto

by Judy Griffin on January 30, 2013

Spaghetti Squash with Cilantro Pepita Pesto Ingredients: 1 medium Spaghetti Squash 2 tsp of sesame oil 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/2 cup pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds) 1/2 cup (firmly packed) Fresh cilantro leaves and stems (you could use basil instead) 1 garlic clove, chopped Juice of 2 limes 1 tsp Celtic  sea salt […]

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