Creamy Zucchini Soup with Basil & White Beans

The health benefits of zucchini, basil and white beans are incredible! They can help to improve digestion, detox the liver, build immunity, and lower risk of heart disease. They make for the perfect combination of nutrients and flavor. Zucchinis are one of my absolute favorite veggies to blend up in a soup because of their consistency. […]

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Cafe Gratitude’s Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies

Our household is part of a baking boom that’s driving thousands of quarantined people into their kitchens to knead dough and bake cookies as a way to cope. I’m not unhappy about this new trend, because my girls are becoming wonderful bakers! One of their most recent creations was this Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookie from Cafe […]

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Erewhon’s Dandelion Quinoa Salad

If you live in the Los Angeles area, you have probably heard of Erewhon. It is an upscale health food store known for its organic, local & sustainable groceries as well as prepared foods. I have been shopping at Erewhon for more than 10 years and am fortunate to have created a couple of signature juice blends […]

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Heavenly Hearts-of-Palm Style Crab Cakes

These “crab” cakes, made from hearts-of-palm, are better than any real crab cake I’ve ever eaten. And while the remoulade sauce is also delicious, the cakes are so packed with flavor you don’t even really need it. Hearts-of-palm are loaded with Vitamin A, folate, iron, phosphorus and zinc. This recipe also boasts a dose of […]

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Low-Calorie Pasta Primavera

It is almost time to officially wave goodbye to winter and welcome the arrival of spring! It might still be cold, it might still be wet, but the evenings are lengthening, so it’s time to food prep! Springtime always makes me think of trips to Europe, especially to Italy where the word Primavera literally translates […]

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