Healthy Raw Fudge

This is my go-to holiday dessert for all my chocolate lovers and raw foodies! This recipe couldn’t get any easier…add all of your ingredients to a bowl and give it a good mix. My picky family absolutely loved this fudge topped with toasted hazelnuts. The rich chocolate, coconut flavors and almond butter not only fulfill […]

Desserts Recipes

Brussels Sprout and Tempeh Sliders

Photo credit: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times Is it possible to enjoy the holidays and eat healthy simultaneously? Every year it gets a little easier. Even my guests are appreciating lighter, cleaner holiday foods – as long as they are delicious. Over the next 6 weeks, I am so excited to share with […]

Dinner Food Recipes

Build Your Own Salad Bowl

I know sometimes you feel like you have to be a master chef to make a great dinner. I want to take that thought right out of your head 😉 Imagine a stress-free dinner any night of the week. Well,  I’m going to show how to do that! Stop seeing your salad as a side […]

Dinner Food Recipes Salads

Butternut Squash & Watercress Soup with Veggie Fritters

I LOVE eating and trying new foods. I was afraid when I started eating mostly plant based that I would miss out. This has not been the case. Instead, I am experiencing a whole new world of food (and possibilities). Plant based living reduces cancer risk, minimizes overall health issues, invites a variety into your diet […]

Dinner Food Recipes

Spiced Sweet Potato Muffins

These muffins are absolutely delicious – they remind me of moist and cinnamony carrot cake.  I prefer to serve in muffin portions as opposed to bread, but you could convert the recipe and make as a loaf.  Spread with smear of grass fed butter and serve slightly warm or serve with a cup of tea […]

Breakfast Food Recipes

Pumpkin Protein Smoothie

It’s pumpkin season and if you love pumpkin like I do, an easy pumpkin protein smoothie for breakfast is the perfect start to a fall day!  Pumpkin is low in sugar, high in fiber and guilt free :). It’s loaded with phytonutrients to help prevent the risk of cancers! Its antioxidants, vitamins & minerals help […]

Breakfast Juices / Smoothies Recipes Uncategorized

Creamy Cauliflower “Alfredo” with Peas

Some days I dream of savory alfredo sauce over pasta, with a butter base so rich I already feel the pounds going straight to my hips. In true Elissa fashion, I’ve discovered the perfect compromise, a way to get my creamy pasta dish without taxing my digestive system.  Even better, it’s made with a nutrient […]

Dinner Food Recipes

Sautéed Broccoli with Anchovy Bagna Cauda

I can get down an herbacious green juice with ease, but stomaching anchovies has never been a forte of mine, despite knowing how good they are for me.  Then, I met my anchovy loving fiancé who introduced me to bagna cauda, a simple anchovy sauce that he would put on everything if you let him. […]

Dinner Food Recipes
Cauliflower Pizza

Gluten Free Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Turning a household with a revolving door of teenagers into a gluten free one isn’t the easiest, but everyone loves this gluten free cauliflower pizza!  I can easily avoid complaints and take out requests by preparing a few of these over the weekend for family and friends to enjoy. Feel free to change it up […]

Dinner Food Recipes

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