Category Archives: Recipes

Salad in a Jar

Love this idea!  Dressing lines the bottom of a mason jar, then layer with crunchy veggies and proteins, maybe some grains, nuts, seeds, fruits.  Oh, the possiblities are endless.  I’d love to see your best version- please send it over! … Continue reading

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Almond Meal, Blueberry Banana Muffins

These quick and easy muffins are low in added sugar and are gluten-free (use GF oats).  They make a great quick breakfast, dessert or snack.  They are delicious “as is” or with toppings (i.e. peanut, almond or cashew butter, a drizzle of … Continue reading

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Dark Chocolate Coconut Crisp

This simple, crispy decadence was born out of a desire to create a coconut version of my favorite seriously dark chocolate (90% Lindt), without adding extra sugar.  Prep takes just a few minutes- no cooking or baking required! 4 squares … Continue reading

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Green Go-Go Smoothie

My aunt Peg used to call her morning cup of coffee her “go-go juice”.  No getting near this mother of 4 boys unless she’d first gotten her morning fix.  Well Peg, I bet my go-go juice gets you further, longer, … Continue reading

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Strawberry Almond Smoothie

I made this simple smoothie with some really tasty unsweetened almond milk from the CSM Farmers’ Market:  http://www.yelp.com/biz/san-mateo-farmers-market-san-mateo-2  The guy that makes this almond milk sprouts the almonds for 36 hours (soak in water, rinse every 12 hours) for this super-smooth, … Continue reading

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Zucchini Hummus

This delish veggie-based hummus can be used as a dip for veggies and crackers, or as a condiment with sandwiches.  Give it a try, and let me know if you come up with any interesting variations!! 2 zucchini, chopped 1/4 … Continue reading

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Fig Almond Energy Bars

I was thumbing through the most recent issue of Women’s Running Magazine when I came across this recipe for a no-bake energy bar made of pronounceable, real food, and a nice blend of protein, carbs, fiber and healthy fat.  The … Continue reading

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