Swiss Chard & Kale Salad

Swiss Chard & Kale Salad

Ingredients 1 bunch of lacinato kale, cut in ribbons 1 bunch of swiss chard (I used red chard), cut in ribbons 1/4 cup of sunflower seeds (roasted or raw) 1 apple, diced small for Salad Dressing Instructions click here: Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing 1/4 cup 

Herbal Coconut Water

Herbal Coconut Water

It is so important to drink plenty of water.  Sometimes people get bored of “plain” water. Instead of turning to sugary juice or artificial powders to sweeten or flavor your water, consider using fresh herbs!  So beautiful, with tons of health benefits. I used mint, 

Super Refreshing ‘Watermelon Chia Fresca’

Super Refreshing ‘Watermelon Chia Fresca’

Nothing says summer like Watermelon! This is the most refreshing drink I’ve had in a long time.  I went to the Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles on Tuesday evening and tasted delicious watermelon juice that had chia seeds in it.  I knew it was 

Dandelion Greens

Dandelion Greens

I love Dandelions!  I have since I was a child.  No matter how many times I was asked not to blow the seeds around the yard, I ignored my parents pleas.  If I had it my way, the grass and rose beds would have been 

Blueberry Breeze Smoothie

Blueberry Breeze Smoothie

So strange.  I almost didn’t post this smoothie on my Instagram because I didn’t think the photo I took of it was very good, it’s blurry. (I take all my Instagram & blog pics with my cell phone, on my dining room table, and I don’t 

Cucumber Zinger Juice

Cucumber Zinger Juice

Cucumbers are a natural, mild diuretic.  I eat and drink them on the reg.  I LOVE this juice. So easy.  So refreshing.  Perfect for helping your belly feel flatter vs. fatter during that time of the month. Ingredients: 1 large cucumber 1 finger of ginger 

Dijon Vinaigrette

Dijon Vinaigrette

This might be my favorite salad dressing for raw kale.  It’s so easy to make! Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup raw apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoons raw honey (OR) 2 Tablespoons pure maple syrup (vegan version) Juice from half 

Grapefruit is a GreatFruit!

Grapefruit is a GreatFruit!

pictured: RUBY RED GRAPEFRUIT   When I was younger I did not like Grapefruit, it tasted too tart.  Now I love it!  My favorite way to eat it is chilled (right out of the fridge).  If you feel like it needs a touch of sweetness,