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Homemade “Acai” Bowl (vegan, gluten-free)

No actual “acai” is found in this recipe, but it looks and tastes just like that classic bowl you’d get at your local juice/smoothie place, using wild organic blueberries instead.  “Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand.”  Mother Teresa. Smoothie Bowl recipe: Ingredients:  2 frozen bananas*, 1 ripe banana, 1 cup frozen wild organic blueberries**, 1/2 lemon, peeled, 1/2 cup H20, Topping ideas: sliced fresh bananas/apples/pears, fresh berries, unsweetened coconut flakes, shelled...

Quick! What’s your plan for 2019 to get healthy?

Preview(opens in a new tab) 2019 is now just around the corner … Do you feel the post-holidays incentive welling up inside of you to get your “health” on again?  Join me this January in the quest for even greater health with a cleanse.  Doing something together like this not only can make us more accountable, but also can make it more fun. Too much food and drink with these 2018 end-of-the-year festivities?  Have you been a bit out of...

Gluten-Free Blueberry Pie

Looking for a fresh fruit pie you can make yourself?  How about this gluten-free, vegetarian Blueberry Pie recipe?  It’s been a hit with my family, and hopefully with yours too! Can be made a day in advance (the dough, dairy, and blueberry filling) and put in refrigerator to be put all together the next day. “STRESSED spelled backward is DESSERTS!”  Anonymous Crust Ingredients: (Yields one 9-1/2″ tart) 1/2 c. (2 oz.) chopped walnuts, toasted 12 T. (6 oz.) butter, slightly softened...

Ugly but Good Cookie Parfait

“Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.”  Hippocrates, 460 BC Here’s an easy breakfast / brunch / dessert parfait that’s vegetarian, gluten-free, and dairy-free!  The components are :  yogurt, honey, fruit & Italian cookies. I made the cookies the night before, and put the parfaits together in the morning.  My husband says he enjoyed the breakfast change! I used the new plain almond yogurt by Kite Hill with live active cultures.  I found it to be  a...