Ridiculously Healthy Horchata

A healthy twist to the classic Mexican beverage, AKA..almond rice milk.  Light, creamy and so yummy.  Dates add a lovely sweetness making this a delicious drink, plain.  Cinnamon is traditional, but… I took the cardamom route. Mmmm.  Squeezing the milk out might be a little time consuming. But, so worth the effort.  YUM.  Drink plain or […]

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Ridiculously Healthy Summer Fruit Crisp

Dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan, no-added fat and no-added sugar. Sweet, ripe mangoes and peaches topped with oat-nut-date streusel and baked for a healthy and guilt-free breakfast, dessert or snack.  The perfect summer fruit crisp. It’s fast, healthy and uses in-season fruits. And it’s just freaking GOOD! No butter. No oil. No sugar. No flour.  Really?? Yessss.  Artificial […]

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Grilled Pineapple Granita

Light, refreshing, fruity summer treat for a really hot day. Grilled pineapple, ginger and lime make an easy effortless, icy dessert or snack.  Creamy (less icy than regular granitas) and packed with pineapple flavor.  ‘Tis H-O-T. Summer is officially upon us.  And all I can think of some thing cold, SUPER cold.    We always […]

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Oven Baked Beet Falafel

The tastiest falafel ever! Fresh beets, garbanzo beans and spices baked into the most delicious and healthy snack.  Slightly crisp exterior with a soft, almost creamy yet light inside.   If you’d like healthy yet delicious snack, then this is your recipe.  May be a touch different from the authentic ones. Ain’t this place all about […]

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Banana Nut Muffin Overnight Oats

All the flavors of a banana nut muffin in your convenient overnight oats. Dairy free and vegan option. Overnight oats are the best!  Hot Summer days means cold-grab-and-go breakfasts. ‘Its sweet, creamy, hearty. Banana nut muffin, I mean, obviously. I promise.  Toast your oats….need to, got to, have to.   Skill level – Easy  Banana […]

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Baked Mango Cups with Honeyed Coconut Streusel

Simplicity at its best! Juicy ripe mango halves topped with honey-coconut-cashew-pistachio-oat streusel. Enjoy plain as a snack or with sweetened greek yogurt for breakfast or with vanilla ice cream for dessert. `Hellllllllo….. Mango season. I think we all know what a mango freak I am. Why is this the best fruit in the Universe?   […]

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Very Berry Arugula Smoothie Bowl

This smoothie uses some of the freshest produce in season! Peppery arugula, spring berries, apple, banana and almonds blended with coconut water and a dried fig to sweeten. Gluten-free Dairy-free Vegan Paleo Morning breakfast, healthy afternoon snack on warm days, post-workout snack – this smoothie is a great choice. Loaded with vitamins, minerals, folate, antioxidants, […]

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Ridiculously Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

These highly-addictive anytime cookies are “ridiculously” healthy and easy to make. Enjoy them for breakfast or pack them in school lunchbox or snack anytime. Go ahead….indulge!! They are TOTALLY GUILT-FREE. Gluten-free (use gluten-free oats) Dairy-free Vegan (use vegan chocolate chips) No added fats No added sugar This cookie has it all! Three more weeks for […]

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Keema-Matar Inspired Cauliflower

Super delicious cauliflower that has all the flavors of Keema-Matar and comes together in under 30-minutes for a quick weeknight dinner. Delicious plain as a Indian style cauliflower rice or can be served with rotis/ parathas / naans. Gluten-free Dairy-free Nut-free Vegan Vegetarian Paleo (use olive oil instead of vegetable oil) Whole 30   What […]

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Baked Kale Falafels with Sriracha-Tahini-Yogurt

Gluten-free and vegetarian baked kale falafels are wonderfully crisp without all the hassle of deep-frying. Serve them inside a pita for a traditional touch or as a healthy snack with the spicy, nutty and creamy sriracha-tahini-yogurt sauce. I tasted my first falafel about 12 years ago at a hole-in-the-wall falafel joint in San Jose and […]

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