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Lemon Tahini Dressing – A Frequent Dressing of Mine

Day 2. Sugar Cleanse. How are you doing? I feel pretty darn good. I had a pretty simple day 1; big smoothie for breakfast, made my raw chocolate mousse (sweetened with dates) topped with strawberries, Amy’s low sodium soup for lunch while I prepped my meals for the week, and this delicious plate for dinner (followed by a little more chocolate mousse!). I took off from the gym but plan to go today for some lifting and a spinning class. Today I want to share with you one of my favorite dressings to put on greens.… Read more
Posted on 06/16/2014 | 10 Comments
 

Pumpkin Two Ways

Tis the season for pumpkin. Two ways.  Many weeks ago in fact I began to see pumpkin take over the interwebs. I’m pretty late to the game having seen all my favorite bloggers already post pumpkin recipes. Better late than never right? I popped open a can of pumpkin and pondered what to make with it. My assistant was working with me that day to help me get everything ready for the new WR program and she confessed that she had never had “pumpkin anything”.… Read more
Posted on 10/24/2013 | 9 Comments
 

GoodSeed Vegan Gluten-free Burger With Beet Cilantro Pesto

April Cooking By Color – Red Hope you had a delicious weekend and a Happy Meatless Monday! I was pretty exhausted from a fun-filled day at Texas VegFest and needed some time to relax yesterday (more on the festival soon!). Big thanks to everyone that came to my cooking demo, bought Blissful Bites, came up to me and said hello, and to all the organizers, volunteers, speakers, vendors, and to my partner in crime Austin B. I let him come up on stage with me to talk about his amazing vegan journey as an athlete and people were hanging on his everyone word!… Read more
Posted on 04/09/2013 | 6 Comments
 

Sweet Potato and Red Lentil Cakes with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

March Cooking By Color – Orange Howdy folks! Happy Meatless Monday to ya! Did you have a good weekend? If you usually read my blog through Google Reader you will need to switch Readers because that one died. I don’t want you to miss any delicious recipes so check out Feedly. You can also subscribe with your email address, which is the best way never to miss a post! Now we discuss important matters. Would you call lentils red or orange?… Read more
Posted on 03/25/2013 | 14 Comments
 

March is Orange Month with Yam Boats with Chickpeas, Chard and Cashew Dill Sauce

March Cooking By Color – Orange Orange you glad it’s March? Hehe. I can’t believe how fast the year is going! It’s running away from me and I can’t seem to catch up! But hey it’s another month and another color here on the blog. We’ll be cooking from the orange family of foods and boy do we have some delicious things planned for you! What are your favorite orange foods? So orange foods have a wealth of health properties! They are most well known for their vitamin C and beta-carotene content, which are linked to building strong immunity, fighting cancer, are great for eye health, protects skin from aging, and protects against cardiovascular disease.… Read more
Posted on 03/06/2013 | 9 Comments
 

How to Cook Brussels Sprouts You Will Love

Cooking By Color – Green Often times there’s a veggie that comes along that makes most people’s face curl up in the ew face. Brussels sprouts fall in the love them or hate them category. I often have people in cooking classes exclaim they hate Brussels. I show them how to cook them properly and they become lovers of Brussels. And by golly they should love them! They come from the cruciferous family of vegetables that are known for their cancer and disease-fighting properties.… Read more
Posted on 01/17/2013 | 11 Comments