Island Black Bean Dip

After watching Dr. Fuhrman's lecture last week, I was inspired to go back and look for some recipes to make from his "Eat to Live," cookbook.  There are so many great recipes to make and they are all free from salt, sugar and oil.  One of the things I made was this beautiful Island Black Bean Dip.  So simple to make and so pretty.  I brought this to…


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Raw Cashew Cheese

This recipe was given to me by my friend Dennis Young.  Super easy and so good!!  I made the sweet version as a decadent but healthy topping for sprouted whole grain toast served with  a side of berries for breakfast.  This sweet version would make a nice dessert dip for fruit. Enjoy!   Raw Cashew Cheese – Savory and Sweet Great in lasagna, pizza,…


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Sweet Potato and Avocado Bites

These are wonderful little appetizers.  They  are easy, look pretty,  and are super tasty. The recipe calls for radish sprouts but the market didn’t have any so I used chopped chives which works fine but the curly sprouts on top looks really pretty if you can find them. I got this recipe from a blog called “Blissful Basil.”  I highly recommend you check…


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Fall Feast

I am in Carlsbad California for our annual fall trip to be with friends and family. We rent a house on the beach and everyone comes from various parts of the state to be together. Everyone takes a turn cooking each night, sharing food with people you love is a wonderful way to feel connected.  Last night, Randy and I did the cooking and I am going to…


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Baked Falafel Bites

I brought this dish to the last meatless Monday event last Monday, the theme was appetizers and mocktails.  These little falafels sat nicely on a leaf of romain lettuce which made for easy finger food and a dollop of the salsa on top brought some nice color and crunch. The cardiac rehab program tries to get patients to move toward a no oil, plant based…


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