Slaying My Last Dragon (Fruit) Of The Season


I’ve slayed my last Dragon (Fruit) of the season.    I LOVE Dragon Fruit!  Fortunately, there is a farm nearby that grows these beauties.  Our local farmers market carries them, as well.

Such a beauty in the rough.  Hidden within its strange looking exterior, is this exotic, refreshing and

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I Found My Thrill … On Blueberry cHill


Poolside, with smoothie in hand, is where you will find me as the temps begin to rise.  This past weekend, I Found My Thrill … On Blueberry cHill.  Fats Domino ain’t got nothin’ on me!  This little number came to my rescue as it was hotter than a firecracker outside.  I

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Don’t Forget To Soak Your NUTS!


At the moment, my kitchen counter looks like a science lab!  Just call me the “nutty professor!”  I’ve got jars upon jars lined up, filled with nuts, seeds, and other interesting items ready to soak for upcoming recipes. Why do I soak my nuts, you ask?

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T.G.I.F. and Raw Cabbage Kraut



Well, it’s Friday … T.G.I.F. = Thank God It’s Fermented!!!  When fresh, local produce is a rare find, mostly in winter, we use our harvested cabbage to make sauerkraut.  Excuse me, while I tout the “kraut.”  Making sauerkraut is so easy!  It’s got to be one of the

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Grow It Forward!

seed packets

As much as I love finding local farmers markets to meander about, I adore the fruits and veggies of our own potager!  There’s something euphoric about growing your own food.  Does anyone else feel this way?  Planting a seed, nurturing it, and watching it grow is “sow” amazing to me.  Being

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Put Some Green In Your 2013


I’m often asked “How to ease into the raw food diet?”  I think the Green Smoothie is the perfect escort into the raw food world.  Around my house I’m often referred to as the “Smoothie Operator.”  Whether I’m whippin’ up a mean green smoothie or a fantabulous fruit smoothie,

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Happy “Clean” 2013

When I woke up this morning, you were on my mind.  Yes, you were on my mind!  (I think I belted that out as good as We Five back in 1965!)  Hello, my Healthy Heyday peeps and a *sparkly* do-over, shiny, blank canvas, full of promise, hopeful, brand spankin’

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Raw Lasagna Pie


Mamma Mia!  Raw Lasagna Pie!  Meatless, gluten free and dairy free doesn’t mean you have to say “Arrivederci” to lasagna.

I think most of you have a signature recipe or a secret or two up your sleeve that brings down the house.  Well, I think I’ve found mine …

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Lime in de Coconut Shaker


I put de lime in de coconut, and shake it all up.  I put de lime in de coconut, and I drank ’em bot’ up!

I poured some for my Mama as she was sufferin’ from the heat.  Now lemme just repeat…

I put de lime in

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Kale Crackers


WARNING:  These kale chips are CRACK(ers)!

Homemade spicy hummus, fresh salsa and pretty much anything spicy has been on our eating repertoire these days.  Just the other day, the hubs and I were making our latest batch of spicy kale chips and we kicked it up double

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