7 Favorite Cooking Techniques for Health

Over the years I adjusted my cooking methods to maximize both flavor and health! With a few easy tricks, your cooking routine can help you lose weight and gain energy. Give these a try and let me know what works best for you… Water-sautéing: Instead of frying with oil, I usually  water-sauté instead. Water-sautéing is the…

Dreamsicle Smoothie

Remember these little summertime goodies? Creamsicle, Dreamsicle, whatever you called them… YUM! I started imagining this as a healthy morning smoothie, and came up with a pretty impressive taste doppelganger! Dreamsicle Smoothie Blend: 2-3 C frozen Bananas 4 Dates, pitted 6 tablespoons of Coconut Milk, chilled overnight Cold Water, to cover 3 t Vanilla Extract…

Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie

Delicious!!! Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie with all sorts of yummy extras! I’m drinking it right now and I’m getting So Much Energy!!! Fresh raw foods are the best! Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie Blend: 2-3 C frozen Bananas 1 C frozen or fresh Raspberries 4 Dates, pitted Water, to cover Scoop of Almond Butter 3 t Vanilla Extract…

Mediterranean Scramble

This Mediterranean Scramble is a major crowd pleaser and our house guests always request it! Sun-dried Tomatoes, Pine Nuts, and Pesto, YUM! Recipe’s in the eBook, along with over a hundred carefully-crafted Vegan recipes that I’ve cultivated over my 17 years as a Vegan: Recipes for Compassion Vegan e-Cookbook, $10 (Thank you for caring about…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

This smoothie tastes like peanut butter cups, but is super good for you! I go through phases of drinking smoothies everyday for breakfast, and with Spring here now, I’m definitely going big. They give me such a solid boost of energy at the beginning of my day, and carry me into productivity and clarity for…

Cherry Bliss Smoothie

This is my current favorite smoothie. Cherry + Chocolate + Vanilla = Heaven in my mouth! So sweetly delicious. Enjoy this for the perfect energizing breakfast or post workout treat. Cherry Bliss Smoothie Blend: 1 frozen bananas 1 cup frozen cherries (no pits) 4 dates, pitted 1 cup water, to cover ½ cup ice 2 tablespoons almond…

The Secret to Roasting Eggplant

                                                                                    (before and after roasting) I love Love LOOOOVE eggplant. It’s my favorite vegetable. It’s rich and creamy and salty and melts in your mouth… if it’s done right, that is. And for the longest time I couldn’t quite figure out the magic of cooking eggplant, but now that I have, I wanted to…