Quinoa Pizza Casserole

If you are a pizza lover and are attempting to make healthier choices, this quinoa pizza casserole is just what you are looking for. With all of the delicious flavors of pizza, without the carb-bloating after, this may soon become a go-to favorite. This pizza...

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Lemon Dill Brown Rice

Before I ever really knew how to cook I did know how to make this amazingly yummy brown rice. And, the great thing about this dish is that it's really foolproof.  Once you make it you'll see that you don't really need to bust out the measuring spoons, you'll just wing...

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Tasty Asparagus and Brown Rice

Asparagus is an amazing spring-time treat. Sauteed with olive oil, salt and pepper or cooked over the grill it’s quick and easy to enjoy. Among other things, Asparagus is great for: * strengthening female hormones * promoting fertility * relieving menstrual pain *...

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Energy Millet Salad

Why am I such a fan of millet? It may be that every time I eat millet I stay full and my blood sugar levels stay stable for long periods of times. Either way, I love that, of all the cereal grains, this little wonder has the richest amino-acid protein profile, which...

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Overnight, No-Cook Oatmeal (Gluten-Free, Dairy Free)

Ask any American what they think is one of the best foods for breakfast and a majority of people will answer “Oats”. While I won’t deny that they are high in fiber, therefore great for lowering cholesterol I still have a hard time believing they are beneficial for...

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Salted Chocolate Covered Popcorn

I LOVE popcorn.  Despite the fact that it makes me tired when I eat it, as I confessed on this Dr. Oz episode it is one of the foods I can’t turn down. (I used to eat it almost daily, now, I’m down to maybe 3 times per month…baby steps!). And, like just about any...

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Spaghetti Pie (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

If I had to choose my favorite comfort meal this one would definitely be in the running. To say that I LOVED this dish as a kid is an understatement. And, to say that every time I ate it I became sick is also an understatement. The original recipe calls for regular...

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Quinoa with Chickpeas and Spinach

I wish that I could take credit for this dish because it is Delish! This recipe is one of my favorites from Greens Glorious Greens. It may seem complicated to make at first but once you get it down, you’ll be able to make it in a snap! What’s Smart & Sexy About...

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Quinoa Veggie Stir Fry

This is one of my favorite, quick and easy meals that can easily be put together on the fly AND you can use any kind of veggies you like and depending on what’s in season (you don’t have to stick to what I have listed here, this is just one way I make this). What’s...

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Morning Glory Breakfast Millet

Whenever I have a conversation about millet inevitably someone will say “I feed it to my birds.” And, while it is in bird food millet isn’t just “for the birds”.  Millet is great in so many dishes any time of the day…it stablizes blood sugar levels, gives lasting...

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Coconut Curry Rice

When I was going to school for health coaching I found this simple & delicious Rice recipe from Alex Jamieson that I love (remember Super-Size Me?  Alex helped Morgan Spurlock get healthy after eating McyD's for way longer than any human should)   It gives a...

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Sweet Potato Millet Salad

As much as I love summertime sun and laying around in my bikini, there is something about Autumn that feels special to me. Maybe it’s the beginning of new schedules or the gorgeous colors coming from the trees or the smell of wood burning in fireplaces. But honestly,...

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Millet Cauliflower Mash

The first time I had this deliciousness I could feel my insides say “thank you!”  It’s definitely a fall/winter dish as you feel grounded, warm and cozy when you eat it. What’s Smart & Sexy About This Dish? First off, it’s sooo simple to make and even those who...

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Quinoa Chili (Vegan)

My family was going to be outside at a @Grace Estate Winery listening to my brother and his friends play music on a particularly chilly Friday evening. It’s the kind of event where you can buy food from the food truck or bring a picnic dinner.  Since I can’t eat...

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Mac-n-Cheese (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free & Sooo Delicious)

I love, love, love Mac-n-Cheese.  Like, seriously, in love.  When I was a kid I almost literally lived on boxed mac-n-cheese.  Fortunately, I knew how to boil water so I could make mac-n-cheese all the time. Unfortunately, between the gluten, the processed “cheese”...

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Summer Paradise Millet

Are you looking to get out of your breakfast rut and still want to hang on to summer a bit longer? As much as I love wearing sweaters and hoodies, I hate giving up shorts and summer dresses so I'm going to hold onto summer as long as possible. This quick and easy...

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Mochi Waffle Sundae

Mochi Waffle Sundae Warning--this is not your normal Waffle Sundae And, I’m going to go out on a limb and say that it’s better….but I may be a bit biased. I learned this when I was assisting Christina Pirello's Three-Day Intensive a few weeks back. So, what is exactly...

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Cinnamon Sugar Swirl Loaf

Cinnamon Sugar Swirl Loaf Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Egg-free, Soy-Free, Refined Sugar Free This recipe is dedicate to Vanessa, of my regulars when I owned the bakery.  She LOVED the Cinnamon Sugar Bread and was so disappointed if we were out of it when she'd come in....

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