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Sweet Potato Black Bean Tacos

  To Assemble Tacos… Sweet Potato/Kale Hash Using a mandolin shred sweet potato and slice kale into strips, toss with coconut oil and place on a non-stick baking sheet. Cook on high heat (450) until both kale and sweet potatoes begin to crisp (about 15-20 minutes).   Add Pepper’s Black Beans (see Recipe here)   Sweet n’ Spicy Salsa ½ …

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2 Ingredient Coco Banana Cookies

2-Ingredient Coconut Banana Cookies 5-6 very ripe Bananas 2 cups finely shredded Coconut (sugar-free) In a blender, or with a fork, mash or puree bananas until soupy, add coconut until a cookie dough consistency forms. Mold into a small patty (it is ok if it is dry enough to “crack” a little around the edges), you want it sticky enough …

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Easy Vegan “Meatballs”

Meatless Meatballs 2 cups Walnuts 2 cups prepared Black Beans (see Pepper’s Black Beans) 1 Chipotle Pepper 1½ tbsp. Organic Tomato Paste 1 tbsp Moroccan Steak Blend (Sana Spices) 1 tbsp 10-Spice Soup Blend (Sana Spices) ½ cup water on hand to thin mixture if needed Salt to taste In a food processor, blend all ingredients until a very thick …

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Vegetarian Protein Sources – Sample Menu + Recipes Included

Still falling for the “but, where will you get your protein if you don’t eat meat?”? The fact is, there are plenty of vegan and vegetarian sources for the protein your body needs. The average woman needs about 45g a day / 60 for men, this can easily be accomplished with the sample menu here. Breakfast: Chia Pudding: (15g) 1 …

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Avo-Choco Pudding

Avo-Choco Pudding: 1 whole avocado, pitted and scooped from the skin 3-4 tbsp. cocoa powder 10 drops vanilla flavored stevia or ½ tsp. vanilla extract + 2 tbsp. local raw honey ½ – ¾ cup of almond milk (adjust to create pudding consistency) pinch of sea salt Blend all ingredients in a blender or food processor until thick and creamy …

Treva’s Fave: Cocoballs

1 cup almond butter (or alternate nut butter) Aprox. 10 pitted dates 1/2 cup flaked unsweetened coconut 2 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 cup hemp seed 1/2 cup rolled oats In a food processor, mix peanut butter, dates, coconut, and cocoa until a sticky paste is formed. Transfer mixture to a bowl and stir in hempseed and oats until combine Scoop …

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The Sweet Tart Salad

Crisp, light and refreshing – this simple, yet elegant salad is perfect any occasion. 1 large beet peeled and ends cut off 2 large carrots peeled and ends cut off 1 small to medium jicima root peeled with the ends cut off 1 tbsp. avocado, sesame or olive oil Juice of ½ lime I run all the ingredients through my …

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10-Minute Veggie Stir Fry

  This stir fry is so quick and easy, it literally takes 10 minutes to make. The best part is you can also use whatever veggies you have on hand. Ready. Set. Start your timers… ~ 1 bundle of Asian bean-thread “glass” noodles (the thin ones) ~ Assortment of veggies (snap pea pods, carrot, red cabbage, onion, red/yellow/green bell pepper, …

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How to turn Avocados in OhMyGawd-os

The Really Great News About Avocados: Avocados are a true super food. They provide close to 20 essential health-boosting nutrients, including: Fiber Potassium (more than twice the amount found in a banana) Vitamin E B-vitamins Folic acid They are also great anti-inflammatories, also help protect the liver and allow our skin be bright and supple. As nature designed, they contain the …

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Tasty Turmeric Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie

Turmeric is the latest rage in the all-natural fight of inflammation – the good news, it works!!  By incorporating just a little of this wonder-herb into your day, week or month, you will naturally be attacking nasty inflammation that causes pain as well as a whole host of health problems. This smoothie is a yummy way to incorporate fresh turmeric …