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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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Nutritional Nightcaps

Sleep doesn’t come easily for most of us, sometimes we have to do things to increase our odds for a better nights sleep. These nutritional nightcaps can be just the thing to help you drift off to sleepy town. Capomo (Mayan Nut): Capomo is a seed grown in tropical Latin America, and unlike most plants, it  contains tryptophan, the same amino …

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Breakfast Wrap

Who says you can’t have lettuce for breakfast…? This sweet and savory wrap is the best of both worlds, AND you get your daily greens. What can be better? Mild butter lettuce leaf, filled with cinnamon and maple syrup sweetened quinoa, topped with sweet carrots, tart raspberries and crunchy jicama, all drizzled with a blueberry/cashew creme.  

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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 …

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Morning Magic

This is nutritional magic in a bowl. Each ingredient complimenting each other to provide a super-satisfying nutrient-dense meal to kick start your day. 1 cup kefir (or natural yogurt) ½ cup frozen blueberries 1 kiwi sliced or diced 2 tbsp. hemp hearts 2 tbsp. shredded coconut (no sugar added) ⅛ tsp. vanilla extract 1 tbsp. local organic honey or stevia …

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Nutty Caramel Apples

– Organic apples – 1 cup nut butter (cashew, almond, pecan) – 1 cup brown rice syrup – 1/4 teaspoon sea salt – Optional toppings: chia seeds, crushed pecans, coconut flakes. Gently heat the nut butter and brown rice syrup over low to medium heat until smooth and caramel-like. Place wooden skewer in top of apple and swirl in warm mixture, spooning …

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 …