Ahhh, the Green Smoothie…

I really like smoothies. But here is the thing. They have to be smoooooth. I’m not a fan of the chunky smoothie. My husband is a purest when it comes to the green smoothie. Everything going in it is green except one or two things to enhance flavor or texture. In his goes a mixture…

Green Banana Bread Smoothie

So my version of the green smoothie is smooth and sweet with no hint of the bitterness of greens. It does really taste like banana bread. No, REALLY! 1 banana (can be frozen) add a few ice cubes if using fresh handful of walnuts sweetener of choice to desired sweetness. I use 5 drops of…

Mini Cheesecakes – Vegan and Gluten Free!

I found this beauty on Pinterest. I am always looking for easy, quick and no refined sugar desserts. This one is going to be a keeper. The original recipe can be found at the Mind Body Green blog. I made one substitution just because I wanted to see what it tasted like. I used two…

Brussel Sprout Chips??? Kale Chips Too!

All I can say is YUMMMMM!!!! I am a newly converted (a year ago) fan of brussel sprouts. Roasted ONLY! Lets be clear. There is a reason so many people despise them. Boiled, braised no thank you! I cut up brussel spouts to roast them and when you do that a lot of the outer…

Versatile Hummus

I am actually not a fan of chickpeas. But hummus if made a certain way is fabulous! Chickpeas (also called garbanzo beans) are rich in vitamin B6, folate, manganese and dietary fiber. They also contain all nine essential amino acids and have a good amount of protein. And even though it is on the high…