Coconut Eggnog Martini from Tommy Bahama

Coconut Eggnog

Coconut Eggnog Martini from Tommy Bahama ‘Tis the season to splurge! Okay, I'll admit, this cocktail recipe is NOT going to help your bikini figure at all, but it is so rich that your tastebuds will be happy with just one. So, if you figure you will forego the three or four glasses of wine you may usually have at a holiday party and replace it with just … [Read more...]

Baked Turkey Spinach Meatballs

Baked Turkey Spinach Meatballs

Baked Turkey Spinach Meatballs Who doesn't love a good meatball? Meatballs can be made as many different ways as the imagination can dream. Here is a delicious recipe that will also keep you looking and feeling lean and healthy as well as energized. Making spaghetti and meatballs at home - your kids will love these, too! In fact, get your kids to help … [Read more...]

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Roasted Cauliflower Soup

Inspired by Chef Brian Drosenos of Zimzala Restaurant and Bar at the Shorebreak Hotel in Huntington Beach, this Roasted Cauliflower Soup has dimensions of flavor that please any palate. Delicious served hot or cold, with winter in full swing, this is a filling and nutritious soup for a cold winter day. This dairy-free, vegan-friendly soup consists of … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Donuts : Maple Frosted and Vegan, too!

Gluten-Free Vegan Maple Donuts

Gluten-Free Donuts : Maple Frosted and Vegan, too! Prime baking season is here!  But, for those who love to bake, it's always baking season.  Not too long ago I received the delightful book on baking by Cara Reed.  Cara's book, however, is not only on baking... every recipe is gluten-free and vegan.  Why everything gluten-free AND vegan, I wondered? … [Read more...]

Food Healing Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas

Naturally healing foods of coconut oil, cilantro, tomatoes, bell peppers, and spices also give flavor to this delicious chicken fajita recipe. This recipe uses whole wheat or gluten-free tortillas, but for the ultimate in food healing fajitas, skip the traditional tortilla wrap and opt for green or red leaf lettuce cups which are filled with natural water … [Read more...]

Baked Citrus Sweet Potatoes

Baked Citrus Sweet Potatoes

Baked Citrus Sweet Potatoes Adapted from my book, Boost Your Metabolism, throw out those out-dated marshmallow sugar-laden sweet potato recipes and enjoy the fresh flavors of sweet potato, coconut butter, gingerroot, and orange. Sweet potatoes are a great source of vitamin C, antioxidants, fiber and other nutrients not to mention they taste good. Citrus … [Read more...]

Chopped Kale Salad with Wild Blueberry Vinaigrette

Kale Salad with Wild Blueberry Vinaigrette

Chopped Kale Salad with Wild Blueberry Vinaigrette You don't have to wait until summer to enjoy delicious blueberries and all of their intensely high nutritional properties; Wild Blueberries from Maine are available year round! These individually quick frozen blueberries have been around for thousands of years and are the only ones to grow up from the … [Read more...]

Chocolate Pot de Creme

Chocolate Pot de Creme

Celebrate National Pot de Creme Day on Monday, August 25!  Perfect for your EMMY Awards at-home party or for your next dinner party, this recipe is compliments of one of the most talented and nicest chefs I've met, Chef Pascal Lorange. Now, not necessarily the most "bikini" of all recipes and desserts but definitely worth a share and a dessert that will … [Read more...]