Pesto & Roasted Red Pepper Panini

THIS sandwich is what’s for dinner! Or lunch depending on how you make it. Add grilled chicken for dinner, or slices of organic turkey deli- meat for lunch. Vegetarian? No problem, add extra bell peppers slices and some button or portabella mushrooms. Either way you make it it’s delicious! Print Pesto & Roasted Red Pepper Read More …

Let’s Juice!

Juicing … it’s my new obsession! I love juicing exotic concoctions of fresh veggies, fruit & herbs. I find nothing more refreshing than a tall mason jar of fresh juice over ice! I bought a Hamilton juicer a few months back at Kohls for $4. I had $20 worth of “Kohls cash” so just had Read More …

Grapefruit & Avocado Salsa

Grapefruits are in season! I’ve gotten a few of them every week in my Greenling local box that has resulted in a surplus. H.E.B (a Texas grocery chain) was handing out a delicious recipe for  salsa with grapefruit & avocado. I’ve had salsa with avocados and mango but never grapefruit, so, I was very interested Read More …

A Taste of Austin Texas

You could sum up Texas cuisine in two words; BBQ & Tex-Mex. Texans sure do love their BBQ and their Mexican food, that’s for sure! The small town I live in, outside of Austin, has 5 Mexican restaurants at least & about 3 BBQ places! I love both. However, if you’ve read thus far you Read More …

Start the New Year with These Antioxidant Rich Foods!

“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in. A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” -Bill Vaughn Happy New Year everyone! I can not believe 2012 is here! I hope to have the happiest & healthiest year yet. I found this chart on Pinterest.com. In order to Read More …

Cranberry Bread

I just whipped these babies up to give out to family for Christmas. They are gluten-free, dairy free, egg free and vegan! This bread is unbelievably healthy delicious! Cranberry Bread: 2 cups organic all-purpose flour 3/4 cup sugar (Next time I am going to try using 1 cup of raw honey.) 1 1/2 teaspoons non-aluminum Read More …

Easy, Tasty, Healthy Pasta.

I find it quite comical that I’m Hispanic and make more Italian food than Mexican food. It really is the best! My dream in life is to go to Italy and eat  pizza & pasta everyday. My boyfriend tells me that since Italians use such fresh & natural ingredients, I could do so and not Read More …

An Organic Thanksgiving.

Ahhh Thanksgiving! I just love it. Who doesn’t love all the tasty food? I cooked all afternoon and ate throughout the day. All in all I would say I had a pretty healthy Thanksgiving. I managed to avoid the dreaded “food hangover” and that was very important to me. I started the day by making Read More …

Non-GMO Month Recap!

October was Non-GMO(Genetically Modified Organism) month , and it flew by! Everyday I tried to do something GMO related. Spreading the word about GMOs is very important to me, getting them labeled is even more important! I strongly believe we have a right to know how are food is being grown and if it is  Read More …

Wash Your Hands of The Dirty Dozen.

I couldn’t resist the amazing prices on my recent trip to Costco, so I stocked up on organic raspberries, strawberries and blueberries.  Berry prices have not exactly been cheap at the grocery store lately and I have had to put them back on the refrigerated shelf and walk away!  I could get conventional berries, but Read More …