Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

We all have “emotional eating days, right?  So at least if we plan for them…  have some healthy treats on hand, knowing that the moments will come and they don’t have to destroy us, we’re proactively protecting against the inevitable brain...

Spinach, Strawberry & Avocado Salad

I’ve recently seen a similar salad making it’s way around Pinterest, and wanted to give it a try.  I’m not a big poppy seed fan, however, and that is the dressing on the other–it does look good overall, but a little bland for my taste buds.  I...

Sea Bean Salad

Yes, you read right….  SEA BEANS! Not a bean.  Not seaweed.  These little sea-vegetables are in a category all their own!  And what an odd little veggie!  Some people call Sea Beans “Sea Asparagus,” and while they used to be considered seasonal,...

Chocolate Avocado Mousse Layered with Banana Slices

As I mentioned in an earlier post (the Chocolate Avocado Brownies recipe), I learned of the diverse uses of avocado in baking and sweet treats on a trip to Maui.  I’ve been fascinated since.  This mousse was inspired by a chef in Wailaia; who made the most decadent,...

Greens… it continues!

My greens obsession is in full swing!  In fact, I’ve finally had time for my garden to begin, and have planted rows and rows of healthy, nourishing greens.  I can’t wait! The great thing is, my kids are almost as excited as I am. Today I was playing around...