overnight quinoa chia porridge

This recipe is a single serving

1/2 cup cooked quinoa

1 cup almond milk or milk of your choice

1 Tbs chia seeds

1 Tbs flax meal

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 tsp maple syrup

1/4 tsp cinnamon

mix everything together in a bowl, cover and refrigerate overnight. I top mine off with nuts,seeds and berries!

Healthy chocolate NOtella spread

This recipe makes about 2.5 cups

2 ounces almond butter
2 ounces macadamia nuts
1 14 ounce can of black beans drained and rinsed
4 Tbs of cacao powder
2 Tbs grass-fed butter or coconut oil
1 Tbs raw honey
3 Tbs pure maple syrup
2 Tsp vanilla extract
pinch of pink salt or sea salt


Add all the ingredients to a high powered blender […]

White bean Hummus


1 can white beans, drained and rinsed

3 cloves of garlic

2 TBS fresh lemon juice

2 TBS of tahini

1/2 tsp salt (course Kosher)

1/4 cup olive oil (more if needed to get desired texture)

3 leaves of fresh basil

5  leaves of fresh oregano



In a blender or food processor blend beans, garlic, lemon juice, tahini, salt and olive oil […]

Paleo Ranch dressing and dip


1/2 cup homemade mayo or primal kitchen mayo.

1/3 cup full-fat canned coconut mil

1 tsp dried parsley

1/2 tsp dried dill

1/2 tsp dried garlic powder

1/2 tsp onion powder

1/2 tsp dried chives

1/4 tsp sea salt

1/4 tsp ground black pepper



place all ingredients in a bowl and mix until smooth and creamy.
chill for at least 30 minutes before […]

Romesco sauce


-1 red pepper

-2 garlic cloves

-1 Tbs olive oil plus 1/4 cup olive oil reserved

-1 cup of walnuts soaked overnight.  Drained and dried as well as possible.

-1 Tbs tomato paste

-1 tsp sherry vinegar

-2 tsp red pepper flakes

-1/2 tsp salt

-1/4 tsp smoked paprika



preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

1. To prepare the romesco sauce place the red pepper […]

Almond Ricotta “cheese”


–1/2 medium yellow onion

-1 Tbs olive oil

-1 cup almonds soaked over night

-1 large clove of garlic

-1/2 cup water

-2 Tbs olive oil

-juice of 1 lemon

1/4 tsp of salt

dash of cayenne




To prepare the ricotta, chop yellow onion and saute with 1 Tbs olive oil.  Add sauteed onion, soaked almonds, garlic, water, olive oil, lemon, salt, and cayenne […]