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Spaghetti Squash with Beet Sauce

Anything with beets just amazes me. The color is so vibrant and luxurious. You’ve heard me say similar things before if you’ve read my beet hummus blog. Plus, you cannot beat the flavor of beets! Seriously. Mix them with spaghetti squash and you’ll be sure to enjoy a fantastic meal. I used the leftover sauce on…

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Spicy Chocolate Bark

The spicy chocolate bark was another addition to our Savor the Moment chocolate and wine meditation. This was my favorite. The spice gave it just the right kick. I also made coffee, almond and coconut chocolate bark, Almond Joy energy balls and chocolate, oat, flaxseed energy balls. Let me know in the comment section which chocolate…

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Balsamic Chicken or Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

Angie, one of the co-leaders for the Palm Springs Energy Mastery Retreat posted a photo of these chicken and chickpea lettuce wraps. we made for our tasting. Two of the girls said that’s what sold them on the retreat. We made chickpea and chicken so people had a meat-free option! We used butter leaf lettuce, which was…

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Carrot Cake Oatmeal

I’ve been called “The Oatmeal Girl” lately for my creations with rolled and steel cut oats. Sometimes I throw them in a crock pot, others I make right then and there. Overnight oats are simple too because you can just put them in a jar in the refrigerator and they’re ready the next day. Energy…

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Apple Pie Crockpot Oatmeal

I was teaching a yoga class the other day and my friend Rachel and her boyfriend came in. Jim whispered to Rachel, “is that the oatmeal girl?” Rachel had been making him the Blueberry Muffin Crockpot Oatmeal I put up a while ago and he absolutely fell in love. I talked to them a little…

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Teriyaki Sauce

After finding out I am allergic to soy, I got pretty bummed about my stir fry dishes. How would I manage without my Bragg’s Liquid Aminos? Well, my worries were answered. My friend, Jill, is also allergic to soy and I went to her in total distress asking what to do. Okay, that’s a little…

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Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

I was known in college as “Mama Ridge.” This was probably in part due to the fact that I made chocolate chip cookies nearly every day. I try to avoid gluten and dairy as much as possible so to be honest, I have probably made chocolate chip cookies once or twice in the last three…

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Goji Berry, Cashew Butter, Oat Energy Balls

Goji berries are such a fun treat to add into your diet. Goji berries contain one of the highest antioxidant levels of any food on the planet! They create a sense of grounding energy and mental well being. You can eat them by themselves but they’re really delicious in energy balls. You can use any…

Chocolate Peppermint Energy Balls

Chocolate Peppermint Energy Balls

Peppermint essential oil is one of my absolute favorites. You can put it on the back of your neck if you’re feeling a little hot. It’s great for digestion and freshening your breath. These energy bites are begging to be eaten as they sit in my refrigerator. Add more or less salt depending on your…

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Gingerbread Energy Balls

Gingerbread cookies are a staple for the holiday season. I thought it would be fun to make a healthier version of this traditional holiday cookie. Ginger is a helpful herb to incorporate into your diet throughout the winter because it is warming. It is used for colds, bronchitis, suppressed menstruation and fevers. Serves: 12-15 Hands-on…