Jamu ~ Healing Turmeric Elixer

Jamu ~ Healing Turmeric Elixer

During my time here in beautiful Bali, I have been drinking a number of traditional healing Balinese drinks. One that I particularly love is called Jamu Kunyit, a centuries old curative prescribed by traditional Balinese healers. Turmeric is known as one of the worlds...
Pineapple Basil Chia Agua Fresca

Pineapple Basil Chia Agua Fresca

In Mexico, restaurants everywhere serve Agua Fresca – literally ‘Fresh Water’, a homemade fruit drink made with any combination of fruits in season. One of my faves was a pineapple basil water with chia seeds – refreshing, healthy and delish!...
Raw Caramel Apple Pie

Raw Caramel Apple Pie

An incredible variation on an old classic – this deliciously decadent apple pie has no flour, no refined sugar and best of all no cooking!! Crust 1 cup walnuts 1 cup dates Filling 5 apples (good choices include: Honeycrisp, Gala, Pippin, Braeburn, Red or Golden...
Chocolate Quinoa Cake

Chocolate Quinoa Cake

My son just turned 12 and this was his requested birthday cake. Inspired from the Cookbook Quinoa 365, I’ve modified a few of the ingredients for a healthier version. Always a huge hit at potlucks, this cake is grain free and truly incredible… 2/3 cup...
Salted Date Caramels

Salted Date Caramels

Looking for a healthier alternative to the over-sugary and definitely-not-healthy Halloween treats this weekend, but still want to enjoy something sweet? These Salted Date Caramels are AMAZING, and without any of the refined bad stuff. The only problem will be eating...