Guilt Free Romaine Tacos

 Guilt-Free Romaine Tacos Eat tacos without the guilt! Ingredients:1 lb ground beef or turkey2 garlic toes1/2 cup chopped onion1 jalapeno pepper, seeds taken out and chopped2 Tbsp olive oil (coconut oil)seasonings to your liking. I used 1/2 Tbsp garlic salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper, 1 Tbsp tomato bouillon, 1/2 tsp chicken bouillon.Romaine lettuce leavessour cream or greek yogurtsalsaAvocado dressing, (recipe follows )Directions:...more

Is Coconut Oil the Nutritious Goldmine We Think it is?

Coconut Oil: the canary in (and healthily flying back out of) the goldmine.These days of fast-talking chefs, cooking gurus judging cooking contests, and surgeons-turned-nutritionists, it’s easy to feel bombarded by the blitzkrieg of latest culinary fads, facts, and falsities being promoted, hyped, and discouraged. With so much contradictory information floating around about oils and fats, how are you supposed to know what to use and what to avoid? ...more

Skinny Guacamole

If you’re a lover of all things avocado like me, you may cringe a little when you read the ingredients list. You may think, What the H-E-double hockey sticks are you thinking, Gigi?...more

Gisele Bündchen: Women Breaking Barriers to Clean Energy

Fashion icon Gisele Bündchen @giseleofficial is a Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Environment Programme. She has been dubbed the world’s ‘greenest’ celebrity. After a more than five-mile walk to gather firewood with women in Kenya, she speaks out about the need for modern energy to reduce women’s labour and reduce pollution. ...more

Easy Broccoli Pancakes and Gouda Salad

Store bought broccoli pancakes make this meal done in under 20 minutes. Just what I need some days. I like the way this meal comes together. Quick and easy is on the agenda this week. You won’t be sweating in the kitchen putting this together. ...more

Chocolate Coconut Waffles (Grain-Free)

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Corn Mango Salad(recipe and pic by Juli P.)1 16 oz. bag frozen (non gmo)corn2 tablespoons butter2 fresh limes1 large garlic clove minced or grated2 -3 ripe mangos cubed1-2 jalapenos seeded and chopped fine2 tablespoons olive oil Sea salt to taste1/3 cup chopped cilantro½ red bell pepper chopped 2 avocados diced1)Melt butter in a medium high pan, add corn and cook til browned on edges. Add salt and turn off heat....more

Bacon Avocado Tomato Salad

I love good old fashioned egg salad, but I can't say that I love what it's loaded with. All those calories love to try sitting right on my hips. No thanks. This bacon avocado tomato salad, although not very pretty, is a great alternative that is better for you and contains no dressings whatsoever. ...more

Roasted Chickpea Snack

Roasted Chickpea Snack is wonderfully addictive. And healthy, too! Crispy, crunchy and nutty. They are great as a snack or served with drinks. With high protein levels, low GI index and low in fat, they are perfect for weight watchers, diabetics and pretty much everybody else. Sweet or savory, any flavor combination will do. I used two of them: olive oil/cajun seasoning/red pepper flakes combo and butter/garam masala flavor. I’m planing to try cinnamon/honey, brown butter/brown sugar and Moroccan spice mix....more