How to Make Chimichurri

The first time I tasted chimichurri was in Westlake Village at a place called Galletto Bar & Grill, which I frequented often. I went a few months ago and ordered my favorite dish-the Brazilian Chicken (pictured below). It's utterly amazing. I think this dish changes my brain every time I eat it because it's just so good. The black beans and rice, combined with the acidity in the chicken and chimichurri make for a perfect blend of flavors that seem to dance in your mouth as you're eating....more

Vegan Eats in St. Petersburg

Surrounded by water you can imagine there is lots of water sporting and outdoor, waterfront dining. And in St. Pete, you will also find a booming art community (in the photo, that’s a giant mustache in front of the Dali museum!) and yep, lots of great plant based eats! Let’s check it out! St. Petersburg is a lovely sea and bayside town on the west coast of Florida....more

Super Healthy Sautée of Pearl Barley, Pomegranate and Wild Rice

This is my secret recipe full of energy boosting ingredients. I start to feel better even as I start cooking it, perhaps because of the stockpile of such healthy foods that go into this addictive dish. The colours simply come together beautifully and It reminded me of 'spa-style-your-body-is-your-temple.' I love the crunch of the nuts in this recipe and if you are allergic to nuts, replace with sunflower seeds. I've used coconut oil or canola oil in this recipe for that added healthy, pure life force giving elements   Ingredients ...more

A Delicious and Light Summer Salad. Full of nutritionally dense greens and topped with a lemon garlic dressing

Emerald City Salad is one of my all time favorite Spring/Summer dishes. It comes from PCC Market and is a staple at their deli. If you're not familiar, PCC is a Natural Food Co-op that supports local farmers and is consumer owned. It's located in the Seattle area and if you're interested, you can read about it here....more

Cranberry Mango Millet Salad

Have you ever fallen victim to a week that just wouldn’t end?Generally I’m against wishing the week away, but this week is an exception. In 3 days I’ll be lining up with thousands of other runners to participate in my very first half marathon....more
I can't wait to make Cranberry Mango Millet Salad! It just sounds so delicious. Thanks for ...more

Overnight Banana Cherry Pudding

This Overnight Banana Cherry Pudding is a vegan and gluten-free raw, high-fiber breakfast. It features mashed banana, fresh cherries, flax and chia seeds....more

Raw Spirulina Energy Crunch Bars

It's been nice to start each week off with a tasty new snack, and this week was no exception. In between baking a cake for my dad's birthday and icing my knee from my race, I also made a batch of raw energy bars!...more

HealthfulPursuit, thanks for the tip on that!

--- Genie, more

Healthier [and cheaper] Iced Cappuccino

I am a coffee drinker and most days I have reduced my intake...But some days I just need that ...more

Raw Carrot Cake “Cheese”cake

Warning: this is more like a meal than a dessert. Marco and I were able to polish off our cups, after about an hour of nursing them. You just can't stop eating it once you start....more
I'm so making these!more

Easy Red, White and Blueberry Salad

This Monday kicks off an important holiday week in the U.S., and if you've taken a look at Pinterest lately there's red-white-and-blue food everywhere. To get you in the holiday spirit for the big weekend coming up I thought I'd share my one and only red-white-and-blue recipe for Meatless Monday this week. ...more