The Fourth of July is about celebrating our independence with fireworks, barbecues and, yes, treats too. This twist on your typical fruit dish will be just the simple and healthy dessert you need to make your BBQ a hit! Start by cutting the rounded ends off of the watermelon. Next, take a large knife and trace…

Serves 1 Ingredients: 1 ½ bananas, peeled, chopped, and frozen Small handful spinach 1 tsp. wheatgrass powder 2 dates, seeded ½ cup unsweetened almond milk Dash cinnamon Directions: Place all ingredients into a high speed blender and blend until smooth!

Looking for something healthy and tasty to bring to the Easter table this year? Try this twist on the traditional recipe with “Avocado Deviled Eggs!”

MANY BENEFITS OF COCONUT OIL Do you suffer from a lack of “good fats” in your diet? Is your energy low? Do you need an afternoon nap, cup of coffee or something sweet to make it through the day? Are you always snacking? Do you crave carbohydrates like bread and pasta? Do you crave sweets?…

How is it September already? Fall is right around the corner and you know what that means—the season of pumpkin everything—but is pumpkin good for your diet? From muffins to donuts and anything else (we all know they come up with the weirdest creations because everyone loves pumpkin) there are some pretty unhealthy options out there….

Here are several Aloe Vera Recipes you can use at home:   Watermelon Aloe Vera Drink Recipe Ingredients: 4 cups fresh watermelon juice (about 2  1/2  to 2 3/4 pounds of watermelon, freshly juiced, no sugar added) 2 cups cold, filtered water 1 fresh, whole aloe leaf, spikes and skin removed; aloe gel cut into…

Ingredients: 12 large strawberries 4 ounces white chocolate or white candy coating (about 2/3 cup chopped) 1/4 cup blue sprinkles Directions: Wash the strawberries and gently pat them dry with paper towel. Make sure they’re completely dry. Place the blue sprinkles in a small bowl. Melt the white chocolate or candy coating in a small…

1/4 cup cider vinegar 2 teaspoons sugar 1/4 teaspoon pepper Salt to taste 2 teaspoons yellow mustard seeds 2 cups diced red cabbage 1 bag (about 24 oz.) tricolor baby potatoes, scrubbed and sliced 2 tablespoons safflower or canola oil 1/4 cup minced chives Directions: In a bowl, stir vinegar, sugar, pepper, and 1/2 tsp….

Ingredients: Strawberry Watermelon Polar Seltzer Mint leaves Lime Juice Strawberry and/or watermelon Directions: Slice lime into wedges. Take one lime wedge and squeeze into the bottom of your glass. If you find you’re not getting as much lime juice as you’d like, place your lime in the microwave for 10 seconds and go back and…

Use your food processor to blend everything, and then shape the mixture into bars.  You can also shape the dough into balls for children. I suggest doubling each recipe. One recipe yields 2 bars.

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