Articles & Recipes

Morrocan Spiced Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

Ashley Sperber - Friday, January 27, 2017
Morrocan Spiced Sweet Potato and Lentil Soup

Ok, so it's January and still cold... for at least the next 3 months.  Awesome!  So how do we sustain in the frigid weather?  With warming foods of course!  When I say warming foods, I don't just mean that they are temperately hot, I also mean that they are comprised of spices that warm our body.  Also, when I say spice, I don't just mean pungently spicy like hot peppers, I also mean Eastern flavors like ginger, cinnamon, turmeric etc!  ..

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5 minute, 5 ingredient hummus

Ashley Sperber - Friday, January 20, 2017
5 minute, 5 ingredient hummus

Just as the headline states, this recipe is easily prepared in under 5 minutes, which is phenomenal because it is much healthier and cheaper than anything you can buy in a store. ..

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Cauliflower Crust Flatbread with Arugula Hazelnut Pesto

Ashley Sperber - Friday, January 13, 2017
Cauliflower Crust Flatbread with Arugula Hazelnut Pesto

After many failed attempts using cheese as a binding agent for my gluten free cauliflower crust, I decided to try the vegan route and was much happier.  This recipe is an adaptation to something else I have found on the internet.  I am not responsible for conceiving this thought on my own.  What I can promise you is that everything else in this composition is my very own. ..

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Smooth Sunflower Seed Butter

Ashley Sperber - Friday, January 06, 2017
Smooth Sunflower Seed Butter

I understand that we all enjoy the taste of peanut butter, but as stated in my recent recent post on Pumpkin Seed Butter, peanuts are not as wonderful for our health as they are for our palates. ..

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Chunky Pumpkin Seed Butter

Ashley Sperber - Thursday, January 05, 2017
Chunky Pumpkin Seed Butter

I get it... everyone loves peanut butter, but truth be told, it's not as abundantly healthy as we have historically perceived it to be.  Yes it's a great source of protein and fat, but peanuts are also laden with a mold that attacks our digestive systems, subsequently wreaking havoc on our immunity.  This mold, called aflatoxin, is not only carcinogenic, but it also exacerbates an underlying condition many Americans suffer from called candida, which is a yeast. Having the presence of this toxin in your body can lead to severe inflammation and gut disbyosis.  Yikes! ..

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Coconut Cashews

Ashley Sperber - Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Coconut Cashews

Over the last few weeks I have been recreating snack favorites for my clients.  For those of you that have a sweet tooth, this creation should be right up your alley!  As always, any nut or seed can be supplemented in place of the cashews if they're not your thing. ..

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