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Breakfast Mexi-cado

Cooked avocado has a richer, creamier texture than raw that makes for a satisfying easy breakfast or anytime mini-meal.

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Broccolini Pesto

Broccolini has all the nutritional benefits of the high-powered crucifers, but it is sweeter and slightly more tender than broccoli - perfect for raw preparations like this loaded pesto.

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Buffalo Egg Cups

Looking for a satisfying savory breakfast or snack? Try these buffalo egg cups for a tangy kick and real satisfaction. Make a batch on Sunday and reheat for quick workday meals.

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Caribbean Coconut Soup

This beautiful, creamy, no-cook soup comes together in a flash and makes a light but rich-tasting finisher to a salad-based meal. Despite the fact that it's a raw dish, it has a nice complexity of flavor ~ salty, tangy, a touch of coconutty sweetness ~ that even kids enjoy.

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Cheater Autumn Chili

All kinds of chili make great fall meals, but this sweet and spicy version has a few secret seasonal ingredients and, unlike most chilies, it can be on the table in just a few minutes. Happy fall!

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Cherry-Berry-Pom Cocktail (or Mocktail)

Choose this light, fresh and antioxidant-rich cocktail as a healthier alcoholic option for your holiday celebration. The distinctive juniper notes of good gin work really well with the sweet tang of the berries and cherries, but the drink is just as delicious served alcohol-free, if desired. Look for the notes following to make it a mocktail.

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Chicken with Creamy Almond Sauce

This concept comes from my good friend, the Rogue Nutritionist Dr. Jonny Bowden. It is easy to prepare and has a delicious richness that belies the simple ingredients. The almond sauce also works well over steamed veggies or cooked grains.

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Chunky Artichoke Hummus

This hearty hummus makes a great snack for dipping or try using it as the centerpiece for a Mediterranean salad meal with lots of chopped Romaine, kalamata olives, chopped tomatoes and sliced red onion with an extra squeeze of lemon over everything.

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Cinna-Pumpkin Chai Fall Smoothie

This delightful, creamy smoothie is lightly warming from the spices despite its chilly temp. The carrots and pumpkin add a rich dose of beta-carotene. This autumnal "milkshake" is so tasty even your kids will eat their vegetables...

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Citrus-Pop Truffles

One of the most common complaints I hear from clients who are new to the whole foods lifestyle is that there’s nothing easy to snack on. When I suggest all sorts of protein and veggie combos they often get this slightly constipated look on their faces and say something along the lines of, “No, I know about that, I mean something, you know, that tastes good.” What they’re invariably looking for is something sweet, easy, and preferably portable. Enter these tangy, oh-so-easy truffles - enjoy!

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