Raspberry Lemon Ginger-Ade

Raspberry Lemon Ginger-Ade

On mornings that I get up early for boot camp I need a drink that will wake me up, give a little fuel, hydrate me and help alkalize my body.  I created this raspberry lemon ginger-ade by mixing a few recipes I’ve run across on-line.  The lemon is a great...
Standard Green Juice

Standard Green Juice

Here’s a quick green juice sure to put a lift in your day. 1 lemon, zest removed 1 apple, seeded 1 small cucumber, skin removed if not organic thumb-sized chunk of ginger, less if you don’t like the spice 3 large leaves of kale or large handful of spinach...
Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Smoothie

Think those pumpkin lattes are where it’s at? Try this easy recipe for the same taste without the chemicals that your favorite barista uses to get that “pumpkin taste.” It’s a great way to get a deeply colored veggie – pumpkin – and...
Green Grape & Fennel Juice

Green Grape & Fennel Juice

In our house we’re always experimenting with juice concoctions.  This mixture came from a lunch adventure in which I included chunks of veggies and fruit with the meat on our charcuterie board.  I managed to pop a chunk of fennel root and a green grape into my...
Italian Veggie Sauté

Italian Veggie Sauté

This dish can be served over cooked pasta or as a side dish.  It’s an excellent accompaniment for grilled Italian sausage or lamb chops. 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1 bell pepper, seeded and roughly chopped 1 large onion, cleaned and roughly chopped...
Green Smoothies

Green Smoothies

Green smoothies are everywhere!  You can find recipes on-line, buy a ton of books on the subject and even purchase them in a bottle.  From all of my reading and now three year’s worth of daily smoothies, I can share a few words of wisdom. It’s all about...