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You don’t need to spend a lot of time to enjoy healthy food! Here are all my Quick & Easy recipes. Enjoy! And don’t forget to leave your comments.

Addicted to coffee? A healthy brew!

By Jane Barthelemy. 85% of Americans use caffeine on a daily basis. America's coffee obsession is a roaring $30 billion industry! We drink an estimated 400 million cups of Joe per day. However, if you're a daring soul like me that wants to be truly healthy, here's a delicious alternative. Hint: Coffee depletes the kidney energy in TCM, and that's bad news for your creativity, libido, hair, and FEAR. Yep. Are you addicted?  Do you drink more than 4 cups of coffee or caffeinated beverages ...

Curcumin and Quercetin! Boost Immunity with Yummy Golden Milk

Spike your day and uplift your immune system with this creamy 3-minute beverage! Turmeric health benefits are widely publicized, and Golden Milk is all the rage. Oh yes, we can gulp it down up in every flavor. However, turmeric is difficult for the body to absorb. Very few people understand how to prepare Golden Milk to optimize absorption. Sadly, the turmeric you're taking may not benefit you in any way. Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, can clear inflammation, pain, and even cancer. ...

Wild Salmon Zoodles alla Veneziana

Tonight I was craving a favorite dish I use to love in a trattoria near the Fish Market in Venice, Italy - Spaghetti al Salmone con Panna. The sublime combination of salmon, cream and fresh pasta makes a smooth, rich, sensational flavor experience, that is always satifying. This Paleo-adapted version is quick to make. It uses zucchini noodles and coconut milk, skipping the  wheat pasta with gluten and heavy cream. The flavor is every bit as delicious.  "Zoodles" are easy to make on a ...

Lemon Berry Parfait, Dairy-free

It's berry season! This breakfast looks complicated but isn't. You'll be rewarded with luscious nutrition of fresh berries and almonds. If you have a blender or food processor, in 5-minutes your high-anti-oxidant treat can be ready! Powerful compounds in berries such as anthocyanins, quercetin, and vitamin C help to reduce inflammation and oxidative stress from free radicals. Almonds are an important source of protein and fiber, while being naturally low in sugar. You'll need a food processor, ...

Avocado Pesto

High nutrition and super-quick, whipped avocado is one of my top favorite snacks. For this 5-minute blended treat, you don't even need a recipe. An avocado dip that tastes yummy on everything, use it as a sauce for pasta or pita, sandwich spread, garnish for veggies, mayo substitute, topping for veggies, meats, or garnish for your eggs. Super-easy with a food processor, you can also make it in any blender, or mash it by hand. Makes 1 cup spread. Enjoy! [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:226]

Easy Paleo Quinoa Veggie Breakfast Bowl

Quinoa is a high-protein seed related to beets and spinach, NOT a grain. Therefore quinoa is Paleo. Hooray! So, you can decide for yourself if it is hunt-and-gather caveman fare. I find quinoa flavorful, high in protein, and oh-so satisfying. When I need a hot breakfast to hold me all morning, this easy Quinoa Veggie Breakfast Bowl is my favorite!  An ancient Incan superfood, quinoa (KEE-no-ah) is 100% gluten-free, loaded with iron and B-vitamins. Even better, it's a complete protein, a rare bonus in plants. The Incans call quinoa the “Mother of all grains” and consider it a sacred food. ...

Homemade Mayo, Egg-free

Homemade mayonnaise is way better than store-bought. It contains real lemon juice, healthy oils, and tastes great in salads or dips. This is also a vegan mayonnaise recipe and a Paleo mayo, made without soy or eggs. So it’s perfect for picnics and packed lunches, as it can sit out of the refrigerator all day...

Paleo Caesar Salad – Mamma Mia!

I can't keep my finger out of this authentic Caesar dressing – it’s that yummy! Made it in less than 5 minutes! There’s something magical about 100% natural ingredients like olive oil, lemon and garlic that make Caesar dressing irresistible. But this Paleo dressing is also Vegan, free of anchovies, eggs and dairy! Yet, it tastes just like authentic Parmigiano Reggiano dressing. Ha Ha! Instead of cheese, it uses lemon, nutritional yeast and coconut butter. It's so delicious, you won't ...

Strawberry Mousse, Young Coconut

Oh boy! It's almost strawberry season! This healthy, refreshing mousse can be ready in 3 minutes. Oh, please be sure to use organic strawberries, as these berries absorb nefarious amounts of pesticides. A great snack or dessert, all you need is five ingredients including a young coconut, strawberries, and a banana. Opening a young coconut used to be a chore, however my new Coco Jack tool makes it super-easy! See below how it works. I'm going to be using this a LOT! ...

Blueberry No-Cornmeal Pancakes

Here's a fantastic Mother's Day Breakfast that anyone can do quickly. A few years ago I loved traditional cornmeal pancakes. Back then, corn was healthy, non-GMO, with authentic homemade flavor and crunchy texture. But Uh Oh! Nowadays corn is GMO, lifeless, and tasteless. I miss my favorite pancakes! So I just invented this easy one-step recipe. It's free of grains, gluten, sugar, and GMO's. YAY! It uses blended coconut flakes for an old-fashioned texture that tastes just like corn. Ha Ha! I'm happy now. Throw in your blueberries at the end and stir by hand. Try these pancakes! ...

Fluffy Buckwheat Pancakes with Apple Butter

This is a super-easy Mother's Day Breakfast if you have buckwheat groats, an apple, and a blender. Anyone can make this. The night I invented it, I lay wide awake staring at the full moon. Suddenly I had a vision of fluffy buckwheat pancakes without flour. Yep, sounds impossible. So, I got up to soak some buckwheat groats. Next morning, the results were the sweetest, fluffiest, tastiest pancakes ever! We were eating them with apple butter within 15 minutes! ...

15-Minute Green Goddess Detox Soup

Pamper your taste buds with the easiest and most cleansing foods!  Ludwig van Beethoven once said: "Only the pure in heart can make a good soup." This satisfying soup is the perfect nourishment AND detox medicine, using the magic of pure vegetables. The recipe makes a big pot, and it’s very flexible - feel free to use any veggies on hand. I love green beans, asparagus, and zucchini. If you don’t like asparagus, just ...

Fluffy Paleo Almond Bread with Blueberry Chia Jam

This flourless bread is so easy you won’t believe it until you try it! Mix it in one step in 5 minutes, bake, slice, and enjoy high-protein nourishment. While it’s baking your kitchen will be filled with a delicious aroma of toasted almonds. Try it with my Blueberry Chia Jam! Made with almond butter, this bread slices and toasts beautifully, just like Fluffy White Bread which uses coconut butter. Make sure all ingredients are at room temperature, especially the eggs, as cold batter will not rise properly. ...

Zoodles with No-Peanut Sauce

Tired of boring pasta? Try making zoodles with a quick spiralizer. Blend No-Peanut Sauce and enjoy your meal in 15 minutes. Spicy No-Peanut Sauce is made from almonds, sunbutter, and/or cashews. Better than peanuts which often contain mold, this yummy sauce is also free of glycemic sugars and nightshades. ...

1-Minute Orange Mousse with Wild Blueberries and Gojis

Today my snack du jour was a refreshing 1-minute berry treat. Mmmm... Wild blueberries and oranges appeared in my dreams, and the real one was even better! Of course I ate the whole thing! My food experiments these days are about quick, nutritious foods with very few ingredients. It's incredibly fun, saves lots of time, and my taste buds are in heaven. Enjoy this mousse as an instant breakfast, dessert, or snack. ...

Homemade Nut Butters in Minutes

Today I made cashew butter for the Chocolate Cashew Butter Cookies. Homemade nut butters are quick and easy to make. Nut butters such as almond, sunflower, or pumpkin seeds, are a delicious, high-protein snack, cheaper and fresher than store-bought. Even better, they're unprocessed, unsweetened, and you can choose ...

Easy Vegan Focaccia with “Parmigiano”

This is a fantastic crispy flat bread with a savory topping that's great for vegans and anyone avoiding eggs. It's something like a Focaccia Pizza, topped with my delicious Vegan Parmesan Cheese that tastes just like "Parmigiano Reggiano". Chia seeds are a highly nutritious egg-substitute that creates a soft, pleasing texture in the bread. White chia seeds are available in most whole food groceries, and disappear in the the bread. Black chia seeds will make black spots, but it will taste just the same. ...

1-Minute Vegan Herb Butter Spread

With only 5 ingredients, this instant herb butter packs more freshness and flavor than any store-bought concoction. It's incredibly quick - just throw everything into a blender and WHIZ! Tastes fantastic on my Flourless Almond Blender Bread, or veggies, asparagus, etc... Yay! Put it on everything! Hint: This is so alive it will open your eyes wide with raw garlic and fresh herbs. Made with healthy olive and coconut oils, the recipe is similar to my dairy-free Vegan Butter, a staple in my ...

Fiddleheads! What to do?

Today I had just 10 minutes for lunch. The refrigerator was almost bare except for - Aha! Fiddleheads! These coiled-up fern shoots come up in the forest in the spring. They taste like a cross between wild asparagus and green beans. Since I love asparagus omelets, I thought I'd experiment with fiddleheads, throwing in a few shiitakes and garlic. Yummilicious! A Fiddlehead Shiitake Omelet!

If you can scramble an egg, you can make an omelet. ...

Grain-free Garlic Naan

This easy Middle Eastern–style flatbread is grain-free, yet tastes surprisingly similar to that irresistible garlic naan in Indian restaurants. It’s a tasty wrap for veggies, meats, eggs, or any leftovers. Super-quick to make - just mix the batter and cook like a pancake. Slather it with Avocado Pesto, ...