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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.

Paleo Hamburgers with Low-Carb Ketogenic Buns!

How do you like your hamburger? My idea of heaven is a grass-fed burger piled high with avocado, lettuce, tomato and organic bacon. However THIS post is all about the Keto bun!  Ha ha!  My new discovery is a super-easy low-carb bun that's gluten-free, grain-free, with no pesticides or Monsanto ingredients. Mix the batter in a food processor with coconut butter and eggs. Bake in an English muffin ring. Presto! The bun rises beautifully in the oven and slices just like a hamburger bun. ...

Wild Salmon Salad with Fennel

This zesty Asian-style salad is loaded with flavor and omega-3 nutrition. Steaming is a quick and gentle way of cooking salmon that retains enzymes and never exceeds 212°F. Serve this salad warm or cold, either as a lunch or a light main meal. Fennel's delicious flavor compliments the salmon, avocado and crunchy almonds. I suggest wild Alaska salmon as the safest fish, to avoid toxins in farmed fish and "Atlantic-raised" fish. To maximize health benefits from fish, I believe it's important ...

Sprouted Quinoa Salad with Avocado

This is my favorite way to eat quinoa, because it is delicious, high in fiber, nutritious and super-quick! Quinoa is a gluten-free, celiac-safe complete protein, which makes it an ideal nourishing vegetarian meal. Quinoa is an ancient Incan plant related to beet and chard. Since it's not a grass or a grain, I guess it sort-of qualifies as "Paleo". Quinoa has countless health benefits: It is high in magnesium, fiber, minerals, and it acts as a natural pro-biotic to promote intestinal health. ...

Zoodles in 1-minute flat

How to make zucchini noodles? Zoodles are a guilt-free, no-weight-gain solution to authentic Italian dishes like Pasta AlfredoWay better than rice, corn, quinoa, and other high-carb, processed noodles, nothing beats fresh vegetable spaghetti! Once you try zoodles you'll never go back! ...

Lemon Berry Parfait, Dairy-free

Oh boy! It's berry season! How about a quick layered parfait in a cup? This breakfast looks complicated but isn't. You'll be rewarded with luscious nutrition of fresh berries and almonds. "Parfait" means "perfect"  or "impeccable" in French. And layered food is very beautiful! If you have a blender or food processor, in 5-minutes your treat can be ready to eat! This is a vitamin-rich knock-out with high-anti-oxidant strawberries and citrus. Powerful nutritional compounds in berries such as ...

Flourless Green Smoothie Pancakes in a Jiffy!

I woke up hungry, craving a high-protein breakfast. In the fridge I found berries, eggs, spinach, an apple. And 15-minutes later I was eating a short stack of high-protein flapjacks. Ha Ha! They're gluten-free, grain-free, low-carb, and green! Other pancakes use ingredients like refined flour and bananas. This quick berry sauce is so delicious it will make your eyes roll. Guaranteed! This recipe is a cousin to my Amazing Green Smoothie Muffins, a meal-in-a-muffin! Serves 2 hungry eaters. ...

Strawberry Mousse, Young Coconut

Oh boy! It's 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! ...

Zoodle Soup with Mushrooms & Seaweed

Classic Asian noodle soup with a healthy twist, this is loaded with real nutrition from broth, meat, seaweed, and veggies. I'm a HYUUUGE vegetable-lover, so I use this recipe to load up on every veggie available. It's a great use for leftover veggies, so you could call this “Refrigerator Noodle Soup” because it’s flexible and a great way to clean out the fridge. Zoodles are zucchini noodles, free of grains, gluten, and so easy to make with a spiral vegetable slicer, mandoline, or ...

Grapefruit, Greens, Ginger Smoothie

Delicious, refreshing, detoxifying for breakfast or snack, grapefruit makes a great anti-oxidant smoothie. Even better, it's low-glycemic and tastes yummy with ginger. I like the mild flavor of baby spinach, however any greens will do such as kale, chard, collards, dandelion, arugula, watercress, etc. Imagination and variety are my keys to making breakfast interesting, and this smoothie is a great way to start the day! Serves 2. ...

Greek Eggs

If you live in Athens or the Greek Islands, you’ll find this easy everyday breakfast on the street corners. My friend Kalpita in Athens says it will stave off a big fat Greek hunger all morning. The name Avgá Mátia means “egg eyes,” like two eggs looking up at you, with a side of Kalamata olives and tomatoes. Good quality Greek oregano adds a high-nutrition punch to this breakfast, as it is packed with anti-oxidants, vitamin K, iron, manganese, and antibacterial benefits. If you ...

Nori Wrap, a Meal in Minutes

When I want a healthy meal in a minute, I grab a seaweed wrap. Seaweed is a superfood loaded with healthy Vitamins B12, C, D, E and K. It is rich in minerals such as potassium, selenium, calcium, iodine, magnesium, and potassium. Oh, and even better, it boosts energy levels and libido in both men and women. Nori sheets can be expensive, so I look for those thick nori packs in some healthy grocery stores, or Japanese markets. One pack lasts me 8-12 months. You can put just about any filling you ...

Blueberry Paleo No-Cornmeal Pancakes

Here's a fantastic Father's Day Breakfast that anyone can do quickly. It's easy, Paleo, grain-free, gluten-free and lusciously delicious. Instead of flour it uses shredded coconut and almond meal. A few years ago I loved my traditional cornmeal pancakes. Back then, corn was healthy, non-GMO, with an authentic homemade flavor and crunchy texture. But Uh Oh! Nowadays corn is GMO, lifeless, and tasteless. Sadly, 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! ...

Addicted to coffee? This healthy brew will protect your Kidney Jing!

85% of Americans use caffeine daily. We drink 400 million cups of Joe every day. Our coffee obsession is a roaring $30 billion industry! However, if you're an independent soul like me that wants to be truly healthy, here's a delicious alternative. I'll cut to the chase: Coffee is addictive. It slowly depletes the kidney energy, according to Chinese Medicine, which means it's VERY bad news for your creativity, long life, and your S.E.X drive, I mean your libido. Yep. Are you addicted?  Do ...

Sicilian Eggs with Spicy Vegan Cheese Sauce!

This high-protein, low-carb, one-skillet meal has a real Sicilian flavor when you use fresh herbs like basil, rosemary, and parsley. My vegan Spicy Cheese Sauce adds a tantalizing flavor that’s completely dairy-free. That’s because the rich, mellow flavor of this cheese is so compatible with Italian foods. You'll love this sauce and will want to pour it on everything! The sauce is made of coconut butter, nutritional yeast, and lemon juice, yet tastes almost exactly like aged cheese. It ...

Crispy Baked Coconut Herb Chicken

Rich and flavorful, this is the easiest chicken I ever made. It tastes like baked, breaded chicken, except (surprise!) it's free of gluten, grains, and GMO oils. Everybody will love this recipe, not just those on alternative diets. It's just about as easy as shake & bake. Ha Ha! Look for organic chicken for the best flavor and healthiest birds. Use your favorite herbs, dry or fresh. I used fresh parsley, green onions, and dry oregano. BTW this chicken tastes very yummy drizzled with ...

Blackberry Superfood Frappe

Oh boy! I This was my breakfast today! It's also a fantastic 1-minute snack anytime. Blackberries are refreshing and loaded with anti-oxidant compounds. Protein powder gave this treat the holding power of a full meal. It was already such a GORGEOUS COLOR, that I enhanced it with beet! Beets are a unique source of betaine, an amazing anti-inflammatory ingredient to vitalize blood circulation and protect against cancer, and vitalize your sensual life!. Anyway WOW! It was delicious! If you use ...

Hiziki Seaweed Carrot Salad

Here's a tasty way to get your sea vegetables. Hijiki seaweed is a delicious nutrient-dense superfood, high in fiber, enzymes, amino acids, vitamins A, B, C, D, E, and K. Especially Vitamin K is critical, as it’s the single vitamin almost all of us are lacking! Grated carrots, sesame, ginger and lime compliment hiziki's rich, nutty flavor. Serve this versatile salad alone, on a bed of greens, or over zoodles! Store for up to 4 days in the refrigerator. Serves 4. [amd-zlrecipe-recipe...

Favorite No-Peanut Sauce in 1-Minute!

Who ever heard of a fabulicious Thai Peanut Sauce with no peanuts! Ha Ha! Instead of peanuts it uses nut butters. Choose between almond, cashew, or sunflower butter, whisk with a few spices and you have a divine sauce in less than a minute. Tasty, sweet, and slightly spicy, it makes an incredibly delicious dip for Chicken Satay, sautéed veggies, spring rolls, or a raw vegetables. Use it as a marinade or dressing for chicken and meats. Unlike most peanut sauces, it's free of sugar and ...

My 7 Nut Milk Experiments: Which is Best?

Wow! Once you've tasted the original flavor of homemade nut milk, you'll never go back! I've always been curious to compare flavor and nutrition in nut milks. Today's experiment was to compare seven nut milks made with the same easy recipe - see it below. I used Almonds, Brazil nuts, Cashews, Coconut flakes, Hazelnuts, Hemp seeds, and Pumpkin Seeds. The results were amazing, and I hope you find them helpful. For yummy flavor additions, see my recipe post: Spike Your Nut Milks! Not...

Papaya Tangerine Smoothie

Today's breakfast was a refreshing flavor treat of creamy, luscious papaya. I added tangerine, coconut milk, and strawberries for a WOW! Intensely luscious smoothie! Look for the healthy organic or non-GMO papaya with real seeds, as many papayas are genetically modified. This papaya milkshake tastes like the papaya "batido" beverages I used to buy on the street in Mexico, except those are usually made with (uh oh!) sweetened evaporated milk and sugar! I love the tantalizing tropical...