WHAT DOES ORGANIC MEAN?

WHAT DOES ORGANIC MEAN?

I’m sure you know by now that eating organic is important. It’s important for our health and the health of the environment. But what exactly does this mean? One of the most important reasons to eat organic is to avoid pesticides. They are carcinogenic chemicals...
WHAT IS HEALTHY EATING?

WHAT IS HEALTHY EATING?

What does eating well mean to you? A certain amount of calories, a large amount of protein or maybe no refined sugars? Eating well means something different to everyone these days. There have never been more eating lifestyles than there are now. So how do you know...
BROCCOLI SPROUTS

BROCCOLI SPROUTS

Chef Karin’s Notes: I like broccoli sprouts because they contain sulforaphane, a powerful antioxidant that helps with detoxification, it’s stimulates the immune system and it’s also anti-inflammatory.  Sulforaphane protects our bodies from damaging...
KALE CHIPS

KALE CHIPS

Ingredients: 1 bunch of fresh kale 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast ¼ teaspoon sea salt 1 teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon garlic powder Directions: Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Place parchment paper on a large baking sheet. Wash the...
SALMON WITH BEETS AND GREENS

SALMON WITH BEETS AND GREENS

Chef Karin’s Notes: Salmon is high in protein, omega-3 fatty acids and an excellent source of B vitamins all of these nutrients help with fatigue, depression and overall mood. Ingredients: 4 – 5 oz pieces of Salmon (1 per person) coconut oil 4 medium size...
EGGNOG

EGGNOG

Karin’s Notes: Eggnog is one beverage I love. The ones you buy are loaded with sugar and other ingredients that I don’t want to consume so I make my own. This eggnog recipe whips up in about a minute. I don’t have a raw egg phobia. I buy good quality...
CREAMED KALE – DAIRY FREE

CREAMED KALE – DAIRY FREE

Karin’s Notes: This version of creamed kale is a wonderful decadent dairy free creamy kale. Nutmeg is the kicker for me. I love it! Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter ½ onion, sliced ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon black pepper 2 bunches fresh kale 1 can coconut...
SHEET PAN FAJITAS

SHEET PAN FAJITAS

SHEET PAN FAJITAS Ingredients 1 lb. of flank steak, slice thin 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1 yellow bell pepper, sliced 1 onion, sliced 2 teaspoons of HOMEMADE CHILI AND TACO SEASONING (recipe HERE) or use 1 teaspoon chili powder, ½ teaspoon cumin, ¼ teaspoon garlic...
HOMEMADE CHILI AND TACO SEASONING

HOMEMADE CHILI AND TACO SEASONING

I use several different homemade spice blends when I cook because it’s faster to measure one spice blend than several separate spices. I cook a lot and I use a lot of spices, so I buy my spices in bulk, usually organic thus I know the quality of ingredients that are...