Snack

Applie Pie Smoothie

Hi all, Just a reminder to enter the Season’s Eatings holiday e-book GIVEAWAY!  This is the last day you can enter.  Contest closes at 11:59pm CST tonight.  Be sure to check back here tomorrow at 9:00am CST to see the winner!  Good luck to all! Here is a tasty smoothie recipe for these wintery days. …

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – 3 Flavors

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – 3 Flavors

It’s here!  Pumpkin season!!  Whether you’re carving jack-o’-lanterns or making Pumpkin-Coconut Soup, Pumpkin Dip, Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Pudding, Pumpkin Bars or Pumpkin Pie, don’t forget to save your seeds!  I know in my family, we’d cut open the top of the pumpkin and scoop out the pumpkin innards, seeds and all, into a black garbage…

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Loaded Chocolate Protein Bars

My friend Laureen inspired me to melt down dark chocolate to create a rich protein bar when I tasted hers last weekend, which had the consistency of fudge!  I like mine a little crunchy, so I added ingredients.  My secret for that wow crunch?  Hempseeds.  Frozen hempseeds to be exact.  Store the bars in the…

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Chocolate Coco-Hazel-Nut Spread

I had a family approach me yesterday with questions about Nutella.  They recently started the Advanced Maximized Living Nutrition Plan and had purchased a jar of Nutella after watching a commercial claiming it is an all-natural spread perfect for breakfast.  In fact, their tag-line is: “Treat yourself with Nutella spread as part of a healthy,…

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Quick, Easy, Raw Apple Butter

Leave the skins on your apples and puree to create an almost whipped cream, apple style!  We enjoy this on toasted Ezekiel Bread or sometimes over organic vanilla coconut ice cream. Apple Butter 3 Granny Smith apples, cored and chopped, peels still on1/2 tsp ground cinnamon1/4 tsp ground ginger1/4 tsp grated nutmeg1/8 tsp ground cloves1/2-1…

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Oozy Caramel

So it’s not really caramel, not the traditional high fructose corn syrup variety you’re used to seeing on grocery store shelves..but it will give you that taste and effect!  Give this recipe a try, it’s quite amazing!  It’s the coming of apple season after all, and this is a great way to enjoy apples!! Dip…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Gluten Free Chocolate Chip CookiesMakes 12 cookies 2 1/2 cups almond flour1/4 tsp sea salt1/4 tsp baking soda1/2 cup raw butter or coconut oil, melted1 Tbsp organic vanilla extract4 tsp spoonable stevia powder1 cup 73%+ dark chocolate chips 1.)  Combine dry ingredients in a large bowl, leaving out the chocolate chips for now.  With a…

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper HummusMakes About 6 Servings (multiplied by 5 for the party) 12 oz organic sodium free garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed1 organic red bell pepper, roasted, peeled and seeded1 Tbsp chopped red onion
1 clove of garlic, minced
1 Tbsp tahini
Juice of 1 lemon
2 Tbsp olive oil1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (to taste) 1/2 tsp ground…

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Raw Parmesan Cheese

Raw Parmesan Cheese Ingredients: 3/4 cup whole raw almonds 3 tablespoons raw sesame seeds 3/4 cup nutritional yeast flakes Pinch of sea salt Put almonds and sesame seeds in a food processor. Mix until finely ground. Add nutritional yeast flakes and salt. Process until full mixed. Store in an airtight container for up to two…

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Beet Hummus (GUEST POST!)

This recipe comes from my lovely friend Lyra, who is a fellow Maximized Living wife.  Lyra always has awesome recipes, check out her Shamrock Shake HERE.  She must know I’m a hummus junky as she sent along this recipe.  Give it a try!  I eat it spread over sprouted bread or with zucchini sticks!  I’m…

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