Watermelon Granita with Orange Blossom Water

Need a way to stave off the summer heat? This light, cold, pink watermelon granita is the perfect way to go. A ripe and sweet watermelon is key for optimal flavor. And here, orange blossom water provides a subtle surprise—a delicate, fruity, floral kiss for the palate, transporting the senses to bright fields of orange groves.… Read More

Mango and Avocado Mousse

As if mangos and avocados aren’t delicious enough on their own, straight off the spoon, this dreamy mousse combines them to create a velvety texture and delicious flavor. I recently had a version of this mousse at a friend’s house and wanted to share it with you. Luscious, creamy and easy to make, this mousse only has four ingredients. It… Read More

Coconut Cherry-Almond Chia Pudding

Before cherries are gone for the year, I thought I’d share this quick and very easy recipe for chia seed pudding. When cherries are in season, and I can find good tasting organic ones, there’s really no other fruit I’d prefer to eat. So when I recently found organic cherries at my local supermarket, and… Read More

The Barre Basics

Have you ever tried barre? It’s apparently one of the fastest and most effective workouts to change your body. I tried it for the first time about two weeks ago and I quickly realized why it’s so effective! Within the first 15 minutes of class, my arms felt as if they were on fire! I knew it would be a bit… Read More

Raw Chocolate Orange-Cardamom Torte

Nowadays, in many cultures, families are getting so busy that quality family time is becoming a rare commodity, if not a special treat. Although time for shared meals and activities is often hard to orchestrate as busy schedules make it difficult to get together, family time is an investment worth making. We spend most of our… Read More

Raw Pumpkin Tart

Pumpkins are often the star of all the hard-shelled squashes. From pumpkin spiced lattes to pumpkin soup to pumpkin bread, recipes for pumpkin abound. And with good reason, pumpkins are not only delicious, but also nutrient dense. Did you know they could be eaten raw? Interestingly, raw pumpkin has a hearty, rich flavor that makes it a… Read More