Black Beans and Blueberries

    Ingredients 15 ounces black beans, drained and rinsed 2 whole bananas ⅓ cup agave nectar or 5 Medjool Dates ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa 1 tbsp cinnamon 1 tsp vanilla extract ¼ cup instant oats Blueberries for topping Instructions Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease an 8×8″ pan and set aside. Combine all ingredients, except oats, in a food processor or blender … Continue reading

Orange Coffee Cakes

Coffee and Orange go together.  Makes sense, right?  Although usually taken as separate entities, these two flavors do collide while unveiling a satisfying punch.   Orange Coffee Cakes Ingredients Pre-made Condensed Oatmeal sliced to 1/2 inch (see below) No sugar added Orange Marmalade Ground Coffee Beans(I use decaf) Oil Orange Slices Cook oatmeal slices in … Continue reading

Berry Blue Mushroom Mix

    The earthy flavor of the mushrooms juxtaposed with the fruitfully explosive blueberries makes this dish a comfort food twist.  It’s as good tasty as it is stunning. Ingredients Blueberries Mushrooms Rice Goat Cheese Water Mix blueberries, mushrooms , rice and water in a glass dish and cook in oven at 350 degrees until … Continue reading

Egg ‘n’ Banana

So I have to let the cat out of the bag, or rather the recipe out of the book.  Lately, I’ve been inspired by “The Flavor Thesaurus” in guiding me towards new flavor combinations.  That is where I’ve found the idea to combine Egg and Banana as an omelette.  Thanks Niki Segnit. Ingredients One ripe … Continue reading

Fig and Chick

    I am back and in Scotland for a couple years while studying a post grad course in Dance Movement Psychotherapy.  There are a ton of international students here so the explosion of food knowledge is everlasting.  I’ll start with this. Ingredients: One Fresh Fig Shredded Chicken Cooked Whole Wheat Pasta (of your choosing) … Continue reading

Strapple Oatmeal

This recipe I created gives me my apple pie fix and if I eat it for breakfast, it’s still healthy! Ingredients 1/2 slightly tart Apple 3 large Strawberries 1 tsp Macadamia Nuts 1 cup already cooked and packed Oatmeal 1/8 cup Water 1/2 cup fat free frozen Yogurt On medium heat, cook packed oatmeal in … Continue reading

The Perfect Toast

Toast a slice of your favorite Brioche bread, top with mango fruit spread and sprinkle pecorino cheese for a finish. Savor!

Sushi Dessert

Maki Fresh in Atlanta, GA makes a sushi dessert called “Dreamsicle Dessert Roll”. The ingredients include cantaloupe, avocado, cucumber, rice and toasted coconut.  It is so light and just perfect for the summertime sweet fix.  Try your own! Savor!

Schino French Toast

Leftover maraschino juice?  I’ve got just the thing to use it up!  Inspired by one of the kookiest videos I’ve ever seen: I came up with a non-deep-fried take on that recipe. Ingredients: French Bread Maraschino Juice Pancake Batter Oil Heat griddle with oil to medium heat. Cut bread up into 1/2 inch slices.  Dip … Continue reading

Cho-mouss-i

I was completely addicted to frozen yogurt until  I found this quick dessert fix.  With frozen yogurt, I could keep eating it and eating it without being satisfied, but with Cho-mouss-i, that wasn’t the case.  This instantly snapped me out of fro-yo purgatory. Ingredients: 1 Chobani (I use pomegranate, but I encourage experimentation) 1 Tbsp … Continue reading