Pumpkin Spiced Pecans

Here in the south, it’s easy to find freshly shelled pecans at the farmers market, so I make sure to buy a bag each season. Pecans are great additions to cookies, cakes, salads, roasted vegetables, and well, just about everything in my opinion. But, they’re even better by the handful!…

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Hot and Sour Orange Smoothie

Even though it’s cold outside, I’m still drinking my detox smoothie for breakfast every morning. I just feel so much better when I start my day off with a healthy infusion of fruit, vegetables, antioxidants, bioflavonoids, protein and the ever-important ingredient: water! As much as I like change, I still…

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Raspberry Beet Smoothie

Beets for Breakfast? Sure! They will brighten up an otherwise dull pink smoothie while providing great benefits for your body. Beets contain betaine and betalin pigments, both of which support detoxification. Betaine is made up of choline (a B vitamin) and 3 methyl groups. These molecules regulate inflammation and can…

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