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Cucumber and Tomato Salad With Green Goddess Dressing

When the ingredients are REAL, local and organic, everything just seems to taste better. The cucumbers and tomatoes are from our garden, so this salad was extra fresh and special to us. The superfood green goddess dressing is one of our favorites. It’s oil free with a tahini base.  We used spirulina, a blue-green algae, to add additional nutrients. Spirulina has a high percentage of protein and iron, as well as all eight essential amino acids, potassium, zinc, calcium, and […]

EWC’s Top 10 Pregnancy Superfoods!

Hello everyone! We get asked all the time: What should we eat while pregnant. Well, here is our list of the top 10 superfoods to eat while pregnant. Hint: They are amazing for you when breastfeeding too…. and just for everyday health and wellness! After our list, keep reading for some recipes to sneak them in! EWC’s Top Ten Pregnancy Superfoods: (Goal: one or more per day!) Lentils – protein, iron, folate, fiber and calcium Spinach – folic acid, iron, […]

Pumpkin Spiced Adaptogen Latte

Perfect for the Fall! Sooth your nervous system with this antioxidant anti-inflammatory latte. It’s vegan and gluten-free with two adaptogens (Ashwaghanda and Ho Shou Wu). According to to Dr. Lipman, “Adaptogens are a unique group of herbal ingredients used to improve the health of your adrenal system, the system that’s in charge of managing your body’s hormonal response to stress. They help strengthen the body’s response to stress and enhance its ability to cope with anxiety and fight fatigue.” Even […]

Beet, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

It’s Spring, green is starting to emerge, bye-bye winter coats and hello to the freshness. This salad was an inspiration from delicious ingredients from the Westport Farmers market and the desire to lighten up! Amazing for entertaining and a family hit in our home. Took less than 10 minutes! For a heartier salad, add in any lean protein and enjoy! My husband enjoyed it with grilled chicken and in a sprouted Ezekiel tortilla wrap. I added in sprouted organic almonds […]

Chocolate Superfood Bark

This is homemade chocolate made fuss free in less than 20 minutes! Vegan, gluten-free, protein and antioxidant packed goodness. Move over sugary refined chocolate bars, there IS something better. Unlike processed dark chocolate, antioxidants are preserved in raw cacao. We added in protein packed seeds and nuts with other superfoods like chia and flax seeds to amp up their nutritional value! These are husband and kid approved! They will melt much faster than normal chocolate. Be sure to keep them […]

Anti-Inflammatory Banana Muffins

I love to cook, but I am not a baker. I experiment in the kitchen, making concoctions and adding in a little of this and some of that, an avid recipe reader, but not a very good recipe follower. So, baking, which is more of a science than an art, is not really my forte. So, when Olivia’s first birthday approached and I knew I wanted to make her a healthy Smash Cake, I got a little anxious. How would I make […]

Vegan Pesto Two Ways With Vegetable Noodles

Vegetable noodles (zucchini or spaghetti squash) and homemade pesto is a great healthy swap when yearning for comfort food. Once you’ve made the pesto, there are so many creative ways to enjoy it from flatbread and pizza to eggs, veggie dip to chicken marinade and more. You can use your spiralizer to make zucchini noodles or bake a spaghetti squash and use a fork to scrape out the strands! Then simply toss the noodles in our pesto, add in additional veggies […]

Breakfast Bars: A New Family Favorite

It was January 1st and I resolved to use up some of the superfoods stored in my pantry. I walked in to face bags of chia, hemp, flax, seeds, cacao and more. A Holistic Health Coach’s playground! But how to use them all in a delicious, easy, family friendly way? And then it hit me: Breakfast Bars! I took all of the superfoods out of my pantry, spread them out on the counter and grabbed a large mixing bowl, measuring […]

Sweet Super Seed Bread: Vegan, Gluten-Free and Addicting

Recipe: Sweet Seed Bread I’ve been wanting to make a vegan, gluten-free superfood seed bread for so long! I’ve read countless recipes and tasted dozens of dense and delicious creations at healthy bakeries. They always seems so daunting to make, but this slightly sweet version is super simple, quick and too good to miss out on. This loaf is jam packed with protein, fiber, omegas, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, anti-inflammatory agents and more. Most of us already know about the vast […]

Recipe: Chocolate Chia Superfood Bites

These little Chocolate Chia Superfood Bites pack a big punch. Don’t be fooled by their truffle-like appearance and decadently delicious taste. They are nutrient dense, protein rich, Omega-3 boasting, energy enhancing powerhouses! Say that three times fast! Made from superfoods without any refined grains or sugars, these vegan, take-anywhere snacks are great for pre or post workout fueling, breakfast on-the-go, or a mid afternoon snack to power you through that 4pm slump. We even love them as dessert. Almonds are […]