JICAMA—THE WONDER ROOT

By Dina Eliash Robinson If you like to snack on crunchy raw root vegetables, you’ll probably forsake most others in favor of a few satisfying bites of the delicious jicama—preferably grown in organic soil and … Read More

Missing The Pastry Baking Gene? Improvise.

By Dina Eliash Robinson If you have ever been ridiculed by in-laws at the family Thanksgiving dinner with stories of your pastry baking disasters; or had a cooking class instructor roll his eyes as you … Read More

Apple & Almond-Flour Cake

Ingredients: (Organic preferred. Feel free to adjust ingredients, proportions and measurements to your taste & creativity.) • One box of frozen, Organic Filo Dough (sold at Whole Foods and other health food stores) • 10 … Read More

Frozen Berry Smoothie—Low-Cal Supercharger

Satisfy your craving for frozen dessert with a delicious, super-nutritious—yet amazingly low calorie—treat, which takes minutes to whip up and keeps its fresh flavor indefinitely in the freezer. Smoothie can also be stored un-frozen on … Read More

Flaky Apple Strudel

Ingredients (organics preferred—but you are free to adjust ingredients, proportions and measurements to your pleasure, creativity and taste): A box of frozen, Organic Filo Dough (sold at Whole Foods and elsewhere) 6-8 medium size apples—Fuji, … Read More

Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

NOTE: The Chia Pudding has to be prepared ahead of time and needs a good night’s sleep in the refrigerator before serving. Although Mason Jars seem to be the rage these days everything from shot … Read More

Mixed Fruit Pie

Ingredients: (organics preferred—but you are free to adjust ingredients, proportions and measurements to your creativity and taste): Buy frozen “Organic, Whole Wheat, 9” Pie Shells” (they come 2 per package—refreeze the one you do not … Read More