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Good morning friends ☀️ Here is the recipe for the beetroot hummus I was making yesterday. Even if you’re not a fan of beets you may love this recipe. It is a great way to add healthy beetroot nutrients into your diet. 
Ingredients:
•2 large beets
•1 can Chickpeas (15 oz)
•Juice of 1 lemon
•2 large garlic cloves (minced)
•1 tsp ground cumin
•½ teaspoon smoked paprika
•2 tablespoons olive oil
•¼ tsp salt
•Pepper to taste
Directions:
1. Peel and cut beets into small, about 1 inch, squares. (I use rubber gloves when handling beets not to stain my hands). Add water to double boiler and then beets, steam until fork tender, about 15 minutes.
2. While the beets are cooking add chickpeas, lemon juice, minced garlic, cumin, paprika, olive oil and salt into the food processor or blender.
4. Once beets have cooled off a little, add them to the food processor and purée all ingredients until the desired texture.
NOTES:
Garnish with cilantro or dill. Serve with crackers. #hummus #beetroot #beetroothummus #hummusrecipe #foodphotography #foodstyling #hummuslove #beetrootdip #selfmagazine #thefeedfeed #weightwatchers #mindbodygreen #livegreenhealthy #wholefoods #eatingwell #huffposttaste #cookinglight
Good morning friends ☀️ Here is the recipe for the beetroot hummus I was making yesterday. Even if you’re not a fan of beets you may love this recipe. It is a great way to add healthy beetroot nutrients into your diet. Ingredients: •2 large beets •1 can Chickpeas (15 oz) •Juice of 1 lemon •2 large garlic cloves (minced) •1 tsp ground cumin •½ teaspoon smoked paprika •2 tablespoons olive oil •¼ tsp salt •Pepper to taste Directions: 1. Peel and cut beets into small, about 1 inch, squares. (I use rubber gloves when handling beets not to stain my hands). Add water to double boiler and then beets, steam until fork tender, about 15 minutes. 2. While the beets are cooking add chickpeas, lemon juice, minced garlic, cumin, paprika, olive oil and salt into the food processor or blender. 4. Once beets have cooled off a little, add them to the food processor and purée all ingredients until the desired texture. NOTES: Garnish with cilantro or dill. Serve with crackers. #hummus  #beetroot  #beetroothummus  #hummusrecipe  #foodphotography  #foodstyling  #hummuslove  #beetrootdip  #selfmagazine  #thefeedfeed  #weightwatchers  #mindbodygreen  #livegreenhealthy  #wholefoods  #eatingwell  #huffposttaste  #cookinglight 
Happy Monday! Making beet hummus today. Who like beets?
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Pumpkin waffles by @healthywithnedi Food photography by yours truly 😘 Wishing you all a great weekend.
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Happy Thursday! Hope your day is as sweet as these French macarons 💕#foodphotography #foodphotographer #foodstyling #frenchmacarons
Quinoa salad from a recent shoot with @healthywithnedi Love this salad bowl ❤️. #foodphotography #foodstyling #foodphotographer #foodphotographyandstyling #nytimesfood
I shot this Blood Orange Raspberry Mojito for a client Halloween shoot but had to share with you since it’s so delicious. We used Wanu water in this recipe but if you can’t get it, you can substitute with another raspberry flavored water of your choice. 
Ingredients:
•5 mint leaves
•2 oz rum
•2 oz watermelon raspberry @wanulife water (or other flavored water of your choice)
•juice from 1 blood orange
•juice from 1/2 lime
•juice from 1/4 cup fresh raspberries (mash raspberries and strain to remove the seeds)
•sparkling water
•ice
Instructions:
•In a tall glass place mint leaves and rum. •Muddle for a minute, but don't break leaves. Remove or leave the mint leaves in the glass.
•Add ice to fill the glass.
•Add wanu water, blood orange juice, lime juice and raspberry juice. Stir.
•Top with sparkling water. Enjoy!  #halloween #drinks #halloweendiy #halloweendrinks
I shot this Blood Orange Raspberry Mojito for a client Halloween shoot but had to share with you since it’s so delicious. We used Wanu water in this recipe but if you can’t get it, you can substitute with another raspberry flavored water of your choice. Ingredients: •5 mint leaves •2 oz rum •2 oz watermelon raspberry @wanulife water (or other flavored water of your choice) •juice from 1 blood orange •juice from 1/2 lime •juice from 1/4 cup fresh raspberries (mash raspberries and strain to remove the seeds) •sparkling water •ice Instructions: •In a tall glass place mint leaves and rum. •Muddle for a minute, but don't break leaves. Remove or leave the mint leaves in the glass. •Add ice to fill the glass. •Add wanu water, blood orange juice, lime juice and raspberry juice. Stir. •Top with sparkling water. Enjoy! #halloween  #drinks  #halloweendiy  #halloweendrinks 
It's going to be a busy editing day for me. I get so consumed with retouching sometimes that I forget to eat. Keeping a healthy snack like these Organic Simple Protein Bars from @drinkorgain in my workspace helps me add more protein, fiber and other good stuff to my diet without working hard at it (I am already working hard on editing ;) I am munching on Blueberry Almond today but you can also choose from Chocolate Almond Sea Salt & Chocolate Peanut Butter. You can try them too by going to www.orgain.com. Use RAISETHEBAR for 30% off a box of Simple Bars & free shipping at Orgain.com! #ad #GetPickyWithYourProtein #proteinbars #organicprotein #plantbased #plantbaseddiet
It's going to be a busy editing day for me. I get so consumed with retouching sometimes that I forget to eat. Keeping a healthy snack like these Organic Simple Protein Bars from @drinkorgain in my workspace helps me add more protein, fiber and other good stuff to my diet without working hard at it (I am already working hard on editing ;) I am munching on Blueberry Almond today but you can also choose from Chocolate Almond Sea Salt & Chocolate Peanut Butter. You can try them too by going to www.orgain.com. Use RAISETHEBAR for 30% off a box of Simple Bars & free shipping at Orgain.com! #ad  #GetPickyWithYourProtein  #proteinbars  #organicprotein  #plantbased  #plantbaseddiet 
#ad My breakfast just got much tastier and sweeter with Agave In The Raw®. It's organic, raw, non-GMO, gluten-free and approximately 25% sweeter than sugar, so you only need to add a little to sweeten up your dish. Full recipe is below. *Now until October 30, upload a photo of your delicious breakfast to Instagram using #BreakfastGoals and #Sweepstakes and tag @InTheRaw to be entered for a chance to win a $400 Williams Sonoma gift card: Ingredients: 
3 blood oranges, peeled (400 grams) 
3/4 cup lite coconut milk 
1 teaspoon Agave In The Raw from @InTheRaw 
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 
1/3 cup chia seeds 
Directions: Place oranges, coconut milk, cinnamon and Sugar in the Raw in a high powdered blender. Process until smooth and all ingredients are combined, about 1 minute. Transfer to a medium sized resealable bowl. Stir in chia seeds until combined. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. Eat as is or top with desired toppings. Enjoy! #chia #chiapuddingrecipe #chiapudding #chiaseeds
#ad  My breakfast just got much tastier and sweeter with Agave In The Raw®. It's organic, raw, non-GMO, gluten-free and approximately 25% sweeter than sugar, so you only need to add a little to sweeten up your dish. Full recipe is below. *Now until October 30, upload a photo of your delicious breakfast to Instagram using #BreakfastGoals  and #Sweepstakes  and tag @InTheRaw to be entered for a chance to win a $400 Williams Sonoma gift card: Ingredients: 3 blood oranges, peeled (400 grams) 3/4 cup lite coconut milk 1 teaspoon Agave In The Raw from @InTheRaw 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/3 cup chia seeds Directions: Place oranges, coconut milk, cinnamon and Sugar in the Raw in a high powdered blender. Process until smooth and all ingredients are combined, about 1 minute. Transfer to a medium sized resealable bowl. Stir in chia seeds until combined. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight. Eat as is or top with desired toppings. Enjoy! #chia  #chiapuddingrecipe  #chiapudding  #chiaseeds 
Happy Friday friends! I started my day with this pretty smoothie. It’s a good one to save for fall & winter because it is full of phytonutrients to keep your immune system healthy during the cold season. • 1 cup filtered water
• 1 tomato
• 1/2 red beet
• 5 strawberries
• 1/4 cup avocado
• 1/4 cup almonds

Mix all ingredients together in a blender & enjoy! #vitamix #thefeedfeed #food52 #wholefoods #cookinglight
Happy Friday friends! I started my day with this pretty smoothie. It’s a good one to save for fall & winter because it is full of phytonutrients to keep your immune system healthy during the cold season. • 1 cup filtered water • 1 tomato • 1/2 red beet • 5 strawberries • 1/4 cup avocado • 1/4 cup almonds Mix all ingredients together in a blender & enjoy! #vitamix  #thefeedfeed  #food52  #wholefoods  #cookinglight 
Sponsored by @iHerb! During most fall & winter months my go-to breakfast is a nice bowl of warm oatmeal. It could get a bit boring at times so I try to change up flavors & toppings once in a while. In my new recipe I use freeze-dried pomegranate arils. Not only do they add a tasty flavor but they are loaded with polyphenols (which improve or help treat digestion issues, weight management difficulties, diabetes, neurodegenerative disease, and cardiovascular diseases)  Here is a super easy recipe:
Ingredients:
1 cup quick cook oatmeal
1 cup almond milk
1 tablespoon California Gold Nutrition Pomegranate Arils
Directions: 
Combine almond milk & oatmeal in a saucepan, bring to a boil, lower and let simmer for 3 minutes. Add Pomegranate arils and simmer for another 2 minutes. Remove from hear and dransfer to a bowl. Top with your favorite berries and enjoy! ***All customers can get a discount off their order by clicking the link in my bio.*** #ad #californiagoldnutrition #cgnhealth #iherbrecipe#iherb #breakfast #healthybreakfast #breakfastideas #pomegranate
Sponsored by @iHerb! During most fall & winter months my go-to breakfast is a nice bowl of warm oatmeal. It could get a bit boring at times so I try to change up flavors & toppings once in a while. In my new recipe I use freeze-dried pomegranate arils. Not only do they add a tasty flavor but they are loaded with polyphenols (which improve or help treat digestion issues, weight management difficulties, diabetes, neurodegenerative disease, and cardiovascular diseases)  Here is a super easy recipe: Ingredients: 1 cup quick cook oatmeal 1 cup almond milk 1 tablespoon California Gold Nutrition Pomegranate Arils Directions: Combine almond milk & oatmeal in a saucepan, bring to a boil, lower and let simmer for 3 minutes. Add Pomegranate arils and simmer for another 2 minutes. Remove from hear and dransfer to a bowl. Top with your favorite berries and enjoy! ***All customers can get a discount off their order by clicking the link in my bio.*** #ad  #californiagoldnutrition  #cgnhealth  #iherbrecipe #iherb  #breakfast  #healthybreakfast  #breakfastideas  #pomegranate