Easy Allergy Friendly Muffins

Mornings can be hectic, and deciding what’s for breakfast when you’re in a rush can be just enough to make you crazy. To keep the decision making to a minimum, the clean up easy, and nutrition high, I like to make these muffins about every other week for my family. They are gluten, egg, nut,Continue reading “Easy Allergy Friendly Muffins”

What’s Gluten & Who Should Avoid It?

Today the word gluten is BUZZING. Gluten free (GF) is often equated to healthy living, and is largely trending in the market place. So what is it, and why are so many people avoiding it? Gluten refers to the proteins glutenin and gliadin found in wheat, rye, barley, spelt, and other forms, such as triticaleContinue reading “What’s Gluten & Who Should Avoid It?”

Carob Apricot Cookies

I am the type of person that often looks forward to something sweet after a meal. I like to enjoy everything in moderation, and I believe that life is all about finding balance. Enjoying a delicious homemade dessert brings me happiness, and I think allowing myself to enjoy these things guilt free is necessary forContinue reading “Carob Apricot Cookies”

Nut Free Apricot Granola Bars

If you’re pressed for time in the morning, or frequently find yourself needing a snack to keep you satiated between meals, granola bars are great option. While there are some store brands that I will have in a pinch, my belief is that homemade is always better because they are fresh and don’t require anyContinue reading “Nut Free Apricot Granola Bars”

Double Chocolate Nutter Butter Muffins

I love chocolate. Especially dark chocolate. It’s the one treat that I crave practically everyday. And with so many health benefits, I am happy to give my body what it wants. These muffins are filled with nutritious ingredients that’ll leave your belly full and your face smiling. Chocolate, peanut butter, bananas…I’m already drooling.   IngredientsContinue reading “Double Chocolate Nutter Butter Muffins”

Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins

My kids love sweets – especially anything with chocolate – so I am constantly trying to make recipes that get them excited to eat, while not sabotaging their health. By taking a plant based approach to baking, swapping conventional flours for more easily digestible whole grains, and adding in power packed superfoods, commonly unhealthy optionsContinue reading “Vegan Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins”

Avocado + Herb Toasts

There is something so comforting about toast. And it is so versatile – it can be topped with literally anything to suit your cravings and needs, while also being perfectly suitable for any time of day! Lately, I’m all about herbs. Herbs have so many health benefits, and there are many ways we can incorporateContinue reading “Avocado + Herb Toasts”

Pecan Pumpkin Pudding

This is so thick & creamy, and packed with so many vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. Pumpkin is a powerhouse fruit. It is high in vitamins A, C, + E, rich in minerals like copper, calcium, potassium, and phosphorus, and contains lots of fiber and antioxidants. This recipe is so delicious, but feel free to playContinue reading “Pecan Pumpkin Pudding”

Chocolate Chia Parfait with Almond Butter Sauce

I love starting my day with a nutritious breakfast. It definitely sets me up for success, and gives me the fuel I need to power through all of my daily responsibilities. Chia seeds are the small black or white seeds that come from the chia plant. They were rediscovered as a “superfood” in recent years,Continue reading “Chocolate Chia Parfait with Almond Butter Sauce”