The Simple Equation to a Well Balanced Diet

As humans, we require certain vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to function at our highest. But, how do we know if we’re getting those nutrients? For many of us, it seems unrealistic to count and measure every portion of food we eat, so is there a way around that? Whether you’re looking to lose weight, bulkContinue reading “The Simple Equation to a Well Balanced Diet”

Isn’t That Ironic? My Personal Story of Depression.

I started writing this over a month ago, but I’ve been struggling to find the words I want to say because I feel so many emotions when thinking about the past year. It was a year filled with a great deal of pain, questioning, and desperation, but also one that I had to go throughContinue reading “Isn’t That Ironic? My Personal Story of Depression.”

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”

Superfood Chocolate Elixir

You know when midday hits and caffeine and/or a snack is calling your name? Well, for me, this delicious concoction satisfies both. It’s warm, indulgent, filling, and gives an all natural boost. And it doesn’t come from a packet that you shake into a mug. This is the real deal. The secret to it’s benefitsContinue reading “Superfood Chocolate Elixir”

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”