• smoothie bowl
    Breakfast,  Dairy Free,  Gluten Free,  Good Mood Food,  Paleo,  Vegan,  Vegetarian,  Whole 30

    Mood Boosting Smothie Bowl (GF/DF/Paleo/V)

    Seriously. This month has been crazy. Am I right? Between fears at work and in the community, my a because of the COVID pandemic, my anxiety has skyrocketed. That’s why I created this simple mood boosting smoothie bowl that is loaded with only the good stuff, specifically targeted to lift your mood. We all love a good smoothie bowl and trust me, this one is on point. Mood Lifting Ingredients Bananas: Known for their delicious flavor and creamy consistency, bananas are the star of the show here. I slice up some slightly green ones for extra prebotic fiber which has been linked to lower rates of depression. They are also high in Vitamin…

  • Ruby Red Fruit Salad
    AIP,  Breakfast,  Dairy Free,  Detox,  Good Mood Food,  Paleo,  Salad,  Sides,  Snacks,  Vegan,  Vegetarian,  Whole 30

    Ruby Red Fruit Salad (GF/DF/Paleo/AIP/V)

    Sometimes the most simple things are absolutely the most delicious. This simple fruit salad highlights the red fruits of the season: juicy watermelon, tangy raspberry oranges, sweet strawberries and perfectly refreshing pomegranate seeds. Have you heard the theory that nature gives you clue’s regarding the foods you eat? For example, strawberries cut in half look like teeth and they in fact have malic acid in them which naturally whitens your teeth. Or sliced carrots look like eyes and they are loaded in vitamin A which is great for your vision. Or how citrus looks like a woman’s breast, a sweet potato looks like a pancreas, grapes look like the lungs, avocado a uterus,…

  • asparagus salad
    Breakfast,  Dairy Free,  Gluten Free,  Lunch,  Paleo,  Salad,  Vegetarian,  Whole 30

    Spring Asparagus Salad (GF/DF/Paleo)

    What day is it? Seriously. All my days have been running together and I completely forgot about Easter. Whoops! This simple seasonal asparagus salad is perfect for the upcoming holiday or anytime you want a simple healthy and delicious meal. Asparagus is considered part of the EWG’s Clean 15 which basically means that conventionally grown asparagus is still low in pesticides so it’s okay not to splurge on organic. In fact, asparagus is a serious powerhouse of nutrients and health benefits so you may want to stock up this season. Health Benefits of Asparagus In ancient times, it was used as an aphrodisiac as it boosts energy, cleanses the urinary tract and releases…

  • Overnight peanut butter banana chia pudding
    Breakfast,  Dairy Free,  Gluten Free,  Paleo,  Snacks,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Overnight Chia Seed Pudding (GF/DF/V/Paleo)

    Full disclosure: when attempting this recipe I actually made 3 different kinds of pudding. Strawberry banana, chai banana and peanut butter banana. But I am only sharing the recipe for the Peanut Butter Banana Chia Seed Pudding because it was hands down the best of the three. Absolutely delicious. And SO EASY to make. You’ve gotta try it! Ingredients The basics of chia seed pudding are pretty simple: Some form of milk alternative and some chia seeds. The difficult part is getting the flavors and consistency right. I used almond milk as the base. I’ve tried coconut milk but it comes out really thick. I whipped in a banana, fresh peanut butter, a…

  • paleo apple peanut butter tarts
    Breakfast,  Dairy Free,  Gluten Free,  Snacks,  Vegan,  Vegetarian

    Plant Based Apple Peanut Butter Tart (GF/DF/V/Paleo)

    My favorite snack is apples and peanut butter so it makes perfect sense that I would come up with a paleo-ish grain free apple peanut butter tart to snack on. I bought these adorable little individual tart pans on Amazon. I was so excited about them that I had to use them as soon as they arrived! For the base, I used Nutsola Peanut Butter flavor mixed with a dash of water. You can find it here. If you don’t have Nutsola, you can make your own: In a large food processor, blend peanuts, dates, chia seeds, coconut flakes, vanilla extract and a pinch of cinnamon. You want a crumble to form so…