• 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…

  • Coconut Milk Instant Pot Yogurt
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    The Best Instant Pot Coconut Milk Yogurt (GF/DF/V/Paleo/AIP)

    These crazy quarantine days have me making all-the-things. When I first tried homemade instant pot yogurt I thought it would be so easy. Wrong! I had several failed attempts and a lot of frustration before I got the perfect recipe. That’s why it took me so long to write this blog post. I don’t want you to go through what I did. This instant pot coconut milk yogurt is perfectly creamy, slightly tangy, and needs no added sweetener. It tastes so fresh, even my kids will eat it without adding anything to it! My family does not tolerate dairy, but the good coconut yogurts are $4 each at the store! You read that…

  • 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,…

  • Oatmeal Raisin Energy Balls
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    Oatmeal Raisin Energy Balls (GF/DF/V)

    So I love no bake make ahead snacks I can just pull out of the fridge and hand my kids in 2 seconds flat. You feel me? That’s how I came up with these Oatmeal Raisin Energy Balls. They are super easy to make, store well in the fridge, loaded with healthy ingredients but taste like a cookie. No joke, my kids loved them! The base of these delicious treats are gluten free oats, nut butter (I used almond butter), and vegan protein powder. I used Nuzest’s new digestive support protein specially designed for people with digestive trouble. You can grab a jar (and a discount) here. Otherwise, any vanilla protein powder will…

  • asparagus salad
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    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…