Happy CHOCOLATE DAY!!! Talk about the best day in the whole wide world. I personally believe that chocolate should be a food group as it is that delicious and somewhat nutritious😉 Back in the day I used to LOVE Nutella, I would put that shit on everything! But now after being in the health field and discovering how much sugar is in a container (21g per serving of 2 tbsp!!!!) of one of those I have stood clear of it ever since! Making homemade Nutella is even easier than I imagined and honestly more delicious! Being that it is chocolate day… you need to try this recipe out!!!!
With the mini egg consumption fully underway its safe to say the Easter celebrations have begun! I started off the celebrations with a healthy recipe (raw vegan carrot cake bites) to have you feeling good by the time this one came out as it’s not as nice for the waste line but will have your taste buds lovin’ you forever! This mini egg inspired treat is an amazing dessert to follow your Easter dinner. It is a mix of warm chewy browny with a fluffy coconut whipped cream and a mini egg crunch🐣. Believe me, you are gonna wish this dessert was bottomless😉 Continue Reading
April is an exciting month because we get to have an extra break from school to celebrate Easter! To me when I hear Easter, I think all thing chocolate, easter eggs, cute pastel colors, and fuzzy little bunnies! We all know that bunnies enjoy carrots so what better way to celebrate Easter than a carrot cake (raw and vegan to boot)🥕🐰. When I was younger I absolutely loved carrot cake especially all the cream cheese frosting that was slathered on top… my mouth is watering just writing about it! I wanted to recreate a healthier version of carrot cake to help counter all the mini eggs you will be consuming (stay tuned for my next recipe if you LOVE mini eggs😉). Continue Reading
Spring is the time to detoxify the body! If you read my previous post all about detoxification you will know what I am talking about! Including detox promoting foods into the diet can be a little bit difficult but with a few easy changes, you can have yourself a morning detox smoothie that will be super easy to incorporate into your morning routine!!!!! I know that adding a bunch of health crap into the blender normally ends up being like swamp water but believe me when I say this tastes like a berry-citrus Orange Julius 😉 Continue Reading
St. Patrick’s day is right around the corner and I am sure you need a little green inspired treat to take to your St. Patty’s party to enjoy with your shamrock shake!😉☘️ These key lime tartlets are the perfect little individualized dessert and they pack a punch of flavor. They are smooth, creamy, tart and satisfying. Just follow the leprechaun to the end of the rainbow and hopefully, you will hit the jackpot of unlimited key lime tartlets🌈💚 Continue Reading
Who wants a beverage that is refreshing and packed with nutrients!? This matcha lemonade is a great mix of earthy and tart flavors that will have your taste buds singing! Matcha is a great additive into your daily routine as it is packed with polyphenols, amino acids, theanine, proanthocyanidins, and caffeine. So ditch the coffee and grab a matcha, you won’t regret it 😉 Continue Reading
What do you know about your cycle!? Did you know you have more than one? There are a few cycles that happen in a woman’s body each month that has a few different phases .. and to be honest, I didn’t even know all the differences until I took a gynecology class in medical school, so let me simplify. Continue Reading
Who loves a good PB + J sandwich!?! I think everyone is the right answer to that question! So what else could be better than PB + J plus chocolate… NOTHING! These PJ + J cups are like a Reeces pieces cup on steroids and also much healthier! It is made with a chia jam that has just 4 simple ingredients to limit the amount of added and processed sugars and the peanut butter is all natural so what could be better. So make some of these cups for your valentine or galentine and they will love you forever ❤️ Continue Reading
Raise your hand if you love chocolate cake!!!🙋🏼♀️ After spending some time in Italy this summer I have fallen in love with Italian food… so I have been trying to recreate some of their staple dishes. This flourless chocolate cake is a magnificent Italian dessert, I have seriously never tasted something so fudgy and delicious in my life. What is perfect about this cake is that it is already gluten-free as it has no flour! WIN WIN situation. The recipe is simple and only has 7 ingredients and is ready to WOW all your dinner guests… even the ones that aren’t gluten-free (they will never know if you don’t tell them 😉) Continue Reading
It’s February (in 2 days)!!! That means we get to celebrate everything pink...yay! Pink is my favorite color and there are lots of wonderful foods that are pink… well they are really red but let’s just pretend they are pink 😉 Red foods have many key vitamins and nutrients including lycopene, ellagic acid, quercetin, hesperidin, fiber, vitamin A + vitamin C. Do you know what many of these nutrients have in common!? They have antioxidant function meaning that they are able to scavenge free radicles in the body to decrease oxidative damage, which ultimately means a decrease in some chronic disease states like diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. So what red fruits and vegetables are you going to be eating this February to keep your body happy and healthy?? Continue Reading
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