{coconut cardamom muesli}

coconut cardamom muesli

A delicious and simple mix of oats, cereal, fruit, and nuts lightly toasted in coconut oil; homemade muesli is the perfect fuel for a busy day. The perfect blend of complex carbohydrates, healthy fats, and protein to jump start your metabolism, stave off late afternoon sugar cravings, and keep you energized all day long! I […]

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{vegan coconut ice cream cups}

Seriously? I can’t believe I didn’t start making these earlier! In preparation for an upcoming trip, my sister and I have been detoxing from refined sugar for the passed week. For a couple of chocoholics, this has been a challenging feat. However, with desperation comes creativity! This sugar fast has caused my brain to work […]

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{peanut butter chocolate n-ice cream}

It’s made of bananas (nanas) and it’s a NICE creamy substitute to traditional ice cream…hence we have “n-ice cream”. The ingredients are inexpensive and simple, the techniques has been perfected, and the flavor is amazing! I’m obsessed with trying different flavors of n-ice cream and this one is definitely a winner.  My sister and I […]

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{sundried tomato & kale egg muffins}

The biggest complaint I hear from people who are trying to eat healthy is…”I just don’t have time for breakfast in the mornings!” That’s why I love these mini egg muffins. They are packed with nutrients and protein and  you can make them well in advance for a quick breakfast on the go. A great […]

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{no bake carrot cake bars}

I love the flavor of carrot cake but I hardly ever eat it. When it comes to dessert, my motto is “if it ain’t chocolate, it ain’t worth it”…so it’s always hard for me to justify eating a dessert that takes all the nutrients out of carrots and all the fun out of desserts! To […]

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{banana nut bread energy bars}

A hectic schedule is not something foreign to me…especially lately. I got a promotion at work a few months ago and have been blessed with an exciting schedule that definitely keeps me on my toes. I know many of my readers not only work full time, but also juggle a full family life complete with […]

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{apricot almond energy bars}

 I’m always on the look out for healthy snacks…especially if I can make them ahead of time so I’m set for a busy week ahead. With only 3 ingredients, these bars are super simple and much cheaper than store-bought bars that can cost up to 2 dollars a piece.  My food processor is ancient and […]

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{paleo pancakes}

I’m obsessed with breakfast! I can literally eat breakfast food for every meal for the rest of my life and be completely satisfied. Unfortunately, most of my favorite breakfast meals contain tons of carbs so I’m constantly on the lookout for healthier alternatives. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with enjoying Challah French toast […]

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{brie & caramelized onion grilled cheese}

Melty, savory brie, with lightly sweetened, golden onions…it’s not healthy, it’s just a great idea!  As much as I’d love to take credit, this recipe was inspired by a delicious crepe I had at Crepes of Brittany, a quaint crepe shop in the heart of beautiful Monterey, California. I’m a firm believer of all things […]

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{cocoa-coconut smoothie}

I’ve been obsessed with skin care ever since my acne riddled middle school days. Enjoying foundation-optional skin is not something I take for granted and I’m always researching things to eat and slap on my face to keep my skin glowing and blemish free. Luckily for chocolate lovers everywhere, cocoa is naturally high in antioxidants […]

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