Desserts

{chocolate coconut protein bars}

{chocolate coconut protein bars}

Getting enough protein to build lean, strong muscle can be a challenge for anyone; it doesn’t have to be with this easy recipe! All you need is a few simple ingredients and a food processor to whip up wholesome protein…

{perfect banana ice cream}

{perfect banana ice cream}

It’s no secret that I love my banana ice cream.  It’s a delicious, nutritious way to satisfy my sweet tooth without spending a lot of time and money on ingredients.  I’ve been known to walk out of the grocery story…

{vegan mango lassi ice cream}

{vegan mango lassi ice cream}

I was first introduced to Mango Lassi a few years ago and it was love at first sip. My friend, Gayu, whipped up my first lassi using vanilla ice cream and frozen mango. The delicious smoothie was cool and refreshing,…

{beet the heat smoothie}

{beet the heat smoothie}

Just in time for the fourth of July, this red, white, and blueberry smoothie is delicious and filled with vitamins! Four simple ingredients make this a refreshing way to beat the July heat while staying fit and fabulous.  Simply blend:…

{dark chocolate salted caramel brownies}

{dark chocolate salted caramel brownies}

 There are few things in the culinary world that I like more than brownies. In fact, I can pretty much resist any treat such as donuts or ice cream…but a well made brownie [especially a dark chocolate brownie] gets me…

{vegan coconut ice cream cups}

{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…

{peanut butter chocolate n-ice cream}

{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…

{vegan chocolate truffles}

{vegan chocolate truffles}

My biggest dietary weakness is definitely chocolate! Even though tons of articles and doctors are advertising the health benefits of cocoa, the reality is that chocolate does contain refined sugar. As we all know, refined sugar not only threatens your…

{mint chip ice cream}

{mint chip ice cream}

I whipped up a healthy “mint chip ice cream” in honor of St. Patrick’s day. The secret ingredient is green, has tons of nutrients, and….it’s a vegetable! Don’t let the spinach stop you from trying this simple and delicious treat….

{leprechaun truffles}

{leprechaun truffles}

I’m always trying to sneak raw greens in my diet and I’m using St. Patrick’s day as an excuse to whip up a dessert using…SPINACH! I know, I know…it looks and sounds kinda weird, but these truffles are delicious. Spinach…

{no bake carrot cake bars}

{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…

{banana nut bread energy bars}

{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…

{apricot almond energy bars}

{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…

{paleo sundae}

{paleo sundae}

What’s the recommended daily dose of bananas based on the American Dietetic Association? Whatever that number is, I’m sure I exceed it by about 10 everyday! I can’t help myself, I just love bananas…not only the taste but also how…