{chocolate super smoothie}


Creamy banana, aromatic almond butter, and delightfully fruity cacao powder come together in this delicious and nutritious smoothie.The almond butter and chia seeds provide protein and fiber, which are great for building lean muscle and keeping you regular. This hearty smoothie will keep you full for a while, making a perfect post-workout snack or a mid-day […]

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{pumpkin spice granola}

In my constant effort to help my family eat healthier, I’m always looking for ways to incorporate healthy breakfasts into the family’s diet. With my mom’s high cholesterol and aversion to traditional oatmeal, I decided to try my hand at a seasonal granola recipe that was tasty enough to get the whole family excited. This […]

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{oatmeal raisin muffins}


I love making two or three batches of these muffins on a Sunday night so my family can enjoy them for breakfast during the week. There is no added sugar and the fiber from the oats along with protein from the almond flour help keep you healthy and satisfied! This recipe was born out of […]

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{banana almond muffins}


This is not your mamma’s bran muffin recipe! Moist, slightly sweet, and delicious muffins you can actually feel good about eating! Like most chicks out there, I’m always on the hunt for yummy treats that won’t threaten my waist line.  One of my biggest dietary weaknesses is pastries but my hunt for healthy alternatives usually […]

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{dark chocolate-cherry truffles}


[headline_georgia_small_left color=”#FF6600″]Fruit and nuts replace the cream in this delicious, healthy treat![/headline_georgia_small_left] I LOVE this recipe! I posted it on my previous blog and called it “black forest truffles” because it tastes like a black forest cake. Having lived in Germany until I was 6 years old, I’ve had my share of black forest cake…a […]

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{whole wheat black and white cookies in honor of NYC}


[headline_georgia_small_left color=”#FF6600″]My love for food and my infatuation with the beautiful city of New York collide in one delicious (healthy-ish) cookie![/headline_georgia_small_left]  For the passed 10 years, I’ve had an inexplicable love obsession with New York City. It’s gotten so bad that every time I hear an ambulance blaring or get a whiff of garbage, I […]

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{4 ingredient protein ice cream}


[headline_georgia_small_left color=”#FF6600″]I just had ice cream for breakfast…and you can too! Try this healthy, yummy, super simple, ice cream recipe. You don’t even need an ice cream machine![/headline_georgia_small_left] A healthy ice cream alternative that you can easily make at home without an ice cream machine?! I saw this idea on Pinterest and I was hooked! […]

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{chocolate protein truffles}


[headline_georgia_small_left color=”#FF6600″]Are you a health nut who loves chocolate? Are you sick of paying an arm and a leg for packaged protein bars? This recipe is for you![/headline_georgia_small_left] I realize the headline sounds like an infomercial, but I can’t help it…I’m so excited about these little energy balls! I’ve tried tons of homemade protein bar […]

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{Hidden Greens Smoothie}

Hidden Greens Smoothie

[headline_georgia_large_left color=”#FF6600″]A delicious berry smoothie with cleverly disguised spinach…for the picky eater in every family![/headline_georgia_large_left]     My mom owns an in-home daycare so I am constantly surrounded by kids {I actually have one of the rug rats on my lap as I write this =) }. The kids are adorable and keep us in […]

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