vegetarian

{peanut butter protein squares}

{peanut butter protein squares}

These gluten free protein squares are small but they pack a big punch!  The best way to enjoy them (in my humble opinion) is 15-30 minutes before a workout so you have energy to work hard without feeling too stuffed…

{raw mounds bars}

{raw mounds bars}

I love finding ways to keep my chocolate craving satisfied without sacrificing my waistline.  Dates have become my best friend and my secret weapon when it comes to eliminating processed sugar.  This is a fresh take on the classic mounds…

{golden hot chocolate}

{golden hot chocolate}

I’d like to introduce you to Golden Hot Chocolate.  She is the delicious alter ego of “golden milk”, which is a turmeric infused drink that gained popularity in India and parts of Asia for its amazing health benefits.  Traditional golden…

{coconut bacon}

{coconut bacon}

Coconut. Bacon. Need I say more?! I was intrigued when I first heard about this amazing concoction and started scouring the internet for places to purchase it. To my surprise, I found a ton of recipes that seemed very easy…

{easy summer gazpacho}

{easy summer gazpacho}

Taste all the bright flavors of summer with this easy and delicious Gazpacho recipe. The best part? You don’t need to heat up the house because there’s no cooking required. Just gather a few fresh ingredients and your blender and…

{crispy eggplant pizza dippers}

One of the easiest ways to lose weight and get healthy is to eat more vegetables. One of the hardest things to do (for many people) is to find vegetables that appeal to them and make them easy to eat…

{pumpkin chocolate chunk bread bites}

{pumpkin chocolate chunk bread bites}

My favorite season is upon us and I can’t think of a better way to celebrate than with pumpkin…and chocolate of course! If I could eat one meal for the rest of my life, it would be breakfast (hands down)….

{sep’s go-to green drink}

Green drinks are my favorite way to sneak some veggies into my breakfast! I know many people might be turned off by a bright green drink, but the fruit and Stevia add a really pleasant flavor, making it easy to…

{4 ingredient breakfast bars}

{4 ingredient breakfast bars}

Banana is the new sugar! I’ve been looking for a healthy sugar alternative for years and it finally hit me…use fruit to sweeten baked goods! The inspiration for this banana-sweetened breakfast bar came from the popular “banana ice cream” recipes…

{almond flour blueberry waffles}

{almond flour blueberry waffles}

Ahh there’s no better way to start the morning than a deliciously golden Belgian waffle. Crisp and brown on the outside, with a soft, steamy hot center, Belgian waffles are quite possibly my favorite breakfast food ever! Let’s not forget…

{mexican veggie casserole}

{mexican veggie casserole}

Sauteed onions, mushrooms, and zucchini “hidden” in a delicious casserole that even the kids will gobble up! In the mood for lasagna but not willing to go to two separate stores to pick up the whole wheat noodles and the…

{cauliflower crust pizza}

{cauliflower crust pizza}

I have tried to make a cauliflower crust several times before and failed miserably. The recipes I used either called for a ton of ingredients or the result was a soggy mess that didn’t resemble pizza crust in any way,…

{blueberry fro-yo smoothie}

{blueberry fro-yo smoothie}

The blender in my house has been working extra hard since my sister, Jasmine, had her wisdom teeth removed yesterday. Poor thing has been confined to a liquid diet, but I’m doing my duties as the older sister to keep…