{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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{post workout paleo pancakes}

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There’s nothing like a stack of delicious pancakes to motivate you through an intense workout. I love incorporating healthy protein and fiber into post workout meals. Post workout meals should not only satiate my hunger but they must supply my body with much needed nutrients to help build muscles and recover from strain. This pancake recipe […]

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{copycat samoas}


A vegan, no bake version of everyone’s favorite Girl Scout cookie! This uncanny samoa replacement lets you enjoy all the delicious flavors of the coconut cookies without any refined sugar or high fructose corn syrup. Your wallet and your waist line will thank you…and I’m pretty sure your taste buds will thank me 😉 Grab […]

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{paleo banana bread}


This recipe is a result of several disappointing attempts at creating a grain-free banana bread that doesn’t taste like cardboard. My last experiment using coconut flour was an epic failure so I was a little hesitant to give it another shot. Thankfully this recipe worked out and I was able to pull it off without […]

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{dark chocolate protein pancakes}


Event though I love my weekday morning gym sessions, weekends are made for the great outdoors. There’s nothing I enjoy more than waking up early on a Saturday and going for a crisp jog to clear my body and mind from the stresses of the week. A major dilemma arises when I jog back to […]

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{vegan flap jacks}


It’s no secret, breakfast food is my absolute favorite thing to make, eat, and photograph. There’s nothing quite like Saturday morning light hitting your short stack of freshly made pancakes. Nothing as comforting as the sound of percolating coffee as the aroma wafts into sleepy bedrooms. In my mind, breakfast equals comfort! Since I’m constantly […]

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{creamy rosemary mushroom pasta}


All this talk about a New York blizzard is making me crave comfort food!  This creamy concoction was easy to throw together and it held up nicely to the January chill. Featuring one of my favorite flavor duos, this recipe features mushrooms and rosemary as a satisfying alternative to meat.  Just grab a few ingredients and […]

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{coconut macaroon pancakes}


I can’t help but have tiny obsession with coconuts. Aside from being incredibly delicious, coconuts are full of nutrients and they are such a versatile ingredient.  Coconut products have made healthy cooking so much easier and more satisfying. Coconut milk in dairy free recipes, coconut flour instead of wheat, the list goes on… After some […]

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