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Grasshopper Avocado Parfait 2

Grasshopper Avocado Mousse Parfait

For many years (more than I care to admit to) I was afraid to eat a lot of fat.  We had been told that eating more fat would make us fat.  Fatty foods do contain more calories but not all fat is created equal.  Avocados are one of the fattiest plant foods on the planet but […]

Green Monster Mojito Smoothie 2

Green Monster Mojito Smoothie

I often switch off between smoothies and juices because I believe that both have amazing health benefits.  I particularly love to enjoy my smoothies and juices in the morning as an easily digestible nutrient source.  After a good morning workout nothing feels better than continuing that healthy habit with a refreshing smoothie.  I tend to […]

Cashew Flour Fig Pinwheel cookies 7

Cashew Flour Fig Pinwheel Cookies

I have been posting a lot on Instagram and Facebook lately about having fresh figs coming out of my ears from the tree in my backyard.  It is not a bad problem to have but you can only eat so many before it is time to find other ways to use them up before they […]

25 Healthy Balanced Snacks

25 Healthy (Balanced) Snack Ideas

Having healthy snacks available has definitely saved me many times from diving head first into junk food to satisfy my hunger.  Planning ahead is absolutely one of the best things that you can do if you are trying to eat healthy.  You set yourself up for success by taking away any reason for grabbing not […]

Roasted Carrots with Green Goddess

Roasted Carrots with Green Goddess Tahini

They call me the vegetable doctor.  Well not really.  But I like to think that I can make just about any vegetable taste delicious.  If it isn’t delicious then what is the point of eating it anyway?  It’s true, vegetables are super healthy and deliver much needed nutrients to our bodies.  But if our taste […]

Tahini cardamom ice cream

No Churn Tahini Cardamom Ice Cream

Ice cream used to be one of my major weaknesses.  If you would have asked me what my favorite food was a few years ago I probably would have said it was ice cream.  As you start to live a more and more healthful lifestyle it gets easier to resist some of the more not […]

Mung Bean Stew with Turmeric Broth 2

The Oldest Natural Healthcare + Mung Bean Stew with Turmeric Broth

  I was recently reading a book about balancing hormones and it mentioned something called Ayurveda.  I had never heard this word before and after reading more about it I thought it was fascinating topic.  If you love the idea of holistic medicine then I thought you might find it interesting as well. What is Ayurveda? […]

Coconut Vanilla Popsicles

Move Over Ice Cream Truck: 4 Ingredient Coconut Vanilla Popsicles

The temperatures are rising outside and summer is on its way.  You may be soon hearing the music from a neighborhood ice cream truck.  That noise is unmistakable.  As a kid I would get excited at that sound and run begging my parents for money to buy a sweet treat.  The fudge bars, ice cream […]

Chocolate Coconut Spread 6

Chocolate Coconut Spread (Made with a Surprising Ingredient)

I love finding inspiration from products I find in the grocery store.  When you can find an awesome tasting product and can recreate it yourself at home with slightly better ingredients and for a fraction of the cost!  What a win for everyone.  My taste buds and wallet both can agree that this recipe is a […]

DIY Homemade Kombucha

DIY Homemade Kombucha (Probiotic Tea)

I have been wanting to make my own kombucha for quite some time now.  After learning of the health benefits of this probiotic drink I wanted to find a cheaper way to be able to enjoy it regularly.  When you buy a bottle of kombucha in the store it can run you upwards of $4 […]

Avocado Margarita 3

Avocado Margarita: Trust Me it’s Good!

I would have never thought in a million years to add avocado to a margarita.  But why not?  Avocados…good.  Margaritas…good.  Put them together…good.  If you are ever looking to make a margarita a little bit healthier and more nutritious then this is your answer.  I have seen margaritas in every fruit flavor under the sun […]

Tiger Nuts

What are Tigernuts? + Tigernut Flour Crust (vegan, gluten free, paleo)

What the heck are tigernuts?  I had never heard of them myself until recently.  I had seen a handful of posts by fellow bloggers regarding tigernuts and I was immediately intrigued.  I do love learning about the latest and greatest in healthy foods after all.  So when Organic Gemini contacted me about testing out some […]

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