Nutrition

Two-Step Cauliflower Hummus

Two-Step Cauliflower Hummus

Typically we think of colorful foods (i.e., fruits & veggies) as being the most beneficial for our health – this is because each hue represents a unique class of nutrients that particular food contains. The greater variety of colors you get, the better, because nutrients work in […]

Sweet Potato & Kale Hash

Sweet Potato & Kale Hash

This colorful recipe is quick, easy and nutrient dense! It can make a great breakfast, lunch or dinner. To be honest with you, the first day that I made this, I actually did have it for both lunch and dinner. This dish is really filling […]

Buffalo Cauliflower ‘Wings’

Buffalo Cauliflower ‘Wings’

Cauliflower is officially one of the most versatile veggies! From cauliflower mashed potatoes to pizza crust to… you guessed it — WINGS! My sister made these for NYE awhile back and I’m pretty sure I ate the majority. 🙂 Compared to your traditional buffalo wings, […]

The Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

The Best Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies

And you’ll never guess what they’re made with… …Chickpeas!!! I promise that you would think these cookies are divine, even if you didn’t know that they are vegan or that they’re made with chickpeas. My friend who makes a lot of vegan/vegetarian recipes made these […]

Two New Tries for Me: Maca + Dates!

Two New Tries for Me: Maca + Dates!

A couple months ago, I was on the hunt for a really good plant-based protein powder and noticed that “maca root” was used in one of the powders I was interested in. Maca, also known as “Peruvian Ginseng,” is an adaptogen, said to balance the […]

Snobby Joes!!!

Snobby Joes!!!

I had been holding onto this recipe for a while and thought it would be the perfect Memorial Day treat to try. I got the recipe from Andrea Tooley, an M.D. and blogger that I follow. She also does great YouTube videos on study tips, […]

Pumpkin Hemp Seed Smoothie

Pumpkin Hemp Seed Smoothie

In light of my favorite month of the year and for the love of all things pumpkin, I thought I’d share a yummy pumpkin smoothie I made yesterday. Even though the fall season is well under way and it’s getting a little chilly, smoothies are […]

My Thoughts on the Infamous Gluten!

My Thoughts on the Infamous Gluten!

While the gluten-free diet may be ‘trendy’ right now, there has finally been some clinical research done, showing the inflammatory effects of gluten. Note: the particular study that I’m discussing was performed on mice, but I think there’s going to be LOTS more exploration on […]