Citrus Avocado Dressing

For days when you want a quick recipe to make your boring vegetables taste better, this citrus avocado dressing is the perfect fit! And as far as I’m concerned, you basically can’t go wrong with avocado dressing. Updates on the food allergy front: I’ve been patiently waiting to continue sharing my food allergy journey, although mostly … Read More

Creamy Sweet Potato Dip

Alright, so you may go coo coo for cocoa puffs over this sweet potato dip… wait, wrong cereal. Silly rabbit. This dip is actually magically delicious, and of course, it is green in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Take a bite and you’ll agree this party staple is creamy, silky smooth, full of protein, and … Read More

Broccoli Pesto Penne

You won’t believe how good this broccoli pesto pasta is until you try it. I’m usually not a fan of broccoli, but this week, we’re going to make healthy taste gooood. Creamy avocado, savory toasted almonds, tangy lemon, and wholesome brown rice pasta. This recipe brought to you by a one-legged Brittany. My, what an … Read More

Rainbow Spanish Rice

You needed an easy recipe to take to your Cinco de Mayo fiesta, right? Also, I know you need it to be extra colorful and muy, muy delicioso. Enter the stage, Rainbow Spanish Rice! My Mexican Roots Recently, I’ve been finding it sort of amazing that through all of these allergies, I have been able … Read More

Dark Chocolate Chip Microwave Cookie

My sweet tooth is calling the shots lately, so this week we have another dessert. A quick and easy microwave cookie! This recipe is for those moments when you have neither the energy to make a batch of cookies, or the will power not to eat them all if you do make a full batch. … Read More

Rich and Velvety Cacao Mousse

Do you have 5 minutes to spare? You too can have this mouthwatering mousse. Mmmm! So, I’ll level. Dessert is rarely on the menu in this house, but sometimes you just NEED a sweet, satisfying treat that isn’t going to break the caloric bank. That’s just my lot in life, really. Seek out healthier alternatives … Read More

BBQ “Walking Tacos” with Blanco Sauce

If you’ve ever been camping before, you’ll know how awesome Walking Tacos are. (Also known as Frito Pie, Frito Salad, and Taco-in-a-Bag.) So of course, I had to give this satisfying classic an even more delightful twist. Barbecue! And except for the Fritos themselves, this recipe is just as healthy as it is tasty. Let … Read More

Tangy South-of-the-Border Quinoa Bowl

Creamy avocado, tangy citrus juice, antioxidant-filled quinoa, protein-packed black beans, and a spicy serrano kick! A quinoa bowl ready in less than half an hour, what’s not to love? So the last few weeks I’ve been…well, let’s say a little less “smiles and rainbows” than usual. With a slew of new food allergies, financial struggles, … Read More

Strawberry Lime Poppy Seed Muffins

All the goodness of lemon poppy seed muffins, with a tangier, summer twist! Did I mention that they’re only 150 calories and 4 grams of sugar per muffin? No guilt for eating these, you stud muffin, you. Let’s have a little blast from the past: You guys, I won’t lie to you. Vegan baking is … Read More

Coconut Crusted Butternut Squash

Inspired by sesame crusted tofu, this vitamin-rich roasted butternut squash recipe has all the goodness of that dish, without the soy overload. A little bit of sweet, a little bit of spicy, and enough Vitamin A to last you two days! Best part is, there is no flour, no gluten, and no cholesterol, but there … Read More

Indian Spiced Roasted Cabbage Wedges

I know what you’re thinking….”Cabbage? I don’t know about this one, I’ve never liked cabbage….” Hey, I’ll level with you! I can’t say that I eat cabbage any other time. In fact, unless cabbage is in a dish that someone else makes, I won’t even bother buying it! Yet, here we are with this Indian … Read More

Sweet Potato Tostadas with Tangy Mango Sauce

I may be going off the boat just a tad when I throw this one out there, but instead of Taco Tuesday, I’m celebrating Tostada Tuesday with these sweet potato tostadas! You’ll be pleasantly surprised to try such a great twist on traditional savory tostadas. These sit on that perfect balance between tangy, sweet, salty, … Read More