Guajillo Pepita Butter

Pepitas, also known as pumpkin seeds are a very underappreciated seed among the others. Chia and flax seeds get a lot of attention, but pepitas are higher in protein and other vitamins/minerals (Phosphorus, Manganese, Iron, etc.). They are the only alkaline forming seed, which makes them a balancing choice among the predominantly acidic foods we … Read More

Beet and Sour Sauce

You guys. I will not lie to you… Beet and Sour Sauce may become your newest addiction. It’s traditional sweet and sour infused with the ever-popular beets! The sauce goes really well with  fresh spring rolls, although I’ve since tried it on salads, stir fries, and veggie burgers. It plays nice with all the foods in the … Read More

Chai-Spiced Cinnamon Roll Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potato fries are simply amazing. But so is chai. And also cinnamon rolls. HOW WILL YOU EVER DECIDE? As you can plainly see, now you don’t have to. Make sure you have friends to share these with, though, or you will likely eat the entire (addicting) batch. My entire life until a few days … Read More

Jalapeño Grapefruit Salad Dressing

Take advantage of the juicy summer grapefruits, and throw together this sweet and spicy salad dressing in under 10 minutes! This week’s book recommendation Recently, I finished the book “Eat to Live” by Joel Fuhrman. Most importantly, I recommend anyone interested in taking care of their body with the proper food read this book. One … Read More

Raw Vegan Alfredo Sauce

You cannot begin to understand how excited I am to make this alfredo sauce recipe today. Not just because I am in love with avocados. Also not because I didn’t have to turn my oven on when it’s 111 outside. Not even because this recipe is the perfect combination of creamy, savory, and filling, with … Read More

Mango Salsa

Everything you know and love about mango salsa, with a few surprising twists. But can I just say….Mangoes. Are. Amazing. They’re super high in antioxidants, cancer-fighting, help to lower cholesterol, great for digestive health, and keep the ‘ole noodle going strong. Eat mangoes. But more specifically, eat mangoes as salsa. Wine not? Not much to … Read More

Inside Out Smoothie Bowl

Leave your straw behind and grab a fork. This is everything you love about your morning smoothie, deconstructed and ready in 5 minutes. If you’re anything like me, you drool over the smoothie bowl masterpieces on Instagram. They are seriously works of art. Hopefully, you can get your own gawk-worthy smoothie bowl picture up after this. … Read More

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

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

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

Twice Baked Loaded Sweet Potato

This recipe has been a treasure for a long time now. In fact, I must have thought it was so good, I unknowingly created two different “loaded sweet potato” versions of it a few months apart. This mash-up (no pun intended) is the best of both! Crunchy toasted cashews, sweet onions, broccoli, and melt-in-your-mouth twice … Read More