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

Rainbow Jicama Salad

I’m all about these summer salads lately! Normally, I find every reason in the book to eat jicama, but a jicama salad combines a bunch of refreshing goodies. You can’t go wrong with berries, mango, jicama, and mint. Especially when it looks like a beautiful, bright food rainbow. If I had my way, aaallll of … 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

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

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