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

Cashew Pan-crepes

Is that a typo? Pan-crepes? Nope! This is the delightful hybrid of both a pancake and a crepe! This crepes recipe packs 6 grams of protein in each serving and has tons of great vitamins as well. Plus they’re thin enough to make mini fruit burritos if you wanted to. Top this gluten free crepes … 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

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

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

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars with Dark Chocolate Espresso Drizzle

Nothing says “Valentine’s Day is in a few days” like raw, chocolate chip cookie dough. Amiright? Make these for your sugar pie honey biscuit (that’s what you call your significant other, right?) or your lovely little self as a treat this February 14th. And they are a divine treat indeed, but did I mention each … Read More

Vanilla Chickpea Waffles

Yep, that’s right, you use whole chickpeas in this waffles recipe! No chickpea flour needed, you just use them right out of the can, so easy! So how on earth can whole chickpeas (garbanzo beans) taste good in a sweet waffles recipe? Exactly like this! With the help of  a blender, of course. You’ll have … Read More