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3-Ingredient Creamy Fruit Dip

This creamy fruit dip only requires three ingredients, and takes less than 5 minutes to make. As a Los Angeles native, my friends and I go to the outdoor movies quite a bit, and we all bring snacks to share with the group. I've always wanted to bring a fruit plate along with a tasty fruit dip, but most [...]

By | December 7th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Homemade Minestrone Soup

Tis the season for homemade soup! Whenever I come down with a cold in the winter, all I want is a big bowl of homemade minestrone soup. This minestrone is packed with hearty vegetables, kidney beans, and a few scoops of shell pasta. I try to avoid any type of store-bought soup or canned soup [...]

By | December 5th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Zucchini Pizza Boats

These zucchini pizza boats are the perfect light, healthy dinner, and they only require 6 ingredients to make! It's hard sometimes to come up with recipes that don't include heavy grains, so I love recipes like this where you can substitute a vegetable for bread or pasta.  (I also love making recipes with heirloom tomatoes this [...]

By | November 1st, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Cranberry Mulled Wine Cider

My Fireball Apple Cider recipe has been extremely popular on Pinterest lately, and I can only assume it's because it's the perfect drink to warm you up during the holiday season. But now that cranberries are in season, there's nothing that makes me feel more festive than a hot spiced cranberry mulled wine cider. Up until recently, [...]

By | October 27th, 2016|cocktails, Featured Cocktail, Recipes|2 Comments

Peanut Butter Rice Crispy Protein Bars

Have you ever had chocolate peanut butter Luna bars? Well now you can make your own rice crispy protein bars at home, with only 5 ingredients! I recommend using brown rice crispies for a healthier version, but if that isn't available to you, regular rice crispy cereal works just fine. Barbara's and Nature's Path make a [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Egg Frittata Muffins

One of the reasons many of us struggle with maintaining a clean diet is lack of time. Daily meal preparation can be extremely time consuming, which I think is why a lot of us end up purchasing store-bought food – because it’s faster and easier than slaving in the kitchen after a long day of [...]

By | October 25th, 2016|Featured Recipe, Recipes|0 Comments

Healthy Veggie Flatbread Pizza

There are two foods I love more than anything in the world: ice cream and pizza. This healthy veggie flatbread pizza is one of my favorite recipes of all time because it still gives you the delicious taste and texture of pizza, but without all the carbs and calories! You can use any type of [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|Recipes|1 Comment

Very Berry Protein Muffins

This is one of those recipes that took me forever to get right. You'd think muffins would be easy to whip up. But I wanted to make these muffins packed with protein, so I had to make a few adjustments. The biggest adjustment was replacing flour with rolled oats, because oats are richer in protein than wheat flour. [...]

By | October 14th, 2016|Recipes|1 Comment

Quinoa Tabbouleh Dip (Gluten Free!)

This quinoa tabbouleh recipe is a little different from your average tabbouleh because: A) I don't like parsley, so I substitute chopped spinach instead. (Way tastier!) B) I use quinoa instead of bulgur. (Way healthier! Quinoa has so many great nutritional values: low glycemic, gluten-free, a complete protein, and packed with fiber.) C) Tabbouleh is [...]

By | October 9th, 2016|Recipes|1 Comment

Chickpea Curry with Rice

For months, I've been trying to perfect a coconut curry recipe, but I always felt like something was missing. Tofu is a great meat substitute, but for this recipe, I was looking for something else. Then one night, it hit me. Chickpeas! Chickpea curry! That's what I was looking for! For this chickpea curry, I added [...]

By | October 7th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments