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Raw Mango Honey Sorbet – Only 3 Ingredients!

This recipe is super easy and only requires 3 ingredients! (All raw!) For those of you who love ice cream, mango honey sorbet is a great healthy, delicious substitute. (If you're a vegan, feel free to substitute agave nectar or pure maple syrup for the honey.) For this recipe, it's best to use an ice cream maker. [...]

By | October 4th, 2016|Recipes|3 Comments

Chocolate Almond Bark

It took me a while to perfect the art of homemade chocolate. I explored different sweeteners... agave, maple syrup, raw honey... and I finally decided that coconut palm sugar was the winner. I plan on writing a blog post in the future to emphasize the benefits of using coconut palm sugar over cane sugar, but in [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Homemade Berry Chia Jam

I will never buy jam or jelly from a grocery store ever again. Neither will you after you make this delicious berry chia jam. There's just something about all-natural, homemade jam that tastes so much better than store-bought jam. Fresh with the just right amount of sweetness. Not to mention, chia seeds are loaded with [...]

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

Healthy Cookie Dough

Did you know that you can make healthy cookie dough with chickpeas? (AKA garbanzo beans?) It sounds crazy, I know, but trust me, if you want to eat big gobs of cookie dough by the spoonful without feeling guilty, try this recipe! Chickpeas, blended with peanut butter, sweetener and oats, and mixed with chocolate chips, tastes [...]

By | September 11th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Kale & Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

This quinoa stuffed acorn squash is one of those recipes that makes me feel like a fancy chef, even though it's super easy to make. For a vegan version you can omit the crumbled goat cheese (I just like to top it with a small handful for a little extra flavor) and replace the honey [...]

By | September 10th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Sweet Potato Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

During my cooking experiments, I've found that the simplest recipes are often the hardest ones to perfect. The two recipes I had the hardest time with were berry muffins and chocolate chip cookies. I try to use minimal flour and minimal sugar in my recipes to create healthier versions, but I found that both recipes [...]

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

Frozen Orange Creamsicle Cocktail

I just got back from my annual trip to Cape Cod. Every summer I rent a cottage on a lake and invite my friends and family over for a cookout, and I always pick one cocktail recipe to try out at the cookout. This year, my yummy drink of choice was a frozen orange creamsicle cocktail. I blended Pinnacle whipped [...]

By | August 31st, 2016|cocktails, Recipes|0 Comments

White Peach Sangria Spritzers

I've had a lot of fun experimenting with summer cocktails these past few weeks. My favorites were the frozen orange creamsicles and pineapple coolers, but they also take a bit of effort since they require a blender. My mom came over last week and I decided to go with something that took a bit less effort, [...]

By | August 20th, 2016|cocktails, Recipes|0 Comments

Coconut Chia Pudding with Chocolate & Pomegranate

Believe it or not, this was my first time eating pomegranate seeds. When I first tried them, I didn’t like them by themselves, but I loved them combined with this pudding. This coconut chia pudding is so delicious, especially topped with dark chocolate chunks, coconut shreds and pomegranate seeds. I made myself a little bowl [...]

By | August 18th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Pineapple Coolers

Now that the end of August is right around the corner, I had to post one more frozen drink recipe before summer comes to an end. One of my favorite summer activities is to have a get-together with friends and make frozen cocktails with fresh fruit. These pineapple coolers are the perfect drink to sip on [...]

By | August 17th, 2016|cocktails, Featured Cocktail, Recipes|0 Comments