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Spicy Black Bean Chili

I love me a good bowl of chili. And this spicy black bean chili recipe is not only tasty and easy, but it's also pretty healthy and perfect for those on a vegan or vegetarian diet! [...]

Mango and Goat Cheese Salad with Homemade Dressing

I love fruit in my salads. I also love to make my own salad dressing. For those of you who've never made your own dressing, it's so easy! For this mango and goat cheese salad [...]

Mango Coconut Margarita

Whenever I dine at a Mexican restaurant, the first thing I look for on the menu is a coconut margarita. They're more uncommon than you'd think. So one day I decided to make my own, and [...]

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette Dressing

While I do love a good strawberry spinach salad, the most exciting part of this recipe is learning how to make your own strawberry vinaigrette dressing. I never realized how easy it was! And this [...]

Frozen Mango Bellini

I love me a good cocktail. And while I realize that adult drinks aren't the healthiest thing in the world, I do think we can approach our cocktail fun from a healthier perspective. Maintaining a clean diet doesn't mean you have [...]

Peanut Butter Banana Date Shake

This was the recipe that first introduced me to the healthiest, all-natural sugar substitute that is now one of my go-to ingredients: dates! Years ago, I had a membership to a gym that had a [...]

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce

Eating clean is all about substituting healthy ingredients for unhealthy ones. Some of my favorite subs are replacing sugar with dates, white flour with sprouted grains, pizza crust with gluten-free tortillas, cream with coconut milk, and pasta [...]

Boozy Snow Cones

I made boozy snow cones for the first time on Saturday. My friends and I went to Palm Springs for a girls weekend, and these were the perfect poolside drinks. At one point, my friend said to [...]

Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits

For Valentine’s day this year, an adorable selection of fruit and yogurt parfaits were delivered to my work as a gift to all the employees. (I work for a health and fitness company where healthy [...]

Grilled Tofu Tacos with Spicy Avocado Sauce

Tofu is a great sugar-free, low calorie source of protein, but it requires quite a bit of seasoning and grilling before it achieves the perfect amount of flavor and texture. I'm one of those people who likes everything extra [...]

Mango Banana Spinach Smoothie

I can't even begin to stress the amount of healthy goodness in a green smoothie. I like to start off my mornings with this mango banana spinach smoothie, packed with fiber, protein and lots of vitamins. [...]

Quinoa & Oats Breakfast Bowl

For this breakfast bowl, you can use either rolled oats or steel-cut oats. Steel cut oats sit lower on the glycemic index, but they take longer to cook, at least 30 minutes. (Those on a [...]

Frozen Berry Sangria

I never realized how easy it was to make frozen sangria until I was stranded by the pool one day with nothing but a bottle of red wine, a few bags of frozen fruit. Turns [...]

Greek Yogurt Pasta Salad

Greek yogurt has recently become my favorite healthy mayo substitute. For those of you who've read my recipe for Greek Yogurt Potato Salad, the mixture in this recipe is very similar, and you have the option to add [...]

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Frozen yogurt is one of the easiest dishes to prepare, and a great healthy option to satisfy your sweet tooth. And for this strawberry frozen yogurt recipe, you only need 3 ingredients! I use plain [...]