The "forget me not," fall vegetable, butternut squash can often be overshadowed by the adored, pumpkin. This is a slightly sweet and savory soup that hits a home run in the fall and winter months. Dairy free, vegan, low in fat, high in antioxidants, B vitamins and dietary fiber, this is a healthy make ahead recipe for your busy days and even your Thanksgiving dish contribution! "Wow!;yum!; and gorgeous!" will be the reigning reactions. Made with intentional ease, this butternut squash soup with toast croutons is sure to please!
A summer "mocktail" you can feel good about! This freshly juiced bloody mary is non-alcoholic, promotes a healthy inflammatory response and combines affordable bulk produce and herbs, making it easy to incorporate into your diet and present to guests while entertaining. Like gazpacho? This is a great base for that, too. Cheers!
You walk into a health-conscious eatery, look at the menu, and there are just as many fresh juice selections as there are smoothies. Both are marketed for their health-promoting benefits. Which do you choose? What should you make at home? My evaluation will save you effort and expense and will benefit your health.
This light and refreshing smoothie bowl will ease digestion, revitalize your skin, and provide an abundance of nutrients.
When most people hear, "balsamic reduction," or "balsamic glaze," they think of a culinary marvel at their favorite Italian restaurant. It is a sticky and sweet syrup, that can be paired with just about any food, from savory vegetables to homemade ice cream to fresh berries. The best news, is that it is incredibly easy to make. Many people make balsamic reduction using refined white sugar. I'm going to show you how to make it, in a health conscious way.
Happy St. Patrick's Day! Did you know that Leprechauns drink matcha green tea?! LOL. Today, I am combining the celebration of my Irish heritage with a Japanese flair! I've teamed up with My Matcha Life to share with you two delicious matcha green tea recipes that may just give you enough energy to burst into an Irish dance!
These budget friendly beet burgers are vegetarian and so delicious! They are perfect for meatless Monday's and can even fancy your loved ones this Valentine's Day <3.
Chocolate and peppermint is one of my favorite flavor combinations, and growing up, I really enjoyed brand name peppermint patties. Though I am not against eating pre-made candy once in awhile, these healthy peppermint patties are free of excess refined sugar and contain a digestive health benefit and healthy fats. This is a candy you can feel good about eating, any time of the year.
One sip of this smoothie will transport you to your favorite southern-style banana pudding! It is perfect as a pre-workout meal, an afternoon snack or a sweet dessert! Turmeric spice gives this smoothie superpower, and inside, I tell you why.
Infusing ice cubes with fruit and herbs is the best way to elevate water consumption. They make your drink look pretty and they add a punch of natural flavor and health benefit. Here are some of my classic combinations and some new fall additions.
Add this to your 101 ways to enjoy pumpkin this fall! High in protein and healthy fat, you probably should be eating this pumpkin pie pudding every single day this fall!
A Brazilian Carnival for your taste buds! Açaí berry bowl...smoothie style.
Make consuming water fun with these beautiful, frozen berry ice cubes!
What's nIce Cream you ask? I promise this dairy free frozen delight will be sure to compete with your favorite ice cream treat!
No oven for this apple pie! Dairy-free, sugar-free and so delicious. A dessert you can have for breakfast!
This carrot and lemon juice is sure to brighten your day...and your skin!
Ice cold, smooth and slightly sweet, my English Toffee Iced Coffee will challenge your next Dunkin' run!
My mango cucumber salad is as cool as a cucumber. No, really! Chilled, vibrant, sweet and spicy, this summer salad will refresh you inside and out!
Go ahead, have your cake! Carrot 'cake' energy bites. One of the most exciting ways to enjoy health is crafting food in a way that gives you a similar taste experience of your favorite, unhealthy counterparts!
Aside from this being an absolutely gorgeous pink juice, its health benefits may surprise you.
You want to know one of my top tips to attainable health? Keep your childhood innocence! This classic peanut butter and jelly sandwich smoothie will have the whole family feeling playful!
That pesky weed in your yard, is one of the most nutrient dense leafy greens available to you! The Dandy Green smoothie is sweet and supports your body's natural detox processes.
These zucchini and sweet potato fritters are perfect for any meal of the day! Savory, crispy, satisfying, and gluten-free.
Do you spend a lot of time outside? I love to make this Day Glow Juice for an added protection against the sun. Carrots are inexpensive, available in bulk, and full of nutritional value!
Mexican meets Italian! This is a perfect spin on traditional mac 'n cheese the whole family will love! The best part is it is really easy to make.
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