Almond Butter Carob Overnight Oats with Bananas and Coconut

                        There are so many mornings when I wake up and think, gee... some overnight oats or chia pudding sure would be good. Too bad I used that extra five minutes perusing endless pancake stacks on Instagram before bed instead of stirring together a … Continue reading Almond Butter Carob Overnight Oats with Bananas and Coconut

Happy Hemp-Strawberry Smoothie – Naturally Protein-Packed

I've been holding onto this smoothie idea for a while now. I believe the first time I whipped up this strawberry shake was last fall. Miraculously, I actually wrote down the ingredients and amounts that I used, and even more amazingly, I managed to save the notebook where I jotted them down. My plan was … Continue reading Happy Hemp-Strawberry Smoothie – Naturally Protein-Packed

Anti-Inflammatory Island Smoothie with Fresh Turmeric Root + A Quick and Dirty Guide to Fighting Inflammation

Inflammation. Wrote a little song about it, like to hear it? Here it goes! Sorry, sometimes when I'm trying to focus on writing about health, the ladies of En Vogue start belting out songs in my head. No, I didn't really write you a diva-licious power song about inflammation (although I'd be a lot cooler … Continue reading Anti-Inflammatory Island Smoothie with Fresh Turmeric Root + A Quick and Dirty Guide to Fighting Inflammation

Berry Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl – 5 Minute Healthy Breakfast

Talk about a Super Bowl!  This quick and easy breakfast idea will quench your brain's thirst for bright pretty colors while satisfying your belly's hunger for something filling and nutritious.  I love sipping smoothies, but sometimes you want to spoon your breakfast into your mouth.  Plus, it's easier to load on the toppings. I've tried some smoothie … Continue reading Berry Almond Butter Smoothie Bowl – 5 Minute Healthy Breakfast

Want to Squeeze More Plant-Based Iron into your Diet? Give this Orange-Gingersnap Smoothie a Whirl!

  Although I'm being playful with today's title, (and yes, if I would've found a way to cram one more corny double entendre in there, I would have!) the topic is an important one.  Iron is kind of a big deal.  It's the central part of hemoglobin, the molecule in red blood cells that ushers oxygen through the … Continue reading Want to Squeeze More Plant-Based Iron into your Diet? Give this Orange-Gingersnap Smoothie a Whirl!