Iced Matcha Latte (Vegan, Refined Sugar-Free)

The Best Iced Matcha Latte (Vegan, Refined Sugar-Free)

You guys know I love my matcha. This marks the sixth recipe on the site featuring that antioxidant-rich vibrant green tea powder. I can't get enough of it! In my usual style though, I've skipped right over the standard matcha latte recipes and went straight for the obscure (but delicious); Matcha popsicles, matcha cheesecake, matcha … Continue reading The Best Iced Matcha Latte (Vegan, Refined Sugar-Free)

Beet Watermelon Grape Juice – The Perfect Pre-Workout Drink (No Juicer Needed)

One of my favorite subjects to research is functional foods. Obviously all plant foods are functional, but I love learning how certain foods can provide that extra boost to our bodies; helping us heal, improving our moods, and even enhancing our workouts. In the last several years, the power of beets and beet juice have … Continue reading Beet Watermelon Grape Juice – The Perfect Pre-Workout Drink (No Juicer Needed)

Simply Delicious: Sautéed Rainbow Chard and Garlic

I've felt the need lately to simplify my meals. I've also had some requests from people I know who have been feeling overwhelmed with the task of adopting healthier eating habits, and just want some easy ideas for plant-based dishes that can be made in a flash. Trust me, I get it. I, too, feel … Continue reading Simply Delicious: Sautéed Rainbow Chard and Garlic

Amber Wellness Milk – with Carrots, Pecans, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Ginger

This tasty, health-boosting beverage is a spin-off of the popular "golden milk" and golden latte. It's a fusion of vitamin rich juice and nourishing plant milk. It's free of dairy and refined sweeteners, and is just loaded with antioxidants, beneficial nutrients, and immune system boosters. I created this yellow-orange sip to help keep myself and … Continue reading Amber Wellness Milk – with Carrots, Pecans, Turmeric, Cinnamon and Ginger

DIY Raw Cacao Super Antioxidant Face Mask

If you've ever dreamed of face-planting into a rich, chocolate-y dessert, then have I got a treat for you today. That's right, I'm suggesting you smear chocolate "pudding" all over your face, on purpose. Clear some space on your schedule, friends, it's time for a chocolate spa day! The inspiration for this creamy cacao face mask came … Continue reading DIY Raw Cacao Super Antioxidant Face Mask

Pear Vanilla Mint Smoothie

A couple of weeks ago, while shopping for groceries, I spotted a big, beautiful bunch of fresh mint, and I felt compelled to buy it. I don't normally find it in huge bunches like that, and I got really excited thinking of all kinds of things I wanted to make with it. My favorite way to … Continue reading Pear Vanilla Mint Smoothie

Glowing Golden Sunrise Juice – For Gorgeous Skin

So the other morning, I woke up on the right side of the bed.  My daughter had a good night's sleep, I went to bed early, and I greeted the early rays of sunshine coming through the window in a happy, feel-good kind of mood. Cue carefree 1960's music... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=64uikGn-q3k  It's a beautiful morniiin' ahhhh Think I'll get … Continue reading Glowing Golden Sunrise Juice – For Gorgeous Skin

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

Blushing Beauty Berry-Beet Smoothie

Despite the obnoxiously snowy weather we've been having around here, I'm currently on a smoothie kick.  I know, I'm weird.  My smoothie love comes in phases.  Late summer I was awash in a sea of fruity-green blender concoctions, enjoying at least one frosty beverage a day.  Then I must have got smoothie burn-out because for a while they didn't sound so … Continue reading Blushing Beauty Berry-Beet Smoothie

Carob-Almond “Candy” Apples (dairy-free, sugar-free, vegan, raw*)

  Halloween is just around the corner, and boy do I have a tasty treat for you!  This Carob Almond "Candy" Apple is sweet, nutty, and delicious.  Best of all, it is simple to make and features healthy ingredients like almond butter, carob powder, and coconut oil.  Unlike the traditional version, you won't find any refined sugar or corn … Continue reading Carob-Almond “Candy” Apples (dairy-free, sugar-free, vegan, raw*)