Chili Mocha Brownie Bites – Vegan, Refined Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free

What do you do with surplus, or "undesirable" Halloween candy? As soon as we wrapped up our trick or treating festivities Monday night, I did a quick and discreet sorting out of my daughter's candy. All the "baddies" were given away, either to neighbors or sent with my husband to his work. I let my … Continue reading Chili Mocha Brownie Bites – Vegan, Refined Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free

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Spiced Super Berry Smoothie

Today I'm sharing my current favorite fruit smoothie. This blend is perfect for fall; it features fresh apple juice (or cider), tart cranberries, juicy raspberries,blueberries, and spicy cinnamon for a flavor combination that is sure to wake up the senses. It's tart, and sweet, and utterly juicy with a warm hint of spice. Regularly sipping … Continue reading Spiced Super Berry Smoothie

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

Weekend Beauty: Four Spice Face Mask and Homemade Cinnamon-Turmeric Tea for Clear, Glowing Skin

One of the biggest benefits of switching to a whole-food and plant-strong diet is that your skin begins to effortlessly look a lot better. I've talked about clearing up my acne in the past, and how eating more of the lovely foods nature provides us (and less processed/packaged food) was one of the key components in finally ditching … Continue reading Weekend Beauty: Four Spice Face Mask and Homemade Cinnamon-Turmeric Tea for Clear, Glowing Skin

Cheers to a Beautifully Healthy 2015! Winter Sangria Punch (non-alcoholic)

I hope you all had a happy holiday!  I know I'm cutting it close with a recipe for a New Years Eve drink, but I have such a fabulous health-boosting punch to share that I can't wait until next year.  I was planning to get this recipe posted yesterday, but it seems that time got … Continue reading Cheers to a Beautifully Healthy 2015! Winter Sangria Punch (non-alcoholic)