Buy Into that Cauliflower Craze!

“I want to reach my health goals, but I really miss rice.” Does that sound familiar? What about bread? Pizza? Eating too much of these carb-loaded foods can throw our goals completely off track, but those cravings are real. What if I told you that you can have healthier versions of your favorite meals by replacing rice, flatbread, or even …

Almond Flour Bread

Put Your Best Fork Forward for National Nutrition Month!

March is one of my FAVORITE months. No, not because winter ends and spring begins, but because it’s National Nutrition Month ;D! Of course, you should be focused on nutrition all months of the year, but this is the best month to set new nutrition goals, and learn how to best reach them. Take a look at this Celebration Toolkit which will …

Almonds: A Skinnier Snack

Raw almonds are heralded as being one of the healthiest snacks out there. One handful of these bad boys will keep cravings at bay, fill your body with good fats and protein, and can lower the risk of weight gain. As long as you maintain proper portion control (remember: 22 almonds = 1 serving,) you will experience the many good …

Top 7 Sources of Plant-Based Protein (and 2 New Recipes!)

Top 7 Sources of Plant-Based Protein We all know that meats are a great source of protein, but did you know that you can actually find protein in pretty much any plant-based food? Some plant-based sources even have as much protein as a serving of meat, and often for a fraction of the cost.   Going completely vegan for a …

Homemade Granola

MMMMMM GRANOLA! I love making a great batch of some tasty granola when I have company coming over, for homemade gifts, or if I have extra nuts in the pantry. My favorite and most simple version is the kind I made this past weekend. Not only is it easier and healthier than store bought, but it also makes my house …

Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas

The other day I made a batch of delicious mini egg frittatas and it inspired me to share with you some ideas for quick and easy breakfasts that you (and your family) can enjoy even on your busiest days! As a mom of 3 boys with her own business I’m familiar with the morning cram as well as the hunger …

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

As most of you know, the Super bowl is this Sunday. What you may not know is that Super bowl Sunday is reportedly the second-largest food consumption day behind Thanksgiving. Some statistics suggest that the average person consumes about 2,000 calories during the game (and that doesn’t include food eaten the rest of the day). And if we’re being honest, …

Roasted Cauliflower and Kale Soup

As promised, here is the recipe for one of my favorites this winter: creamy roasted cauliflower and kale soup. It was a hit when I made this about a week ago, even my husband agreed! Super creamy without a drop of dairy, and the perfect appetizer (or main event) on a cold winter’s night. Hit the grocery store before the …

Creamy Coconut Yogurt

Sometimes the best things come in small packages, and that’s exactly what this coconut yogurt is all about! This recipe is so creamy, rich and filling that you only need a couple bites to get going in the morning. I also love recipes that can be put together quickly without compromising flavor, especially when I’m in a rush. You can …