Raw Apple Tart with Almond Meal Crust

Hi friends! How’s the day going? ’Tis the season for cooking, because I’m going crazy over here. Hope you don’t mind. In this case, though, it’s uncooking. These little beauties are actually totally raw, vegan, free of refined sugar, and totally delicious.

Beautiful raw apple tarts--gluten-free and dairy free

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Honey-Dijon Roasted Root Vegetables

This is a delicious, healthy, and EASY side dish- perfect for Thanksgiving and the holiday season. If you’re looking for a no-fail side dish, this is the one. It’s gluten-free, Paleo, high in nutrients, and tastes amazing. Hi friends! How’s the day going? Hope you’re having a wonderful morning. Yesterday was a whirlwind of fun: […]

Harvest turkey sausage breakfast scramble

Whew, that’s a mouthful.  Hi friends! How’s the day treating ya? We’re hanging out at home, maybe venturing to the zoo, and going to run a few errands. I’m also looking forward to the weekend.  This is insanity but the past couple of days, I’ve woken up BEFORE my alarm. This is an act of […]

Kombucha Cocktails

Hi friends! Happy almost-Friday. How’s the morning going? P and I went to the gym -I got in an awesome upper body workout- and now I’m back home getting some work stuff together while she naps. I just took out my planner and can’t believe how the weekends are filling up from now until December.  […]

Sriracha pumpkin seeds

These sriracha pumpkin seeds have a kick of spice, a burst of bright lime flavor, and make the perfect healthy, crunchy snack. Hi friends. How’s the morning going? This week has been crazy! I feel like they rolled me out of vacation land into pure chaos haha. Our house is an avalanche of laundry, Liv […]

Tart Cherry Cider

This post is sponsored by The Cherry Marketing Institute. I look forward to fall every year. With the hint of briskness in the air, it gets me so excited for the holiday season. It’s a great chance to revamp your routine, tackle those remaining goals or resolutions, and get back in the swing of school […]

Kalamata Olive Dip (True Food copycat dish)

+ weekend adventures! Hi friends 🙂 How was your weekend? Hope you enjoyed some relaxation and fun. We had a blast meeting up with friends, enjoying dinner with the cousins, watching the Olympics, and catching up on the usual weekend to-dos. It was perfect. I caught an Orangetheory class (power day- my fave!) and we […]

Oven-Baked Goat Cheese Green Chile Queso

Hey friends! How’s the day treating ya? Hope your Monday is off to a great start. I have a little something for you. It’s melty, cheesy, and has turkey bacon. All you need is a chip (or like, 200) and life is good. Whenever we have friends over, I spend a little while planning my […]

Gluten-free cookies with avocado oil + a Chosen Foods giveaway!

This post is sponsored by Chosen Foods and includes an amazing giveaway opportunity! Congratulations to the winner of last week’s GapFit giveaway: Amanda H.! The lucky lady has been emailed. As someone who is always excited to expand their nutrition and cooking knowledge, I love being introduced to new ingredients or techniques. As I learn […]

Chopped avocado southwest salad

Hey hey hey! How’s the day going? Hope you’re having an amazing one so far. I’m off to get my split off! I’m an equal mix of excited and weirded out haha. This morning, I have  new recipe for you, courtesy of my Uncle E. He has shared quite a few of his mouthwatering recipes […]

Dessert first + Fair Trade giveaway

Hi friends! Hope your weekend is off to a wonderful start.  This afternoon, I have a delicious dessert combo to share + an awesome giveaway from my friends at Fair Trade. Once again, they’re hosting a virtual Mother’s Day brunch, and asked us to create a recipe using fair trade ingredients. The first things that […]

Prickly pear margarita + Healthy Cinco de Mayo recipes

Hi friends! Happy humpday! How’s the day treating ya? So happy you enjoyed the salmon post! Thanks for sharing your recipe ideas with me, too. 🙂 A beloved celebration is almost here! Cinco de drinko… I mean Mayo.  At Annie’s wedding a couple of weeks ago, we had the most refreshing prickly pear margaritas. They […]