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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how to make tempeh taste good

Hellooooo. How’s the day going?? Thank you so much for the bday wishes for the Pilot! He enjoyed reading them, and we had a lot of fun celebrating the man of the house. I’ll be sure to share some pics in Friday Faves! For today, let’s talk about about one of my favorite non-meat protein […]

BBQ Roasted Chickpeas

This savory, healthy snack is perfect for hangry toddlers, packed in a purse for emergency snack mode, or awesome as a salad topping. Hi friends! How’s your Monday going? 4 weeks of workouts went out to my newsletter friends this morning, and I’m happy to hear you’re enjoying the plan! Madre and I took P […]

Egg-less nog protein shake

 Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful morning. Yesterday was a great day. Liv, P and I met up with Jess and her daughter at the aquarium, (Liv is obsessed with her black boots) came back home and made dinner,  (this stew is AMAZING. We were out of quinoa so I added cooked brown rice. […]

Naughty Cocoa

A little something from the naughty list…. with NICE ingredients. 😉 Ok, and an excuse to use our Elf on the Shelf as a prop. (Anyone else majorly slacking with the Elf on a Shelf this year? Just know that once you do it, you have to commit to it. Forever. I swim in regrets.) […]

Chef Kyle’s Pumpkin Spice Chia Pudding

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a great afternoon. It’s been a wonderful week so far: a happy and euphoric blur, snuggling our newest family member as days blend into night. We’re hoping to head home from the hospital later today. Fingers crossed. 🙂 This week, I have some special posts going up while we’re getting settled. This one is […]

Apple Spice Amazeballs

This is for all of the friends out there who are pumpkin-ed out.  It’s also one of those things where I just put a bunch of ingredients in the food chopper, said a prayer, and hoped it would work out. Thankfully, it did, and they are DELICIOUS.

Blended Mexican Mocha (dairy-free) + a Fair Trade giveaway

It’s a great day for a giveaway 🙂 Hi friends! How’s your Monday going?? Hope you’re having a wonderful day. <3 I’ve been looking forward to today’s post because I’m always excited to spread the word about Fair Trade Month and share some awesome goodies with a lucky winner. But first, how about a recipe?? […]

Strawberry shortcake energy bites

{vegan and gluten-free!} Helloooooo. How’s the morning going?? Don’t forget that there’s still time to enter this awesome White Plum giveaway, and your special discount code expires in 2 days! Hope you’re enjoying the day so far. After being away for a while, it’s always nice to be home with my favorite people and back […]

Homemade raw pitaya cheesecake

Time for an afternoon sweet treat…. 🙂 I’m on a pitaya kick and I can’t.be.stopped. It’s been a way to switch it up from acai (though don’t get me wrong, I still love my acai). Pitaya is lower in sugar and higher in antioxidants. Oh, and it’s this gorgeous bright pink color, so that’s always […]

“Work It” Walking Workout

Hi friends! Happy humpday! Hope your morning is off to a great start. Some adventures from lately, as told from my iPhone: Glowing in the spin room under the backlights. Class on Monday was a blast, as usual, and I added some new songs to the playlist. We all listened to the new Taylor Swift […]

Soup + salad

Hi friends! How’s the day going? Hope you’re having a great morning! First things first: huge congrats to the winner of the coconut scrub giveaway! Liz S., check your email so I can get your goodies on the way. For friends who’d like to pick some up, the FITNESSISTA30 code will work until June 15 […]