Healthy Foods

Quick-Fix Chili

Quick-Fix Chili

Growing up my mom would always make us some warming chili once the weather started turning colder.  Now every year I get a craving for this delicious chili, that couldn’t be any easier to make! To maintain the healthy element, I always purchase organic grass-fed […]

Healthy Hot Chocolate

Healthy Hot Chocolate

My daughter loves, I mean LOVES hot chocolate, but I prefer her to enjoy it without having unnecessary ingredients and loads of sugar.  This version uses only pure and nourishing ingredients, and still satisfies that hot chocolate craving. (Note: If you have access to raw […]

Coconut Milk Egg Nog

Coconut Milk Egg Nog

Egg nog is what my husband looks forward to most during the holidays. I have to agree with him, however, store-bought varieties can be really frustrating to me, with all the ridiculous ingredients added to preserve, thicken, and sweeten it.   A good quality cream […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies are my all-time favorite kind of cookie.  I love the cakey texture, pumpkin flavor, and of course the addition of chocolate.  I didn’t think it was possible to make a healthified version of this traditional flour-based cookie, but these will knock […]

Top 6 Reasons to Use Stevia Instead of Sugar

Top 6 Reasons to Use Stevia Instead of Sugar

  Stevia is a natural sweetener, not lab-created, which originates in South America. It is available in different forms; as a granular powder, dried leaves, or as an extract. Obesity is on the rise in the USA, so more and more people are turning away […]

Tuna Cakes

Tuna Cakes

I love to make these tuna cakes for lunch to switch things up a bit. It’s such a simple and great way to get some Omega 3 fatty acids into your diet.    If you are a fish lover, then go try these out, and let […]

Peach Coconut Smoothie

Peach Coconut Smoothie

I honestly can’t get enough of the fresh seasonal peaches right now! And not only are peaches delicious, they also provide a plethora of benefits, including stress relief, cancer prevention and a boost to your cardiovascular system. I hope you enjoy this healthy and refreshing […]

Peach Cobbler

Peach Cobbler

Peach season is here! So that means peaches & cream, peach smoothies, and peach cobbler! Growing up, my mom would make the most divine peach cobbler recipe ever! But since it sadly doesn’t fit my gluten-free, refined-sugar-free criteria, I was determined to create one as close […]

One-Pot Chicken Dinner

One-Pot Chicken Dinner

One-pot meals are seriously the best. Not only is this a healthy, crowd-pleasing, easy-to-make meal, the clean up is also a breeze too! Make sure you use organic chicken and veggies if possible, and even enjoy reheating these tasty leftovers the next day.     […]

Put Your Aloe Vera To Use

Aloe Vera is a succulent plant species which has been used in herbal medicine since the beginning of the first century AD. Aloe Vera is widely used in the cosmetics and holistic health industries due to its healing and rejuvenating abilities. If you are thinking about introducing a new houseplant […]