healthier tortilla soup

Setting The Record Straight About My “Diet” + Healthier Tortilla Soup

Once September/October hits not only am I feeling extra  fabulous because it’s my birthday season, but I’m also hyped to make pots upon pots of soups and stews. I just start craving (naturally) dishes that give me warmth, and what better way than to curl up on the couch with a bowl of soup. I …

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Nutrition Trends: Cannabis In Your Smoothie

  Today’s article is by the daughter of Reggae legend, Bob Marley, Cedella Marley. Cedella dishes on how she incorporates cannabis into her wellness routine, why it’s becoming more mainstream, as well as a smoothie incorporating the herb in her ingredient list. Enjoy! Juicing has become a way of modern day life for most, however …

zucchini chips

5 Ingredient Zucchini Chips

I’ve been making these zucchini chips probably two or three times a week due to the fact that I’m already obsessed with zucchini, and now I feel like I’m indulging in junk food that is actually healthy. These zucchini chips are so incredibly light and crispy, and only made with 5 ingredients. It’s an extremely …

SPANISH CHICKPEA CAKES

Spanish Scallion Quinoa Cakes With Cardamom-Lime Dipping Sauce

I’ve been making these quinoa Spanish cakes about once a week and feel like I’m indulging in some sort of comfort food, but without all the fattening ingredients.  For the past 2-3 years I’ve been on a major Spanish cuisine kick and make recipes using the flavors from this region at minimum weekly. From my …

creamy dairy free tomato sauce

Brown Rice Pasta With Creamy Dairy-Free Tomato Sauce

One thing I love to do is make tomato sauce from scratch. I’m talking fresh tomatoes straight from the vine, fresh seasonings, aromatic garlic and onion and my dairy-free cheeses and creams. Once I started making tomato sauce from scratch, I never went back to using canned ready to use sauces.  So today’s recipe is …

healthy summer cookout recipe swaps

Healthier Summer Cookout Recipe Swaps

There’s always a reason to have a summer cookout filled with comforting recipes and lots of booze – from Memorial Day, to the 4th of July, and everything that happens in between like family gatherings or birthdays. The  grill seems to always be on and poppin’ and traditional meals like potato salad and burgers being …

protein-avocado-pudding

Protein Avocado Banana Chocolate Pudding

I’ve got an avocado obsession and it will never go away. The best part about my avocado obsession is that I get to share all my fave recipes using this ingredient, one being dessertssss. You’d never think that an avocado dessert would taste like an actual dessert, but believe – it does. Today’s dessert is …

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Tasty Tuesday: Crunchy Broccoli Cucumber Salad Recipe From The Juice Truck Book

If anyone loves slurping down fresh green juices on the daily, it’s me. In a perfect world, I’d have a limitless supply of fresh juice and green smoothies continually showing up in my fridge like a Christmas miracle. I literally feel more alive when I start my day with a green juice on an empty …