Blog, Recipes, Sweet Treats

Raspberry Almond Thumbprint Cookies made with Chia Seed Jam

Berry season is here! And it would be a shame to let all those pretty, organic berries go to waste. One of my all time favorite cookies is the raspberry almond thumbprint. Traditionally, they are made with a sugary raspberry jam, and lots of flour, butter and sugar. But we aren't traditional over here, are … Continue reading

Health & Wellness, Uncategorized, Weight Loss

An Omnivore’s Guide to Clean Protein

Meat consumption has dramatically increased in the US over the past century, and sadly, the quality of meat has declined. A large amount of the meat consumed is of poor quality, originating in confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs) where animals are kept in unclean and inhuman conditions. These animals are fed a diet of mostly … Continue reading

Recipes, Sweet Treats

Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Cookies

If you are a peanut butter lover (and if you're not, what's wrong with you?!), then these cookies are right up your alley. I especially enjoy these because the are A) Simple to make  B) Give you SO much return for the little effort put in and C) Only have 4 ingredients, and ones that you … Continue reading

Recipes, Smoothies, Uncategorized

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Who said you can't have dessert for brekkie? This Pumpkin Pie Smoothie is proof you can have your pie and eat it too. It's packed with protein and healthy fats, and will keep you satisfied until lunch. Recipe: 5 frozen pumpkin cubes ( I take leftover pumpkin purée and put in ice cube trays to … Continue reading

Chocolate, Recipes, Sweet Treats

Goji Berry Chocolate “Cheesecake”

Goji berries and chocolate are a delicious duo. I mean- not as orgasmic as peanut butter and chocolate, but pretty darn close. That's why I created this goji berry and chocolate "cheesecake". And something cool I learned fro the recipe? Goji berries turn orange when you blend them! Wasn't expecting that one. What You Will … Continue reading