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Blueberry Muffins with Oat Crumb Topping (vegan + gluten-free)

Perfectly sweet, moist and airy muffins that are actually healthy!  Every bite has a burst of juicy blueberries.  To complete this easy breakfast solution, it is topped with a slightly crunchy and oh-so-satisfying streusel-like crumb topping.

Until now, I have really struggled to create a healthy, gluten-free and vegan muffin recipe that doesn’t use odd gluten-free flours.  This recipe […]

By |April 4th, 2015|breakfast, dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan|0 Comments

Tropical Green Smoothie Bowl

A green smoothie bowl with a tropical breeze taste.

raw, vegan, gluten-free, soy-free

This smoothie is loaded with spinach, which according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), should be eaten with vitamin C-rich foods to improve iron absorption.  This recipe pairs spinach with fruits high in vitamin C (kiwi and mango) to help with […]

By |March 22nd, 2015|breakfast, dairy-free, gluten-free, raw, smoothie, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Smoothie Bowl: Berry Almond Bliss

I have officially jumped on the smoothie bowl bandwagon!  And I’m loving it!  It really is fun to decorate the smoothie bowl with your favorite boosters and healthy garnishes… It definitely makes for a heartier and more satisfying smoothie by adding a bit of crunch and some different textures to each spoonful.  We all eat […]

By |March 17th, 2015|breakfast, dairy-free, gluten-free, raw, smoothie, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Breakfast Cookies (vegan + gluten-free)

Cookies for breakfast!?  Yes.

I’m always looking for portable snacks that are wholesome and healthful.  These cookies are loaded with oats, almond flour, flaxseed, walnuts, dried fruit and almond butter to make a nutritious on-the-go sweet treat anytime of day.  I usually enjoy them as a mid-morning snack.  But they can also serve as a healthy and […]

By |February 25th, 2015|breakfast, dairy-free, dessert, gluten-free, snack, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Nutty Granola with Hemp Seed & Flaxseed

I’m always looking for a healthy and inspiring way to wake up and kickstart my day.  Solution? Granola without the guilt!  This gluten-free, vegan granola is full of heart-healthy fiber from the oats, hemp seeds and flaxseeds.  It contains heart-healthy fats from the hemp seeds, almonds, almond flour and walnuts.  And it doesn’t contain any artificial […]

By |January 21st, 2015|breakfast, dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

Baked Berry Pancakes (gluten-free + vegan + oil-free)

Healthy and pancakes don’t usually belong in the same sentence.  Traditional pancakes contain buttermilk, butter and refined grains drowning in a pool of syrup (and sometimes topped with powdered sugar too).  But not all pancakes have to be that way!  I have revolutionized the pancake concept and created the anti-pancake pancake.  This recipe is […]

By |July 6th, 2014|breakfast, gluten-free, vegan|0 Comments

Soft-Bake Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookie (easy + oil-free + butter-free + vegan + gluten-free)

Dessert for breakfast??? I think so!

The Washington Post recently featured my recipe for Soft-Baked Chocolate Chip Almond Breakfast Cookies.  I also wrote about why the cookie was the perfect solution for a quick, healthy and easy breakfast on the go.

Below is a variation on the recipe using golden raisins instead of chocolate chips and […]

By |June 6th, 2014|breakfast, dessert|0 Comments

Tropical Green Smoothie

Raw, green smoothies are great for absorbing key ingredients from plant foods such as iron and calcium which are not highly absorbed by the body when the greens are cooked.  For example, spinach contains a chemical called oxalic acid, which binds with iron and calcium and reduces the absorption of these important minerals.  According […]

By |January 21st, 2013|smoothie|0 Comments

Pumpkin Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookie

A seasonal breakfast solution perfect for a cool fall morning!  Make the night before for a super portable breakfast or morning snack.

Each cookie contains whole grains, heart-healthy walnuts, dried fruit and of course the nutritional powerhouse vegetable, pumpkin.  This cookie has it all!  Plus, it is gluten-free and completely vegan.

When you see canned pureed […]

By |October 21st, 2012|breakfast, dairy-free, gluten-free, snack, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments

No-Cook Breakfast: Simple Muesli with Fresh Fruit

A no-cook, healthy breakfast that you can make the night before – no fuss in the morning!  It is full of fiber, fruit and whole grains to start your day on the right track.

Health Benefits of Breakfast
Why is breakfast important?  It kick-starts your metabolism for the day and helps give your body the energy […]

By |September 24th, 2012|breakfast, dairy-free, raw, vegan, vegetarian|0 Comments