Black-Eyed Pea and Avocado Salsa

This fresh and boldly flavored vegan and gluten free black-eyed pea and avocado salsa is the perfect way to bolster your luck in the new year.  It is quick and easy to make and goes great with your favorite chip.  It is full of fresh zesty flavor and can be made spicy or mild depending

Black-Eyed Pea and Avocado Salsa2019-12-27T21:32:15-05:00

Frozen Inspired Smoothie Bowl (Dairy-Free + Dye-Free)

A thick and creamy smoothie bowl for all the Disney Frozen lovers out there!  This nutritious and veggies-filled Frozen inspired smoothie bowl is dairy-free and dye-free.   I know everyone is all Thanksgiving focused this week (including myself) but my girls are counting down the days until Frozen 2 gets released in theaters.  So in honor

Frozen Inspired Smoothie Bowl (Dairy-Free + Dye-Free)2019-11-22T22:34:29-05:00

Grain-Free and Vegan Cookie Dough Energy Bites

These vegan & grain-free Cookie Dough Energy Bites are a quick, easy and delicious healthy snack that are filled with tons of drool-worthy cookie dough flavor and texture.  They are dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, peanut-free, gluten-free, plant-based and grain-free.  Best of all, they only require one bowl and a spoon to stir everything together.  No fancy

Grain-Free and Vegan Cookie Dough Energy Bites2019-09-18T21:44:36-04:00

Garlic Cilantro Lime No Mayo Coleslaw Recipe

Looking for your next favorite slaw recipe? I’ve got you covered! This no-mayo coleslaw with creamy garlic cilantro lime sauce is a fresh spin on classic coleslaw but with much more flavor.  Vegan, dairy-free and egg-free, this is the perfect coleslaw recipe to whip up for cookouts. Give this fresh and healthy recipe a try for

Garlic Cilantro Lime No Mayo Coleslaw Recipe2019-09-18T07:51:12-04:00

Creamy Vegan Garlic Cilantro Lime Sauce

You are going to fall in love with this silky smooth and perfectly flavored lime, cilantro, garlic sauce. It is quick and easy to make and goes great with veggies, bowls, wraps or tacos.   By now, you probably know that I'm a sucker for a slammin' sauce.  Sauces can make or break a meal.  They

Creamy Vegan Garlic Cilantro Lime Sauce2019-08-26T08:03:09-04:00

Almond Pulp Strawberry Vanilla Smoothie

I often get asked for recipe ideas that utilize the leftover almond pulp that results from making homemade almond milk.  There are so many ways to use it so that it does not go to waste.  I love to use almond pulp in baked goods or to make almond meal or almond meal crackers.  I'm

Almond Pulp Strawberry Vanilla Smoothie2019-07-31T21:12:06-04:00

The Best Homemade Almond Milk (+ What to Do with the Leftover Pulp!)

This is my favorite recipe for easy almond milk that is flavored with vanilla and slightly sweetened with dates.  For me, this recipe is the ideal ratio of water to almonds for the perfect level of creaminess.   This homemade almond milk is incredibly creamy, naturally sweet, refreshing and has a perfectly mild flavor that works well in

The Best Homemade Almond Milk (+ What to Do with the Leftover Pulp!)2019-07-31T11:20:19-04:00

Healthy Birthday Cake Smoothie Bowl (vegan + refined sugar-free + gluten-free)

What better way to start your special day than a nutritious birthday cake smoothie bowl.  It is refreshing, thick, creamy and tastes just like vanilla cake batter.  Yum!  This is the perfect solution for all the summer birthdays out there.   You can have fun with the toppings and get creative.  Here, I used all-natural, dye-free

Healthy Birthday Cake Smoothie Bowl (vegan + refined sugar-free + gluten-free)2019-07-26T14:25:37-04:00

No-Bake Birthday Cake Energy Bites (Grain-Free + Vegan)

When it comes to energy bites, I love to get creative and switch things up from time to time.  In honor of David's upcoming second birthday I turned his favorite snack (energy bites) into birthday cake-themed bites of pure joy.  These energy bites taste like yummy vanilla cake batter and are studded throughout with vegan,

No-Bake Birthday Cake Energy Bites (Grain-Free + Vegan)2019-07-24T21:54:06-04:00

Creamy Pink Smoothie Bowl (vegan + paleo + refined sugar-free)

This time of year is perfect for big chilly smoothie bowls.  I love a super thick and creamy base loaded up with fun and delicious toppings.  This one is raspberry-themed and full of flavor and texture.  My girls go crazy over this one.  They think it almost too pretty to eat.  Almost.... For a base

Creamy Pink Smoothie Bowl (vegan + paleo + refined sugar-free)2019-07-24T22:16:26-04:00

Mango Sorbet (refined sugar-free)

This mango sorbet is my favorite hot and lazy summer day dessert!  It is super creamy, perfectly sweet and oh so refreshing.  Best of all, no ice cream maker or churning needed and it takes less than 5 minutes to put together. Because the mangoes are already frozen, no further freezer time is needed.   For

Mango Sorbet (refined sugar-free)2019-07-08T21:20:50-04:00

Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad

This super patriotic and festive fruit salad is perfect for upcoming July 4th parties.  It is loaded with juicy watermelon, tart cherries, sweet strawberries, plump blueberries and slightly crunchy jicama stars!  I dressed it with a lime, mint and maple syrup sauce that takes it over the top in terms of deliciousness.  The sauce reminds

Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad2019-06-30T14:59:17-04:00

Dye-Free Red, White and Blue Smoothie (vegan)

This patriotic and healthy smoothie is the perfect way to start your July 4th.  The vibrant colors are super festive and will have everyone singing "I'm Proud to Be an American!" This smoothie is made with frozen riced cauliflower which I love using as a creamy, neutral base in smoothies.  It has no flavor and

Dye-Free Red, White and Blue Smoothie (vegan)2019-07-08T15:13:51-04:00