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

Easy Almond Flour Crackers (vegan + grain-free + gluten-free + refined sugar-free)

I have been obsessed with Simple Mills Almond Flour Sea Salt crackers for over a year now.  I love how they taste and I love their clean ingredient list even more.  But, they are so pricey!  Right!?  I had to figure out a way to create my very own version so I could have them

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,

Crispy Socca with Avocado Mash

I'm completely in love with this simple, plant-powered, grain-free recipe.  I make it as a before-dinner nosh all the time.  The super crispy thin and slightly nutty warm socca pairs perfectly with the creamy, cool avocado mash.  It is loaded with protein and fiber from the chickpea flour and then topped with healthy fat and

10 Tips for Actually Crispy Oven-Baked Sweet Potato Fries

I have been making homemade baked sweet potato fries for a long time.  I love controlling the seasonings and knowing that they are baked instead of deep fried.  But, no one wants soggy fries.  Not appealing at all.  Over the years I have discovered some tips and tricks to help achieve the crispiest oven-baked sweet

Dye-Free Green Muffins (vegan + gluten-free + nut-free + refined sugar-free)

These light and fluffy breakfast muffins are loaded with fresh baby spinach for a natural green color.  They are naturally sweetened and allergy-friendly including gluten-free, nut-free and 100% vegan (no dairy and no eggs).  My kids are super into them because they taste amazing.  They have the perfect texture and are pretty much fail-proof to

St. Patrick’s Day Snack Board

This no-fuss, super green and festive snack board is a fun way to fill up with all the good stuff on St. Patrick's Day.  This snack board proves green food can be enjoyable!  It is both adult and kid-friendly.  Below I provide exactly how I made the board plus alternate green food ideas.   If you

No-Bake, Instant Sunflower Energy Balls (Vegan + Gluten-Free + Nut-Free)

My favorite mid-morning or pre-workout snack is definitely energy balls!  They only require six ingredients, are quick and easy to make, provide nutrients and energy and are totally portable.  This makes them great for busy on-the-go days.  My kids often help me make a batch and they love that the energy balls are ready to enjoy right away. 

No-Bake Brown Rice Crispy Treats with Dark Chocolate Shell and Flaked Sea Salt

This easy no bake recipe is the perfect hot-weather dessert for your summertime gatherings.  Rice crispy treats are a total classic and always a crowd-pleaser. No marshmallows are needed for this recipe.  The squares bind together with your favorite nut or seed butter.  They set in the freezer and can be stored there if desired and

7-Minute Blender Green Juice (No Juicer Needed)

This quick and easy green juice can be made with just your blender and a nut milk bag for straining out the pulp.  It is a great way to cram in lots of nutrients, use up leftover produce and hydrate in the most delicious and refreshing way. I made this recipe recently on my Instagram

Peaches & Cream Overnight Chia Yogurt Parfait

If you have been following my blog for a while you know I'm all about speedy, nutritious recipes.  Recipes are even better when you can quickly prep them the night before and magically wake up to a delicious and healthful meal the next day.  I love to meal prep whenever I have time.  It is efficient

Almond Butter & Jelly Energy Bites

These easy to make energy balls are irresistibly delicious and make a wonderful nutrient-packed on-the-go snack.  They come together in about five minutes and can be enjoyed instantly since no baking or freezing is required.  They are raw and loaded with feel-good ingredients that will fill you up.  I love them because they are perfectly sweet, satisfying

Strawberry Salsa with Avocado

Strawberries are finally back in season and one of my favorite ways to utilize them is in this strawberry salsa recipe.  Once you make salsa with strawberries instead of tomatoes you may never go back.  I added avocado because it pairs so incredibly well with this appetizer and makes it more nutritious and filling.  I