Chocolate Banana Muffin

These muffins make a perfect breakfast or snack – Full of nutrition and packed with protein to keep you full and energize your body! Plus, who doesn’t like a dark chocolate chip muffin, amiright? These are super quick and easy to put together and I almost always have all the staple ingredients in my house. […]

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Chocolate Coconut Protein Bites

  I’ve been working on getting back into a better routine with my fitness.  Given my current schedule, that usually means very early workouts before work, getting home and getting ready for work, and then making my smoothie for breakfast on the go.  Sounds great, until you factor in not getting in nutrition close enough […]

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Thirsty Thursday

Hi everyone! It’s THIRSTY THURSDAY! I’m just wrapping up a 7 day water challenge with some friends of mine, and really focusing on getting an optimal amount of water in.  It’s amazing what it can do for energy, digestion, and skin.  Being properly hydrated makes our bodies happy.  But that’s not what I want to […]

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Veggie Fried Rice

I am always looking for SIMPLE, QUICK, NUTRITIOUS recipes that will stay good for leftovers so that I only have to cook 1-2 times per week.  This is one of my new favorites! It’s my version of a veggie fried rice.   Ingredients: 1 bag Trader Joe’s Frozen Cauliflower Rice 1 package Baby Bok Choy […]

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Valentine’s Day Protein Balls

It’s that time of the year where the long holiday season is over and winter blues often set in.  So, I thought, why not make a fun treat inspired by the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday?! Can’t go wrong with thinking about celebrating all of the people in our lives that we love – and making […]

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Tangy Chickpea Salad

This salad is light and fresh, as well as filling and makes a perfect meal for your healthy 2016! It’s super easy to throw together as well!  Here is what I did: 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/4 red onion, diced 1 cup grape tomatoes, quartered 1/2 red pepper, diced 1/4 cup sesame soy […]

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Coconut Yogurt Parfait

It is still very warm here in Florida, and I’ve put my morning oatmeal on hold for a while.   I’m loving this coconut yogurt parfait combination I’ve been making.  It’s delicious and full of nutrition! [and it’s vegan and gluten free – should that matter to you!]   What you’ll need: Vanilla cultured coconut […]

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Healthy Homemade Lasagna

I love lasagna – don’t you?! I think it gets a bad reputation for being unhealthy and taking too much time, but this one is simple, easy, and much healthier than the other versions you’ll find! It is even approved by meat lovers, even though it is vegetarian!   Ingredients: 8 no-cook whole wheat lasagna […]

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All-Natural Vegan Mock Shamrock Shake

Do you enjoy the green minty shake from the fast food giant this time of year and wish you could have something similar without all the chemicals?  Look no further – I have an answer for you!   I like to freeze my bananas before making my shakes.  This helps tone down the banana flavor […]

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Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies – Vegan and Gluten Free

I hope your 2015 has been off to a great start. I’ve been working on improving my nutrition while keeping a healthy balance.  I’ve been craving sweets for weeks.  I made muffins last week that didn’t turn out to be my favorite, so this weekend I decided to make something chocolatey that I would still […]

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