Fruity & Fresh Thai Summer Salad

This salad is inspired by the tasty flavors of Thai cuisine. The fresh mango and pineapple make this dish refreshing and juicy. Enjoy this salad as a perfect light dinner for a warm summer’s night. Preparation + Cook Time: 40 minutes Makes about 6-7 servings Salad Ingredients: 1 C Uncooked Quinoa 3 C Red Cabbage, […]

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Homemade Tropical Fruit & Nut Mix

Fruit and Nut Mix is one of my favorite protein-filled snacks. This tropical mix is the perfect mixture of subtle sweetness and salty crunch to satisfy your healthy snack cravings. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: About 35 minutes Ingredients: 2 C Raw Cashews 1 C Raw Pistachios 1 T Melted Coconut Oil 2 T Honey […]

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Classic Vegan Mashed Potatoes

Growing up as the daughter of an Irish woman, my mom would always make mashed potatoes for dinner. It was a staple and a comfort food for our family. As I got older I stopped eating dairy products due to my dairy sensitivity, therefore I stopped eating mashed potatoes because of the added butter and […]

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Vegetable Stir-Fry Rice Bowls

Vegetable Stir Fry Rice Bowls are the perfect healthy meal to make when you are craving Chinese food! This recipe is fast and easy to make. Enjoy! Makes about 4 servings Preparation + Cook Time= 45 Minutes Stir-Fry Ingredients: 1 Cup of Short Grain Brown Rice 4 Cups of Broccoli, chopped 2 Cups of Carrots, cut […]

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Banana-Coconut Cookies (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Bananas and coconut are two of my favorite foods to make treats with! These tasty banana-coconut cookies are baked with super healthy and nutritious ingredients. They are soft and slightly cake-like, similar to a muffin top texture. I actually will eat these for breakfast or for a healthy snack. Enjoy! Makes about 13 cookies Ingredients: 2 […]

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Veggie-Packed Chickpea Stew

Making a delicious stew is a great way to combine a bunch of vitamin-packed vegetables into a healthy meal. This veggie-packed chickpea stew is hearty, filling, and simple to make. I would recommend serving this dish with basmati rice. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: Approximately 60 minutes Makes about 7-8 servings Ingredients: 2 T of […]

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Tropical Green Smoothie Bowl

One of my favorite breakfasts to make are smoothie bowls! This tropical green smoothie bowl is packed with tasty, wholesome fruits and vegetables which will help power your day. You can also add protein powder or a scoop of almond butter to the smoothie for some extra protein. This bowl is especially enjoyable in the […]

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Curry Spiced Quinoa with Roasted Cauliflower

I love anything with a curry flavor…and this dish definitely has that! This is a satisfying dish packed with the rich flavors of curried quinoa, garam masala-spiced cauliflower, and fresh vegetables and herbs. A bowl of this dish makes a great lunch or a delicious dinner side dish. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 75 minutes […]

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No-Bake Vegan Carrot Cake Oatmeal Bars

Recently I have been obsessed with making healthy treats with a sneaky ingredient: CARROTS! If you haven’t already checked out my Sweet & Creamy Carrot Pudding recipe, you must try it. Adding carrots to your healthy treats is great because you are getting so many extra health benefits, yet it does not taste like you are eating […]

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Creamy Avocado Pesto Salad

I love pesto, so combining a leafy green salad with savory pesto dressing is a no-brainer for me. This salad is packed with the flavors of fresh herbs and lemony goodness. The avocado is loaded with nourishing healthy fats and creates a creaminess to this salad. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 30 minutes Makes about […]

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Health Hack: Eating Papaya Seeds!

Papaya Seed Benefits I am always intrigued to find foods that have super power benefits. My recent find is papaya seeds! When most people cut into a papaya, they throw away the seeds. Little do they know, the seeds contain so many properties that can benefit your body. The top 3 benefits that I find […]

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5 Health-Boosting Teas I’m loving right now

Ever since I stopped drinking coffee about a year ago, I have been completely hooked on tea. Drinking herbal teas can heal many ailments in the body, keep you hydrated, and are filled with immune-strengthening antioxidants. Tea benefits your wellbeing and nourishes the body from within. Here are a few of my current favorite teas that […]

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Curried Chickpea Salad on Toast

Smashed Chickpea salad on toast is so satisfying and scrumptious. It has a similar texture to tuna salad or chicken salad. The curry flavor added to this dish is savory and rich, but not spicy at all.  This is a great meal to enjoy for breakfast, lunch, OR dinner. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 25 […]

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Mexicana Nourish Bowl

This is a tasty and savory bowl to make for dinner that everyone will love. The flavors are inspired by Tex-Mex style food, and are made with clean and healthy ingredients. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 80 minutes There are 4 main parts to this bowl that you will have to prepare: Spanish Quinoa, Lime […]

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Lemon-Ginger Daily Detox Juice

This is my recipe for lemon-ginger daily detox juice. The best part of this recipe is that you do NOT need a juicer to make it! Lemon, Ginger, and Turmeric together can remove toxins in the body, are filled with antioxidants, and enhances immunity. This is a great juice to drink in the morning to […]

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Mango Coconut Squares

These mango coconut squares are no bake and easy to make. They are a flavor-packed treat made with healthy ingredients to satisfy your sweet tooth. Enjoy! Preparation Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 1/2 C Dried Mango (I used an entire bag of Trader Joe’s Unsweetened & Unsulfured Dried Mango) 6 Pitted Medjool Dates 1 1/2 […]

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Sweet & Creamy Carrot Pudding

Carrot Pudding?! I know… it sounds crazy to use a vegetable as the main ingredient of a dessert. But it really isn’t. Think of pumpkin pie. This is the same concept. In fact, my creamy carrot pudding tastes very similar to pumpkin pie. This is delicious. Give it a try! Enjoy. Preparation + Cook Time: […]

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Superfood Balls: 4 Ways

You will never look in my refrigerator and not see superfood balls. These are my snack of choice. They are medjool date-based which is amazing for your digestive system, and that is wonderful for someone with a sensitive tummy like me. These are great because you can easily interchange the ingredients. Don’t have hemp seeds? […]

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Homemade Creamy Coconut Yogurt

I have been waiting to post this until I got the recipe just perfect. And I think that moment has finally come! Coconut yogurt is SO good for your gut. It is rich in probiotics and contains beneficial bacteria that your body will love. Store-bought coconut yogurt can be delicious, but it always contains cane […]

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Simple Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

This is my simple recipe for shepherd’s pie. For me, it is true “comfort food”. Enjoy! Ingredients: 3 lbs Potatoes 1/2 C Organic Coconut Oil (Melted) 1/2 C Cashew Milk (unsweetened, unflavored) 1/2 t minced Garlic 2 T Fresh Parsley 2 C Green or Brown Lentils (Uncooked) 2 T Olive Oil 1/2 Yellow Onion, chopped […]

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Lemony Walnut-Pesto Brussel Sprouts

There’s no better way to do Brussel sprouts than mixing it with homemade pesto. These sprouts are nutty, lemony, and full of great flavor. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 50 minutes Makes about 6-7 servings Ingredients: For Pesto Sauce: 2 C Packed Fresh Basil Leaves 1 C Raw Walnuts 1/4 C + 1 T Olive […]

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Super Green Quinoa Salad

This is a very light and easy quinoa salad that everybody will love. I recommend keeping it in the fridge and serving it chilled. It will stay fresh in the fridge for about 5 days. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 30 minutes Makes about 3-4 servings Ingredients: 1 C Quinoa (uncooked) 3 C (packed) Spinach […]

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Coconut Multiseed Granola

I am a granola lover. I eat it almost every day on top of coconut yogurt, fruit, smoothies, etc. However, most store-bought granolas are loaded with refined sugar and other processed ingredients so I prefer to make my own. This granola is packed with Omega-3s, antioxidants, and many beneficial vitamins and minerals. You can easily […]

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