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Deliciously Rich Avocado Brownies

Deliciously Rich Avocado Brownies

Fudgy and rich chocolate avocado brownies replacing butter with heart-healthy fats! Try these healthy brownies for your next holiday party or a fun night in with your family! When I first heard about avocado brownies I was skeptical. Green avocados mixed with chocolate made me […]

Cranberry Orange Energy Bites

Cranberry Orange Energy Bites

Cranberry orange energy bites to power you through the holidays! Try this quick and healthy no-bake recipe for a boost of energy and satiety! Like most of us normal people, it is common to overindulge during the holiday season! How can you resist when you […]

Healthy Persimmons Bread Recipe

Healthy Persimmons Bread Recipe

Healthy persimmons bread with a fraction of the oil and sweetener thanks to the fruit’s delicious pulp! My eyes were first drawn to the vibrant orange color and unique beauty of the Persimmons fruit just one week ago. How have I not noticed these before? They […]

Vegetarian Meatballs: Meat Lover Approved

Vegetarian Meatballs: Meat Lover Approved

Vegetarian meatballs packed with legumes and iron-rich spinach that still give the meaty taste without the meat! Vegetarian meatballs even for meat lovers? After researching many different recipes and powering through three cooking trials, I finally created my “meatiest” meatless meatball! Meatballs, either turkey or beef, were […]

Banana Pumpkin Muffins: A Wholesome Breakfast

Banana Pumpkin Muffins: A Wholesome Breakfast

Pumpkin muffins made in a pinch with naturally sweet dates, bananas, and nutritious flax seed meal! Pumpkin muffins, and pumpkin everything, is popping up everywhere this season.  What better way to enjoy this popular food than at breakfast in the form of a healthy and wholesome muffin?  I […]

Kale Pesto with Seasonal Pumpkin Seeds

Kale Pesto with Seasonal Pumpkin Seeds

What to do with wilted Kale? Kale pesto is the perfect solution to sad, wilted kale leaves!  This was my dilemma only days after coming home from the local farmer’s market with the beautiful and vibrant leafy greens and a big smile on my face. […]

A Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe for Pumpkin Lovers

A Pumpkin Smoothie Recipe for Pumpkin Lovers

Pumpkin addicts unite! This adorable plant is actually worth obsessing over not only because of its delicious taste, but also due to its many health benefits. Exploring Pumpkin Smoothie Recipes and Beyond  Pumpkin, considered a fruit (the stem and leaves are categorized as a vegetable) is […]

Acai Bowl: Simply Sweet and Satisfying

Acai Bowl: Simply Sweet and Satisfying

Ah sigh, another Acai bowl.  I know, but  I finally motivated myself to make one at home instead of spending over $10 at most smoothie cafe spots.  The motivation really wasn’t necessary once I realized it simply takes only 5 minutes to make one of these beauties. So, […]

Chia Pudding: Simply Sweet

Chia Pudding: Simply Sweet

Those silly chia pets ranging from Looney Tunes characters to U.S. presidents were onto something.  Chia seeds are well loved by most health enthusiasts for its role as a superfood.  They are loaded with omega-3 fats (such as alpha-linolenic acid, ALA) and fiber which can promote satiety and […]

Healthier Mexican Street Corn

Healthier Mexican Street Corn

Mexican street corn has been invading my Instagram feed with the start of summer finally here.  I tried it for the first time at a trendy, Mexican restaurant in the Boston area recently and said to myself, “I can make this!”, in other words, it seemed like a […]