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Breakfast

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 […]

No-Bake Energy Bars with Pureed Dates

No-Bake Energy Bars with Pureed Dates

This is round two for my no-bake energy bars!  For this recipe, I substituted the all natural honey I originally used with pureed dates.   The last recipe resulted in slightly crumbly bars acting more like a granola than an energy bar.  I learned my lesson […]

No-Bake Cranberry Almond Energy Bars

No-Bake Cranberry Almond Energy Bars

  With tons of quick and easy energy bar recipes out there, the options are endless!  Nourishing bars that give energy and saves you money from the processed versions?  Sign me up! I am getting on a kick with making granola bars lately (as you […]

Quick and Simple Oatmeal Bars

Quick and Simple Oatmeal Bars

No more excuses to skip breakfast with this very simple recipe including bananas, oats, your choice of nuts and dried fruits.  I am a victim of wanting a quick and easy breakfast on-the-go as I try to get through the door, and to be honest, […]