Craving Sugar? 10 Tips To Beat Sugar Addiction

I can remember as a little kid I would love when my Grandparents would come to visit. I always asked them to bring me candy. I can so clearly remember big halloween bag sizes of Starbursts. I even made the wrappers into long chains of necklace.  I became known as the candy lover and wanted it all…

Fresh PB & Coconut Almond Meal Cookies

I made homemade almond milk tonight and it tasted SO good! When all was said and done I had a big bag of almond meal leftover from my blended almonds. I decided to throw in the mixer with some fixins and make a quick batch of cookies. If you ever find yourself in that situation,…

Workout Essentials: At Home Workout

If you like to get your workout in at home, or just don’t have time to make it out to the local gym these are my favorite at home equipment pieces. I also believe you get the biggest bang for your buck on these. Exercise Bands: Exercise bands are amazing for at home workouts or…

Strawberry Banana Icy Almond Shake

If you love dessert like I LOVE dessert, then you must try this recipe. You can make this as a shake or if you want to feel like your eating icecream add more ice and have a chunkier consistency so you can eat it with a spoon. Ingredients 1 cup whole frozen strawberries 1 ripe…

Sweet Potato & Plantain Nacho Explosion

Growing up I loved when my Dad would make nachos. He called it the”explosion at the taco factory”. It was made layer by layer with cheese, veggies, meat, and of course nacho chips.  Here is my healthier spin on what I grew up with… Ingredients: 2 Plantains 1 medium Sweet Potato 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese…

My Top 5 Smoothie Ingredients

These are my go to ingredients when making a smoothie each day. Remember the below 5 ingredients should always be ORGANIC, Unsweetened, and come from reputable sources. I use other ingredients in conjunction with these 5, but these are by far my favorite 🙂 Chia seeds – Chia meaning, “strength” in the Mayan language is…

Cauli Rice Vegetable Stir Fry

No need to order vegetable fried rice from your local Chinese restaurant, you can make your own healthy AND yummy version at home. You will need a cast iron pan ( or regular fry pan if that is all you have) a sharp cutting knife, and all the ingredients below..

Sunflower Seed & Black Bean Burger

Tonight I made AMAZING vegan black bean burgers. I was feeling creative and needed to do something  with my overnight soaked black beans. I even had my meat loving husband asking for seconds. You can enjoy this meal even if you are not a Vegan. Be a little adventurous and try out this easy peezy…

Good Craving : Workout Playlist

There is nothing like a great playlist to get you through a workout. The list I have compiled below is my favorite for cardio workouts. Yes, there are different playlists depending on the type of workout you are doing. This list is especially helpful when running outside or doing stairs. DISCLAIMER: Everyone’s musical tastes are different…

Kale and Pumpkin Seed Rainbow Salad

You can eat the rainbow and avoid the skittles! (get it?) Try my Kale and Pumpkin Seed Rainbow Salad on for size and skip the candy. I promise you will feel fantastic after a bowl of this! Salad Ingredients: 1 bunch of  Lacinato Kale 1 cup sliced purple cabbage 1/4 sweet onion 3 long colored carrots…