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Salted Chocolate Turtle Candy

Today I’m speaking a love language almost every woman I know can relate to….and that is chocolate. More specifically: salted chocolate turtle candy. A.K.A. toasted pecans and caramel wrapped up in dark chocolate with sea salt sprinkles on top…UGH! It’s almost too much. Almost. But when you’re this close to …

Best Ever Cashew Hot Cocoa

Where has this cashew hot cocoa been all my life? I’m seriously blown away by the flavor of this naturally sweetened, creamy, hot cocoa-y goodness. And I’m even more excited to share it with you all here! Soaked cashews and dates are the base of this beverage. Together they provide …

Leek Vegetable Broth

Have you ever made your own vegetable broth? Let me tell you, it is 10x better than the canned stuff and so worth the extra step! The other day, I made a recipe that called for leeks – white parts only. The green stems from leeks are often discarded because …

Teriyaki-Glazed Butternut Squash Buddha Bowl

You know the easy + crispy baked tofu recipe I shared a couple weeks ago? Well, it’s back in the form of this lovely bowl of all buddha bowls. We’re talking teriyaki-glazed butternut squash, sesame-flavored mushrooms, crispy tofu, whole grains and, of course, avocado! This is where it’s at, my friends. …

Matcha Latte with Beetroot + Bee Pollen

A few weeks ago, I shared this post with you all about my journey of quitting coffee and the step-by-step process of how to actually quit. Now, I say the word “quit” but in reality I still drink coffee. My intention was never to completely quit coffee, but instead I …

Dreamy Sweet Potato Falafel

Hey guys! I decided to give this recipe a little face lift that includes NEW pictures. The recipe and content are still 100% the same. It was just high time for better pictures. Enjoy! The New Nutrient-Dense Comfort Food Recently, one of my patients asked me about the last time I had fried chicken. They …

5-Ingredient Zucchini Blueberry Low Sugar Smoothie

The low sugar craze is in full force right now and I am loving it! As a child of the 90’s, when fat was shunned and sugar was disregarded, sugar was a major part of my diet. Sweet tea, sodas, ice cream, cakes, boxed cereal, doughnuts…I ate it all. And the more …

Moroccan Spiced Chickpea + Veggie Bowl with Mango Tahini Sauce

We have a situation here, guys. A very good situation. One that: Involves lots of veggies, rice, chickpeas, and tahini sauce.  Is a mix of salty, sweet, spicy, nutty, herby flavors.  Leaves you feeling satisfied, nourished, and energized. Raise your hand if you’re with me and need this situation in your life right now? …

A Purple Hull Pea Salad

Pea Picking Memories Picking and shelling purple hull peas during my childhood summers will forever be ingrained in my head. Every summer, with large brown paper sacks in tow, my mom and sisters and I would make our way a few miles down the road to my Aunt Carolyn and Uncle Max’s house to …

Revolutionary Vegan Ceviche

Vegetarians and vegans rejoice! Ceviche is no longer off the menu for you and I have an incredibly delicious vegan ceviche recipe to prove it! Several days ago, it occurred to me how similar in shape cashews are to shrimp. That moment somehow led me to the conclusion that vegan ceviche made with cashews …