Ginger + Turmeric + Mandarin Madeleines //

“In our own ways we all break. It is okay to hold your heart outside of your body for days. Months. Years. At a time. Heal.” — Nayyirah Waheed March 1st would have been my 4th wedding anniversary. I speak candidly about this because of how grateful I am for the journey of my marriage [...]

Vegan+Gluten-Free Biscuits // 

You guys: I'm originally from Florida, and we take biscuits very seriously there. When I initially stumbled upon the Minimalist Baker's recipe for vegan biscuits, I thought it must be too good to be true. I decided to take it to a whole new level of crazy and make them gluten-free as well. Honestly, I [...]

4 Ingredient Crockpot Apple Butter // Served 4 Different Ways!

Autumn is my favorite season for hosting and having good people over for great conversation...and food. Last night, I had some friends over for a game night, and my kitchen suddenly entered a fall frenzy. I wanted to cook something up that would be simple, easy on the budget, but incredibly festive. This tasty recipe only requires about 10 [...]

Vegan Yerba Mate Green Tea Latte

Confession: I love green tea lattes, but used to have a really bad way of telling myself they were "healthy" (it's green, right?!) while ignoring the 30+ grams of sugar per serving. Unfortunately, sugar hasn't been my friend for a while. Sugary drinks leave me feeling jittery, burnt out, and sick to my stomach. I [...]

Simple Summer Spaghetti

Summer is the perfect time to grab those fresh herbs and crisp veggies and throw together an easy meal that is colorful and flavorful! Today, I am sharing one of my favorite recipes for a lighter spaghetti option during these warm summer nights. This fresh dinner will make your kitchen look like a garden! Simple [...]

4 Ingredient {Healthy} Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Cookies

This recipe has truly become one of my favorite treats to bake for any occasion. Why? It is healthy, easy, affordable, and the best part...delicious. Even if you don't consider yourself a baker, this simple recipe will make you feel like Betty Crocker. 4 Ingredient Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Cookies Ingredients: -1 cup of nonfat [...]

Red, White, and Blue Chia Seed Pudding

Happy 4th of July, friends! I hope you have a fantastic day no matter how you are celebrating. Before I head off to my festivities {picnic with the husband, American food, movie, and fireworks}, I am going to share a super easy, healthy recipe with you that is perfect for any occasion! Chia seed pudding [...]

Post-Workout Sweet Treat

Have you ever had one of those days where working out is just not at the top of the priority list? Sometimes, I find myself in the midst of laundry, writing, blogging, cleaning, cooking, walking the dog, and plenty of other tasks, so when I muster up the strength and energy to do yoga or [...]

Clean, Green, Fighting Machine!

Just a couple of years ago, if you had told me I'd be sipping on a drink for LUNCH that was green, I'd say no thank you. While eating and living a healthy lifestyle is important, my thoughts are that it shouldn't be torture. That's why this smoothie recipe is going to change your life. [...]