Pumpkin Apple Muffins

Pumpkin Apple Muffins

I was enjoying my last piece of pumpkin banana bread the other day, and let me tell you – I was savoring that slice!  I just kept thinking, “wow, I need to bake more of this!”  Of course, going a day without pumpkin spice in October…

The BEST Zucchini Bread

The BEST Zucchini Bread

Who doesn’t love a slice of sweet, flavorful, and moist zucchini bread?  I have had several versions of (very good) zucchini bread, but this one surely tops them all.  I just can’t resist grinning and letting out a huge mmm hmm when I take the first…

Vegetable Dumplings

Vegetable Dumplings

I am not exaggerating when I say I eat at least 10 of these in one sitting!  They are just the tiniest bit addicting.  Thank goodness the recipe makes 48 – enough for several days worth of snacking!  With a fusion of Asian flavors mixed…

Vegetable Egg Bites

Vegetable Egg Bites

There were two good things that came out of a tiring 46 hour travel “day” from Australia:  I adjusted very quickly to the Eastern time zone, and I got inspiration for these egg bites.  After three flights and 36 hours of being in planes and…

Berry Chickpea Salad

Berry Chickpea Salad

Spring always calls for fresh greens, and this dish complements the season perfectly!  With vibrant berries and a bit of goat cheese, there is a great balance of sweet and tangy.  However, the real star is these sweet curry roasted chickpeas!  With an Indian inspired…

Chia Seed Pudding Parfait

Chia Seed Pudding Parfait

Switch up your breakfast or snack with this super easy chia seed pudding parfait! Perfect for a pre/post-workout snack, chia seeds offer many benefits such as omega-3 fatty acids and antioxidants. In addition, the chia seed pudding parfait is vegan, dairy free, paleo, and gluten…

Sweet Potato Apple Salad

Sweet Potato Apple Salad

I make this salad every time I have any leftover sweet potatoes, without fail!  I’ve even roasted some sweet potatoes just to make this salad.  It has become one of my favorites, due to its balanced nature and sweet flavor.  Overall, this vegan meal is delightful, colorful, and…

Vegetable Lettuce Wraps

Vegetable Lettuce Wraps

Iceberg lettuce was the only kind of lettuce I would eat when I was younger.  I loved the crunch of the white part, even though it had virtually no flavor.  Things have completely changed now, as I usually opt for more leafy greens, thanks to…

Lucky Bones Noodle Bowl

Lucky Bones Noodle Bowl

This warming noodle bowl will soothe your mind and body while exciting your taste buds.  The recipe stars the lucky bones soup blend from Aha Pure Foods, a natural, plant-based soup company.  It has rosemary, bok choy, and great gut-cleansing properties.  Get yours here.  …

Vegetable Chili

Vegetable Chili

Consider this:  It’s getting dark outside and it’s almost dinner time. Once again, you’re at a loss for what to make. Something warm, comforting, and hearty sounds good, but you don’t want to spend a whole lot of time in the kitchen. Oh, and healthy…

Superfood Farro Bowl

Superfood Farro Bowl

This vibrant dish has a unique flavor combination that will bring a party to your taste buds!  It is vegan, gluten-free, and takes only about 10 minutes to prepare.  Besides being totally delicious, it is also quite nutrient dense.  Here is what each ingredient brings…

Edamame Hummus

Edamame Hummus

My kitchen gadget inventory grew recently when I picked up a mini food processor, and I could not wait to use it!  The next day, while getting distracted at the grocery store (like I often do), I found myself looking at the different types of…

Hawaiian Muffins

Hawaiian Muffins

A little bit tropical, a little bit sweet, a little bit plain delicious!  Banana, pineapple, and coconut intermingle in this simple muffin recipe.  Plus, this breakfast treat is on the healthier side 🙂    

Artisan Avocado Toast

Artisan Avocado Toast

Avocado toast is certainly toward the top of my “best breakfasts” lists.  Why?  It’s healthy, delicious, and so simple to prepare!  This version adds goat cheese and black beans for a scrumptious twist on the trendy toast.  A good source of healthy fats and a…

Warm Farro Salad

Warm Farro Salad

This warm farrow salad makes for a healthy, balanced meal without requiring much time and effort.  Full of flavor and texture, this dish is a perfect weekday lunch or dinner!  The chickpeas are vital, but feel free to play with the other vegetables in the…

Pineapple Balsamic Salad With Farro

Pineapple Balsamic Salad With Farro

Elevate your lunch regimen with this nutritious salad!  Combining pineapple and balsamic creates a perfect balance of sweet and tangy, and the farro adds a lovely chew, not to mention whole grains.  The goat cheese provides some tartness, and the walnuts add earthiness and texture. …

Vegan Apple Cinnamon Rice Pudding

Vegan Apple Cinnamon Rice Pudding

This is another wonderful fall treat that will warm your heart and your taste buds.  It is naturally sweet with the maple syrup and apples, hearty thanks to the brown rice, and has a lovely cinnamon spice twist.  

Pumpkin Banana Bread

Pumpkin Banana Bread

Pumpkin bread and banana bread merge in this delightful fall recipe, and let me tell you – it’s delicious!  With a mouthwatering balance of sweetness and pumpkin spice, good luck eating a single slice!     Wondering what to do with the leftover pumpkin?  Check…

Healthy Pumpkin Soup

Healthy Pumpkin Soup

All the fall flavors come together in this warming recipe.  Complete with pumpkin, sweet potatoes, apples and a festive spice blend, you’ll want to snuggle up with this healthy soup every day. To make this nourishing bowl of goodness, start by dicing the sweet potatoes,…

Pumpkin Spice Parfait

Pumpkin Spice Parfait

What’s better than cuddling up in a cozy blanket with an autumn candle and pumpkin spiced granola parfait? In honor of the first day of fall, I created this delightful parfait that has an aroma as rich and earthy as it tastes. Layered with crunchy…

Blueberry Banana Muffins

Blueberry Banana Muffins

As an ambitious girl with a busy schedule and a passion for eating a balanced diet, I am always looking for ways to make recipes healthier and more efficient.  On top of being absolutely scrumptious, these blueberry banana muffins accomplish both of those things. By…

Mini Muffin Trio

Mini Muffin Trio

This mini muffin trio is not only super cute, but beyond delicious. With vanilla spice, orange blueberry, and cherry chocolate chip flavor variations, these little muffins make for a great snack when craving something sweet and scrumptious! It’s almost impossible not to smile when taking…

Pear & Balsamic Crostini

Pear & Balsamic Crostini

This Pear & Balsamic Crostini makes a delicious appetizer for a party or even a snack at home. With an elegant and sophisticated appearance, this recipe is surprisingly simple, quick, and easy to make in large batches for guests. With the perfect amount of sweetness…

Peach and Berry Toast

Peach and Berry Toast

Getting creative with toast is a great way to switch up your morning routine.  Try this peach and berry toast for a easy, balanced, and satisfying breakfast!  

Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Apple Cinnamon Rolls

The addition of apples and cinnamon to bread certainly adds a wow factor that brings delight to each bite.  Cinnamon and apples has to be one of my all time favorite flavor combinations, it just tastes so good!  However, you can easily substitute the filling…

Baked Vegetable Spring Rolls

Baked Vegetable Spring Rolls

These savory vegetarian spring rolls are extremely delicious with lots of flavor! They are packed with protein from the edamame beans and tofu, healthy vegetables, spices, and Asian sauces to give it a lively tang. In addition, they contain significantly less oil than typical spring…

Vegan Power Blend

Vegan Power Blend

This dish is super quick and easy to assemble, and it makes for a delicious and healthy lunch. I love making this vegan blend with leftover brown rice and quinoa for a nutritious snack before practice because of its health benefits and energy boosting properties.…

Salads

Salads

This vegan salad is packed full of nutrient dense super foods and makes for a beautiful, balanced lunch! Greens (ex: spinach, kale, spring greens) Quinoa Edamame Walnuts Avocado slices Dried cranberries Blueberries Carrots Orange maple vinaigrette Pineapple balsamic salad… sweet and tangy! Greens Farrow Pineapple…

Holy Guacamole Toast

Holy Guacamole Toast

Avocado toast is definitely a new trend for a reason! Not only does it add some flavor to your breakfast or lunch, but it is packed full with healthy fats and nutrients. Avocados are rich with essential nutrients like potassium, fiber, vitamins, and so much…