Tag: Healthy

Peanut Butter Banana Toast

Peanut Butter Banana Toast

Peanut butter banana toast is such a simple, delicious, and balanced breakfast!  It is definitely one of my go-to dishes when I am pressed for time.  However, this version elevates the flavors and textures past the basic three ingredients by adding chia seeds, cinnamon, granola, 

Easy Homemade Granola

Easy Homemade Granola

I’m sure a lot of people would agree that granola is a total pantry staple.  It certainly is for me!  As one of my favorite toppings on oatmeal, chia seed pudding, and Greek yogurt parfaits, it is rare I go a day without eating some 

Lion’s Mane Risotto

Lion’s Mane Risotto

This dish pairs all the goodness and flavor of aha Pure Food’s LION’S MANE soup with a hearty texture from cauliflower rice.  The best part, however, is the simplicity.  It requires only two ingredients, LION’S MANE and cauliflower, and takes less than 10 minutes to 

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 

Blueberry Banana Protein Pancakes

Blueberry Banana Protein Pancakes

These pancakes are sure to bring a bright start to your morning, especially since this recipe is a healthy twist on classic blueberry pancakes.  These blueberry banana pancakes are just so energizing and nutritious!  From oats to banana, Greek yogurt, and eggs – they’ve got 

Vegan Southwestern Soup

Vegan Southwestern Soup

For those times when life gets hectic, make this vegan recipe a go-to.  It’s an ultimate winter comfort meal!  With plenty of protein and healthy carbs from the beans, a hearty chew from the rice, and a strong balance of vegetables, this soup is quite 

Apple Pie Energy Balls

Apple Pie Energy Balls

These apple pie energy balls are great for a sweet pick me up, and they are super good for you!  Healthy and delicious, this recipe comes together in just five minutes.  A total win-win-win if you ask me!  Simply combine all of the wholesome ingredients in 

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 

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.  

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Healthy Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

Let’s get one thing straight: you simply HAVE to make these pumpkin spice pancakes.  I promise you won’t regret it!  Breakfast for dinner, or breakfast for breakfast, they are the perfect fall treat.   They smell amazing, they taste even better, and they are good for 

Granola Bites

Granola Bites

These granola balls are such a yummy and healthy grab-and-go snack.  Fruity, nutty, and chewy, they are so much better than standard granola bars you find in a grocery store.  For one, they are cute and bite sized, so you can just pop a few 

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, 

Overnight Berry Parfait

Overnight Berry Parfait

Treat yourself to dessert for breakfast with this overnight berry parfait!  This recipe is one of my favorite on-the-go breakfasts because of its sweet and satisfying nature.  Balanced and healthy, it makes for a perfect start to your day.  Simply prepare the night before and 

Tropical Rice Pudding Parfait

Tropical Rice Pudding Parfait

This rice pudding parfait is like no other!  Both pudding recipes are great on their own, but combining them creates something absolutely fantastic.  The banana pairs perfectly with the black rice and offers natural sweetness, where the peach delightfully compliments the jasmine rice and vanilla 

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 

Healthy Savory Pancakes

Healthy Savory Pancakes

These vegetable packed pancakes started out as an experiment, but they actually turned out AMAZING – almost like fluffy veggie burgers!  Savory and full of flavor, try these quick and easy pancakes when you feel like something out of the ordinary.  With a little blender 

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 

Super Easy Super Seed Protein Pancakes

Super Easy Super Seed Protein Pancakes

These pancakes are so quick and easy!  A few pulses in the blender and a flip on the griddle, then voila!  Packed with approximately 30 grams of protein per serving and zero “unhealthy” ingredients, this recipe is an absolutely delicious recovery food!  Plus, the berry 

Super Smoothie Bowls

Super Smoothie Bowls

Smoothie bowls are one of my favorite breakfasts… they are just so quick, healthy, energizing, and, above all, delicious!  Here is a list of some of my favorite creations… Pretty Pink Protein Smoothie Bowl     This pretty pink creation is one of my go-to 

Southwestern Power Wrap

Southwestern Power Wrap

This recipe is super versatile, and can be altered to fit your tastes and dietary needs.  However, it is extremely wholesome, quick, easy, delicious, and makes for an balanced, energy boosting meal no matter how you make it!  Here’s what I put in this wrap 

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 

Easy Multigrain Bread

Easy Multigrain Bread

Baking bread may seem like a daunting task, but I promise most of the work involves waiting for the dough to rise!  Plus, it is totally worth it… this homemade bread recipe is so much tastier, healthier, and fresher than most breads you find on 

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 

Açaí Bowl

Açaí Bowl

I first discovered açaí bowls (English spelling acai pronounced ah-sah-EE) on a trip to California.  One bite in, and I was wondering why I had never experienced this “it tastes like dessert for breakfast but is actually good for you” vibe.  The mouthwatering flavor and