because eating healthy doesn't always come naturally

Recipes

All  Purpose Fudge

All Purpose Fudge

The name says it all! Versatile, delicious, and just sweet enough. This fudge is amazing. Serious game changer. I don’t keep sweets on hand because it’s way too hard to not mindlessly snack or overdo it. But if I’m really craving something sweet, I whip […]

Southwestern Chopped Salad

Southwestern Chopped Salad

I have been getting the most awful heartburn lately. I don’t know if it’s unavoidable at 33 weeks pregnant, or if it means my baby girl will come out with lots of hair (fingers crossed!). Regardless, my eating habits really plummeted, especially with healthy things. […]

Granola Bars

Granola Bars

It astounds me how much sugar, preservatives, and needless junk gets put in granola bars these days. I hate how much you have to pay for one bar, and then they are so small they don’t even put a dent in your hunger. Because I […]

Dark chocolate peanut butter cups

Dark chocolate peanut butter cups

Chocolatey Peanut buttery And just a little sweet Gluten, dairy, and soy free, vegan, low in sugar These peanut butter cups are amazing, and because they only use healthy ingredients, you can enjoy them guilt free! No refined sugars, hydrogenated oils, or toxic preservatives.  They […]

Salt and Vinegar Roasted Chickpeas

Salt and Vinegar Roasted Chickpeas

I don’t know about you, but fall weather makes me crave crunchy, salty snacks. It’s really easy to choose potato chips, especially if they are kettle cooked. Yum…. But potato chips are also empty calories and are often fried in toxic oils. And that just […]

Pumpkin Spice is in the Air!

Pumpkin Spice is in the Air!

It’s October, the leaves are changing, and we had our first cold day of the year today. If it wasn’t already, it is now officially fall! With the start of another beautiful autumn, there are a few classics you can count on making an appearance […]

Peanut Butter Banana Brownies

Peanut Butter Banana Brownies

  I can’t remember the last time a recipe changed my life so significantly. I found this recipe on Pinterest, and was blown away at how amazing these brownies were! I was expecting them to be good, but in a fake dessert kind of way. […]

How to make your own coconut milk

How to make your own coconut milk

About a year ago, my husband starting experiencing awful intestinal inflammation. It took months of cutting out various foods, such as dairy and meat, and adding supplemental curcumen and fish oil, but we finally got it under control. My husband can now tolerate meat and dairy, […]

Mostly vegan alfredo

Mostly vegan alfredo

About a year ago, my husband was forced to eliminate dairy and meat from his diet. We were already eating gluten free at this point, so this didn’t leave very many exciting options for his meals. A quick trip to the local health food store […]

How to shop for produce at Costco

How to shop for produce at Costco

How to shop for produce at Costco Costco is awesome! I love the industrial feel of the store, and you can’t beat the prices. There are not many choices for each product, which I actually appreciate. I waste far too much time comparing products when I […]