A Registered Dietitian’s View on Macro Counting & Reasons Why Macro Counting Might Not Be a Good Idea

This post has been long waited for. I’ve had many requests for my opinion on this topic, but truthfully it’s taken me a while to write because I wanted to find the best words to clearly explain my feelings. Before I start, please keep in mind that these words are strictly my opinion that has […]

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Fast & Easy Homemade Raspberry Swirl Ice Cream: No Churn Needed!

This Fast & Easy Raspberry Homemade Ice Cream is the perfect, refreshing summer dessert.  It’s smooth, creamy and packed with delicious freeze-dried raspberries. This recipe really is the epitome of summer desserts. It’s cold, fresh, creamy…does it get any better? YES—actually it does! This recipe uses minimal ingredients and equipment. All you need is: A bread loaf pan (for […]

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Cilantro Lentil Hummus

This Cilantro Lentil Hummus is made with lemon, coriander, cumin, and fresh cilantro adding the perfect Hispanic flare.  It makes a delicious snack to take to work or school, and would be a great healthy recipe to make for a Super Bowl party or potluck.   Like traditional chickpea hummus it has sesame tahini, olive oil […]

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Roasted Veggies, Kale, & Chickpea Buddha Bowl + Information on How to Cook Chickpeas

Buddha Bowls are a big bowl of plant-based goodness. This Roasted Veggies, Kale, & Chickpea Buddha Bowl recipe is a sweet and savory dish that would satisfy vegans and meat-eaters alike. It’s loaded with multiple kinds of vegetables, fiber- and protein-rich chickpeas, and a maple-tahini sauce that’s so good you’ll want to put it on everything. Chickpeas are often called garbanzo […]

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Raspberry Coconut Quinoa Power Bowl

Eating my meals out of a bowl is one of my favorite things. Whether it’s a big salad, a Buddha bowl, fruit, pasta, smoothies, breakfast, etc. you name it, and I’ll throw it into a bowl. You know, I like to get fancy. This Raspberry Coconut Quinoa Power Bowl is a, no-exception, no fuss meal that […]

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Curried Quinoa & Red Lentil Soup

Despite the fact that we have had a few warmer days here in Utah (in January even–crazy right!?) my desire for soup never went away.  I could eat soup throughout the whole year; especially this Curried Quinoa and Red Lentil soup! I love this soup because of the strong Middle Eastern flare and flavor that […]

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Chocolate Avocado Cookies

I love dessert. Plain and simple. I love to indulge in the unchanged, real & raw treats, but I also love to mess around in the kitchen and make healthier substitutions. I’ve tried a lot of different dessert recipes that have vegetables and chocolate in them; brownies with spinach, cupcakes with zucchini, chocolate cake with squash. […]

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Kick bad health in the gut with Kefir!

What is kefir & why is it important? So what exactly is this magical drink? Watch me explain what it is, how to make it at home, and learn how to make my favorite breakfast smoothie here. Kefir is a yogurt-like, fermented drink, traditionally made using cow’s milk or goat’s milk. It originated in the […]

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Homemade Chocolate & Sea Salt RX Bars

With New Year’s resolutions being made this Homemade Chocolate & Sea Salt RX Bar Recipe comes with perfect timing! This recipe is made with natural, whole ingredients that come together super quick and pack a healthy dose of protein. The RX bars are very similar to a Lara Bar, but in my opinion have a […]

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Gluten-Free Almond, Poppy Seed Scones

Rediscover a delightful morning breakfast in these Gluten-Free Almond, Poppy Seed Scones drizzled with a sweet almond glaze. This easy, gluten-free scone recipe has a special place in my heart, and in my recipe box. Out of all my gluten-free baking recipes this one is my #1 favorite of all time!! They’re soft, tender, and […]

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