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Chocolate Peanut Butter Sweet Potato Smoothie

Smoothies. The self-improvement quick-fix. Always an option when we want to do something good for ourselves, but without a huge investment or life-changing reality-shattering consequences. Not feeling like getting out of bed before dawn for a two hour yoga and meditation practice? Not willing to live without your ego? Not quite ready to commit to … Continue reading Chocolate Peanut Butter Sweet Potato Smoothie

Blueberry Ginger Green Smoothie Recipe

Can a green smoothie be purple? Yes indeed! This Blueberry Ginger Smoothie is a perfect example of this smoothie paradox. I think it is totally acceptable for a green smoothie to be purple, as long as the recipe calls for a nice big handful of greens. This green smoothie recipe combines blueberries with ginger and … Continue reading Blueberry Ginger Green Smoothie Recipe

Mango Ginger Smoothie Recipe

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” ― Hippocrates One of the best benefits of smoothies is that you can choose ingredients that give your smoothie special powers. It might be hard to get your smoothie to levitate or show you the future, but if you know what ingredients to use, smoothies … Continue reading Mango Ginger Smoothie Recipe

Easy Gluten-Free Crepe Recipe (Dairy-free & No Added Sugar!)

It is possible to eat amazing crepes while avoiding wheat and dairy. The trick is to use a gluten-free flour blend that doesn’t have any strange flavors that over-power your delicate crepe. To sweeten the batter without adding sugar, we use an apple! The apple adds a touch of sweetness and more fiber, without making the crepes … Continue reading Easy Gluten-Free Crepe Recipe (Dairy-free & No Added Sugar!)

Healthy Vegan Pizza Recipe

Warning! This is no ordinary pizza, but that is to be expected if you want a healthy, vegan, gluten-free alternative pizza. This vegan pizza recipe has tons of flavor and texture and is wheat-free, dairy-free, and soy-free. Unlike many gluten-free vegan pizza recipes, it doesn’t involve any fake cheese or strange-tasting alternative flour crust. This … Continue reading Healthy Vegan Pizza Recipe

Healthy Pumpkin Waffle Recipe (Vegan)

I must confess that winter squash is not my favorite food. And if my husband hears the word “squash” you can be certain he’s thinking of running out the door to pick up Chinese take-out. Nevertheless, we prefer to eat what’s in season, and the health benefits of winter squash are substantial. (Winter squash like … Continue reading Healthy Pumpkin Waffle Recipe (Vegan)

Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies (Whole Wheat & Vegan!)

In my quest to develop a healthy whole grain cookie with little added sugar, I made dozens of cookies. While all of them were edible, some were mediocre at best. My poor husband had to eat many reject cookies before I finally succeeded! I am very fussy when it comes to food, so all the … Continue reading Healthy Oatmeal Raisin Chocolate Chip Cookies (Whole Wheat & Vegan!)

Dark Chocolate Mousse Pudding Recipe (Vegan)

Dessert doesn’t have to be unhealthy! It is possible to make delicious versions of the food we love using wholesome, healthy ingredients, like dark chocolate–a SuperFood! Research indicates that dark chocolate seems to contribute to heart health by lowering blood pressure and increasing blood flow.1 Excellent! Let’s eat some. And don’t let the dairy industry fool you … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Mousse Pudding Recipe (Vegan)

Spinach Mango Smoothie: Green Smoothie Recipe #3

We’re almost halfway through the Green Smoothie 30 Day Challenge and the effects of drinking a green smoothie every day are definitely noticeable! This is a hyper busy month for me, and I have a lot more energy after drinking my daily green smoothie dose. I’ve also been saving time because a smoothie only takes a couple … Continue reading Spinach Mango Smoothie: Green Smoothie Recipe #3

Easy Homemade Blueberry Pancake Recipe (Vegan)

This homemade pancake recipe is super healthy while still fluffy and delicious. I’ve always suspected that it’s possible to make healthy versions of desserts and other treats, and this blueberry pancake recipe confirms my suspicion! This easy pancake recipe uses blueberries, apples, flax seeds, and whole wheat. The pancakes are also vegan, dairy-free and have no added … Continue reading Easy Homemade Blueberry Pancake Recipe (Vegan)