Pumpkin Truffles

It’s still 90º in Texas, but I’m already making all kinds of fall-themed, pumpkin snacks and treats. These whole food pumpkin truffles are perfect for fall and so easy to make. With added protein they’re a fantastic mid-day treat or post dinner dessert! Ingredients: 1/3 cup pumpkin 1/4 cup Georgia Grinders Maple Caramel Almond Butter**…

Dark Chocolate Brownies with Tahini Drizzle

Treat yourself! You’ve made it halfway to the weekend. Celebrating hump day with dark chocolate brownies with tahini drizzle. Brownies: 1/2 cup cocoa 1/3 cup shredded coconut (blended in a food processor until super fine) 1/2 cup coconut sugar 2 sq melted dark chocolate 1/4 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 2 eggs…

Strawberry Almond Milk

Good morning and happy Tuesday! Coming atcha with a recipe for creamy strawberry almond milk from scratch that’s SO EASY! I have loved making the switch to dairy free milk and have been drinking only dairy free milk for about 6 years now. Dairy products often make me feel sick and bloated (I have a…

Basic Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

Chia pudding is the perfect low sugar sweet treat for breakfast, a snack, or dessert! You can top it with fresh fruit like blueberries and mango then add other fun toppings like granola, yogurt, coconut whip, honey to make it your own. Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 cup chia seeds 2 tbsp maple…

Flourless Chickpea Blender Blondies

These only take 30 minutes to make including bake time and they are so so yummy! Could be made vegan if you sub the egg for a flax seed egg (mix 1 tbsp ground flax seed and 2 tbsp water) Ingredients: 1 can chickpeas (drained & rinsed) 1/3 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup honey 1…

Protein French Toast

I tend to stick to my go to avocado toast and eggs on a busy morning, but when I have the time I love to experiment with healthier versions of pancakes, waffles, French toast and all of those sugary breakfast comfort foods. Cold weather is coming and there’s nothing better than a warm plate of…

Paleo/Gluten Free Pumpkin Muffins with Cinnamon Coconut Icing

I Last fall my roommate and I consistently made and ate a whole loaf of pumpkin bread a week for 6 weeks. No, I’m not kidding. I stocked up on wayyyyyyy too many boxes of Trader Joes pumpkin bread mix and made one after the other. Although the TJ’s pumpkin bread IS the bomb.com I…

Vegan Nachos

So it’s obvious I’m not a vegan, but I do like to play around with vegan recipes from time to time and dairy is a big no-no for my stomach. Yesterday’s football game was the perfect excuse to remake these vegan nachos! Ingredients: Siete Foods grain-free tortilla chips 1 small head of cauliflower (finely chopped)…

Refreshing Watermelon Granita

Ingredients: 4 cups watermelon ¼ cup lemon juice 1-2 tbsp honey Instructions: Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high until smooth. Pour into a shallow pan (9×13 should work) and freeze for 2-3 hours. Use a fork to rake through the frozen watermelon mixture and spoon into cups or bowls to serve!

Zucchini and Chickpea Cakes with Sweet & Spicy Sriracha Dressing

These crispy cakes make the perfect side dish or appetizer for any meal! The first time I made these I didn’t make the sriracha sauce and let me tell you… big mistake. The dipping sauce is what absolutely made this dish 10/10 it’s spicy and refreshing and the perfect partner for these cakes. Ingredients: For…

Collagen Donuts

Donuts are yummy, fun and super cute for the ‘gram… AND they can be made with whole food ingredients baked to fluffy perfection that won’t ruin your hard work in the gym. These donuts are low in sugar and have collagen to add a little bit of protein and keep your hair, skin, nails, and…

Salmon Zucchini Burgers

Salmon burgers are something I’ve been dying to make for a while and I’m so glad I finally did because these were too freakin’ good. They only take about 20 minutes to make so these will definitely be something I make often when I’m busy and need a quick and easy meal! Ingredients: 1lb cooked…