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Superfood Banana Split

I love this place called Infiniteus Rocks and Juice in Wicker Park in Chicago. They have the best juice and a sweet rock shop in the back. They also make pretty wicked snacks. They make this banana split dish with superfoods. After having it, I went home in an attempt to make my own. I’ve…

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Very Berry Imlak’esh Superfood Bowl

If you haven’t caught on by now, I make about everything in these bowls my sister throws. It all started with the good ol’ smoothie bowls. Toss a little fruit and some nut milk into a blender, top with some superfoods. Bada bing, bada boom. This company called Imlak’esh Organics has the most rad superfoods….

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Energy Mastery Energy Balls

We went on this retreat to Palm Springs and there was no food processor in the house. I was the chef for the weekend. Luckily there was a potato masher so I get a little bicep work in. That thing came in handy for the black bean burgers, hummus, and beet hummus. Our plan for…

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Chocolate Chip Matcha Energy Balls

I was rolling up some matcha energy balls in my mom’s kitchen before having dinner with my parents and grandparents the other night. I had to beg my mom to be my taste tester. She even said, “why would anyone want those?” I’m not really sure why she was so nervous. After taking a bite…

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Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

I was known in college as “Mama Ridge.” This was probably in part due to the fact that I made chocolate chip cookies nearly every day. I try to avoid gluten and dairy as much as possible so to be honest, I have probably made chocolate chip cookies once or twice in the last three…

Pumpkin Oat Energy Bites

Pumpkin, Oat, Sacha Inchi Seed, Chocolate Energy Balls

Sacha Inchi seeds have been my ingredient of choice over the last week or two. They’re so interesting and have the perfect nutty flavor. If you hang out with me often, you’ll know that I always am bringing around random foods for people to try. So if you’ve been with me in the last two…

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Chickpea Cookie Dough Energy Balls

My college friends used to call me “Mama Ridge.” I’d constantly have chocolate chip cookies on deck for the Brooksiders to scavenge after a night out in Columbia, Missouri. Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are packed with fiber and protein. According to Medical News Today, chickpeas contain a mineral called selenium. This mineral helps…

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Banana Bread Crockpot Oats

A thought flashed over me of the idea of using the crockpot for breakfast with some simple steel cut oats. Now steal cut oats are great and all but they take about 30 minutes longer than rolled oats to make. As you know, those 6ams yoga classes I teach come with quite the early rise…

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5 Superfoods to Try Right Now

Superfoods are an interesting way to pack a few more nutrients in your everyday dish. These five superfoods are filled with benefits. There are a ton of superfoods but here are a few you can try in your next salad, smoothie bowl, or even ice cream! Goji Berries These fruity little guys are amazing! They…

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B-A-N-A-N-A Bread Muffins

These banana bread muffins are so simple and tasty. Pop one in on the go! I even added a little cacao nibs for a chocolatey kick! Bananas contain potassium and vitamin B6. Want to dive into your banana bread sooner? You can place the bananas in a brown paper bag to get them to ripen…