Snickerdoodle oat energy bites

Snickerdoodle Oat Energy Balls

Snickerdoodle cookies are probably my favorite of all time. I have a sweet obsession with these energy bites I’ve been making lately and snickerdoodle just had to be checked off the list. These had oats in them, which made them a little dry. I will probably be trying them with cashews and almonds and no…

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Blue Mermaid Smoothie Bowl

A smoothie bowl the color of the ocean? What on earth? Well it took me about three weeks to get my hands on this crazy ingredient just to make a dang blue smoothie. You might say I have a passion for making food into art. The process began with a search on Amazon for “blue…

purple cauliflower soup

Purple Cauliflower Soup

In my effort to taste the rainbow, I whipped together this purple cauliflower soup. Yes, purple cauliflower is actually a thing. There is no dye in it either! There are also purple carrots and purple potatoes. However, they all taste the same. If you want to use regular potatoes, carrots, or cauliflower, that is up…

chocolate, coconut, date energy bites

Chocolate, Coconut, Date Energy Balls

When I start to get that chocolate craving, cacao powder is my go-to! It’s absolutely delicious in energy bites and many other things. Stay tuned for my chocolate milk I’ll be making in the next few weeks for my chocolate-obsessed sister, Grace! Anyhow, these bites are a perfect thing to pop in before a yoga…

overnight oats

Maple, Cinnamon, Chia Overnight Oats

When my 6AM classes approach throughout the week, the mornings come quite early. Overnight oats are a simple breakfast recipe you can make in advance and have multiple times a week. Add in chia seeds for extra fiber that will keep you going until lunchtime. Serves: 2 Hands-on time: 5 minutes Total Time: 8 hours,…

mango smoothie bowl

Burst of Sunshine Mango Smoothie Bowl

What a fun way to add some sunshine to your breakfast? I love the yellow color of the mango and the mango provides many health benefits. Mangos are said to have antioxidants that protect against colon, breast, leukemia, and prostate cancers. Mangos help clear the skin, improve eye health, and lowers cholesterol. The cauliflower is…

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5 Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas

One of my health coaching clients is doing an experiment to try a bunch of different breakfast options and observe how her body feels. Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day! You can eat breakfast food for pretty much any meal. I like to switch it up because I get pretty bored of having…

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Carrot Cake Energy Balls

Energy balls are a go-to for my weekly routine. I have made some almond date balls or chocolate date power bars. This week, I opted for the carrot cake energy balls and boy, do they taste like a scrumptious treat! Shredding the carrots is a bit of a trick but once you get past that, they’re a piece…

spicy butternut squash soup

Spicy Butternut Squash Soup

It’s freezing cold outside and all you want to do is cuddle up in a cozy blanket. A nice bowl of hot soup would do just the trick as you look out the window and see the snowflakes coming down. Maybe it’s rain and 47℉ if you’re in the city of Chicago on February 7th….

roasted chickpeas

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Toss the chips, these roasted chickpeas make for a great snack. Watch out; they are highly addictive. I started with a spicy chickpea recipe but I know, there are more upon the horizon. I used a little smoked paprika, chili powder, turmeric and cayenne on this batch. The cayenne gave it just the kick for…