Baking, food, nutrition, recipes, wellness

Black Bean Brownies

Black beans in brownies?? YES! This trend has been around for a few years now. The first time I made black bean brownies was in 2015...I was getting ready to pack up my car and move to California to attend Loma Linda University to become a registered dietitian.  Before I left for school, I made… Continue reading Black Bean Brownies

nutrition, recipes, wellness

Homemade Granola Bars

Another one of my go-to mid day snacks! Perfect for a pre-workout snack or dessert. This recipe is a variation of my chocolate chip peanut butter energy bites  , and they are  even easier to make. Essentially using the same ingredients with different ratios, this recipe does not require any ball-forming but just a simple mixture… Continue reading Homemade Granola Bars

Breakfast, food, nature, nutrition, wellness

Shamrock Skewers

No, I didn't take the time to shape my kiwis into actual shamrocks, BUT this is a fun little activity you can do with the fam! So simple, yet so satisfying and a great snack option to add to your St. Patrick's day festivities.     Such a simple little festive treat! How are you… Continue reading Shamrock Skewers

Baking, Breakfast, food, nutrition, recipes, wellness

St. Patty’s Pancakes

What better way to begin St. Patrick's Day celebrations than to make green pancakes! I used my almond & oat flour pancake recipe and adjusted the wet ingredients so I could add...wait for it... SPINACH! Yes, I went there. If there is any way I can add veggies to my meals, I go for it.… Continue reading St. Patty’s Pancakes

Baking, food, nutrition, recipes, wellness

Cauliflower Crust

By now, y'all know my love for pizza...but it is not something I eat very often because it leaves me feeling bloated and lays heavy on my stomach. However, my FAVORITE alternative is cauliflower crust, and I am so excited to finally share my recipe with you all! I am sharing my "mini" crusts so… Continue reading Cauliflower Crust

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Kale Shakshuka

You guys, I've been wanting to try this "shakshuka" thing for a while... Shakshuka is a traditional African dish of poached eggs in a simmering tomato sauce...however, thanks to Molly Yeh, I was inspired to try the kale shakshuka version.   See Molly Yeh's original recipe here-- my recipe is adapted from hers.   Enjoy! … Continue reading Kale Shakshuka

food, nutrition, wellness

Using Spiralized Veggies

Happy National Nutrition Month!   I am so excited to share tons of recipes and nutrition tips all.month.long! Starting TODAY with spiralized veggies. Making its debut sometime in 2015, spiralized veggies were the nutrition trend when I started nutrition school. I remember helping instruct food demos at health fairs on how to make "zoodles", or… Continue reading Using Spiralized Veggies