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Vanilla Cinnamon Oatmilk Latte

Vanilla Cinnamon Oatmilk Latte

Did you have Monday off? I did- for the first time in years! Martin Luther King Jr. Day is one of those holidays that isn’t always a holiday for some of us, but then again when you work in healthcare: there are no guaranteed days […]

Sweet Potato Everything Pancakes

Sweet Potato Everything Pancakes

Sweet potatoes are amazing. They are filling, tasty with a hint of sweet, easy to cook with, cheap, and nutritious! Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A, and a very good source of vitamin C, and vitamin B. They are also full of potassium and […]

Brussel Sprout and Kale Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Brussel Sprout and Kale Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

The first week of the new year is suppose to be the start of a new healthy habits: full of waking up early, hitting the gym, and eating healthy. I have a full list of New Year’s Resolutions, read about them here! But, so far all […]

What Should I do with My Christmas Leftovers?

What Should I do with My Christmas Leftovers?

What to Do with Christmas Leftovers: 6 Recipes that have nothing to do with the holidays and can kick-start your New Year’s Goals. Christmas dinner is great the first time, usually the second time around 11pm, and probably even the third time for lunch the next […]

Cinnamon & Ginger Baked Pears

Cinnamon & Ginger Baked Pears

What if I told you that you could eat dessert for breakfast? And what if I told you that this breakfast dessert was actually healthier than a lot of breakfast foods? When you think ‘dessert for breakfast‘ you may be thinking about chocolate croissants (my […]

Almost Vegan Nutella Pumpkin Pie

Almost Vegan Nutella Pumpkin Pie

Since going “mostly” dairy free this summer, I’ve felt a lot of great changes in my body. I feel lighter in the morning, I don’t get as bloated throughout the day, and I had visible abs for the first time ever (for a short while). […]

Pumpkin Spice Sweet Potatoes

Pumpkin Spice Sweet Potatoes

Pumpkin Spice Sweet Potatoes are a recipe from my new eBook: A Healthy(ish) Guide to Christmas Dinner. Get your free copy by entering your email at the top of this page!  Most people go crazy for pumpkin spice in September and October, and then forget […]

Turmeric Ginger Latte

Turmeric Ginger Latte

Turmeric Ginger Latte is a recipe from my new eBook: A Healthy(ish) Guide to Christmas Dinner. Get your free copy by entering your email at the top of this page!  Turmeric is probably one of those spices you’ve seen and heard about, but don’t really […]

Rosemary & Thyme Roasted Carrots

Rosemary & Thyme Roasted Carrots

Trader Joe’s Herb Pots Trader Joe’s has the cutest little herb plants by their front doors, miniature pots of thyme, rosemary, basil, and sage for $2. A few weeks ago I bought some Sweet Basil and  Thyme (because, why not?!) for our kitchen. They were […]

Balsamic Brussel Sprouts

Balsamic Brussel Sprouts

Most people I know either love or hate brussel sprouts, there isn’t much in between. I obviously love them, my mom loves to tell this story: When Amanda was really young, we were in the check out line at Trader Joe’s. The cashier asked Amanda […]