Pineapple, Peach, Lemon, and Greens Smoothie

I’m addicted to smoothies……such a great way to get fruits and vegetables into your body! So delicious, this drink is packed with bright flavors perfect for after a workout or breakfast on the run. Filled with sweet pineapple juice, brightness from the lemon, and collard greens to get some veggies too. Grab your blender and…

Chocolate Blueberry Smoothie

I love smoothies. The combination of rich chocolate, sweet blueberries with a hint of cinnamon is so delicious! Grab your blender and try this one, you won’t regret it!  Yield: 1 large or 2 small smoothies Ingredients: 1 cup dairy-free chocolate milk 1 cup water 1 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1 tsp. cinnamon…

Banana Ice Cream

If you want a fast sweet treat bananas are the perfect option! Frozen bananas lend the perfect consistency similar to real ice cream, without the extra fat and sugar. Add in any toppings you like and you’ve got the perfect dessert. I love to add in dark chocolate chips, fresh blueberries, strawberries, walnuts, cashews, and…

Mixed Berry Smoothie

This smoothie is sweet and refreshing and the touch of cinnamon compliments the berries so well. Grab your blender and you’ll have this one done in 5 minutes. I love using frozen fruit, especially in the winter when it may not be seasonal, you can still get all the nutrients and save money too. Yield:…

Pineapple and Parsley Smoothie

This smoothie is so refreshing! The combination of fresh parsley and pineapple juice is so cleansing, and cool. This has become a new favorite of mine to make in the mornings. For quick smoothies I like to keep peeled frozen cucumber in the freezer along with bananas, and other fresh fruits to make smoothies a…

Chocolate Banana Protein Shake with Spinach

This is my morning go to. This shake is packed with healthy protein and vitamins. It’s a light and refreshing drink that keeps me full and gets me moving in the morning! Just a few ingredients and you’re ready to start the day. Grab your blender, and let’s get started. Note: This is a great basic shake…

Carrot Slaw Salad with Apples, Cherries, and Cinnamon

This carrot slaw salad is wonderfully sweet with the cherries, apples, and a touch of cinnamon. I love to make this dish around the holidays. The textures play well with each other and the flavor combination is so delicious and fall inspired. *To save time you can buy pre-grated carrots, though its more budget friendly…

Smoothie Bowl with Blueberry, Banana, Coconut, and Cashews

Smoothie bowls are an excellent way to start the day! Fresh blueberries, creamy bananas and Greek yogurt with a touch of cinnamon. Topped with flax-seeds, oats, cashews, and shredded coconut. This smoothie bowl is my new go to breakfast go to! Note: Use a dairy-free yogurt and milk found at most supermarkets. Yield: 1 bowl…

Overnight Oatmeal with Cherries, Coconut, and Cinnamon

Cherries, coconut flakes, and a touch of cinnamon, this is one of my favorites to make. It just takes a few minutes to prepare the night before and in the morning, you’re ready to start the day with a filling healthy breakfast!  Yield:  1 serving Ingredients: ¼ cup whole rolled oats 2 tbsp. golden raisins ½…

Blueberry Avocado Toast

This is a great snack for breakfast, and a great vegan option that’s full of good fats, and flavor. The blueberries give some sweetness, and together with the creamy avocado is a wonderful combination.  Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 4 slices of bread (any kind you like) 2 avocados,  pitted ¼ cup blueberries 1 roma tomato…

Summer Salad with Kiwi, Cherries, Romaine, and Red Cabbage

I love making simple salads I can make in minutes. This lovely salad has crispy romaine lettuce, shredded red cabbage, fresh kiwi, and sweet cherries. Its great on hot days, and for a quick and delicious meal at home. Yield: 1 small salad Ingredients: 1 cup romaine lettuce 1/3 cup shredded red cabbage 1 kiwi…

Strawberry Heaven Smoothie

Ah Smoothies! I love them. When I’m post-workout, or when I want a creamy sweet treat in the Summertime I’ll whip up one of these and be on cloud nine. The combination of coconut milk, strawberries, and red grapes is so delicious! Yield: 1 smoothie Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 1/2 cup frozen strawberries 6 frozen…

Cantaloupe, Banana, and Coconut Smoothie

  After a workout or when I’m on the go I love to make smoothies. You can use this formula and mix any fruit or non-dairy milk you like. I also love using pineapple, strawberries, and spinach in my smoothies. Grab your blender and let’s get started! Yield: 1 smoothie Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 1/2…

Freezer Staple: Lemons and Citrus Fruit

Good morning! I’ve always been a fan of having fresh lemons to add to my water, or green tea. I like to buy a bag of them instead of just a few. This way I can have them longer, and add them into my cooking as well. Some weeks though I don’t always go through…

Strawberry Basil Vegan Cream Cheese Spread

Strawberries are my all-time favorite, especially for breakfast! This is a simple dish that’s ready in just a few minutes. Its sweet and creamy and the touch of fresh basil really compliments the strawberries. Vegan Note: Use a tofu based dairy-free cream cheese, found at most supermarkets and health food stores.  Ingredients: 2 English muffins, bagels, or…