Iced Golden Milk Latte (Dairy Free)

Iced Golden Milk Latte (Dairy Free)

Summer is coming our way pretty quickly and honestly, I’m excited! I’ve never been much of a hot weather person, but I love the vibes that come along with warmer temperatures. There’s a sense of lightness, freedom, and relaxation. It’s just an incredibly peaceful time of year and I love it. But, along with all … Read More

Loaded Zucchini Cookies (Gluten Free, Vegan)

Loaded Zucchini Cookies (Gluten Free, Vegan)

Those who have seen my recipes before know that I have a huge sweet tooth. But I also have a passion for all things healthy! So, I’ve taken to making sweet treats with a healthy twist. A few months ago, I developed my Banana Bread Breakfast Cookies (with a no sugar added option), but not … Read More

Simple Gluten Free Dairy Free Pancakes

Simple Gluten Free Dairy Free Pancakes

Last Sunday morning, I woke up craving pancakes. There’s just something about a hot stack of flapjacks to kick off a day of rest, ya know? But due to having to remove gluten and dairy from my diet for a bit to test for sensitivities, I couldn’t do my usual buttermilk pancakes. So, obviously, I … Read More

Vegan Spinach Parsley Pesto

Vegan Spinach Parsley Pesto

This last week I went to an acupuncturist for the first time to help with some of my chronic pain issues. Because it’s probably the result of inflammation, she suggested some dietary changes. I bet you can guess where this is going; no dairy and no gluten. Luckily, she said to cut those things out … Read More

7 Road Trip Must-Haves: 20 Hours on the Road

7 Road Trip Must-Haves: 20 Hours on the Road

Last week was spent on the road with my mom, driving from the Central Coast of California to the Front Range of Colorado. It’s a road trip I’ve done countless times before, and I swear it never gets easier. It takes about 20 hours one way, so we usually spend the night somewhere in Utah. … Read More

Chocolate Chip Sunbutter Power Balls

Chocolate Chip Sunbutter Power Balls

A few weeks ago, I was discussing blog stuff with my dad on the phone (so grateful for his support). Somewhere in the conversation he asked if I could develop a recipe for him, and of course I said yes. He asked for an easy snack full of protein and healthy fats, with minimal sugar, … Read More

Simple Sunflower Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl

Simple Sunflower Sweet Potato Noodle Bowl

You guys, I’m super bad about eating lunch. Like, I’ll usually have something, but it’s usually just the most convenient thing I can find. I hate cooking lunch. In the middle of the day, I’m usually doing something else and don’t want to prepare food. Often times, my family has a bunch of leftovers in … Read More

5 Obscure Pantry Staples

5 Obscure Pantry Staples

If you’ve read any of my recipes or followed my instagram account, you know that I sometimes use some pretty obscure ingredients. Not all of them are that hard to find, but just often aren’t commonly used. While I have been introduced to some of these items on Instagram, I have done my own research … Read More

Sunflower Butter Brownie Bites

Sunflower Butter Brownie Bites

Wandering the aisles of Trader Joe’s the other day, I was looking for something new to try. When I saw the unsweetened sunflower butter, I got pretty excited. I’ve had sunflower butter before and LOVED it, but I had not tried theirs. After seeing that the only ingredients were sunflower seeds and salt, I knew … Read More

Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

Strawberry Cheesecake Smoothie

Well the biggest rain storm of the year has finally cleared here in California and the first day of Spring has come to pass! That means more sunshine, warmer temps, and more time spent outside! While I tend to be more of a fall and winter kind of girl, I am definitely looking forward to … Read More