Blueberry Dark Chocolate Chunk Smoothie

Blueberry Dark Chocolate Chunk Smoothie - plant based, plant strong, vegan, antioxidant rich, delicious, smoothie

This simple smoothie is dark and rich, but not too sweet. It is a healthy powerhouse of nutrition.

It’s a great way to start out your morning especially if you are cutting back on sugar and aren’t quite in the mood for greens.

Did you know that women who regularly consume blueberries are purported to […]

No Bake Chocolate Oat Balls (Cookie Recipe – Vegan, GF, nutrient-dense)

Try these delicious No Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Balls (gluten free, dairy free, vegan, nutrient-dense). You can whip up a batch in five minutes!

These little No Bake Chocolate Oat Balls totally remind me of my childhood and feeling loved. My awesome mom would often make the traditional version of these for an after school snack (Thanks, Mom!). Then when I was old enough to use the stove, I loved to make them by myself.

Now that I have […]

Tamari Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Try this recipe for savory and slightly spicy Tamari Toasted Pumpkin Seeds


I have to admit that Halloween is my least favorite holiday; I’m totally NOT into the scary part of the holiday. However, there are some things I like about it. I love watching my kids have fun dressing up and being silly. I like getting together with friends to trick or treat. I […]

Chocolate Almond Cookies Four Ways – Healthy Cookie Recipe (Vegan, GF, Raw)

Healthy cookie recipes - Chocolate Almond Cookies and Chocolate Almond Thumbprints

After you’ve made that delicious, creamy almond milk you are left with a pile of almond pulp. What do you do with it? Here are some healthy cookie recipes to use up the almond pulp and feed the hungry crew at the same time. There are four variations – two raw and two cooked. All […]

Simple Dark Chocolate Truffles and Orange Cashew Balls – Healthy Recipe

Four variations of truffles - mostly raw, vegan

Nothing says Valentines Day like truffles. Here are some healthy, whole-foods truffles recipes for you to indulge your sweet tooth, but also care for you body!

Happy Almost Valentines Day!

Four variations of healthy, yummy, whole-foods truffles


Yea for LOVE!

Chia Love

and for Chocolate!

Chocolate Truffles




Here […]

Spicy Lemon Crunchy Chickpeas

A savory, healthy snack! - Spicy, Lemon, Crunchy Chickpea Recipe

I LOVE crunchy savory snacks like chips and crackers, and I am so happy I discovered kale chips and these little gems! This is totally guilt-free snacking. The fiber in the beans is awesome for you, plus you get a dose of plant-based protein while you snack.

These are highly adaptable. Use whatever seasonings you […]


I’ve been getting a lot of questions about chia seeds lately so I thought I’d share what I have learned. First things first – Yes, these are the same seeds mentioned on those catchy TV commercials of yesteryear featuring the wacky terracotta figurines sprouting bright green hair.

While they haven’t […]