apricot almond bars

With only four ingredients, this recipe is a quick and easy way to bring apricots into your life. Enjoy their high potassium, heart-energy benefits, with a no-bake, keto-friendly recipe for all ages. Learn more about Apricots and their health benefits by checking out my previous post: Rejuvenate & Open Your Heart with Apricots   Ingredients…

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avocado mousse

If you are like me, you either have too many perfectly ripe avocados at one time, or none at all. I eat at least ½ of an avocado a day and was seeking another creative way to make good use of my very ripened gems before they went bad. I found it! And it’s a…

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Instant Pot Chicken Carnitas

Sick of standard tacos? Running out of dinner ideas? This recipe has you covered. Its flavorful, keto-friendly, great paired with a soft taco shell, as a quesadilla stuffer, on top of a salad or as a dinner main course with veggie sides. And best yet – it can all be done in the Instant Pot.…

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Instant Pot Maple Garlic Chicken

Looking for a one and done when it comes to dinner these days? Look no further. And chances are you have all the ingredients already. I also added in some easy substitutes in case your cabinets are running bare during COVID times. This dinner fix is quick, easy and paleo friendly, gluten-free and soy-free.  …

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healthy vanilla latte

Starbucks anyone? Making your coffee at home during COVID isn’t the same as your fave go-to spot.Try this DIY Healthy Vanilla Latte to brighten your mornings!   INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup almond milk, or your favorite non-dairy plant milk, unsweetened [pre-heat to get to room temperature or warmer first] 1 TBSP maple syrup 1 TBSP vanilla…

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3 ingredient brownie

Self-care comes in all styles and let’s face it, sometimes we need chocolate!!! What better than a healthy, grain-free, vegan style approach to getting your sweet tooth fix and a little mental release.   *Sourced directly from Cancer Free with Food and the talented Liana Werner-Gray Ingredients ¼ cup cacao powder 1 cup nut meal (almonds or…

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vegan tahini halva

“Open sesame…” as the saying goes. and you’ll want to with this super simple, tasty treat. What I love most about this is that it’s packed with health benefits from each ingredient! Sesame Seeds Tahini is made from sesame seeds and delivers more than your recommended daily needs of Calcium (10%), Iron (15%) and essential…

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chicken pesto sweet potatoes

Prep Time: 10 min [5 for pesto] Cook Time: 8-10 min (chicken via Instant Pot) + 15 min (sweet potato via Instant Pot) Ingredients 1/2 cup organic, raw walnuts  4-5 cloves garlic 2 cups organic spinach kale, or other dark leafy greens [ideally fresh but can sub in frozen] 2/3 cup olive oil [or avocado oil] 1 1/2-2 TBSP fresh lemon juice…

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chocolate hemp protein balls

Hemp seeds are rich in healthy fats and essential fatty acids. They are also a great protein source and contain high amounts of vitamin E, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, magnesium, sulfur, calcium, iron and zinc. And have other health benefits like warding off heart disease, minimizing PMS and menopause symptoms and clearing up skin issues. [*source:…

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coconut flour naan bread

I was looking for something different to complement my new love of Indian foods and off I went to discover the world of lectin-friendly Naan Bread. Usually a carb-haven and something I’d previously avoided, Naan seemed like the right fit but how?? There it was – all praise coconut flour!! And while store bought wrap…

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