Chocolate Chunky Cookies

These cookies are my absolute favorite. I made them last year for the first time around Christmas and I am finally adding them to the blog. These chunky cookies are so chewy and moist. They are dairy free, gluten free and grain free.  I love them for the holidays but honestly, they should be enjoyedContinue reading “Chocolate Chunky Cookies”

Gingerbread Loaf

Over this past weekend I got really excited about creating.  Getting creative sounds a lot easier than it is. Some days ideas are just flowing, others you need to go out in search of inspiration. I had intended to make a gingerbread loaf but it took me some thinking. I really wanted to get creativeContinue reading “Gingerbread Loaf”

My Paleo/Plant Based Lifestyle Journey

If you’ve peeked around my blog, you’ve probably seen me mention that I’ve been a vegetarian since I was 13 years old and I’m currently 27. So it’s been over 11 years and it is simply a part of me now. When I first went plant based I became “different” to a lot of peopleContinue reading “My Paleo/Plant Based Lifestyle Journey”

Chickpea Cookie Dough Brownie Bites

I love working with so many different ingredients. There are so many veggies and fruits that can be used in many different recipes. Especially BEANS!  Beans are so versatile. They are great in tacos and chili, and great in desserts! This recipe calls for chickpeas and you wouldn’t even know it if you were blindfoldedContinue reading “Chickpea Cookie Dough Brownie Bites”

A Guide To Staying Healthy And Sane(ish) Over The Holidays

But seriously, the holiday season truly is a magical time of year. But it can be stressful.  I have had many years of being overwhelmed by the holidays. Between all of the parties and shopping it can get exhausting. I created this guide for anyone who wants to avoid burn out over the crazy beautifulContinue reading “A Guide To Staying Healthy And Sane(ish) Over The Holidays”

Travel Tips and Essentials

Since moving across country two years ago, I’ve had to do A LOT of traveling. A lot of long trips and some trips that I’ve had to jump on a 5 hour red eye and back the next day. Traveling is not easy, especially if you don’t like to fly. Up until about 6 yearsContinue reading “Travel Tips and Essentials”

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

There is nothing like a classic chocolate chip banana bread. I’ll be honest, I am typically a banana nut bread kind of girl but this chocolate chip banana bread is so satisfying. We make a batch of this bread almost every single week on Sundays. It makes mornings so much easier. I don’t have aContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Banana Bread”

Paleo- Friendly (Vegan) Stuffing

Thanksgiving is upon us. I get very nostalgic when it comes to holidays. Growing up i never did the same thing for Thanksgiving. Some years were spent with alot of family, some years at the Thanksgiving Day parade in NYC. But I know that every year was filled with a ton of food and cryingContinue reading “Paleo- Friendly (Vegan) Stuffing”

Attaining an Eco- Friendly Lifestyle

I will be the first to tell you that switching over to a more sustainable and eco- friendly lifestyle has been one of the greater challenges I’ve faced in trying to sustain a healthier lifestyle. I totally hear it when people say how its sounds almost impossible. It is definitely not a “switch it allContinue reading “Attaining an Eco- Friendly Lifestyle”

Grain-free Granola

Granola is one of those things that will always remain a staple in my home. I love trying new brands, but there is something so special about homemade. DIY granola is a great breakfast, a great smoothie topper, ice cream topper, snack, its awesome on an apple with some nut butter, it can even makeContinue reading “Grain-free Granola”