mashed cauliflower with parsnips
recipes, sides

Dairy-Free Mashed Cauliflower + Parsnips

I never in a million years would have thought mashed cauliflower and parsnips tasted so good. I mean, yeah, I'm a huge veggie lover (obviously), but I gotta admit "mashed cauliflower" isn't exactly tempting... Of all the things you can do with cauliflower - roast it, rice it, pizza-crust it... mashing it has gotta be… Continue reading Dairy-Free Mashed Cauliflower + Parsnips

roasted chickpeas
recipes

Crunchy Spiced Roasted Chickpeas + The Trick to Making Beans Easier to Digest

Now imagine half the pan gone... cause that's what this scene looked like after 15 minutes out of the oven. I'm telling you these roasted chickpeas are addictive. That should really be my "is the 'healthy' version actually good test"... how much survives the cooling process. In this case, the roasted chickpeas scored high marks.… Continue reading Crunchy Spiced Roasted Chickpeas + The Trick to Making Beans Easier to Digest

dairy-free orange creamsicles
recipes

Dairy-Free Orange Creamsicles

You know when you eat something you remember from your childhood it immediately takes you right back to where you were, and even how you felt? That's what it was like when I tried this dairy-free orange creamsicle recipe for the first time. Of course the ones from back when I was a kid were not dairy-free.… Continue reading Dairy-Free Orange Creamsicles

healthy road trip snacks
health

The Best Healthy Road Trip Snacks

We're leaving for the beach this week so naturally I started thinking about what healthy road trip snacks I needed to stock up on a week ago. I still haven't gotten sunscreen. Or washed my new swim suit. Hats! Ack, I was supposed to order beach hats for the girls and I totally forgot. Oops....… Continue reading The Best Healthy Road Trip Snacks

black bean salsa
recipes, salads

A Salad That’s Also a Dip: Black Bean Salsa Salad

I've said it before and I'll say it again - you know you've got something special when a salad can also be a dip. This black bean salsa salad is EVERYTHING. I threw this mess of deliciousness together before heading to dinner at a friend's house recently and it was such a hit that I… Continue reading A Salad That’s Also a Dip: Black Bean Salsa Salad

dairy free ice cream
recipes

The Ice Cream You Can Eat for Dinner

My kids ask for ice cream for dinner all the time. Finally I got tired of saying no... "OK, let's make ice cream!".... Banana ice cream! Pick your battles, right? This is one I'm happy to lose. Because nutritionally it beats just about anything else they'd choose. And we can skip the whole part where… Continue reading The Ice Cream You Can Eat for Dinner

radish greens
dressings, recipes

Don’t Toss Those Radish Greens… Make This Nutrient-Packed Pesto Instead.

Yes, in case you're wondering, this radish greens pesto is one of those stem-to-end, use every part of the plant recipes. I love that kind of stuff, don't you? I've always hated wasting food. It drives me bananas when I have to throw something out because we just never got around to cooking it. It… Continue reading Don’t Toss Those Radish Greens… Make This Nutrient-Packed Pesto Instead.

homemade superfood dark chocolate
desserts, recipes

A Superfood Dark Chocolate That’s Better and Healthier Than Anything at the Store

This homemade superfood dark chocolate is made with way better for you ingredients and NO refined sugar. Because, let's face it. Chocolate is inevitable. But here's my philosophy on chocolate: if you're gonna do it, eat the good stuff. Like, you could just snag a Hershey's Kiss from the candy jar... but why waste it… Continue reading A Superfood Dark Chocolate That’s Better and Healthier Than Anything at the Store

paleo chocolate chip cookies
desserts, recipes

The Chocolate Chip Cookie That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

If there was such a thing as a healthier chocolate chip cookie, this would be it. Wait, let me rephrase that.... I should say if there was such a thing as a healthier chocolate chip cookie that tastes like a real chocolate chip cookie, THIS is it. I've been so overwhelmed with the holidays this… Continue reading The Chocolate Chip Cookie That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

paleo spaghetti sauce
mains, recipes

THE Best Spaghetti Sauce + The Secret to Cooking with Herbs and Spices

I'm pretty sure this spaghetti sauce recipe I'm sharing with you today is the best spaghetti sauce I've ever made. It's the best spaghetti sauce for a few reasons. 1.) It's so delicious, hearty, flavorful and comforting 2.) It could not be easier to make. I thought my spaghetti and meatballs was as easy as… Continue reading THE Best Spaghetti Sauce + The Secret to Cooking with Herbs and Spices