classic chicken soup
recipes, soups

Classic Chicken Soup in a Slow Cooker

Is there anything better than classic chicken soup on a cold day... or really any day? Every year I get really into soups when the weather turns cold. I have my regular go-to's like this and this. But what I enjoy just as much as my old favorites is trying new things and experimenting with… Continue reading Classic Chicken Soup in a Slow Cooker

chocolate brownie cake
desserts, recipes

Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownie Cake

This peanut butter chocolate brownie cake I made last week was just way too good not to share. I found the recipe, thanks to my aunt, who recently introduced me to Sweet Laurel, a whole-foods bakery near where she lives in Los Angeles. If you haven't heard of them yet, you gotta check em out… Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Brownie Cake

slow cooker chicken tortilla soup
recipes, soups

Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

Don't you love it when your food matches the holiday? This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup is the perfect healthified cold-weather classic that just so happens to be festive with all it's red and green too. This slow cooker chicken tortilla soup recipe is so easy. I know the ingredients list may look long, but… Continue reading Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

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

seeduction bread
breakfast, recipes

Seeduction Bread – An Egg-Free Paleo Bread Recipe + How to Shop for a Bread Worth Buying

I was playing around with my seeduction muffin recipe trying to make this egg-free, paleo bread recipe and I had one of those moments when you realize how much your life has CHANGED. The old recipe required a food processor and a couple extra ingredients that turns out this recipe really just doesn't need. That… Continue reading Seeduction Bread – An Egg-Free Paleo Bread Recipe + How to Shop for a Bread Worth Buying

whole chicken slow cooker recipe
mains, recipes

The Easiest Chicken Recipe You’ll Ever Make 

This whole chicken slow cooker recipe is the one thing without fail I make every single week. I can't believe it's taken me this long to post it because it's a recipe I'm constantly sending my clients who are looking for help making quick, healthy meals. This couldn't be easier or take less time to… Continue reading The Easiest Chicken Recipe You’ll Ever Make 

how to cut a spaghetti squash
mains, recipes

The Trick to Cutting Up Spaghetti Squash & The Perfect Sauce and Meatballs

OK, so I know in my "I'm Back!" post I said I didn't have time to take a zillion pictures while cooking anymore, but get this, I actually started this post three years ago... I've been wondering how I was going to find the time to get this blog up and running again and there it was, a near… Continue reading The Trick to Cutting Up Spaghetti Squash & The Perfect Sauce and Meatballs

cauliflower dip
recipes, snacks

Creamy Cauliflower Dip

One of the biggest lessons I've learned from changing my diet is when you close a door on one food, there's a window that opens. And it's a chance to experiment, be creative and discover something new. Four years ago I started on this journey of healing my body naturally and along the way have had to give up… Continue reading Creamy Cauliflower Dip

pumpkin almond butter dip
recipes, snacks

Pumpkin Almond Butter Dip and Pumpkin Week on Facebook

Calling all pumpkin lovers.... drop that pumpkin spice latte (for real, do you know what's in that cup?!) and listen up. Do you want a real pumpkin fix? You see, there's a big difference between "pumpkin-flavored" and the real deal. So this week I'm sharing my all time favorite pumpkin recipes and treats made with real… Continue reading Pumpkin Almond Butter Dip and Pumpkin Week on Facebook

spiralized zucchini
mains, recipes

Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Pesto + The Veggie Spiralizer

It's the first week of fall and while everyone else is blogging about pumpkin flavored soup, smoothies, muffins, cookies.... I'm stuck in summer mode. As excited as I am to move on to fall, I'm still savoring the last few tastes of summer, like the basil, zucchini and tomato in this dish. The light, refreshing flavors feel and… Continue reading Zucchini Pasta with Avocado Pesto + The Veggie Spiralizer