Pumpkin and Chocolate Mini Muffins

These incredibly moist and tasty marbled Pumpkin and Chocolate Mini Muffins are made with wholesome ingredients, naturally sweetened and gluten-free! Ingredients: 2 bananas, mashed 1/3 cup canned pumpkin 1/3 cup maple syrup 1/3 cup coconut flour 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ½ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon aluminum-free baking powder ¼ cup cacao powder 2 tablespoons… Read more »

flourless lemon almond cake

Flourless Lemon Almond Cake

It’s summer, and I love to treat myself to a little tasty snack on a hot day. Enjoy this lemony, flourless goodness for a mid-day treat or even to end your evening with loved ones. I love this easy-to-make recipe; it’s simple and easy on the sweeteners. You can make it as individual serving sizes… Read more »

Lemon Poppy Seed Bites

Makes: 16 bites  •  Prep: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1-1/2 cups almond flour (168g) 3 tablespoons coconut flour (22g) 1/4 teaspoon turmeric (optional, creates yellow color)  1/8 teaspoon salt  1 tablespoon poppy seeds  1/4 cup maple syrup  Zest of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon of lemon juice  1 teaspoon almond extract  1/4 cup coconut butter, softened… Read more »

Shrimp Cauliflower Rice Stir-Fry

In keeping with my low-carb meal plan, I’d like to share my version of Shrimp Cauliflower Rice Stir-Fry. This meal is easy to make, full of flavor and great texture. In place of animal protein, you can also make this recipe with shitake mushrooms, tofu or just by cutting the additional veggies into larger pieces… Read more »

Healthy Chocolate Brownies

These brownies from Brenda Bennett of Sugarfreemom.com are Lauren’s favorites. (Mom makes them for her all the time!) These gooey, tasty chocolatey delights are simple to make and especially good with So Delicious vanilla bean coconut milk non-dairy frozen dessert. They are so healthy, you can even have them for breakfast! Prep Time: 10 minutes… Read more »

Simple Spiced Scottish Porridge

Many of us are welcoming the New Year with new lifestyle and eating habits. Personally, I believe it’s time to clear my digestive tract and flush out those accumulated pandemic and holiday toxins. Over the holidays, I indulged in hearty breakfasts, lunches and dinners, so it is time to simplify my morning routine.  If you’re… Read more »

Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

It’s a new year and time to press the reset button! I believe that we’re all more than ready to begin 2021 with a clean slate and hope for a better tomorrow. The past year has been challenging for all of us (good riddance 2020!), and nourishing ourselves through the difficult times is absolutely critical.… Read more »

Lemony Kale and White Bean Soup

Lemony Kale and White Bean Soup

Servings: 4  Ingredients:  30 ounces of cooked cannellini beans (2 cans) 1 ½ cups of chopped kale (remove stems) you can also use spinach, Swiss chard or collard greens 4 cups low sodium vegetable stock (or chicken broth) 1 tablespoon olive oil or avocado oil 1 large yellow onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely… Read more »

Bread with Butter

Rosemary and Garlic Flaxseed Loaf

With our current crisis, I have personally chosen to take better care of my overall health. However, it’s difficult to be a foodie and make healthier choices, especially when you’re emotionally governed by the chaos in today’s world. And it seems that during these uncertain times, my need for simple carbs subconsciously increases. If I… Read more »

Sprouting 101

Although hot summer temperatures may be making it hard to grow our own food, sprouting seeds and microgreens indoors can offer a great opportunity to nourish our bodies. These nutrient powerhouses can be grown right on your own countertop in just 3-7 days. The benefits are numerous, and the process is simple and fun. If… Read more »

Let Food Be Thy Medicine

“Let food be thy medicine.” — Hippocrates, the father of medicine Facing today’s COVID, cold and flu outbreaks, our focus should be shifted to supporting the wonderfully complex immune system that protects us from foreign invaders. The best weapon against any disease is always prevention. To build that weapon, we need to feed our bodies… Read more »

Chocolate Almond Peanut butter Cups

Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

Who doesn’t love chocolate and peanut butter? Back in the day, a king-sized Reese’s didn’t stand a chance around me. Now, with a healthier diet, I have found you don’t have to give up this addictive combo; simply change the ingredients for a guilt-free (and nutritious!) pleasure. These Chocolate Almond Peanut Butter Cups from raw… Read more »


Deliciously Dehydrated

You can’t talk about good health and proper nutrition without focusing on hydration as physical dehydration can land you in the emergency room.  But eating dehydrated food can have quite the opposite effect on your body. The dehydration process seals in nutrients and provides delicious snacks with a long shelf life. Dehydrated food can be… Read more »