creamy chocolate cashew soft serve ice cream

september’s push to preserve summer has been stirred and swirled to create a creamy chocolate cashew soft serve ice cream. it’s healthy enough to eat for breakfast, treat enough for an after dinner desert, and does NOT require an ice cream maker or special blender. what?! and did i mention it only has five ingredients? this dairy and soy free delight can be made vegan or not depending on your sweetener of choice. typically i prefer using... Read More

cold-brewed iced coffee concentrate

are you a fan of summertime iced coffee drinks but don’t always want to run past your favorite shop to pick it up? no worries, i’ve always got your back with a do-it-yourself cold-brewed iced coffee hack. more chill for the dog days of summer. this iced coffee hack takes 5-10 minutes of effort to put together and 8-12 hours of waiting as it brews. beware, it’s a high octane concentrate that could potentially knock your caffeine... Read More

healthy dairy-free banana split

looking to eat healthy, have a little bit of fun while you do it AND not spend hours in the kitchen? then you are in the right place because i have a dairy-free banana split recipe that is as easy as 1-2-3. what you’ll need: a couple ripe bananas superfood soft serve ice cream topping such as: chocolate sauce, crunchy buckwheat, honied almonds, nuts and seeds, cacao nibs, fresh or frozen berries, maybe a sweet cherry on top, etc. if you’re... Read More

gleaming the cube

unlimited hours in the kitchen to create one beautiful healthy meal after another would make it an easy task to keep ourselves healthy. let’s get real, that kind of time on a consistent basis is rare and as we slide into summer, spare time becomes even more challenging to find. my heat beating, money and time conserving, chill everything summertime vibe? cube it. gleam every cube….make every cube gleam because i have limited space in... Read More

plant-based walnut tacos

this rawcipe is a plant-based walnut taco building experience. it’s not quite chipotle but, in my opinion, it’s better because you can make it at home. it’s as simple as having seasoned walnut taco meat, great guacamole and a head of purple cabbage on hand. in no way shape or form am i a chipotle hater. it’s a great, mostly healthy, fast food joint that seems to have food morals  i’m happy to support. when i’ve... Read More

my coco cilantro green smoothie

sugar, sugar or honey, honey? sugar and sugar alternatives are all the rage. it’s no secret too much sugar does not do a body good. everyone and their sister would like to knock it out of their diet in every which way, shape and form. however, many struggle before ultimately giving up. been there. done that. and it was a miserable experience. for health purposes there was a period of time i quit consuming sugar in every form. including fruit.... Read More

the ultimate march madness healthy menu

3 weeks. 67 games. roughly 800 players. 1 team left standing. it’s not crazy, it’s just sports. and it’s march. march madness. the madness of march is filled with excitement and happiness, as well as lots and lots of heartache. one shining moment can make or break an entire season. every game is a chance to survive and advance or pack up and head home. for those of us glued to the games from our own screens, well, we’re going... Read More

turmeric-inphyused dairy-free mylk latte

  the turmeric-inphyused mylk latte is a dairy-free drink that supports your body’s defense against disease. with a creamy nut or seed milk base, a dash of ground black pepper and the sweetness of raw unpasteurized honey or maple syrup this immune boosting tonic will be your go-to. turmeric boasts a distinct yellow color and a warm, peppery, slightly bitter flavor. it is loaded with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties plus it’s... Read More

be your own barista: dandelion root lattes

via @wellandgood instagram health is a funny game. everyone has a different take on the one thing they ate or did that brought them ultimate success. however, in my experience, that’s not exactly how it works. every person is as different as every single body that exists. what works for one might not work for another and in order to find the way we need to be willing to explore our own health. that’s the work i do not only as a health... Read More

healthy holiday recipe round-up and DIY gifts

the busyness of the holiday season is settling in and here’s a round-up of my favorite healthy holiday recipes. the great news is they also double as DIY gifts. feeling a bit like one of santa’s little elves as i’ve been on the hustle making chocolate candy bars for my crew. for those on my list that don’t care for dark chocolate (yes those people exist) there’s a white chocolate version being made as well.  for... Read More