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

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

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

how to create drool worthy superfood parfaits

superfood filled dairy-free coconut yogurt parfaits have rapidly become a daily event in my world. they are a cinch to throw together, loaded with nutrition and have upwards of four gazillion different variations. maybe not that many but you get the picture. quite often i hear people say they don’t have time to put together healthy meals because of hectic schedules whether it is raising children or keeping up with careers and school studies–or... Read More

date donut holes

juicy medjool dates and unsweetened shredded coconut are two ingredients you will almost always find in bulk in my kitchen but a traditional donut? not so much. i do have fond childhood memories of the sweet deep fried cakes as an occasional sunday morning specialty and an iced crawler was my absolute favorite. it was a surefire way to get me to drink a glass of milk. the iced crawler doesn’t have the curb appeal a sprinkled, fluffy frosted... Read More

raw vegan pie crust

it is beginning to feel a bit like fall around here and fall makes me think of pie, more specifically the crust of pie. personally i have always been more interested in the pie crust than the actual filling and quite often that is the only part of the pie i’m interested in eating.  this is a healthy raw vegan pie crust recipe that consists of a walnut and pecan nut base and it is fruit sweetened with medjool dates, in my opinion not too much... Read More