My Favorite Overnight Oats

A simple bowl of overnight oats topped with bananas, sweet potatoes, almond butter, and my special mix of crunchy goodness. Overnight oats recently gained a lot of speed, and for good reason. It’s simple, it’s healthy, and it’s super versatile – the trifecta for my favorite kinds of foods. One qualm that I have aboutRead more

Cardamom Cashew Smoothie

This incredibly scrumptious smoothie is packed with the nutritious goodness of cashews, naturally sweetened with dates, and perfectly flavored with a dash of cardamom.  Fact: smoothies are incredible things. I love the ease of making them (caters to my laziness) and the versatility of them (indulges my creative side). Who doesn’t want to throw thingsRead more

Acai Smoothie Bowl

This vibrantly healthy and equally beautiful acaĆ­ bowl is chock full of nutrients and antioxidants, and is so easy to make at home! Added bonus: you get to add whatever toppings you want (and however much of it you want)! I’m not quite sure what caused the huge acaĆ­ bowl craze, but my theory isRead more

Lemon Ricotta Zoodles

This light and refreshing bowl of zoodles topped with a lemon ricotta sauce makes the perfectly satisfying, yet light and healthy meal that only takes a few minutes to make! Zoodles, zucchini noodles, zucchini ribbons, spiralized zucchini, whatever you call them, they’re amazing. The great thing about zoodles is that you can make them withRead more

Blueberry Lemon Smoothie Bowl

This super simple smoothie bowl is packed with antioxidants and protein, has no added sweetener, and is as vibrant in color as it is in flavor!  I’ve always been a smoothie-obsessed person, but when summer comes rolling around, I seem to get more carried away than usual. Sometimes I play around with some unconventional flavorsRead more

Triple Berry “Cheesecake” Parfait

This delicious and nutritious parfait has a berry smoothie layer and a healthy “cheesecake” layer made with cottage cheese. Topped with berries, hemp seeds and flowers, this scrumptiously beautiful dish will become your favorite breakfast, snack or dessert to entertain with (or eat all by yourself)! This is one of those dishes that made me soRead more

Ricotta Toast w/ Pear, Honey & Black Pepper

I absolutely love trying different fruit and cheese pairings. One of my favorite fruits to have with cheese is pear (and one of my absolute favorite cheeses to have with pear is manchego cheese). I grew up eating “Asian pears” which are sweet, refreshing, and a little crisper in texture than some of the otherRead more

Ricotta Toast w/ Edamame, Sesame Oil & Brown Mustard Seeds

Ricotta toast gets an Asian flair with edamame beans, sesame oil & brown mustard seeds. I could do a whole post on edemame beans. They are so nutritious (lots of protein, not so many calories), yummy, versatile, and fun to eat. You might have seen them at your Japanese restaurant, as they’re usually an appetizerRead more

Caramelized Banana Smoothie

Just read the title- need I say more? Well if you’re not convinced yet, let me break it down for you. Imagine some ripe bananas cooking in a bubbly brown sugar and butter mixture, developing its natural sugars and lovely deep caramel flavor. Then imagine those bananas being blended up into a creamy, indulgent smoothie. Are you droolingRead more

Tomato & Avocado Farro Salad with Mustard Dressing

A simple salad made of tomatoes, avocado, red onion, and farro is tossed in the perfectly sweet and spicy mustard dressing. WHAT IS FARRO, you may be wondering. Great question! I group it in the “good-for-you grains” family along with things like buckwheat, barley, quinoa, wheatberries, etc. It’s an ancient grain packed with a slew ofRead more