Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pie

This year I made my own birthday cake. How else are you supposed to get exactly the cake you want if you don’t make it yourself? Having returned from Puerto Rico that week, I wanted to keep up with the vegan deliciousness. Also, after eating so many whole foods and no processed sugar, cake and … Continue reading Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pie

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Chai Spiced Almond Butter

Happy Easter weekend! I finally had some time to get back in the kitchen today and baked through all the top recipes on my to-do list, and then some. This recipe was actually a by-product, but I had the almonds, spices, and food processor out, so I couldn’t resist. Once the kitchen is messy, another … Continue reading Chai Spiced Almond Butter

Black Forest Oatmeal

When I wake up on weekends, I usually spend the first 10 minutes in bed, scrolling through Pinterest to see if anyone posted any delicious looking breakfast recipes. Usually, nothing catches my eye (or stomach), and I proceed to scroll through my own pins. Some day, I really will make one of the five versions … Continue reading Black Forest Oatmeal

On the Go: Overnight Oats

I made it through my first week of work! If it hadn’t been for mason jars and overnight oats, I might have gone back to eating way too many Clif bars a day… But with my oats sitting in the refrigerator in a portable jar every morning, I could eat them en route to work. … Continue reading On the Go: Overnight Oats

Almond Pulp Cookies — Three Ways

Here they are: three ways to use the leftover pulp from homemade almond milk. If you were to examine what I’ve eaten between the hours of 8am and 6pm this week, I’m pretty sure everything would involve almonds. But all used in such different ways that you would never know! Here are three almond pulp … Continue reading Almond Pulp Cookies — Three Ways

Food of the Week: Bananas

After taking a holiday weekend break last week, I am back to posting a food of the week each week. I’ll pick a fairly basic or simple food, describe its health benefits, and then suggest a few recipes or ways of eating it. I’m open to suggestions each week! This week, I have chosen a … Continue reading Food of the Week: Bananas

Clean Eating Part 1: Breakfast

Last week, my aunt, cousin, and I decided to partake in a “clean eating challenge.” I had found this challenge on Buzzfeed, of all places, when it showed up on my Facebook newsfeed a few weeks ago. It is a two-week challenge consisting of a meal plan made up of three meals and two snacks … Continue reading Clean Eating Part 1: Breakfast