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  1. Getting Great Skin NATURALLY!

    Why is skin SO important?  Well when you think about it – our skin has a lot to do with the first impression we make on people – it is a visible indicator of our health and vitality.  In a world full of instagram filters and photoshop wouldn’t you rather feel good about the REAL thing? So here’s the deal… 40-50 million American’s battle acne  85% of the US population... Read More

  2. Banana Bread Muffins with a Superfood Twist

    So I had these bananas sitting in my kitchen for FAR too long, they got good and brown and my boyfriend was ready to throw them away when I remembered “WAIT!  Those are perfect for banana bread!”.  After saving these bananas from a pointless death I decided that if I didn’t get into the kitchen right then and there that these banana bread muffins would never happen.   I have been... Read More

  3. The Best Vegan Pizza EVER

      One of the hardest things about giving up dairy was giving up my love for cheese – no more pizza, mac and cheese, or grilled cheese sandwiches has been a struggle.  I have tried every vegan cheese under the sun, and nothing quite hit the spot like the real stuff – that’s until I tried Miyoko’s Kitchen fresh “Mozzarella”.  This stuff melts and brown just like real cheese – it does... Read More

  4. Vegan Chik’n Nuggets

    Here’s the thing – going vegetarian for most people is this super scary thing.  No one is denying meat tastes amazing, for most that is not the reason they go vegetarian.  For me going vegetarian started out as something I did for my health and then eventually it developed into doing it for something that is bigger than me.  To find out how going vegetarian changed my life check out my... Read More

  5. Vegan Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

    Because Thanksgiving isn’t over for me yet (and because my throat is feeling extra sore today ) INGREDIENTS: 5 ounces (1 and 1/2 cups) pumpkin 1 (13.5 ounce) can coconut milk 1 (13.5 ounce) can light coconut milk 1/3 cup organic maple syrup 1/4 cup molasses 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice 2 tbsp chopped walnuts & almonds Pinch of salt DIRECTIONS: 1. Food process all except nuts... Read More

  6. Vegan Mac and Cheese for Thanksgiving!

    BEFORE YOU START READING: I just wanted to let you know I created a whole thanksgiving recipe book just for YOU!  Check out other awesome recipes like this one before turkey day here Thanksgiving – for many this time of year is a blessing and a curse.  While spending time with family is fantastic (for most) it also can be scary to be outside of your comfort zone when your... Read More

  7. Dinner Made Easy: Tempeh Veggie Bowl

    One of the biggest mistakes my clients make when first starting the whole “healthy lifestyle thing” is trying to start TOO BIG.  We think that our meals need to be fancy and complicated – but some of the best meals are the ones that take the littlest amount of effort to make. Take the pressure off your self and start with a simple but delicious recipe like my “Tempeh Veggie Bowl!”... Read More

  8. Chickpea Tahini Salad

    Fall is here, which means it is time to bust out the crock pot, start making soups, stews and anything with pumpkin – but before we fully make the transition from summer to fall make yourself one last salad. What I love about this recipe is that it’s still hearty enough to fit the profile of a fall recipe – the garbanzo beans and kale are both packed with protein,... Read More

  9. Gingerbread Mug Cake

    As a health coach it’s important that I’m always staying on top of the newest health crazes – and while this specific diet has been around for ages it seems to have been increasing in popularity due to its effectiveness. This diet I am talking about is called “Ayurveda”, it be defined as a system, which uses the inherent principles of nature, to help maintain health in a person by... Read More

  10. 5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

    Do you feel like you’re eating all the right things and working out like crazy but seeing no results? Here is a few reasons why you might be struggling to shed the pounds.   1. You’re Stressed. when you’re stressed out your body goes into what I call “threat mode” instinctively our body thinks we may be in danger and so we end up producing more of the hormone “cortisol”... Read More