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  1. Ultimate Vegan Pizza

    Being dairy-free has had it’s ups and downs, when I first gave up dairy I struggled with the idea of no longer being able to have mac and cheese, grilled cheese sandwiches or my favorite pistachio ice cream.  But after a few weeks I got used to my dairy free lifestyle – I had been able to find a lot of alternatives that tasted almost identical to the real stuff... Read More

  2. Making The Time: Ending Procrastination

    If you are someone who is constantly rattling off your to-do list in the back of your mind you can actually be HINDERING your progress.  By overthinking you are putting your mind into overdrive and it can feel overwhelming and exhausting.  Create some free space in your mind today by “decluttering your thoughts“. Take a second to write down EVERY LITTLE THING that is in your head, and I mean EVERYTHING.  Then cross out the things... Read More

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. How to Have the Best Week Ever

    Having a lazy Sunday may be tempting but that usually results in a not so great Monday.  If you just complete a few of these easy tasks I promise that your week will be a whole lot better – it’s all about the preparation. 1. Clean Out Your Fridge: anything that is going bad or looks questionable throw it out – start your week fresh and clean. 2.  Write out... Read More

  9. It’s Pumpkin Season! Time To Try My Pumpkin Spice Latte Waffles

    It’s pumpkin season again – which means it’s time to start experimenting with this delicious and nutritious squash!  I decided I was going to get real “basic” with this recipe and make a breakfast dish with one of the most popular combinations out there right now – pumpkin and coffee!  Check out my gluten free version of “Pumpkin Spice Latte Waffles” topped with my vegan cream cheese and a yummy... Read More

  10. Chia Seed Pudding in Less than 5 min!

    No matter how far along you are on your journey to better health or how motivated you are – some days you are just not going to feel like putting a lot of time and effort into what you eat.  This is why so many people slip back into their old ways – take out, fast food and microwavable meals are just so EASY, but at the end of the day they leave... Read More