Herbal Coffee Smoothie
Are you a coffee or a tea person? This question always stumps me. I used to always be a coffee person, but after switching to a less-caffeinated lifestyle, I became the biggest tea-fiend. If you're like me, you miss the taste and smell of coffee. Something about it smells like home. Last year, I found chicory coffee, and let me tel ...
August 4, 2018
A Zero Waste Trip to the Farmer’s Market
Hello, friends! Happy #PlasticFreeJuly! In honor of this, I thought I'd share with you a little bit about my trips to farmer's markets this summer. Farmer's markets can be one of the easiest ways to shop no waste, here's why:
Fresh produce from local farmers is unlikely to be stored in plastic bags/containers
It's convenien ...
August 3, 2018
Mediterranean Orzo Salad
I'm not sure what it is about this summer, but I've been dying to go to Europe. I'm typing this while sitting beside my window, watching the rainfall, and daydreaming of soaking up some sun and dipping my feet in the Mediterranean Sea. While I may be stuck in the US for now, I'm bringing more foreign cuisine into my kitchen.
July 4, 2018
Falafel Salad + Honoring Cravings
Summer is here and my body has been craving so many fresh veggies! I believe it's super important to honor what our bodies are craving. Have you listened to yours lately?
Our bodies can tell us more than you may think. I always get the question, "How do you stop cravings?" -- Well, I don't really. And I don't believe you ...
July 1, 2018
Thai Crunch Salad
Everyone who's traveling this Summer raise your hand! Sitting with your hand down and a slight pout on your face? I'm with you. This is probably the first Summer in years I don't have any big plans. So to balance it out, I'm bringing some foreign cuisine into my kitchen.
During these hot days, I've been craving fresh, raw veggie ...
June 20, 2018
A Clean Picnic: For Your Body + The Planet
The grass is green, the sun is shining, and eating outside in May is quite possibly my favorite thing to do. Whether it's going to a local park, packing up for a road trip, or simply lounging in your backyard, it's so easy to go zero waste. Who want's to be lugging all of that trash around afterward anyway?
Picnics are always my ...
May 31, 2018
This warm weather seems like it is finally here to stay, which means it's time to get outdoors in my opinion! I love creating healthy snacks for hiking trips, so why not share one that keeps the planet healthy too?
Here are three twists on the classic trail mix recipe, which were made possible by shopping the bulk section at my ...
May 22, 2018
Forbidden Rice Buddha Bowl
In honor of Earth Day this month I only see it fitting to eat more plants. What better way than with a nourishing buddha bowl? I strive for an array of colors in every meal. I'm talking all colors, even black!
If you have yet to try forbidden black rice, I suggest giving it a go because it has so many benefits. It contains v ...
April 13, 2018
Citrus Maca Chai Smoothie
Anyone else excited that it's currently citrus season? I know I am! I've recently been learning more about chakras and why it's important to make sure they're unblocked. The sacral chakra, in particular, is responsible for feminine energy and reproductive organs. So how do you know if your sacral chakra is blocked and how do you un ...
March 24, 2018
Adaptogenic Sweet Potato Porridge
In honor of March being National Women's Month, I only found it fitting to share a hormone balancing breakfast recipe. It's warming on the digestive system and packed full of regulating nutrients. Whether you're an adaptogen pro or new to the game, Maca is one of the most popular hormone-regulating tools. Like all adaptogens, it's ...
March 10, 2018