Gluten-Free Pancakes with Oat Flour
I have tried to make my own gluten-free pancake mix for years now. I'm not talking about those banana-egg-protein pancakes. I shouldn't even say pancakes, I'm sorry, they're just not. I'm talking about fluffy little clouds of heaven. The other day all I had on me was oats, as they're inexpensive and I don't always keep nut flours s ...
March 26, 2019
Peach Tahini Smoothie
My favorite, and easiest, way to do a Whole30 approved breakfast is to make a simple smoothie. I have a go-to recipe for sure, but it's key to mix things up during the month if you find yourself tiring of routine.
Smoothies are my favorite because you can pack all of your nutrients in an easily digested drink while not sacri ...
October 9, 2018
A Clean + Minimal Beauty Routine
The Importance of Creating Routine
I never used to be a morning person until I started caring for my body. Throughout school, I would usually pry myself out of bed, slap some makeup on my face, head for the nearest cup of coffee and go on with my day. I dreaded mornings. Sound familiar at all?
One of the first things my naturop ...
September 16, 2018
Quick Plant Based Lunches to Prep This Week
Have you always wanted to meal prep, but feel intimidated by it? I was the same way too when I first started. These couple tips help me the most when I'm on a tight schedule!
A couple tips for quickly putting meals together in the morning:
Prep grains, veggies, and proteins at the beginning of the week and halfway through a ...
September 16, 2018
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