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Healthy Homemade “Nutella” (Vegan, Refined Sugar-free)

By | 2018-02-06T01:37:08+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Categories: Breakfast, Desserts, Snacks|Tags: , , |

Just like everyone I know, I've been nuts for Nutella most of my life. I mean is there anyone who doesn't love the magical combination of chocolate and hazelnuts? I highly doubt it! But did you know that two tablespoons of Nutella has as much sugar as FIVE OREO COOKIES? That's right! Just one serving contains 21 grams or over [...]

Snickers Bars (Vegan, Sugar-free)

By | 2018-02-01T22:04:49+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Snacks|Tags: , , , , |

Snickers bar, how I love thee!!! The soft nougat layer, the rich peanut butter caramel center, crunchy peanuts on top, and best of all the chocolate coating that holds them all together. There are so many drool-worthy combos out there, but honestly I don't think anyone beats chocolate and peanut butter. It's a match made in [...]

Double Chocolate Chip Pancakes with Chocolate PB Sauce (V,GF)

By | 2018-01-23T20:41:48+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Breakfast, Brunch, Snacks|

Making pancakes has become one of my favorite weekend rituals ever since I discovered this simple vegan and gluten-free pancake recipe that turns out great every single time. Since I love variety, I like to spice up the recipe and add whatever I'm feeling like that day for a fun twist. Sometimes I mix in berries, other [...]

“Nutella” Fudge Bars (V,GF)

By | 2018-01-17T19:56:24+00:00 January 17th, 2018|Categories: Desserts, Snacks|

The inspiration for these bars comes from my favorite go-to snack: smashed banana mixed with nut butter and cacao powder. I have this combo whenever a sweet craving kicks in and it hits the spot every single time! Needless to say, I realized it was about time to create a decadent dessert using these tasty ingredients, and that's how these "Nutella" [...]

Gingerbread Molasses Smoothie (Vegan)

By | 2017-12-11T01:23:54+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Breakfast, Drinks/Smoothies, Snacks|

Say hello to my current favorite smoothie flavor -> gingerbread :) As we move into December, we keep seeing gingerbread treats all around! From gingerbread lattes at Starbucks to gingerbread cookies on Instagram, it's everywhere! It's that special time of the year where spices like cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg come together to create wonderfully nostalgic flavors [...]

Chocolate Gingerbread Granola

By | 2017-12-10T10:59:30+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Categories: Breakfast, Desserts, Snacks|

Making your own granola is one of the easiest things you can do in the kitchen! Not only is it quick and simple, but it's also much healthier and more cost-effective. Most store-bought brands have questionable oils and lots of refined sugar added and the healthier ones are often quite expensive. That's why I prefer to [...]

Chocolate Detox Smoothie Bowl (V,GF)

By | 2018-01-18T16:02:47+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Breakfast, Drinks/Smoothies, Snacks|

If I had to pick one breakfast to have for the rest of my life, it would certainly be a healthy chocolate smoothie! A luscious creamy bowl of chocolatey goodness covered with all the crunchy toppings I can get my hands on, just like this one! I mean, who can say no to chocolate?! But, as a nutritionist [...]

Peaches & Cream + Matcha Kiwi Popsicles

By | 2017-09-05T10:47:26+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Categories: Desserts, Frozen Treats, Snacks|

Celebrating the final days of summer with some more delicious fruity popsicles! This time I used up fresh local organic peaches from the farmer's market to make some dairy-free peaches and cream popsicles. I had some kiwis as well, so decided to pair them with matcha for an extra pop of color. To get that creamy consistency while going [...]

Chocolate Cherry Smoothie Bowl (V,GF)

By | 2017-08-30T22:25:49+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Categories: Breakfast, Desserts, Drinks/Smoothies, Snacks|

Are you getting your 8-10 servings of vegetables and fruits? One of my favorite ways to ensure I'm getting enough veggies is by having smoothies. Fruits, I love to eat on their own. But vegetables I prefer to get them either in smoothies or salads. My favorite go-to's beside greens are frozen cauliflower and zucchini that add [...]

Tropical Green Chia Parfait (V,GF)

By | 2017-06-30T10:33:35+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks/Smoothies, Snacks|

The wait is over! It's finally summer and with hot sunny days come lots of refreshing smoothies and parfaits! I always love to add a layer of chia pudding to parfaits, since these tiny miraculous seeds are one of the best plant sources of omega-3 fatty acids and complete protein. I couldn’t resist adding some greens, so I [...]