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Baked Plantain Chips

Baked Plantain Chips

Craving that perfect sweet and salty combo? Without the giant caloric splurge of that o-so-delicious chocolate covered popcorn? We’ve got just what you’re looking for… Baked Plantain Chips! They’ve got a crunchy/salty shell around a sweet interior that are sure to satisfy your cravings. Not to mention they’re baked (not fried) and the recipe below only calls for whole ingredients. So you wont have to worry about a complete calorie overdose and unhealthy additives. Below we’ll share our easy to make, baked plantain chip recipe And a few variations to suite your craving Last year my friend and I traveled to Nicaragua. It truly was an epic trip… full of beach days, volcano hikes and the occasional late night brought on by one-too-many rum cocktails. Which inevitably led us down the path of glutinous snacking.... read more
99 Mantra Examples for a Happier You

99 Mantra Examples for a Happier You

Everyone has a mantra… …Whether you’re aware of it or not. It’s just the way our brains work. You may be lucky, and inherently have a mantra such as, “Dang, I’m awesome”. Or, like most of us, you may have a negative mantra. I’m too fat… I’m not as pretty… I don’t have what they have… negative thoughts that shape our opinion of ourselves and cemented by repetition. We act out of negative thoughts/behaviors, and make them a reality. Until you become aware of the fact that your mind is constantly spinning and producing thoughts, you can’t change it. The beauty of this? You can change your personal mantra. You can switch your negative thoughts to positive ones… and trust... read more
No Bake Energy Bites

No Bake Energy Bites

With age, mornings have become increasingly difficult. I used to wake up full of energy and ready to start the day! Now I find myself yelling at my alarm, wishing I could turn back time for a few extra minutes (hours) of extra sleep. Which is why I value every precious second in the mornings. And having a delicious, premade breakfast such as these no bake energy bites is the perfect way for me to capitalize on one extra slap of the snooze button. Even if you love the mornings, and waking up extra early to prep your favorite egg dish, you’re still going to love this recipe. These no bake energy bites are convenient, they’re delicious, and they... read more
Top 101 Detox Water Recipes

Top 101 Detox Water Recipes

Water. We simply can’t live without it. Sometimes it’s so thirst quenching-ly good! Other times? You’d rather have a soda. Let’s face the facts… Who actually enjoys downing the recommended daily dose of plain ol’water?! I certainly don’t. And if you agree, I’ve got an idea that’ll make drinking water much more enjoyable and far less of a chore. It’s time to amp up your water game, by simply… Infusing water with fruits, herbs and veggies. It’s that easy. All you have to do is: Place your desired flavor combo in a mason jar. Add water. Let it sit. And Voila! Just like that, you’ve created your very own, low calorie, deliciously infused water. Looking for extra credit? Use ingredients with detoxifying qualities (we’ll identify these below)... read more
Soft Boiled Egg over Roasted Sweet Potato & Avocado

Soft Boiled Egg over Roasted Sweet Potato & Avocado

Let me be completely honest with you. I went through 2 cartons of eggs before I was able to soft boil them to look like they do in these photos. And now? I’m a pro. I eat soft boiled eggs morning noon and night – way more than I eat scrambled or fried. Trust me, they’re way easier to make than I ever would have thought. So let me save you a lot of time and energy by simply telling you how I did it. And while we’re at it, I’ll share with you one of the most delicious and healthy breakfasts out there. A breakfast that’s so good… You don’t even have to be a healthy eater to enjoy... read more
Juicer vs. Blender

Juicer vs. Blender

You love the idea of green drinks. I mean come on… What’s not to love about them?! They’re healthy, seemingly easy to make, and you can cram a ton of fruit and veggies into your diet. Not to mention, after drinking them you feel pretty ding dang good – from the inside out! You want to start making them on your own… …but where the heck do you start?! We know the learning curve can be overwhelming, so we’re here to help. We’ve consolidated all the useful information on this matter into one, user friendly guide: Our handy juicer vs. blender guide. We’ll answer the most commonly asked questions such as: The differences between a juicer vs. blender? (skip to this section) The... read more
Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Paleo Pumpkin Pie

As you probably know by now, I have a pumpkin problem. As in I love it, too much. Fortunately I’ve found ways to incorporate it into a variety of meals… from my morning smoothies to my dinner time soup. So it should come as no surprise that I’ve been testing out pumpkin pie recipes. More specifically I’m on a quest to find the best paleo pumpkin pie recipe. In my opinion, pumpkin pie is the king of all pumpkin recipes and should be treated as such. Only the most delectable recipes are deserving of the name. So I took the task of posting a pumpkin pie recipe very seriously… and let me tell you something. I am proud of this... read more
Homemade Larabar Recipe

Homemade Larabar Recipe

We all have those mornings. One too many glasses of wine (or episodes of American Horror Story) the night before leading to an extra snooze of the alarm. Being late to work is just not an option, so we sacrifice breakfast to get out the door on time… We’re exhausted all day, because missing breakfast is never a good idea. And every time this happens we promise to never let it happen again! Well… what if I were to tell you I have a yummy, healthy, homemade solution! Thanks to this Homemade Larabar Recipe, we’ll never have to skip the most important meal of the day again! And you’ll automatically get to sleep an extra 20 minutes. A grab and go breakfast. Genius. Why... read more
Spaghetti Squash with Prosciutto, Sage & Butternut Squash

Spaghetti Squash with Prosciutto, Sage & Butternut Squash

Move over pasta. There’s a hot, grain free and deliciously healthy substitute in town… And I’m not talking about some sort of processed noodle substitute. Im talking about squash… Spaghetti squash. One of the most delicious fall veggies. Low in cals, high in fiber and when dressed up properly the perfect substitute for your favorite noodle dish. Next time you’re craving pasta… chow down a bowl of spaghetti squash instead. Your body will thank you Better yet, chow down on this spaghetti squash recipe. It’s the perfect combination of veggies, protein and fat topped with a little sweet delight! If you follow this blog, you know I’m not a big meat eater… however one of the types of meat I love is prosciutto. Not just plain prosciutto…... read more
Gluten Free & Vegan Butternut Squash Bread

Gluten Free & Vegan Butternut Squash Bread

I apologize for sharing this recipe… Why? Because you literally won’t be able to stop eating it! I mean this bread is so unbelievably good I had to bake it three times to get these photos. What happened to the first two batches you ask? They were immediately devoured… by yours truly  Hey, at least I waited for the loaf to exit the oven! Don’t judge me too harshly. You’ll be doing the same thing once you pull a pan of this delectable bread out of the oven. Your home will instantly light up with the aroma of freshly baked fall (yes that’s a scent… although it smells an awful lot like cinnamon and nutmeg). In fact, this bread is so addictive that I’m eating a slice right now! Literally, typing, chewing and reluctantly smashing crumbles into my... read more

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