RECIPE: Yum Muffins

Have you ever checked out the ingredients in a store-bought muffin? Don’t! Well, do, so you are informed, but just avoid store-bought muffins because the contents are frightening.  Not to mention the caloric burden (like 500 calories a pop!) Same is true for “fresh-baked” muffins you buy at most coffee shops– ahem, Starbucks, I’m talking to you too. Luckily for us all, I’ve got a … Continue reading RECIPE: Yum Muffins

RECIPE: Secret “Healthy Chocolate Ice Cream” Smoothie

You want to know a secret? Packing protein into your meals cuts cravings and obliterates hunger. Plus protein helps build strong muscles, which boosts metabolism. So add clean protein to everything! A sneaky way to add protein to smoothies is to… wait for it… add black beans.  Sounds gross, I know, but ain’t nuthin’ gross about this tasty concoction! The beans not only add protein, … Continue reading RECIPE: Secret “Healthy Chocolate Ice Cream” Smoothie

RECIPE: COCONUT SUPERFOOD SMOOTHIE

This smoothie is your new best friend. Its superfood contents jam in the vitamins and nutrients your body craves. It blasts sugar cravings and will jostle your body back to health. Its power-packed protein will ramp up your metabolism and keep you satisfied! Sure, it has more ingredients than I like to deal with, especially in the morning, but it’s easier than making eggs and … Continue reading RECIPE: COCONUT SUPERFOOD SMOOTHIE

RECIPE: Cocoa Nib Banana Pops

Simple, stylish, satisfying dessert. These frozen treats will curb any ice cream inkling! Healthy enough to have as a snack. Fewer grams a sugar than a LaraBar and full of flavor! YOU WILL NEED: 2 bananas ~ 1/2 cup almond butter ~ 1/2 cup cocoa nibs (could use chocolate chips if you are feeling naughty or coco powder with a dash of cayenne if you’re feeling spicy) … Continue reading RECIPE: Cocoa Nib Banana Pops

RECIPE: Summer Popsicle Smoothie

Save yourself a sliver of summer by freezing this season’s sweet treats! Making these homemade popsicles can also be a fun family activity to enjoy! The “fruits of your labor” are a refreshing snack, dessert, or just the thing for that sweet craving on a hot summer day. In a blender combine: 1 cup organic strawberries 2 cups chopped watermelon 1 orange (peeled, seeds ok) 1 cup … Continue reading RECIPE: Summer Popsicle Smoothie

RECIPE: Coconut Pecan Clusters

Prepare to have your mind BLOWN. I thought my Power Balls were good. But these lil clusters of heaven are easier to make and possibly twice as delicious.  I gave one to a client 3 months ago, and she’s still talking about it! Finally, Kristina, here is the pecan cluster dessert recipe you’ve been waiting for! in a food processor combine: 4 Tbsp organic cocoa … Continue reading RECIPE: Coconut Pecan Clusters