Healthy Hot Cocoa with Ginger and Collagen Protein

Healthy Hot Chocolate

This is my go-to morning drink when I’m craving a latte but want less of a caffeine spike. The raw cacao with fresh ginger, collagen protein, and sweetened with whole dates instead of sugar makes this a healthy sweet treat to enjoy on cold days — or any day! Check out the video (with a fluffy surprise guest at the end) to see how I make it. RECIPE INGREDIENTS 2oz almond or oat milk1-2 pitted…Continue Reading

Paleo Chocolate Peppermint Cups – 3 Ingredients, No Sugar

Paleo chocolate peppermint cups

I decided to do something crazy this holiday season: I gave up sugar for the whole month of December. Not just like, “sugar”, but everything that has sugar in it: fruit, grains, booze. Even syrup. https://giphy.com/gifs/syrup-S1yqhAWAtKrde I know, I’m nuts. But you know what? I feel 10x better. No fogginess, no sugar crashes, and no “omg why I did I eat that?!” regrets. I’ll share more soon about why I did this and what I’ve…Continue Reading

10-Minute Quinoa Breakfast Porridge

If you’re freezing your buns off, you may be feeling the urge to swap your morning smoothie for something soothing, hearty, and warm. After all, how can you “curl up” with a frozen mango-strawberry smoothie?! My teeth are jittering just thinking about it. A warm oatmeal might feel like more work, but it doesn’t have to be if you use leftovers! Whipped up some brown rice or quinoa to go with veggies earlier this week?…Continue Reading

White Bean Dip + Dressing Recipe

When I’m asked to “bring an appetizer” to a party but I’m feeling lazy, my go-to is this tasty Lemony White Bean dip. It’s refreshing, it’s healthy, it’s easy, and best of all, the ingredients are all pantry staples. Recently I went to one of my favorite I-talian restaurants here in CT and had a super-satisfying salad with a “creamy” dressing made with…white beans. Genius – it wasn’t much more than this dip with a…Continue Reading