Chive White Bean Dip with Thrive™ Algae Oil

I love holiday party season mainly for the food, especially the cookies! Good thing it’s not the alcohol because I’m obviously not drinking any this year. I usually like to bring something that is either a healthy counterbalance to all the fatty dips and sugary dessert or a dessert I love and can’t bring myself […]

Vegan Avocado Pumpkin Spice Smoothie | Banana + Protein Powder Free

Some of you may find this truth hard to swallow but not every one likes bananas or protein powder in their smoothies. I know! CRAZY. Today, I have one of my favorite smoothie recipes that is made without either one. Given Thanksgiving is later week, this smoothie mimics one of my favorite desserts without the added […]

The Heaviest I’ve Ever Weighed

It’s funny how when you get pregnant, there are some things you never forget to do, like taking a vitamin every morning, yet you forget other things that used to cause severe anxiety like moving your car for street cleaning. I’ve been pretty religious about tracking my weight since the second trimester. I haven’t weighed […]

Skinny Pad Thai Recipe with Shirataki Noodles

I love Pad Thai but it is one of the heavier ethnic dishes that I crave. Today, I’m sharing a recipe to lighten up the classic meal using Shirataki Noodles. Shirataki Noodles are gluten free, non-GMO tofu noodles. One package has just 20 calories! Thanks to their massive volume and low calorie content, they leave […]

The OG of Green Smoothies

As a Barry’s Bootcamp instructor, I try to be creative when coming up with my class choreography. However, a squat will always be a squat regardless if I call it a pistol, sumo, thruster or whatever. As long as you know the basic movement keep your weight in your heels, chest open with hips sliding […]

Crispy Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe GF

I love pizza. I don’t have many food rules, but one that I hold true is that I do not eat pizza unless I’m hungover, tipsy or traveling and it’s a famous joint like in Argentina (below), Rome or Chicago. It just tastes better and I enjoy it that much more. When I do not […]

VIDEO Meal Plan: Vegan Power Bowl

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It’s another new video Tuesday! f you are a meat eater or a vegan, this is an awesome option for your meatless meals. If you liked this video, check out my other meal prepping videos. Meal Prep: Dinner Idea Paleo Meal Prep: Vegetarian Lunch Meal Prep Meal Prep: Breakfast Meal Prep: Lunch

French Onion Soup – Gluten Free & Vegan Options

A someone who is always trying to make things “healthier” – I am always on the lookout for new products to try and recipes to master. I love trying to lighten up old favorites just as much as the next basic bitch. If you are or were once like me, I’m here to tell you […]

Healthy Breakfast Ideas & Recipes for Christmas Morning

You are probably not looking to change your families traditional Christmas morning breakfast but you might be hoping to make it a bit healthier. My mom has made the same coffee cake since I was in middle school and while it calls for Crisco, I’ve tried to convince her this year to try making it […]

Roasted Vegetable Tacos Recipe & LARABAR Giveaway

Congrats to Jeni who won my Nourish Snacks giveaway today! Jeni, shoot me an email back so I can send you prize. Scroll down to the bottom of this post for another chance to win healthy snacks. During the month of November, I did not cook meat once. I didn’t blog publicly about it but […]