Anti-inflammatory smoothie

I recently had shingles. While the rash is healed over I’m still suffering with some swelling and pain. So I created this smoothie as a way to help combat it! This makes about 3 servings: 1/2 large container of blueberries or about 2 small ones 1 banana 4 handfuls greens (2 cubes) 2 scoops collagen…

Antioxidant smoothie take 2

This morning I needed to use up some fresh fruit, wanted a light breakfast, and needed a boost of energy to go with it! Ingredients: (feel free to change up berrie ratios according to what you have) 3 cups of blueberries 1 cup raspberries A few handfuls of greens (2 cubes concentrated cubes) 1 tsp…

No bake blueberry, matcha cheesecake inspired treat

So this is completely grain free, but has milk. It is a super simple mason jar treat, that is reminiscent of cheesecake, with the earthy notes of matcha! To make this simply layer ricotta cheese and blueberries in a mason jar. Top with a half tsp of matcha powder and a bit of honey and…

Simple colorful vegan lunch or side

Its been so hot lately. I can’t eat much in a sitting. I’ve basically turned into a chronic snacker. So for lunch I wanted a light, simple, no frills vegetable dish I could enjoy. I simply used a bit of olive oil in a frying pan with some zucchini, yellow summer squash  (I call it…

Gluten free chow mein inspired stirfry

This dish is NOT paleo. It may be gluten free but still contains soy. You’re welcome to try coconut amios instead, but make no guarantee as to the sauce taste. Anyway, I really wanted to make a gluten free chow mein type dish for my daughter. She was complaining how she missed lo mein, so…

Spiralized apple breakfast parfait

So I just got a new spiralizer. The huge kind that takes up counter space because the little hand one I had was impossible so I spent money on premade vegetable noodles at the store. So I’m telling you this because I’m likely to be spiralizing everything for every meal for weeks lol. On to…

Refreshing Pineapple Basil Smoothie

Today I was looking for a refreshing drink for another unbearably hot/humid day. My food supply is dwindling, I definitely need a grocery trip, but I had exactly what I needed to make a smoothie today! I had exactly enough ingredients for one 16 oz smoothie: Ingredients: Pineapple 1/2 banana (very ripe) 3 basil leaves…

Matcha melon madness

This morning I wanted a beverage that was hydrating and had caffeine. I was tired and going to a run. So hydration and caffine seemed equally important. I also wanted some protien to help as well. This along with a light breakfast was perfect for me. This drink would make the perfect midday pick me…

smoothie tip: freeze your greens!

When I buy greens I buy an enormous package. Of course then they go bad quickly. So to avoid spoiled, unused vegetables I freeze them in easy to use cubes! It’s really easy to do! I blend all of my greens in my vitamix with just enough coconut water to get it to blend! Then…

​Dark Chocolate “Peanutbutter” cup Smoothie:

2 Bananas 1 TBSP cocoa powder 1/2 – 1 cup Nut butter of choice 1-2 scoops collagen peptides  (or protien powder of choice) 1 1/2 TBSP Oats 1 tsp Chia seeds 1-2 handfuls of greens Milk of choice 1 TB of coconut oil optional  (use if you’re looking to add some healthy fats) Put all…

Filling strawberry banana + smoothie

I love having this smoothie for breakfast. The oats (not paleo) and green tea make for a filling drink that with a simple apple or small light food makes a perfect breakfast that keeps me full for hours! Ingredients: 1-2 bananas very ripe Strawberries Handful of greens blend 1 scoop collagen peptides  (or protien powder…

Green dream smoothie & unicorn take 2

​Green dream smoothie: •1 ripe banana (very ripe bananas are perfect for smoothies I keep a stash in my freezer) •Pineapple •Kale •1 tsp chia •1 scoop collagen peptides •Coconut water ☆feel free to add other powders you enjoy spirulina, beet powder, etc. Then blend and enjoy! Thickness depends on if your ingredients are fresh…