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Vegan & Gluten Free Granola Bars

I have an awesome new recipe for you all today! Introducing my new favorite granola bars — and they are vegan and gluten free, too: I’ve been really slacking in the recipe creation department lately — I’ve still been making myself healthy breakfasts, packing healthy lunches, and throwing together healthy dinners, but it’s all been Continue Reading …

Gluten Free Dark Chocolate Quinoa Bars

I’ve got something good for you guys this morning — another healthy on-the-go bar recipe! I hadn’t done any baking in forever and yesterday was in the mood to come up with something creative. A short while later, these were born. :) I’m all out of whole wheat pastry flour (my favorite), so I decided to get creative and create Continue Reading …

Super Bowl Snackage & Favorite Ads

Good morning! I hope ya’ll aren’t too tired today after the Super Bowl last night! Matt and I were debating heading to a friend’s place to watch it but decided to be lazy and stay home instead and have our own party! I made us a small version of my Healthy Seven Layer Dip — but I had to leave out the yogurt layer because I thought we Continue Reading …

A Meat-Free Lunch & Sweetgreen Bethesda

Good morning! Yesterday began as most other days of my winter break have — a healthy breakfast followed by some computer work, followed by a good workout. Yesterday’s workout was a 4 mile run + some weights/abs. Before I knew it, it was time for lunch! I’ve been eating a lot more meat than usual over break, so I was really in the mood for Continue Reading …

Hidden Veggie Cherry Lemon Smoothie Recipe

I have a new obsession. It’s been so hot here that pretty much all I want to eat are smoothies. I may have had one for dinner last night. Don’t judge. (Some pita chips and hummus made the cut, too. I’m so classy.) My new favorite smoothie? A hidden veggie Cherry Lemon Smoothie. You’ve got your protein (milk and yogurt), veggies Continue Reading …

Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Granola Bars Recipe

A few weeks ago, I got an email request from a reader for a recipe for some nut butter-free portable granola bars. Introducing: Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Granola Bars! Super easy to make, whole grain, low in sugar, and completely delicious. The email actually came at the perfect time, because I had already worked out a recipe for some (inspired Continue Reading …

Vegan Figgy Apricot Spelt Bread Recipe

I have a delicious new bread recipe to share with you guys this morning! Introducing: Vegan Figgy Apricot Spelt Bread: Yummmm! A couple months ago, the co-op grocery store near me was selling this really good bread with chopped up figs and apricots in it, and ever since I’ve been meaning to re-create it at home. I’d say this was a major Continue Reading …

Healthy & Delicious Chocolate Coconut Almond Balls

Yummm! I’m always working on creating quick, easy, and healthy on-the-go snack recipes, and this one is definitely a winner. Introducing: Chocolate Coconut Almond Balls! Oh, yes. If you like chocolate, almonds, and coconut, you will LOVE these :) They taste a bit like the new chocolate variety of Larabars! Chocolate Coconut Almond Balls Continue Reading …