Avocado Crema from the Lexi’s Clean Kitchen Cookbook

Avocado Crema. Ahhhhhhhh. Just the sound of this recipe makes me want to dive in and smother it on every cracker and veggie I can find. I’m sharing today’s recipe from my friend Lexi from the blog, Lexi’s Clean Kitchen. This recipe is featured in her new cookbook, Lexi’s Clean Kitchen. I can’t wait to … Continued

My Year of Healing: The Breakthrough That Changed Everything

It’s been quite a year. QUITE a year to say the least. Actually it’s been quite a few years of hard-core healing but who’s counting? Ha. I learned a lot in the last 3 years- more so than I learned in the last 10 years of chronic illness. Now that I’m on the other side … Continued

Leftover Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Sandwiches {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegetarian}

I’m all about Thanksgiving. It’s my favorite holiday. Partially because my extended family gets together at my parents’ home and we just giggle and laugh and tell funny stories and eat lots of amazing food. I couldn’t think of a better way to spend my holidays (well, maybe on an island under a palm tree … Continued

Carefree Quinoa Tacos: 3 Ways {Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Refined Sugar-Free}

Carefree… it’s a word that’s been coming up a lot in my mind the last few months as I continue to feel stronger and healthier day by day. I’ve been waking up feeling carefree- just grateful to be alive and feeling resilient. I’m spending more time in nature, less time scrolling through social media, more … Continued

Beautiful Roasted Squash Salad with Creamy Almond Drizzle {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan, Paleo}

Hey, hey, hey! Who’s ready for a new holiday recipe? I know you’ve been waiting for something you can make this holiday season that’s not loaded with gunk. Yes, gunk. You know…that processed, gunky junk that’s sold in boxes and advertised as ‘healthy’. Steer clear of those booby traps and instead sweeten up your holiday … Continued

Acorn Squash Bowl with ‘Creamy’ Cider and Spice Dressing {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan, Paleo}

Yay it’s beginning to feel a lot like fall in Manhattan. All of a sudden the weather went from 70 degrees and humid to 60 degrees and cool. I love the fall. Yes, I love summer, too, but after 3 months of sweating, I’m ready for some cooler weather. I’m also ready for roasting veggies. … Continued

Magnesium: My Hero

When I was a little girl, my Grandma would talk to me about the special powers of magnesium and how it was the one mineral she made sure to get into her body on a daily basis. At the time, I didn’t really understand why. I wasn’t sure what the connection was between this mineral … Continued

Creamy Zucchini Soup from the ‘Superfood Soups’ Cookbook

I’m so excited to be sharing a recipe from my dear friend, Julie Morris, who is a NY Times best-selling author and the author of the new cookbook, Superfood Soups, which I absolutely love. Julie is such an incredible woman and her recipes are clean, simple and O’ so delicious. We met a few years … Continued

Coconut Curry Brussels Sprouts from the ‘Eating in the Middle Cookbook’

I’m so excited to be sharing a recipe from my friend Andie’s beautiful new cookbook, Eating in the Middle. I met Andie a few years ago and have loved her ever since. She’s a ball of beautiful energy and such a lovely person. Being around her makes me smile and she’s an incredible cook (and … Continued

‘Creamy’ Maple Carrot Sauce with Roasted Veggies {Grain-Free, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free, Vegan}

I am so excited to share this recipe with you today. You all know I’m not one to add added sugar and processed ingredients into my recipes, which is why my cookbook and website are dedicated to sharing clean, whole foods with you. So, when I find a product in the food store that isn’t … Continued