Beet + Sweet Potato Smoothie (Whole 30, Paleo, Vegan)

Beet + Sweet Potato Smoothie (Whole 30, Paleo, Vegan)

This is one of my favorite low-sugar smoothies, that also works great as a meal replacement. It may sound like a strange flavor combination, but I assure you it's delicious. It's great for the fall and winter months if you're looking for smoothie recipes to carry you through the year, as it's pretty hearty and [...]

What is Kava (“Nature’s Xanax”) and Should You Drink it?

What is Kava (“Nature’s Xanax”) and Should You Drink it?

Hi guys! As someone who struggles with anxiety, kava tea was recommended to me by numerous people... After trying it for the first time, I almost immediately felt a noticeable improvement in my anxiety and overall felt more relaxed. So, I got curious about the origins of kava and what the research really says about its [...]

How to Make Homemade Nut Butter (and save a lot of $$)

How to Make Homemade Nut Butter (and save a lot of $$)

Love a simple recipe? Well, you can’t really beat a recipe with just one (or, if you're feeling real extra... two) ingredients. In addition to making smoothies, one of the main reasons I love having a high-quality blender is to make my own homemade nut butter! I love all of the nut butter. Peanut butter, [...]

Healthy(ish) Martha Stewart Chewy Chocolate-Gingerbread Cookies (with real ginger!)

Healthy(ish) Martha Stewart Chewy Chocolate-Gingerbread Cookies (with real ginger!)

Hi friends- So, I honestly don't bake that much. Most of the year, I try to limit my sugar intake. My time spent in the kitchen is usually more focused on meal prepping, snacking, or making my daily smoothies. I'll admit it, I do eat ice cream year round - it's my ultimate guilty pleasure [...]

Fall Smoothie: Pumpkin Spice + Sweet Potato

Fall Smoothie: Pumpkin Spice + Sweet Potato

Although it's past November 1st and has officially become Christmas season, I’m still celebrating all things autumn until Thanksgiving. So, in honor of cherishing my love for fall, I decided to make a spiced pumpkin and sweet potato smoothie! Everyone loves pumpkin spice...but in my opinion, spiced/cinnamony sweet potato is even better! I’m kinddd of [...]