Grain Free Bacon Spinach Quiche

What happens when you get 13 people staying in one house for a weekend? A lot of dishes. We’ve been known to host 11 additional people in our house at once! It can get kind of tight and a lot of air mattresses are involved, but it is AWESOME! The best thing to have on…

Creamy Avocado Cilantro Sauce

Everyone knows the struggle of finding a perfectly ripe avocado. Eat them too soon and they are hard as rock and devoid of flavor.  When you get that perfect avocado, there is nothing better than sprinkling it with a little salt and pepper and eating it straight out of the skin with a spoon. 🙂 This…

Best Denver Restaurants for Delicious Allergen Friendly Food

As much as I love to cook at home, I also enjoy a great night out letting the chefs take over. I often get asked about great places to eat in Denver so I thought I’d post them here for you to reference. These paleo and gluten free restaurants are amazing even for those without…

Beet, Dandelion and Grass-Fed Beef Stuffed Acorn Squash

Right now I’m sitting in Richmond, Virginia for a wedding weekend. The weather man predicted a mix of rain and clouds, but it is gorgeous and sunny here! Everything is green and spring is in the air. It’s the perfect kind of weather to enjoy a day in the park soaking in the sun followed…

Simple 5 Ingredient Egg Salad Kale Wraps

Growing up we only had egg salad sandwiches once a year, and that was obviously after the Easter Bunny dumped a ridiculous amount of hard-boiled eggs into our home. Don’t get me wrong, they are delicious. They just aren’t something I really crave on the daily. It probably has something to do with the fact that…

Naturally Dyed Easter Eggs – Make your Own Food Dyes with Food!

I feel like food dye is most commonly found in frosting, and I just don’t make that much frosting. I’m gonna go ahead and call that a good thing, but ever since I saw a food network show with blueberry dyed frosting, I’ve been dying to try it. Plus, now that I’ve detoxed my life and cut…

Beet and Dandelion Flatbread 

Some background on how we got to a cheese-less, gluten-free pizza: I love pizza! We aren’t talking a slice of cheese and pepperoni here. We are talking all the toppings, loaded with broccoli, everything on it, pizza masterpieces. It’s one thing to find those amazing delicacies when you just take out the gluten, but taking…

Awesome Kale Green Sauce!

We could all use more greens, am I right? Why not sneak ’em in where you’d least expect them? Like pizza sauce or a salad dressing! That’s right, this  Awesome Kale Green Sauce is just that… a sauce packed with delicious nutritious greens that you can sneak into your not-quite-as-healthy meals to give them that something extra….

Apple Tart with Drop Cookie Crust

Freestyle baking requires being ok with things not turning out exactly how you intended. But that’s the trade-off for stumbling into delicious new creations you never expected. That is the beauty of freestyle baking, and that is the story behind this apple tart with drop cookie crust recipe. As always, this recipe is gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free. There’s also a vegan options and as long as you can dice and stir, you should be able to master it 🙂

Greek Lemon Hummus Soup

Have you ever made too much hummus and not known what the heck to do with it? I mean, there’s only so much crudite a girl can eat. Here’s how you can turn that extra hummus into soup – Greek Lemon Hummus Soup to be exact. 🙂 One of my favorite soups is this Greek…

Indoor S’Mores – Cleaned Up Recipe

The anticipation of roasted marshmallows with melty chocolate around the fire is enough to make me skip out of work and build a mini fire in my backyard. But then I’m always disappointed by the fact I have to chug a whole bottle of water to wash down the intense amount of sugar. Not. Any….

Healthy Creamy Chip Dip

There were stretches in college when I practically lived off chips and salsa. We would go to this one bar happy hour on Tuesdays where one margarita got you access to  all you can eat chips, salsa, cheese dip and bean dip – and that would be dinner! My how times have changed! Though I…

What I Learned from 1 Year of Clean Living

Today is the anniversary of my journey to wellness through clean eating and intentional living. Today Marks 1 Year of Clean Living! Looking Back There’s plenty to reflect upon on this one year anniversary: where I started, where I am now, and what I’ve learned.  I started this new adventure on January 11 last year….

Masala Chai Fudge Squares

Chocolate fudge is always a delicious treat… but chocolate masala chai fudge squares? Those are even MORE amazing! The warming flavors of ginger, clove, cinnamon, cardamom and nutmeg transform these amazing fudge squares into a next level treat.  It’s like warm chai tea with sweet ginger cookies and dark chocolate squares all in one. Dinner…

The 4 Best Kitchen Gadgets for the Healthy Foodie

What do you get for the healthy foodie? Outside of gift certificates to their favorite restaurants, kitchen utensils are an awesome choice that they are sure to love! These four tools will make it easy for every healthy foodie to make zoodles and green sauce to their heart’s content. The 4 Best Kitchen Gadgets for…