Baked coconut donuts with a sweet berry glaze. Easy to make and perfect for patriotic holidays like the 4th of July. I call these the All American Donuts.
Did you guys see my Instagram stories this weekend? I FINALLY got around to creating my little patio garden. I picked up a few plants on Saturday afternoon after my workout then spent the rest of the afternoon planting gorgeous arrangements on my deck before a storm rolled through. Guys, I’m not kidding when I say I had such a great time.
I still want to plant a few herbs and possibly a tomato plant, but we’ll get there eventually.
Amazing low fat healthy banana bread made with whole wheat flour, coconut oil, protein packed greek yogurt and naturally sweetened with a touch of pure maple syrup. Everyone loves this bread because it can easily be made into muffins too!
I’ve discovered a sneaky little trick to making the best banana bread in the whole wide world.
It’s a combination of things you see. Quality ingredients, extra ripe, brown-spotted bananas, a sprinkle of cinnamon, a touch of natural sweetener and of course all the love you’ve got to give.
I’m backkkkkkk… and dang, what a trip! The weather was B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L! Each day the blue sky sparkled without a cloud in sight while parasailers floated nearby. We played tennis, got massages, laid by the beach, swam in the infinity pool and drank WAY too many margaritas.
Of course, I’d have more photos to show you but my phone was stolen. Which was a little bit of a bummer, but then I said hello to the new iPhone 7. This little mama is happy.
Delicious protein pancakes made in a blender with ingredients like potassium rich banana, protein-packed cottage cheese and oats! Nearly 20g protein per serving makes these the ultimate post workout breakfast!
Listening to the new Drake album gives me pure inspiration to get my booty out of bed in the morning, throw around twenty pound dumbbells at the gym (not literally throw) and make some legit protein pancakes topped with all da berries and nut butter.
Who else is as much of an avocado lover as I am? *Everyone raises their hand*
Avocado toast has been a love of mine for as long as I remember, and even before I remember it being trendy to put on toast. In fact, my mom used to make homemade refried bean and cheese burritos for us with slice avocado on the side and hot sauce. The creaminess of avocado is as nostalgic to me as a big bowl of mac and cheese. Simply put, I’m in love with avocados and always will be.
Today’s post is pretty awesome because I’m sharing 16 ways to top your avocado toast in partnership with my friends at Avocados From Mexico. They asked me how I get creative with avocados and so of course I couldn’t help but share some of my favorite ways to switch up my avocado toast.
Scrambled tofu with delicious spices gets piled high into corn tortillas and topped with avocado, cilantro and so much more! Easy to make ahead and reheat for an on the go breakfast.
So let’s talk about vegan food for a second. First, let me start off by saying that you don’t have to be vegan to enjoy plant based food. Just because it’s vegan, doesn’t mean that it’s not delicious. In fact, often it’s more nourishing and welcoming for your body. So, I welcome vegan foods with my whole heart. I love enjoying plant based veggies, fruits and switching up what I’m eating.
Spinach and goat cheese quiche made with a scrumptious sweet potato crust that helps to hold the quiche nicely together without all the calories of a regular crust. Gluten free!
Well hello, hello and happy Monday. Hopefully you’ve had a cup of coffee or two and a chance for a slow morning before we dive into this tasty. You know the chance to ease into the day with a filling breakfast and a little inspiration. I start each day by waking up to Milly knocking something off of my nightstand, then I stretch, make coffee, lay out my clothes, make the bed, get dressed, brush my teeth, and if I’m lucky, unload the dishwasher before I head to my workout.
On the mornings I don’t get to do these things, I come home and feel rushed to get to work, especially if I’m developing recipes or have a heavy day of writing and editing photos. The slower and earlier my morning is, the better. I reserve sleeping in for Sundays.
It’s a routine that works well for me because I’m able to get in a heart-pumping workout, get a little organized and usually stay off my computer until usually around 8am. I’d love to hear your morning routine and what you enjoy. Perhaps you read? Catch up on the news? Make a delicious breakfast? Listen to a podcast? Tell me!
Pistachio muffins made with homemade (and easy!) pistachio and oat flour, then topped with an easy scrumptious strawberry glaze. Vegan and gluten free too!
Happy Monday, loves. I hope you had a fantastic weekend.
Sometimes I never know how to start these posts other than to tell you about the days that seem to pass by too quickly. These few weeks have flown by as I developed and shot nearly 10 recipes. I’m traveling on an off for the next few weeks so I wanted to be prepared with recipes to share with you now that Spring is almost here.
By the way, Tony and I are headed to Sedona this weekend, so if you have any cool hiking recommendations, please let me know in the comments below. I so appreciate it (and you!).
Peanut butter protein bars made with simple, healthy ingredients like oats, peanut butter, chia seed, coconut and protein powder. Drizzled with chocolate and a little sea salt. Truly the ultimate protein bar because you can easily make it your own!
When I was first learning how to refuel my body after a workout, I would grab whatever snack was available in the gym’s vending machine. At the time, no one told me that reading the ingredients was very important; it was 2009, and everyone was still on the low-fat diet craze. Clearly the gym I was a member of didn’t know any better, or just didn’t care.
I remembering gobbling down the bars with weird ingredients: crunchy rice, fake fiber and sugar, and most likely a terrible protein source. Shortly after the bars with insane amounts of fiber came on the scene; they were filled with fiber that isn’t even found in nature, but rather made in a lab. Those sketchy mofos.