The Sugar Dilemma: Good, Bad, & How to Decide

Did you know our bodies need glucose to feed our cells? Without it, we die. Naturally occurring sugars found in whole fruit provide fiber for the slow release of sugar in the body as well as vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. However, added sugars, refined sugars, processed sugars, or sugar substitutes are not the same thing. …

Oatmeal Cream Pies

I remember those Little Debbie cream pies that came in a box of 10. I’d eat nearly all of them in one sitting! I loved oatmeal cream pies. Still do, but my standards for healthy ingredients has changed and that’s led me to create delicious treats to enjoy without any junk ingredients. So, I created …

Raw Vegan: Eating Out

I went to a party last summer and assumed there would be something for this raw vegan to munch on. A fruit plate, salad, decorative kale. Nope. Not one thing. Except pineapples placed near the drink pitchers for décor. My frustration was not in the party. It was beautiful, and fun, colorful, such a vibrant …

Strawberry Coconut Parfait

Spring is here and so is the abundance of vibrantly fresh fruit to crave. Strawberries have been especially alluring with their bright red hue and sweet-tart taste. Parfait cups layered with strawberry goodness is the perfect way to showcase the beauty and taste of this fruit. Let’s break it down: date caramel bottom, coconut cream, …

White Chocolate Raspberry Dessert

This white chocolate raspberry pie is the perfect little bit of luxury that’s refined sugar free, dairy free, and gluten free. Using fresh raspberries and real raw cacao butter, this is one enjoyable treat! Being raw vegan is so fun and easy given all the vibrant fruit selection that every season brings. Just going to …

Banana Mango Smoothie Bowl

Spring is here and the weather is only getting warmer. You’ll want to have a delicious smoothie bowl recipe to throw together for breakfast or anytime you’re in the mood for something sweetly refreshing. This bowl is my – wow this is gooooood – creation! With the perfect combo of mango and orange flavors, it’s …