Collard Green Wraps with Red Pepper Sauce

Do you ever have one of those days when you just want to eat something really good and not regret it but the drive-thru doesn’t offer any of that?! That’s how I feel every day! Convenience comes with a price. You sacrifice standards or have to go out of your way to the one spot …

Savory Breakfast: Green Banana Pancakes!

Keeping breakfast and brunch delicious with this savory option. Yes, pancakes can be savory and topped with vibrant, colorful, raw veggies for extra flavor and gourmet flare. Green bananas are my main ingredient here. They’re not ripe yet, so they’re neutral tasting and not sweet. Just right for this savory dish. I made some fresh …

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, …