Piña Colada

Sometimes a fruity cocktail is just what you need at the end of a long day. Typically Piña Coladas are loaded with sugar but my recipe is sweetened with pineapple juice and a couple drops of stevia. I prefer to use vodka instead of rum, but feel free to use the alcohol of your choice.…

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Ice Cream

Often times, ice cream is regarded as an off limits item because it’s loaded with all kinds of junky ingredients. This recipe for ice cream is what I like to make for myself and my family when we’re in the mood for a sweet treat. Depending on the ripeness of the bananas I’m using, sometimes…

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Key Lime Pie

This recipe for Key Lime Pie is not only simple and delicious (and good for you too) but it doesn’t even require you to turn on the oven! Just simply throw all the ingredients for the filling into a blender or food processor and process until smooth. We jokingly call this “guacamole pie” because of…

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Turmeric Tea

If you don’t incorporate turmeric into your diet already, now is the time! It has so many amazing, healing properties- it’s an antioxidant, reduces inflammation, keeps your brain sharp, helps reduce pain, protects your liver and the list goes on and on. I love this tea year round, but when fall is on the horizon,…

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Chocolate Dipped Banana Bites

There’s just something about frozen bananas. I love the sweetness and smooth texture they add to a smoothie and they make for a great simple snack or dessert that won’t make you fall off the healthy eating wagon. These chocolate dipped banana bites are so tasty and you don’t have to feel guilty for indulging…

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Sweetened Whipped Cream with Fresh Berries

This is one of the most simple desserts you could ever make and it’s probably one of my top 5 favorites! This tasty dessert comes together in only a matter of minutes and it’s one that you don’t have to feel guilty about enjoying! For a dairy free version, whip some coconut cream or full-fat…

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Simple Romaine Salad with Blueberries and Apple Cider Vinaigrette

I am a huge fan of salads. I have one almost every day, so it keeps things more fun and interesting by incorporating different flavors and textures I add to them. This salad is simple, flavorful and filling too! At the beginning of the week, I like to meal prep and slice up a bunch…

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Prosciutto-Wrapped • Almond Butter-Stuffed Dates

One of my all time favorite appetizers is bacon wrapped dates. The problem is that the bacon is usually sliced a little too thick, so it doesn’t crisp up as nicely as I’d like. To avoid this problem, I like to use prosciutto, because it’s sliced almost paper thin and crisps up beautifully. To up…

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Tropical Kale Salad with Seared Ahi

My family loves sushi and this salad is my go to when we have the hankering to go grab a few rolls at our favorite place in town. If seared ahi isn’t your thing, the salad base is delicious as is or topped with your protein of choice. I hope you enjoy this meal as…

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Grilled Salmon with Lemon-Chili Butter

In my opinion, salmon is best served with lots of butter and lemon. In order to switch things up, I decided to try making a lemon-chili butter sauce to accompany the fresh salmon I picked up from the market. It was a great hit with my family! It went perfectly with some grilled asparagus and…

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