Better Be Bloody Aware!

September is Blood Cancer Awareness month. Every three minutes, someone is diagnosed with blood cancer – more than 201,870 new cases are expected this year in the United States. Nearly 866,000 Americans are living with Hodgkin’s or non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. An estimated 68,000 deaths will result from blood cancer this year. Blood cancers affect the production and…

Voortman PB and Nanner Balls (vegan)

I am always on the lookout for easy, plant based protein snacks for my active, tutu wearing teenager Mackenzie.  Being a full time dancer, Kenz needs nutrient dense snacks that she can easily take with her and have between classes.  While they are not gluten free, the Voortman Banana Wafers are free from artificial colors…

The Power of Positive Affirmations

In last night’s article I listed five daily reminders I am amazing I can do anything Positivity is a choice I celebrate my individuality I am prepared to succeed If you want to start to rewire your brain, to squash that negative, inner monologue, you must practice these statements, make them your affirmations.  An affirmation…

Evolving into your higher-self

5 Daily reminders 1. I am amazing 2. I can do anything 3. Positivity is a choice 4. I celebrate my individuality 5. I am prepared to succeed. What if when we were born these 5 things were already engrained in us? What if the foundation of our life was built on these 5 daily…

Red Curry Carrot Soup (gluten free, vegan)

Print Red Curry Carrot Soup (gluten free, vegan) Creamy curry goodness for a meal, snack or appetizer Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 40 minutes Total Time 55 minutes Servings 6 Ingredients 2 tbsp Avocado Oil 2 lbs Carrots Organic, peeled, diced 2 medium Vidalia onions diced 2 cloves Garlic peeled and diced 1 inch…

Don’t make ’em like they used to….

This week on myth busting we are going to address whether eating whole foods alone provide all the nutrients that our bodies need.  They should, but the sad reality is that due to poor farming practices, poor environmental conditions, pesticides and GMOs, food alone is not enough anymore for optimal health.  Don’t just take our…

Are you getting checked?

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, which is the second most common cancer among men in the US according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Unfortunately, there are not usually early warning signs of prostate cancer which is why regular screening is so important.  While age is the primary risk factor for…

Football Meltaways (vegan, gluten free) #EatFreely

Today’s Tasty Tuesday dessert recipe comes from one of our favorite companies, Enjoy Life.  We wanted to celebrate football season with you and share this allergen friendly company.  You can see the original recipe by following the link above.  ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL……COOKIES? Makes 20-24 cookies INGREDIENTS: 1 1/3 C. gluten free flour…

Which side do you choose?

“I think therefore I am” – Renee Descartes.  Really, we think and create what we are.  You have heard it before, and it still rings true – we are what we think we are. Think you can’t – you are correct. Think you can – you are correct. Think that you have bad luck –…

Apple pie Proughnuts (gluten free, vegan)

Print Apple Pie Proughnuts (gluten free, vegan) No more guilt! Enjoy these protein rich, low fat, low carb goodies for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert or a snack Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 25 minutes Servings 6 Calories 80 kcal Ingredients 2/3 cup Vegan vanilla protein powder We use IsaLean vanilla…