avocado desserts

Guilt-Free Desserts… with Avocados (Part II)

Avocado doesn’t really sound like a dessert ingredient, but as it turns out… it can be, and a very good and healthy one! “What in the world would that even taste like?” Good question! As it turns out, a lot of the chocolate ones, you won’t even know there’s avocado involved. But if you really want to embrace that avocado taste, there’s some of those options in here too!

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strawberry coconut smoothie

Simple Strawberry Coconut Smoothie

You’ve probably heard it a gazillion times, eat more fruits and eat more vegetables!  With veggies, I usually eat it as my side with my meaty entree, but with Fruits, I really suck at getting myself to eat them.  I don’t know why!  Maybe because fruit juices are just too sticky… how am I supposed to blog, Facebook, and Pinterest when I have sticky fingers!  This is why I like smoothies!  This one is super easy to make.  

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oven roasted mushroom

Buttery Oven Roasted Mushrooms

Mushrooms are great!  They are nutritious and, personally, I love the taste!  Also, I love butter!  I know some of you avoid eating dairy completely, but you might want to reconsider butter.  Butter has a lot of pro’s, especially, grass fed butter!  Of course if you are avoiding dairy because you are allergic or something, you should still avoid it.  If so, you can still make this yummy oven roasted mushrooms with your cooking fat/oil of choice!  All right, enough blabber, here’s my super easy Oven Roasted Mushrooms recipe!

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sweet potato chips

Healthy and Easy Oven Baked Sweet Potato Chips

The other day I was shopping for some healthy snacks and I stumbled across some sweet potato chips.  They were not bad, but it got me thinking.  How hard would it be to make this myself?  It probably wouldn’t be hard AND it would probably cut out a lot of unhealthy stuff that they might add to the store bought bag of chips, right?  Well, I was right!  Here’s how I made these easy and healthy Oven Baked Sweet Potato Chips!

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tomatoes mushrooms

Stir Fried Mushrooms and Tomatoes

This is actually one of those dishes that I make at my house all the time.  It’s easy, yummy, and quick to make.  Also, the most important thing is that tomatoes are  also super healthy for you!  It’s packed with vitamins (including vitamins A, C and E), and mushrooms have their own set of health benefits too!  So check out this easy Stir Fried Mushrooms and Tomatoes recipe.

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cookies gluten free

Paleo and Gluten Free Cookies – 4 ways!

Can cookies be paleo?  Probably not really.  But, so what?  Sometimes you want to have one or there’s an occasion (think birthday, etc.) and you would like one as paleo as you can get it.  What does that even mean?  It means, with more REAL ingredients, and less of that overly processed crap you get when you just buy cookies at Walmart.  For example, these cookies are either made with coconut flour or almond flour/meal as base, and honey as sweetener.  I’ve assembled my paleo cookies recipe list, and here it is!

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