Raw triple berry cheesecake

I have seen this raw, vegan berry cheesecake floating around on the interwebs and instagram so I had to try it for myself. I was especially inspired to try this when a friend of mine uploaded her key lime version on instagram. Most of the raw, vegan recipes I have seen utilize expensive ingredients like…

Blueberry banana oat bars

These bars are full of wholesome goodness. They contain nothing but natural, wholesome ingredients and NO added sugars. The only sugars are natural sugars from the yogurt and fruit. Don’t be afraid of the stranger ingredients like the butternut squash or the avocado or even the barley. The avocado provides healthy fats, it’s used to…

Chocolate peanut butter no bake cookies

I can’t remember where I found this recipe but I do remember it is too good not to share. Edward and I ate almost the whole batch in one night (oops). Makes 12 large cookies ingredients 2/3 cup honey or pure maple syrup (if you choose to use maple syrup, do yourself a favor and…

Foodservice rotations and Roasted beets in olive oil

I have my new friend, chef Steve, to thank for this ridiculously easy, ridiculously tasty snack. Chef Steve was kind enough to help me prep today for my theme meal tomorrow. Wait, theme meal? Let me back up a bit and explain what I’ve been up to. For those of you who have been religiously…

Cinnamon spice homemade protein bars

I have a confession to make. I have had an unhealthy addiction to protein bars these last few months. Well, I wouldn’t go as far as calling it an addiction. But I have been eating them almost every day since starting this internship. And I have felt guilty about it every single day. To be…

10 SIMPLE steps to make GOOD habits more DELICIOUS: STEP 3

This step is easier said than actually executed. it involves increasing the amounts of meals you cook at home and decreasing the amount of meals you eat out. Cooking at home, as opposed to dining out, allows you to not only have more creative control but also more nutritional control over what goes into your…

Vegetarian chili pot

I am so happy I am finally able to not only post a recipe, but I was also able to make this meal tonight as a late snack. It’s a great zesty chili, perfect for these cold January nights (at least that’s what we’ve been having in Michigan). We actually made this today during my…

Product review: weber marinades original BBQ and garlic and herb

So today I would like to discuss my fondness for these little packets of deliciousness I found at meijer. I actually bought these weeks ago. I just never got around to using them. While I wouldn’t necessarily call these healthy marinades, they are super easy to use and super tasty. Normally I like to do…