Cookie Heaven

If you love coconut, you have to try Rickaroons, and I mean HAVE TO! They are healthy desserts that your taste buds will crave. I mean, how often can you call a cookie an “energizing snack” that is vegan, gluten free, 100% organic, non-GMO, Paleo, soy free AND totally delicious? Answer: not often. The Rickaroon... Continue Reading →

Tastes like sunshine

Move over PB, there’s a new jar of goodness in town! I love peanut butter – on toast, in cookies, straight from the jar – you name it. So the first time I encountered SunButter, I quickly dismissed it. Nothing could replace my beloved PB. But a couple of months ago I thought I would... Continue Reading →

Bottoms up!

A couple of weeks ago I brought an assortment of drinking vinegars and a handful of shot glasses over to my mom’s house and a few of us did rounds of tasting. It was definitely different, but we had a lot of fun finding our favorites and imagining what foods we could pair with them.... Continue Reading →

Cut those cravings 

Talking about your…*cough*…time of the month…*cough*...used to be really taboo. It was kind of like discussing your salary – something you kept private and maybe only shared with one or two people close to you. Now there are products and commercials galore related to women’s health, including everything from vitamins and pain reducers to all... Continue Reading →

Peas, please

When I saw an ad for dairy-free milk made from peas, I just had to try it. I mean, doesn’t that sound interesting? Ripple Milk is high in protein and low in sugar. In addition to dairy-free, this plant-based milk is also vegan, gluten-free, and lactose-free. And the best part? Ripple is allergy friendly -... Continue Reading →

Real Fat, Real Food

When I did my first Whole30 I stayed far away from canola and other vegetable oils. Now I can actually taste when a product - like kettle cooked potato chips - is fried in "the bad stuff." It's so prominent that it overtakes the taste of the actual food and makes me a little queasy.... Continue Reading →

Go ahead, get ENLIGHTENED

I would (possibly) give my right arm for a bowl of mint chocolate chip ice cream – it is my absolute favorite. There’s just something about that cool, minty feeling you get when you take the first bite. It’s magical. (It could also be that no one in my family likes it, so I know... Continue Reading →

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