Holiday parties and potlucks are almost upon us. This is usually the time of year I fall off my diet and health regime. Most people use the holidays as an excuse to breakout the most fattening and rich recipes they own. Moreover, people use the holidays as an excuse to eat the unhealthiest party foods, too. Everywhere I turn there are desserts, snacks or dips calling my name. By the time the party is over, I have eaten enough to [...]
Making a Blast in my NutriBullet is something I have grown to love. It has been part of my morning routine for the past two years. In the beginning when I first started Blasting, my drinks were fruity and sweet. But now that I’m a seasoned professional, I have tried almost every vegetable in the garden and have come up with some fabulous combinations – and some not-so-great ones. The great ones stick around and get to make a repeat [...]
I have a big sweet tooth and so does my family. Every evening after a healthy dinner, the first question is, “What’s for dessert?” I have to admit, I love to bake, especially anything with chocolate! I usually bake a sweet treat twice a week. I have tried the store-bought, low-fat versions, but seriously – WHY BOTHER?! They taste like over processed cardboard. Plus, if I’m going to consume calories and fat, I need to feel the love for whatever [...]
Raw’kin Snack of the WeekCraving something sweet? Reach for a cinnamon bun! No, we haven’t lost our minds – but we have found this amazing raw, vegan cinnamon bun recipe that you can easily make with the help of your NutriBullet. Tasty little bites, you won’t regret keeping these within reach anytime your sweet tooth comes a’calling! Thank to Rawified for the amazing recipe! Click here for the full recipe.
Happy Halloween! Can you smell the pumpkin in the air? This holiday Blast makes for a nice, decadent dessert with all natural, whole ingredients and nutrients to boost! Enjoy it instead of that slice of sugar and fat-laden pumpkin pie and feel good about your holiday diet. Pumpkin Bumpkin Dessert Blast 1/2 cup spinach 1/4 cup organic, canned pumpkin puree (if fresh pumpkin is not available) 1 tbsp. pecans 1 dash of cinnamon 2 dates 1 cup unsweetened almond milk [...]