Appetizers

Mexican Blender Salsa

This might be the easiest salsa you'll ever make! On your table in 5 minutes and tastes better(and fresher!) than from a jar or a restaurant. My mom has been making this salsa for as long as I can remember, and she was nice enough to allow me to share the recipe with all of… Continue reading Mexican Blender Salsa

Appetizers, Grain Free

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers {GF, DF}

If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen! 😉 Fresh jalapeno peppers are stuffed with a delicious dairy-free "cheese" spread and wrapped in smoky bacon. They come together quick for a party appetizer or can be easily assembled ahead of time. You might want to double up the recipe because family and… Continue reading Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers {GF, DF}

Treats

Mango Madness Popsicles

What's not to like about a healthy treat made with only two fresh ingredients? Using mangoes and mango juice, we created these beautifully delicious two layer popsicles. They have a ton of flavor without any added sugar, artificial sweeteners or dyes! Curious about the popsicle molds I used? They're Tovolo Groovy Pop molds! They come… Continue reading Mango Madness Popsicles

Functional Nutrition

Supplements: Worth the Money?

By Liz Abel, LDN, CNS, MS, MA I worked in the pharmaceutical industry for ten years, and I learned a lot about quality assurance and regulation during this time. Did you know that the supplement industry is not regulated? This is a pretty scary concept, considering it was a $36.1 billion dollar industry in 2017(1).… Continue reading Supplements: Worth the Money?

dessert, Snacks

Homemade Brownie Batter Hummus

Chocolate hummus? You heard that right! It may seem strange, but it's the perfect sweet, healthy snack that's prepared in minutes. When my sister had shared with me that she bought chocolate hummus at the store, I knew I had to try to make my own! This way you can control the ingredients and customize… Continue reading Homemade Brownie Batter Hummus