• Vanilla Pecan Maca Blondies

    It seems like maca root has been getting a lot of attention lately, and for good reason! This root is jam packed with immune and endocrine benefits that can help increase your energy, balance hormones, and even help with memory and cognitive function. Before we talk benefits, it’s important to note that maca root is an ancient healing remedy and…

  • Cocoa Chai Protein Squares

    I am so excited to be sitting down to write this post! Not only because these squares are to die for, but I am officially done with my junior year of college! I can’t believe I first striated blogging when I left for my freshman year almost three years ago. My oh my how things have changed! – Of course for…

  • Fudgey Black Bean Brownies

    The Better For You Brownies So good, you won’t believe they’re healthy If you’re living anywhere along the East coast, I’m sure you’re experiencing this nice reminder that it is still winter. In NE Ohio, it is currently seventeen degrees with twenty mile and hour winds and snowing like you wouldn’t believe. Yes mother nature we hear you, it is…

  • Super Easy Valentine’s Day Chocolates

    Fall in Love With Homemade Chocolates The perfect gift for your healthy someone Valentine’s Day happens to be one of my favorite holidays. Not only because I have the my perfect person by my side, but it’s just a nice reminder to appreciate everyone who’s truly important to us, and you know – share some love! It happens to be less than…

  • Avocado Chocolate Truffles

    Triple Chocolate Truffles With A Green Twist Decadent, sweet, and oh so healthy  It wasn’t until this past month that I have had an actual truffle. Of course I’ve seen them all over Pinterest and the best of Instagram, but I had yet to try some for myself. As I was sitting at my hair salon a few weeks ago,…

  • Pumpkin Macadamia Nut Cookies

    Merry Fall, Y’all It’s pumpkin spice time Not to say that I’m one to wait for something to be official in order to make some pumpkin cookies but, it’s officially fall! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! I just want to say Merry Fall to you all and talk about all of the wonderful things that are happening because it’s fall!…

  • Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies 

    Things have been a little different in my world lately. With our big move in only two weeks, I feel like time is passing faster than ever. Though our lives seem like they’re in limbo, we’re trying really hard to keep our training and diets in check.

  • Chocolate Coffee Protein Muffins

    It’s been a few weeks since I started focusing on getting more protein in throughout the day. It only took me weeks of ridiculously sore muscles, being beyond tired, and sluggish to realize I wasn’t doing myself a favor by avoiding it.  wouldn’t say avoiding, rather just ignoring. The truth is, sometimes I cannot stand drinking a protein shake. Of course…

  • Healthy No Bake Cookies 

    After a weekend full of endless indulgences, Mondays tend to always bring the sad reality of getting back on track. Friday night, which is totally not cheat night, ended with hot dogs and Snickers ice cream bars. Saturday night, which is cheat night was filled with burgers, gyros and beer – like I said endless indulgences. It’s always the night time…

  • Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

    With finals around the corner and my to do list growing, I thought what better time for some cookies. Every time I open my computer I get sucked into school work and have put everything else aside soo here’s my apology – healthy chocolate chip oatmeal cookies! Having just finished one of my favorite classes that dealt with making recipes/meals healthier, I…

  • Black Bean Brownies

    I was never a huge fan of sweet recipes that had anything to do with beans, avocados, or anything that isn’t.. dessert like? Low and behold, when your diet turns into a free for all and you need to find a way back, you’ll do just about anything to satisfy a sweet tooth a healthier way. I love this recipe,…

  • Banana Gummies

    Searching the store for healthy snacks isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Every label out there has some sort of ‘healthy’ gimmick stapled across the front of it, yet the ingredients list is a mile long. We love snacking on dried fruit but it just so happens that nine times out of ten, it’s packed with sugar. Our solution:…