Double Chocolate Cherry Pancakes

Pancakes that help support healthy circulation in your body? Sign me up! Flavanols are antioxidants naturally found in foods like chocolate, blueberries, tea, red wine, and apples that help improve your circulation, which helps to promote brain, heart, and skin health. FlavaNaturals is a brand that creates chocolate products that have more of these super-nutrient flavanols than … Continue reading Double Chocolate Cherry Pancakes

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15 Minute Protein Pasta

This meal has been one of my go-to's since moving to Utah. It's quick, easy, healthy, filling, really versatile, and delicious! I even got my roommate hooked on it 😉 And that is why I am sharing it with all of you! I use red lentil pasta pretty much every time I make pasta because … Continue reading 15 Minute Protein Pasta

Banana Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookies

For the past month, I have been eating a pretty restricted diet due to a food intolerance test I took in December. Turns out, I'm sensitive to so many different foods that I usually eat ever day, including peanuts, wheat, gluten, dairy, almonds, coconut, soy, oats, eggs and like 20 other things. Crazy, I know. … Continue reading Banana Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookies

Protein-Packed Pasta Salad

Pasta salad was one of my favorite side dishes to have around the holidays when I was younger. The only thing about it is that pasta salad doesn't have a whole lot of protein...until now! I was actually really surprised at how well this recipe turned out. I used Banza Chickpea Pasta.  It has a lot more … Continue reading Protein-Packed Pasta Salad

Blender Black Bean Burgers

I'm in a food literacy class this semester, and one of my assignments was to create a meatless recipe using something from the farmers market, and thus these Blender Black Bean Burgers were born! I bought some fresh tomatoes and a white onion at my college's farmers market and whipped these bad boys up for … Continue reading Blender Black Bean Burgers

Pumpkin Spice Granola

It's October 1st which means fall is officially here! I've been seeing people make pumpkin spice anything and everything for about a month now, so I thought I would jump on the train and make Pumpkin Spice Granola! I was pleasantly surprised how GREAT the texture of this granola came out! It's super crunchy, which … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Granola

Banaoffee Protein Smoothie

I know what you're thinking: "What in the heck is banaoffee??" Well I guess I'll tell you. It's banana and coffee put together in one word. Shocker, right?? I know. I'm just THAT clever. jk. lol. Anyway, back to this Banaoffee Smoothie, which by the way, is freaking delicious, AND it's packed with a shiz … Continue reading Banaoffee Protein Smoothie

Cocoa-Nut Granola

I absolutely love granola. I love how versatile and delicious it is. What I don't like about it? Most of the granola's that you can buy at the grocery store are loaded with tons of sugar, artificial vitamins, and filled with cheap, filler grains (like puffed rice), and they're expensive! I wanted to make my … Continue reading Cocoa-Nut Granola