Pregnancy is a time to really focus on our health not only for growing a healthy baby but also the wellbeing of the mother! I’m currently in my third trimester with my second child so I wanted to give some ways to have a healthy pregnancy.
Now that I’ve actually been through labor, I know it’s like a marathon, and you don’t sign up for a marathon and not prepare for it. I’m looking at this second pregnancy as marathon and I’m doing things to “train” for labor that I didn’t do with my first.
If you’re into natural remedies or consider yourself a crunchy mama then you might have heard about drinking raspberry leaf tea during pregnancy.
I’m so excited to announce that I’m pregnant with my second baby! This will be my second time having a fully plant-based, vegan pregnancy.
It can seem overwhelming keeping our kids healthy, especially during cold and flu season, but it doesn’t have to be! Here’s a few simple ways to keep kids healthy.
If you have children at home you know how important it is to have snacks! As parents, we want things to be easy, but also nutritious. Here’s 4 snacks that pack in the nutrients and are so easy to make, even the kids can help out!
Ever have a sweet craving, but you’re trying to eat healthy so you don’t know how to satisfy it? I find this happens especially around the holidays when sugar is EVERYWHERE! Enter these Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Blondies! They’re made from garbanzo beans, healthier sugars and a couple other simple ingredients.
This Beet Hummus is packed with healthy ingredients that help improve digestion, assist with weight-loss and even improve cognitive function! It makes a delicious snack that can be meal prepped ahead of time. I make this beet hummus oil-free unless I want it to look pretty on top, then I add a little there.
Apple season’s here and this baked oatmeal recipe is a yummy way to use them, and perfect for all things fall.
Watermelon is such a refreshing fruit, and it’s also very hydrating for our bodies. Grilled Watermelon Pizza is a fun way to eat more fruit. It also makes a healthy snack or appetizer. This is a great recipe to get kids involved in and let them create their own pizza.
Do you ever go for the banana bread when buying a pastry, thinking that it has to be healthier since it has bananas, right? Well, the majority of those loafs are filled with refined sugar, oils and preservatives.
You know when you’re so hungry and you’re just looking for something to grab and eat right away? If you’re like me, you’ll just grab whatever is in sight, which might not be the healthiest thing. Avocado Toast is like healthy fast food right in your kitchen! This upgraded version has a twist though so keep …
This icing is dairy-free, oil-free, gluten-free and refined sugar free! It gets it’s creamy texture from cashews and it’s sweet taste from dates. This icing resembles a cream cheese frosting, but without all the bad stuff.
This homemade jelly only requires a few ingredients and comes together in under 15 minutes. It’s full of antioxidants, fiber and omega-3’s, which all benefit your health.
Blueberry Waffles that taste so good you’d think you were eating something unhealthy! Only six ingredients required, and they can be whipped up in about 20 minutes.
Pumpkin Sheet Pancakes can be whipped up in minutes and baked in the oven for a simple breakfast that will bring a lot of smiles and happy tummies. These vegan pancakes have been healthified, but still explode with pumpkin flavor and sweetness.
These Beanie Bites are perfect for little ones and picky eaters. They are filled with plant protein, heathy fats and fiber. It’s an easy way to get in some good nutrition especially if your little one doesn’t love beans.
Blueberry Oat Muffins that are perfect for kids or adults. They are flour-less, dairy-free and only sweetened with fruit! It’s a great recipe for meal prepping as they can be stored in the fridge or freezer.
These cookies are flourless, oil-free and free of refined sugar. They can easily be made gluten-free as well. They’re so easy to make, they’ll become your new go-to treat.
Homemade Carrot Apple Sauce is loaded with antioxidants and vitamins essential for good health. It’s great to feed to kids, especially for a tasty way to sneak in some veggies, but it’s also adult approved! It’s quick and easy to make, plus it freezes great to have on hand.
If you’re like me, you love rich, decadent, chocolate desserts! These Brownie Ice Cream Cake Bites will satisfy those chocolate cravings all while being dairy-free, gluten-free and free of refined sugars. They’re also full of plant protein, and can be made nut-free if needed. You’re doing your body a favor by eating one! I wanted
Studies have shown that starting children off eating healthy early in life will help to keep them eating healthy later on. It also decreases their chances of obesity, childhood diabetes, attention disorders and many diseases. Here are four easy and healthy meal ideas for little ones, but they’re so good you might
Black Bean Brownies are a big trend (and rightfully so), but these brownies can be made with ANY bean, and they’re just as good! They can be naturally sweetened, and they’re automatically gluten-free. If you’ve never had flourless brownies made from beans, let me tell you, these do NOT taste like beans.
These donut holes are naturally sweetened with dates on the inside and outside. You only need five ingredients to make the donut, and two more to make the healthy icing! They can be baked in the oven or an air-fryer.