Tag Archive: cravings

Pumpkin Walnut Bread with Oat Flour

This bread is incredibly moist, beautifully spiced and full of pumpkin flavor. Accented with warm spices like cinnamon, plus a touch of earthy nutmeg and clove, dreamy coconut oil, and vanilla too. It’s not too oaty. The walnuts give it a lovely crunch, and the maple glaze.. divine! The oat flour is so easy to …

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Vanilla Almond Cupcakes with Coconut Buttercream (Paleo, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

You’ll love this Vanilla Almond Cupcakes w/ Coconut Buttercream Recipe that results in sweet, almond-y coconut-y perfection.

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Jul 02

Patriotic Berry Almond Trifle with Coconut Whipped Cream (GF + Paleo + V)

Growing up in the midwest, there was no shortage . . . Of home-baked, sugar-laden treats in our home. In fact, some of my most cherished childhood memories center around cooking, baking and enjoying comforting meals and desserts with family and friends. This simple, yet decadent, strawberry shortcake recipe is one of my favorite examples …

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Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seed pudding is a delicious and easy way to get the fiber, protein, omega-3 fatty acids and micronutrients available in Chia seeds. As it takes only minutes to make, is low in calories, and has adequate protein and nutrients, it is a quick, on-the-go breakfast or snack option….. Personally, I love to eat this …

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Sep 23

Beat Cravings With These 6 Simple Tricks

No matter how hard we try to stick with our healthy eating habits, hard-to-control cravings always seem to come knocking at the door. Satisfying your sweet tooth with an occasional decadent indulgence is totally OK, but giving into it more often can halt your health progress dead in its tracks. Suppress the urge to splurge …

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Feb 01

Chocolate: the Love Drug and Why it’s Good for You

  The Ancient Incas knew it, as does Bridget Jones…. there’s been nothing like chocolate to raise the spirits.

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Spiced Pumpkin Seeds – for Gorgeous Skin

Carving up some cool or creepy pumpkin creations this week? Save those seeds! These five crunchy and delicious recipes, not only taste good, but they protect the skin! Pumpkin seeds are a skin superfood because they’re so high in zinc. Zinc protects your cell membranes, helps maintain collagen, and promotes skin renewal. Enjoy pumpkin seeds …

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Sep 09

Decoding Food Cravings

Food Cravings Are All Driven By A Lack of Specific Nutrients ~ So Which Foods Will Address Your Craving and Why?   Many people think of food cravings as a weakness, but dieting and calorie restriction cause food cravings, according to a study done by nutritionists at Boston’s Tufts University.  91% of participants in a …

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