Posts Categorized: Nutrition

Healthy Honey Choco-Popcorn

  Homemade caramel corn….mmmmmm. The smell of it made our mouths water recently while at our local county fair.  The girls begged Ken and I for some. “Okay, just this once!” HEAVEN  Of course the recipe-remake wheels started turning in my head and I came up with this bad boy.  It has the perfect amount of…

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Healthy Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies

Healthy Chickpea Blondies

  I’d rather scrub toilets than cook or bake! So any recipe that throws ALL ingredients into a food processor is my kind of recipe. No separate mixing bowls. No extra appliances. No multi-step instructions.  Bada-Boom-Bada-Bang—just my style!  But what makes this recipe AWEsome is that it’s vegan, gluten free, grain free, soy free and refined…

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Juicing vs Blending – Which is better for you?

Everyone around you is raaaaaving about the benefits of fresh-pressed juices and smoothies. The hype pumps you up. You just gotta have that magical elixir that makes your energy soar! But which is better for YOU? Audio Transcript Everyone around you is raaaaaving about the benefits of fresh-pressed juices and smoothies. The hype pumps you…

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6 Easy Healthy Late Night Snacks to Keep You Lean

Do you follow a healthy diet all day only to find yourself gorging on high-fat, high-carbohydrate snacks at night—like chips, cookies and icecream? If so then stick around because I’m going to give you six healthy late night snack alternatives that won’t undo all your hard work from the day. Video Transcript Hey it’s Mariah…

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#1 Breakfast Mistake + Healthy Homemade Granola Recipe

Healthy Homemade Granola

You’re on a mission… You’re gonna feed your family healthier foods, starting with breakfast. You march into the grocery store—aim for the breakfast cereal aisle—pick up a box of granola. STOP—don’t go any further! Watch the video to see why. (Warning—lots of bloopers in this one. Apparently, not my best day 😉 ) Video Transcript…

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Thai Quinoa Salad

Thai Quinoa Salad

As you know, we just got back from a long trip with the kids. (Seriously—it’s been a week and a half, and I’m STILL tired!) If you’d like to know how to stay healthy while traveling with kids, I got ya covered. Just go here! I received sooooo many requests asking me to share my…

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Homemade Almond Milk in Less Than 60 Seconds

Homemade Almond Milk In Less Than 60 Seconds

  Earlier I wrote a post on why it’s a good idea to ditch dairy—but then, what do you: Pour on your oatmeal? Dunk your homemade-healthy cookie in? Use for making pancakes on the weekends? Many store bought non-dairy milks are filled with chemicals and preservatives, which are just as bad for you (if not…

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5 Reasons to Ditch Dairy

5 Reasons to Ditch Dairy

I grew up drinking the magical moo juice. Oreo cookies dunked in it. Breakfast cereals swam in it. School lunches were void without it. We’ve been indoctrinated since birth into believing that drinking cow’s milk is healthy. There’s pro-dairy propaganda – eeeeeeeevvverywhere. Got milk campaigns Milk-mustached celebrities Food pyramid dairy group Doctors recommending 2-3 servings…

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