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Welcome! I’m Heather, an organic foodie and certified health coach. Ready to improve your eating habits by cooking more? I’m here to help. This blog is filled with healthy, easy-to-make recipes designed for busy people like you. I also offer home pantry makeovers, menu planning and cooking lessons.  

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Gluten-Free Vegan Banana Chocolate Muffins

I found this recipe in an article on mindbodygreen about activated charcoal, and ironically left out the activated charcoal because I needed to make “chocolate cupcakes” for my nephew’s birthday. These muffins are totally delicious and totally passed as cupcakes in his eyes! YUM! I will definitely make them again with the charcoal. Note I […]

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Quinoa Broccoli Bowl with Pine Nut “Cheesy” Sauce

I got this recipe from US Weekly who attributes it to address Darby Stanchfield. What I like about it is that the sauce would taste great on lots of dishes, and you can sub in any veggies for the broccoli! The sauce is meant to taste and look a bit like melted cheese. Ingredients 1 […]

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Raw Vegan Nutella Cupcakes

This recipe is from The Almond Eater, who has a very similar Nutella Brownie recipe that also looks delish! Ingredients For the cupcake: 1 cup hazelnuts 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 cups (8 oz.) dates, pitted 1/4 cup organic maple syrup 2 tsp vanilla ½ tsp cinnamon For the filling: 1 ripe avocado 1/4 cup unsweetened […]

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Miso-Ginger Braised Chicken with Bok Choy and Barley

Here’s an awesome one-pot meal that takes like Thanksgiving dinner! I got it from Cooking Light magazine. Only it uses barley instead of bread/stuffing. Amazing! I was expecting it to taste just ok but it was one of the tastiest meals I’ve made in awhile! I doubled the amount of bok choy the recipe called […]

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Corn & Black Bean Salsa

I got this recipe from People magazine who attributed it to Tim Love. I didn’t measure the ingredients carefully – it’s a super easy recipe and delicious served on its own with chips or as a topping on a burrito bowl, tacos, etc. Ingredients 2 cups fresh corn kernels (about 4 ears) 2-3 tablespoons olive […]

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Honey Sriracha Roasted Carrots

I saw this recipe on Pinterest (credited to Closet Cooking) and I had to make it! So simple – a delicious side dish for any meal! You can adjust the amount of carrots as desired to yield more or less. Ingredients 2 pounds carrots, peeled and cut into evenly sized chunks (about 1″ thick) 1-2 tablespoons […]

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Spicy Shrimp with Cauliflower Grits & Garlic Kale

This recipe is from Pinch of Yum. My roommate made it and it was so delicious I had to make it again and post it! You may have leftover cauliflower mash, but it’s delicious served with fried eggs and sautéed greens or raw arugula for breakfast! Ingredients For the cauliflower grits: 1 tablespoon olive oil […]

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Cinnamon Apple Overnight Oats

I got this super easy recipe from Clean Plates. I love making smoothies at night to take on the run with me the following morning, and so this is a great way to mix up my breakfast routine while still making it at night/taking it with me in the morning. The following recipe yields 1 […]

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Gluten-Free Veggie Quiche

I got this recipe from mindbodygreen, who attributes it to Meghan Telpner’s The UnDiet Cookbook. I didn’t use mushrooms but no need to be exact with veggie fillings. This is an awesome alternative to a traditional quiche, although I found the crust a bit dry so I recommend eating this with avocado and lots of […]

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Cauliflower & White Bean Soup

I found this recipe on Camille Styles. Ingredients 1 whole head garlic 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 fennel bulb, cored and sliced (stalks and fronds reserved for another use or discarded) 1 onion, thinly sliced 1 small head cauliflower, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped rosemary, plus more for garnish pinch of red pepper flakes 2 […]

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