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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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Zesty Italian Avocado Dressing

My mom sent me this awesome recipe from Kristen Suzanne’s Easy Raw Vegan Salads & Dressings. It yields a large salad shaker of dressing – enough to use for at least a week of salads. So you may want to cut it in half. I served it with an arugula salad. Dressing Ingredients 3/4 cup […]

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Mint Chip Smoothie

I got this recipe from Kris Carr and I am obsessed with this smoothie. I altered the quantities a bit – mostly more spinach, mint & cacao! These adjusted quantities yield one serving: Ingredients 1 & 1/2 cups spinach, tightly packed 1 banana, frozen 1 to 2 pitted Medjool dates, pitted 1 & 1/2 tablespoons mint leaves 1 […]

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Zucchini “Alfredo” Noodles with Turkey Bacon

I found this recipe on Holistically Engineered. I’m obsessed with my spiralizer so perfect! I had about 3/4 of a pound of cauliflower instead of a pound so I added a carrot, which caused the sauce to be a little more “orange” than what you expect alfredo sauce to look like. But still delicious! I had […]

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Spicy Sriracha Nut Dressing

I got this recipe from my friend Jenna Edward’s Cooking Companion book, and she credits the TheKitchn.com for the original recipe. It’s somewhat similar to the dressing I used in this recipe for Soba Noodles with Peanut Sauce, but much faster to make! I put the dressing on a bowl of brown rice, stir-fried steak, […]

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Spinach & Blueberry Salad

I got this recipe from People magazine and it’s credited to Joy Wilson. It’s very simple and a great go-to for spring! Dressing Ingredients 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil Salad Ingredients 6 heaping cups baby spinach […]

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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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