Nutty Granola Bars

This is an alternative to regular granola bars for people who can not eat grains and sugar.

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Grilled Peach Yogurt Tart

This is a very fresh summer dessert and it looks really fancy for company.

Pesto

I personally like pesto on just about anything so being able to make it without the dairy and have it a bit healthier is a great thing.

Coconut Macaroons

Just because you can't eat sugar doesn’t mean you should have to give up these awesome clouds of coconut deliciousness.

Southwest Salad

Whoever says that salads are boring and not filling have not really given it their all. This is the taste of a fiesta in a salad.

Sunflower Coconut Protein Cups

These are protein “bars” that taste like dessert but actually have good clean ingredients in them.

Bacon and Avocado Deviled Eggs

Everyone loves deviled eggs and everyone loves bacon, So combining them just seems like a no brainer win/win.

Chocolate Yogurt Truffles

This is a lighter healthier version of a chocolate truffle

Chocolate Raspberry Cream Cake

This creamy cake is a unique flavor and texture that is sugar free.

Avocado, Tomato and Onion Omelet

Omelets look so fancy but they are still just a pretty simple egg dish. They also generally heat up really well.

Tomato, Squash, Pesto Stacks

Pesto makes pretty much anything amazing. This is a great way to get some vegetables in and have it be delicious all at the same time.

Super Garlic Chicken

This is for the garlic lovers. Garlic is my favorite seasoning. so naturally cramming a ton of garlic into one dish is a great thing to do.

Chicken Salad Topped Tomatoes

This is a simple, easy and delicious lunch. Pumpkin seeds add an awesome crunch and texture to this chicken salad.

Virgin Mojito

Until I had a mojito I thought people must be crazy to mix these different things together, but hot damn these things are good!

Pina Colada

Throw an umbrella in this and lounge by the pool and dream you are in the Bahama’s.

Iced Mocha

When the heat of 10,000 suns is blaring down on you in the summer and you want a coffee but certainly not a hot one, this is a great option.

Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes

Do you ever wake up and think “I am an adult, I can have pumpkin pie for breakfast if I want to?” Well this is like having all that pumpkin goodness for breakfast but feeling like a responsible adult

Chocolate Raspberry Cream Cake

This creamy cake is a unique flavor and texture that is sugar free. The Greek yogurt is never heated so it retains it's natural probiotic goodness.

Chai Tea

The spice must flow! I love this tea. Even my anti health food friends loved this tea.

Orange Kale Salad

I love this salad. In fact this is one of the salads I ate as a regular snack almost daily for about a year. It is so simple and kale is such a fibrous vegetable that even if you make it the day befor

Chocolate Mousse

This has to be one of the easiest deserts to make, and it looks so fancy and elegant. Only 3 ingredients!

Mini Bacon and Broccoli Frittata's

Many people do not eat breakfast because they do not have the time, with these you can have breakfast portions ready to go each morning!

Pesto Turkey Meatballs

This might be the only time that green meatballs are actually something you should eat. If you are a pesto lover then you will love these!

The Magic Of Fruit

Fruit is a great sweet treat option, but there is so much more to fruit than just a wonderful sweet taste.

Zucchini Fritters

I love potato pancakes and wondered if I could make the same thing but with zucchini, it was a success! These are lighter than potato pancakes and very tasty.

Bell Pepper Taco Cups

Bell peppers make the perfect container for ground turkey taco fillings. This recipe makes enough servings that you can serve it to your whole family, a group of friends!

Spicy Sweet Pumpkin Seeds

These are so simple and make a great snack. They are an awesome balance of sweet, spicy and salty.

Bacon Broccoli Bites

Can you really go wrong with anything that has bacon in them? These are gluten free and dairy free but still snacks that even your junk food eating friends will like.

Creamy Pumpkin Smoothie

You have yourself a smoothie that has all the goodness of naturally occurring probiotics and real pumpkin, not just pumpkin flavor. It's like having pumpkin pie for breakfast!

Grilled Pear and Candied Nut Salad

If I was not creating new recipes all the time I would just eat this one salad all the time.

Lasagna Cabbage Rolls

This has all the deliciousness of lasagna without the noodles!

Chocolate Nut Clusters

These are a clean alternative to many chocolates out there. I love these because they are so easy, yet so versatile.

Coconut Haystacks

This is sweet with still some of the tang of yogurt and is great at satisfying a chocolate craving.

Pumpkin Protein Balls

If you are a pumpkin lover then these will be right up your ally.

Veggie Pad Thai

I was craving Pad Thai at home one day and wondered how many vegetables I could squeeze into this one dish, this meal was born!

Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd's Pie lends itself to being a pretty healthy meal right off the bat. If you just make a few tweaks then you can have something that has less fat and is gluten free.

Easy Way To Drop Inches

If you are wanting some simple ways to drop some extra inches, this is your article.

Lettuce Wrapped Pork Tacos

If only every day was taco Tuesday!

Zucchinni Pasta with Pink Sauce and Meat Balls

This replaces your pasta with nutrient packed zucchini and is topped with a healthier version of creamy pink sauce!

Pro's And Con's Of Protein Supplements

Do you simply think that a protein powder is going to make all of your health and fitness dreams come true? Let's talk.

Red Enchilada Sauce

I love enchilada's with red sauce but most restaurants make their sauce with flour. Rather than giving up my enchilada sauce I decided to remake it a bit.

Pork and Cabbage Stir Fry

Stir fry is a delicious and fun way to get a ton of vegetables into one meal.

Healthier Way To Fry Food

We all know, obviously, that steaming, grilling and baking are optimal healthy cooking methods. But what about frying?

Chicken Coconut Curry Salad Wrap

If you are craving some curry flavor, but also want something quick for lunch this can do the trick.

Strawberries and Creamy Jello Parfait

This dessert is made with Greek yogurt that is not heated so it retains all the good probiotics found in it naturally.

Miracle Liquid Of Life

Water is the most important thing for our survival, except maybe air.

Raspberry Mojito's Popsicle's

These popsicles have all the epic deliciousness of a mojito minus the rum and with some added raspberries.

Simple Cucumber and Tomato Salad

This recipe has very few ingredients and is super simple to throw together.

Java Chip Yogurt Popsicle

Healthy yogurt mixed with chocolate and coffee flavors makes me very happy! This frozen treat has a tart kick due to the yogurt and is a great "beat the heat" treat.

Kale Salad Cups

This is so simple, so tasty, so healthy and so pretty. Since these do not have to be heated they make a great lunch to take to work.

Creamy Strawberry Lemonade Popsicles

Lemon and strawberry are flavors that remind me of summer, so I figured why not make these flavors into a healthy frozen treat to beat the summer heat.

The Low Down On Sugars And Sweeteners

Sweeteners are considered the worst thing we can eat and the one thing we do not want to live without.

Coffee Craving Tamer

For those who have to stay away from coffee but love the taste, here is another option.

Nutty Granola

This granola is an alternate option for all the grain free, sugar free people out there.

Mini Meals

Eating every 3-4 hours or 6 mini meals a day is a very popular amongst fitness competitors and fitness enthusiasts alike. Let's look at the pro's and con's of eating this way.

Maple Pecan Chocolates

If you are a dark chocolate lover and love maple and nuts then this is right up your ally.

Egg Salad Sandwich Stuffed Bell Peppers

This is not only good for those who want to get more vegetable in their meals but it is also a good option for people on a candida cleanse.

How many calories do you need?

Caloric needs vary from person to person. It depends on your resting metabolic rate, how much activity you do, whether your body is fighting off an infection and what your goals are.

Fresh Zucchini Pasta

Zucchini makes some of the best pasta noodles ever! After having these I do not even miss regular pasta.

Sunflower Butter Cups

This recipe is a cleaner version of a nut butter cup made with no sugar, dairy, or grains. This is suitable for vegans, diabetics and candida cleanses yet still tasty!

Benefits Of Omega 3

This is why fish oil is so popular.

BLT Benedict

This is a delicious version of eggs bennedict that is great for certain food sensitivities and is also good on a candida cleanse. Enjoy!

Journaling For The Real Story

You may think you are eating better than you really are. Journaling can show you what you are really doing.

Improving Your Digestion

Those with impaired digestion understand how it can impact your life. Let's look at how you can improve it.

Elimination Diet

Discover what foods you are having reactions to, so that you can create an eating plan that will help you feel better.

Fighting Inflammation

Many people who are dealing with an ailment are more than likely also dealing with some inflammation as well.

Better Fast Food Options

Many people survive off fast food. While I do not think fast food is a great choice, it can help to know the best options when necessary.

Starving Yourself Stupid

Think starving yourself is helping you lose weight? Think again.

Prepare To Eat Well

Preperation can be the difference between staying strong or giving in.

Nutrition on the Fly

With a little planning ahead, travel doesn't have to spell disaster for your diet.

To Cleanse or Not to Cleanse?

Cleansing is all the rage, but should you be doing it? What options are there?

How Do I Start?

Most people know they should be eating better but are stuck in this spiral of not feeling good, and then not wanting to cook. So, what do they do?

Fuel Your Body

Fuel your body right, especially before and after your workouts!

Strategies For Healthy Eating

Eight ways to help you make healthy choices while eating.

Kicking The Coffee Habit

If it is time to put down the mug, these tips may help.

The Truth About Food Cravings

Food cravings seem to be the bane of our healthy lifestyles. But it does not need to be. Learn what you can do.

New Year New You

It is that time of year, again, where we go on a crazy diet in the hopes that this year will be the year that we will lose all of our weight and get into perfect shape.

Get Creative

Food can be healthy and delicious, you just need to get creative sometimes.

Healthy Holiday Desserts

Are the Holidays ever complete without dessert?

Healthy Holiday Appetizers

Just because you have appetizers at a party does not mean they have to be sugar laden, super-processed junk food.

Healthy Holiday Side Dishes

What is a holiday meal without the side dishes?

Healthy Holiday Drinks

Healthier replacements for festive favorites.

Healthy for the Holidays

Techniques to make this holiday season a healthier one.

Going Vegetarian the Right Way

Thinking of going vegetarian or vegan? Here are some tips to avoid the pitfalls.

13 Tips for Tackling Thanksgiving

Instead of going crazy and stressing yourself out during a great time of year, let’s look at what you can be doing to make the holidays healthier and less stressful.

You Are What You Eat

Building blocks are important for the end result, what blocks are you giving your body?

Kicking the Sugar Habit

11 helpful tips to drop the sugar and steer your health back on course.

Create A Better Relationship With Your Food

How we see food influences our diet. Learn to improve that relationship!

Portion Control Made Simple

Not sure how much of each food group you should eat? Here are some general rules a quick tips to make it simple.

Controlling Your Edible Environment

Willpower only lasts so long. Mastering your environment is the key to successful changes!

Savor Your Food

Slow down, enjoy your food, and reap the benefits.

Over Eating And Nutrient Deficiency

Always hungry? Changes to your diet may curb that appetite faster than you think.

Basics Of Stocking A Healthy Kitchen

Health starts in the kitchen, so make sure you have good supplies on hand!

Healthy Oils And Fats

Despite what many people think, you actually need fat. It is essential. Let's look at what type you should eat.

Well Intentioned Diabetes

Fruit smoothies are not always as healthy as people claim.

Combating The Hell With It All Mood

Get through the "don't care" and make sure you still take care of yourself.

Protein For A Resilient Body

Protein is the building blocks of life, make sure you are getting what you need for your strongest body.

Levels of Hunger

Understanding your hunger is the key to controlling it. Find out what clues your body uses to tell you the real deal.

Eating Healthy On A Tight Budget

Don't have a lot of dough to spend on local organic produce? Not to worry, we'll help you navigate the supermarket for super healthy on the cheap.

All About Veggies

Want the lowdown on vegetables? There's more to them than just peas and carrots.

Carbohydrate Basics

Learn the basics of this common nutrient and make it work for you.

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Thank you for visiting our new site. We look forward to helping you reach your health potential. New articles go up almost daily!

-Lauren