healthy recipes

Green Berry Protein Smoothie

I recently got a new blender and I’m so excited to get back on my smoothie game! I love doing a mix of fruits and veggies to ensure I get all the necessary daily nutrients. The sweetness of the fruit helps balance the bitterness of the vegetables so all you taste is delicious goodness. Smoothies are also great because you can add in extra vitamins, minerals, and proteins to give your body and smoothie an extra boost.   This smoothie has been my go-to recently! It is deliciously deceiving because its green color makes it look like it will taste like a salad, but it actually just tastes like […]

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Cinnamon Toast Pumpkin Seeds

For those of you picking through pumpkin patches and carving away making both new and traditional designs, don’t go throwing away one of the most beneficial parts of the pumpkin – the seeds! Most people usually dig into the pumpkin, take out all of the orange strings and seeds and place it right into the trash. Next time you’re carving a pumpkin, think about stopping to save the seeds, which can definitely have its benefits and delicious aspects as well!Pumpkin seeds may be tiny, but they are packed full of magnesium, zinc, and omega-3 properties. Best yet, these seeds can […]

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Gluten-Free Protein Pancakes

Pancakes are one of my favorite breakfast items to make and I have been enjoying whipping up various creations over the past few weekends. Since it is important to have a balanced breakfast with protein and complex carbohydrates, I tried adding protein powder into my most recent pancake recipe and this turned out delicious!In addition to protein and carbohydrates, I like to incorporate healthy fats, such as coconut oil, into my breakfast for added nutrition and energy. To reap the natural health benefits of coconut oil, it’s important to remember to choose an unrefined coconut oil.Since I have Celiac Disease, […]

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