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Watermelon Mint Popsicles

Sometimes simple things are better and lazy people have got it right. Prime example: last summer, when my mom brought a watermelon home from the store I would immediately cut it open, slice it into cubes, and store it in a Tupperware for easy access! However, at the beginning of watermelon season this summer, I…

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Chocolate Lava Cake in a Mug

I stumbled across the idea for this recipe by accident. For graduation this year, one of my friends gave me a cookbook for recipes that you can make in a mug. Flipping through it, we found a recipe for a Fondant au Chocolat (aka French Chocolate Lava Cake). Deciding to give it a go, we…

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No-Yeast Coconut Flour Pizza Crust

Today I got home from a long day of babysitting and you know what the only thing I could think about was? Pizza. That thick, hearty crust slathered with marinara sauce and practically dripping melted mozzarella cheese– there’s really nothing better. However, I was feeling lazy (and also broke), so I could neither take the…

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Raspberry Mango Smoothie Bowl

Nothing says summer like a fresh, cold smoothie bowl! Especially one that’s beautifully decorated with colorful, healthy ingredients, such as raspberries, hemp seeds, and Chia seeds. And maybe a handful of granola for good measure!πŸ˜‰ During the later months of the summer, I try to use my oven as seldom as possible– in order to…

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Vanilla Protein French Toast

Today I faced the biggest dilemma of my life: should I get blueberry pancakes or French toast for brunch? On one hand, French toast is fluffy, thick, and stuffed with decadent cinnamon-vanilla flavor. Yet, blueberry pancakes combine savory and sweet perfectly in one hearty dish that will leave you feeling satisfied for hours. Decisions, decisions.…

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Carrot Cake Truffles

Why are delicious things so high in calories? Seriously, you would think that with crazy technological advances such as lightning-fast DNA sequencing and cars that can park themselves common today, someone would have taken the time to come up with a carrot cake that’s zero calories or Ben & Jerry’s pint that contains less than…

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Fluffy Blueberry Muffin Oatmeal

How do you stay active during the summer? Now, I know what you’re thinking: it’s summertime, what do you mean “stay active”? You’re outside constantly- going to the beach, gardening, enjoying the sunshine… That’s a valid point. So maybe I should rephrase the question: How do you stay active during your vacation? A little bit…