Vegan Chocolate Probiotic Protein Smoothie

Quick update: I recently had jaw surgery, which means a liquid diet during recovery for about 4 weeks. It also means I’ve been drinking a TON of smoothies. Between the prescription anti-inflammatories and the lack of solid food, it’s been essential for me to load up on probiotics and protein. Thankfully, it is so easy…

Turmeric Almond Milk Latte

Turmeric lattes have become my new morning tradition. This frothy, vibrant latte is not only beautiful, it also provides an instant nutrition boost. Turmeric has tons of health benefits, including the ability to improve mood and reduce inflammation. This spice also has wonderful antioxidant properties. Curcumin, the active beneficial compound in turmeric, is what provides…

Healthy Hot Cocoa

This chilly weather calls for warm drinks and, because I’ve been on a chocolate kick recently, it only seems appropriate to post a cozy hot chocolate recipe. This recipe only contains three ingredients: almond milk, cacao powder and raw honey, which makes it TONS healthier than anything you’d find at the grocery store. As I’ve…

Homemade Almond Milk

It’s on the brink of Fall here in Oregon, and with Fall comes sweet and delicious coffee drinks and creamy soups. While nut milk is a great component to these Fall favorites, it is hard to find a worthy store-bought nut milk. They are either filled with unnecessary, non-nutritious  ingredients, or their prices are through…