Green Tea Lemonade Popsicles

Green Tea Lemonade Popsicles
The perfect icy treat for hot days! Whether you're hosting a summer gathering or simply looking for a healthier alternative to traditional sugary desserts, these popsicles are easy to make and sure to please. Enjoy them poolside, on a sunny afternoon, or anytime you need a revitalizing pick-me-up.

2 cups Green Tea (brewed)
1 tbsp Raw Honey
1/4 Lemon (zested and juiced)

  1. If you haven't yet, brew your green tea. Add honey and lemon juice. Mix well and place in the fridge until chilled.
  2. Once chilled, pour into 3 oz paper cups. Sprinkle a pinch of lemon zest into each cup.
  3. Freeze for 45 to 60 minutes or until partially frozen. Insert popsicle sticks. If sticks aren't staying, freeze for additional 15 minutes and try again.
  4. Place in freezer for 4 hours or until completely frozen. Enjoy!

Smashed Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing

Smashed Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing
Perfect as a main course or a side dish, this salad is both vegan and gluten-free, offering a healthy option that doesn't compromise on taste. It's a versatile choice for lunch, dinner, or meal prep, and it's sure to become a staple in your recipe rotation.

1 1/2 cups Chickpeas (cooked, rinsed)
1 Apple (finely chopped)
2 stalks Celery (finely chopped)
2 tbsps Tahini
2 tbsps Water
3 tbsps Lemon Juice
1/2 tsp Sea Salt
1 Garlic (clove, small, minced)

  1. In a mixing bowl, mash the chickpeas with a fork until a fine crumb texture forms. If you'd like more texture, leave some chickpeas whole. Add in the apple and celery.
  2. In a second small mixing bowl, make the dressing. Combine the tahini and water and stir to combine. Then stir in the lemon juice, salt and garlic.
  3. Add the dressing to the chickpea mixture and stir to combine. Season with additional salt or lemon if needed. Enjoy!

Napa Cabbage Slaw with Kimchi Dressing

Napa Cabbage Slaw with Kimchi Dressing
This recipe is great to add flavor to grilled dishes, tacos, or Asian-inspired meals; it's always a hit! Plus, it's easy to prepare and can be made ahead of time for stress-free entertaining.

1/4 cup Kimchi
2 tsps Water
1 tbsp Rice Vinegar
1 tsp Fish Sauce
1 tsp Sesame Oil (toasted)
2 tbsps Avocado Oil
4 cups Napa Cabbage (thinly sliced)
1 cup Daikon (julienned)
2 Carrot (shredded)

  1. In a blender combine the kimchi, water, rice vinegar, fish sauce, sesame oil, and avocado oil. Blend until smooth.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the cabbage, daikon, and carrot. Pour the dressing over top and toss until well coated. Serve and enjoy!

Charred Kale Salad With Tahini Dressing

Charred Kale Salad With Tahini Dressing
I get asked a lot of different questions when it comes to how to eat healthy during pregnancy, or when trying to conceive. One of my favorite recipes to really, not only enjoy for its taste but for its nutritional value is this Charred Kale and Tahini salad!

  • 2 tbsps Lime Juice
  • 2 tbsps Tahini
  • 1/4 cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil (divided)
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro (roughly chopped)
  • 1/4 tsp Sea Salt
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • 4 cups Kale Leaves (stem removed, roughly torn)
  • 2 tsps Sesame Seeds (toasted)
  • 1 Blood Orange (peeled, roughly chopped into segments)
  • 2 tbsps Pumpkin Seeds (optional)
  1. In a blender or food processor, add the lime juice, tahini, 3/4 of the oil, cilantro, salt and water. Blend until smooth and creamy and the sauce is a nice pale green color.
  2. Heat a cast-iron pan over medium heat. Once the pan is hot, add the remaining oil and half the kale. Let it cook undisturbed for about 1 minute. Continue cooking while tossing the kale around until it is lightly charred. Remove and repeat the process until all of the kale is lightly charred.
  3. Add the kale to a plate and drizzle with the tahini dressing, top with sesame seeds, orange segments and pumpkin seeds, if using. Enjoy!

Chocolate Protein Crunch Bars

Chocolate Protein Crunch Bars
Sometimes you just need to have a little treat! And these are DELICIOUS!!

  • 1 cup Organic peanut butter without any sugar or palm oil
  • 1 cup Maple Syrup
  • 3 cups Rice Puffs Cereal
  • 1 1/4 cups Vanilla Protein Powder
  • 1 1/2 cups Dark Chocolate Chips
  1. Line a pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, add the peanut butter and maple syrup and mix well to combine. Add the cereal and protein powder and mix well with a spatula until thoroughly combined.
  3. Transfer the cereal mixture into the prepared pan, pressing down to create an even layer.
  4. Add water to a double boiler or fill a small pot halfway with water and place a heat-safe bowl on top. Bring the water to a boil and add the chocolate chips to the bowl. Melt the chocolate, stirring often. Alternatively, you can melt the chocolate chips in the microwave on 30-second intervals.
  5. Pour the melted chocolate over the cereal, spreading it out to create an even layer. Transfer to the fridge until the chocolate has completely set, about 45 minutes, or overnight.
  6. Remove the cereal bars and slice into rectangular pieces. Enjoy!
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