Smoothie of the Week

Smoothie of the Week: Badass Berry Smoothie 1 Banana 1 Cup Frozen Mixed Berries or Berries of Choice 1 TBL Maca Powder 1 Cup Lite Coconut Milk (culinary coconut milk from a can), add any additional water needed to desired thickness *Blend in a high powered blender & enjoy! Heather

Light + Well Signature Smoothie

Light + Well is kind of my motto, theme and of course I had to create my signature smoothie recipe! This is the go to smoothie I have almost every day unless I'm switching things up, which always happens too. You won't need to add ice to this if you use frozen bananas like I … Continue reading Light + Well Signature Smoothie

Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Red Lentil Soup Recipe 6 Cups - Veg or Chicken Broth (Kettle & Fire brand broth is epic in this soup) 2 TBL - extra virgin olive oil 3 - Shallots 1 - Yellow Onion (I put about 3/4 of the onion in, not the whole thing) 4 - Cloves of Garlic 3 - Carrots, … Continue reading Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Healthy substitutes for cooking

This will hopefully make your life easier! I've compiled a list of my favorite substitutes to use in cooking. Have you used any of them before? Rice = Cauliflower Rice. Pulse cauliflower in a food processor or you can now buy cauliflower rice in most stores and just use it in place of rice - … Continue reading Healthy substitutes for cooking

Asparagus & Broccoli Soup

When I was going through cancer, I wanted a lot of soups. They were warming, easy to digest and delicious. I created this hybrid soup of joining together asparagus and broccoli. I hope you enjoy it too! Ingredients: 1 bunch of asparagus, chopped 1/4 head of broccoli, chopped 4 TBL nutritional yeast 1 TBL coconut … Continue reading Asparagus & Broccoli Soup

Fiesta Guacamole Recipe

One thing to know about me and I love me some guacamole! I will not let guacamole go without eating the whole bowl. Now, I don't do this every day, duh, but the healthy fats in this dish make it so much more fun to eat. Ingredients: 2 Large Avocados, mashed 1 Ripe Tomato, diced … Continue reading Fiesta Guacamole Recipe

Cauliflower Corn Chowder

Cauliflower Corn Chowder Servings: 2 Prep Time: 7 minutes Cook Time: 2 minutes Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower-chopped, 4 TBL nutritional yeast, 1 full cobb of corn, 1/2 tsp sea salt, 2 TBL chopped white onion, 1 clove garlic, 1 TBL olive oil, 1.5 cups almond milk, 1/4 red bell pepper. Instructions: Simmer the olive oil, … Continue reading Cauliflower Corn Chowder

Vegan Chili Recipe

Winter is upon us! This is one of my favorite cold night meals. 3 organic tomatoes diced (2 can of organic stewed tomatoes if fresh are out of season) 3 15 oz. cans of organic tomato sauce 1 15 oz. can of organic red kidney beans, rinsed, drained 1 15 oz. can of organic cannellini … Continue reading Vegan Chili Recipe

Spirulina….what is it?

Most people in this day and age love adding supplements to their diets as a way of gaining extra insurance in terms of nutrients. This also helps us out when we get lazy and don’t eat a well rounded diet like we should. (Is it on purpose that I’m writing this post during December, the … Continue reading Spirulina….what is it?

Why we need essential fatty acids in our diet

 We’ve all heard of essential fatty acids…..but what exactly are they? In a nutshell, they are fatty acids that we are required to ingest in order for us to live because our bodies don’t synthesize them on our own. Pretty important, right? The two most critical are alpha-linolenic acid (an omega-3 fatty acid) and linoleic … Continue reading Why we need essential fatty acids in our diet

Skin Brightening Beet Juice Tonic Recipe

An awesome power juice of: beets, apples, lemon, ginger. Great for healing, detoxing, cleansing and energy.