Vegan Hash Recipe

Vegan Hash Recipe 2 Cups Organic Corn (I use frozen) 2 Sweet Potatoes, cut into thin fourths/cubes 2 Zuchinni, cut into fourths 1/2 Avocado, sliced 2 TBL Purple Onion, diced 2 Garlic Cloves, crushed 1/2 tsp Sea Salt or to your taste Directions - warm the garlic/onions/salt over medium heat with a small amount of … Continue reading Vegan Hash Recipe

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

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

Spring detox ideas

Hi! Happy Spring. Why do we always want to clean in Spring? Is it the fresh beginnings and new growth happening in nature that inspires us to start new? I find it's the perfect time to set ourselves up for the rest of the year and let go of all of the old, heavy energy … Continue reading Spring detox ideas

Why we can’t all eat the same food!

Simply put: we are all made differently with different genes, lifestyles, diets, makeups, habits, bodies. There is no correct diet for all- it doesn't exist! Eating must be intuitive & planned in a way that supports YOU, no one else....and no that's not a free pass to eat donuts. We must eat with intention & … Continue reading Why we can’t all eat the same food!

Adrenal Fatigue: the silent killer?

Do you have adrenal fatigue? This topic is super important and I love spreading awareness on it. We are bombarded by stresses, toxins and unhealthy sleep habits that are causing major problems in our bodies. Why do we do this to ourselves? Not enough hours in the day? Work comes first? Too much on  your … Continue reading Adrenal Fatigue: the silent killer?

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

What are Excitotoxins? You need to know.

Simply put, excitotoxins are addictive flavor enhancers that are added to almost all processed foods. They are especially common in sweet and salty snack foods, frozen foods, yogurt, gum, condiments and diet snacks. They enhance flavor while poisoning our food in the process and causing an artificial “high” for the consumer. This is why most fast food … Continue reading What are Excitotoxins? You need to know.

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