Power Breakfast Baked Oatmeal

Here’s a breakfast dish worth getting out of bed for. Baked oatmeal is becoming a popular replacement for the traditional not-so-healthy bacon and egg casserole, and for good reason. This version is packed to the brim with power-house ingredients, and gives me all the energy I need to get through a weekday. You’ll want to use old-fashioned…

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Almond Joy Cookies

I’ve been told recently that almonds are one of the best things you can snack on. They’re packed with fiber, Vitamin E, protein, and help to low cholesterol. So naturally, I thought they’d make a great addition to a cookie. Everyone is an almond lover when you combine the flavors with sweetened coconut and milk…

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Banana Coconut Smoothie

I’ve been on a massive smoothie kick lately. They give me bursts of energy and nutrition to keep cravings and drowsiness at bay. Most of the smoothies I make are green and loaded with kale or spinach, but I was in the mood for something a tiny bit sweeter without compromising the health benefits. This Banana…

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Slow Cooked Coconut Curry

Savory gets me every time. Today I threw a whole bunch of veggies, chicken, and coconut milk into a slow cooker and let it cook me dinner. This is a winning recipe for curry newbies. It has plenty of room for simple swaps- like zucchini or carrots, and chicken or shrimp. You can also raise…

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Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

When life gives you cold, rainy weather, you make cookies. But not just any cookies- chewy, magical, cranberry, coconut, walnut, oatmeal cookies. The brown sugar and butter kind of caramelizes together while it bakes and gives all the fillings a nice chewy bite. I chilled the dough overnight to help it hold its shape while…

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No Bake Energy Balls

This is my favorite post-workout snack. Super easy to make, and filled with energy boosting ingredients like oats, peanut butter, and flax seeds. The chocolate chips are optional, but of course I opted YES.