Creative Cocoa-nut Cookies

Last night I was craving chocolate and snacking on coconut manna, and thought, hmm, could I make a (healthy) cookie with this? So, I decided to get creative and experiment, and the answer to my former question is yes! This cookie came from my brain. I did not look at a single recipe in the…

Perfect Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

As fall continues (though moves more into winter in these Maine parts) more and more I crave pumpkiny things. This morning was no different as I woke up and was craving something rich and delicious, yet also nutritious after a weekend of less than healthy eating and not getting much protein. I thought about making…

Going-Hard Apple Cider Donut Cake

For my birthday this year, one of my students brought me in a small jug of apple cider from her family. It was unpasteurized, and so she told me I HAD to drink it within two weeks or it was going to go hard. Well, as you might imagine, 3 weeks later, I remember that…

Flavorful Fall Curry & Nourishing Naan

Friends, I love fall. I tell my husband daily that October is by far the best month of the year (helps that I was born in October..). It’s also the BEST running season, and I’m seriously sad that I can’t get out there in this brisk air and stretch my legs! I’m doing some myrtl…