Brussel Sprout Salad

Delicious, Easy, Brussel-Sprout Salad   Sprouts are much like marmite, people tend to either love them or hate them. Some people (my husband) get completely over excited about the prospect of a Christmas sprout and others (like my daughter) will literally throw them off their plate in disgust. I used to hate them. And for a vegetarian, when there's not much ...

Chocolate Covered Snowballs

Coco Chocolate Snowballs     Coconut is a great chocolate filling and super healthy. Desiccated coconut is an ideal source of healthy fat that contains no cholesterol. It is a source of selenium, fiber, copper, and manganese.  The healthy fats in the coconut balance the sweetness of the chocolate so that these make for a satisfying sweet treat without raisin...

It's Easy To Make Your Own Candles

DIY CANDLE MAKING I was (and still am) a candle addict. But as I started to learn about what is in most commercially bought candles I slowly started to swap out store-bought candles with their synthetic fragrances, paraffin, and toxic waxes to make my own with natural ingredients.  As you will see, it’s super fun, less expensive and really easy to make your ...

Why Diets Don't Work (And what does... )

DIETS DON'T WORK (but you probably know that already?) Just because they don't work, doesn't mean that you won't be tempted to jump on the January 'New You' bandwagon, right?  But, friend, I don't want you wasting your time on that BS, so let's understand better why diets don't work and what I recommend you focus on instead.  Here's why diets don't work:  Th...

Healthy Chocolate Treat

INSANELY DELICIOUS CHOCOLATE NUT BRITTLE Who else loves the combo of nut and chocolate?  This is such a quick and easy recipe which means you get to have a delicious, healthy chocolate treat in no time at all.  What you’ll need:  100g Dark chocolate (I used Lindt 90% dark chocolate)  50g Nuts (I used a combo of whatever we had: macadamia, almonds, and pistac...

A pudding you can eat for breakfast!

A pudding you can eat for breakfast! Hurray!  I have two daughters and they, and I, all love chia seed pudding.  They often eat it as a quick breakfast (made the night before) and I love to have one as a healthy pudding.  The best news?  It is so very easy  to make.  1 Make fresh cashew nut milk:  Simply soak cashew nuts for 10 minutes + then blend 1 cup of...