Stuffed Baked Sweet Potato

Sweet potatoes are one of my all time favorite foods. Top with toasted buckwheat groats, sauteed greens and drizzled with gourmet dark raspberry vinegar and garlic infused olive oil and I’m in heaven.

This is really easy to make and super filling and satisfying. Isn’t this a gorgeous work of art and the best because you get to eat it too!

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5-Ingredient Pumpkin Mousse

This time of year when the weather starts to cool, I get a hankering for creamy and smooth pumpkin pie. This decadent 5-ingredient pumpkin mousse hits the spot and is loaded with good for you whole, real foods! Win win and I get to feel like I’m noshing on dessert without the sugar insult to my body.

Check it out, the perfect Fall dessert or afternoon snack to satisfy your cravings for a pumpkin-y treat this fall. So healthy you can even enjoy for breakfast.

Packed with protein, healthy fats plus Calcium, Iron and Vitamin A!

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½ cup hemp seeds

½ cup pumpkin

8 drops stevia

¼ tsp. cinnamon

¼ tsp. vanilla extract


1. Measure out hemp seeds then add to food processor and process until ground up.

2. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth and well combined.

3. Chill before serving.

Yield: 2 Servings

Nutritional Information: 265 Cals, 21g Fat, 7g Carbs, 4g Fiber, 3g Sugar, 15g Protein

Vitamin A 150%, Calcium 36%, Iron 38%

My recipe is featured on, where I get all my baking ingredients for less.

Review: Healthy and Incredible Eats At Green Bar & Kitchen

I recently went to Green Bar & Kitchen for the first time to meet up with a group of health coaches who also attended Integrative Nutrition. We enjoyed some amazing eats and discussed positive ways to help others through clean eating and healthy living.

Here we are with GBK co-owner and fellow health coach, Elena Pezzo. Feeling happy and healthy after eating delicious and healthy food.

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No Bake Cacao Hemp Cookie Dough Bites {gluten free, dairy free}

Sometimes you just want something that tastes really good without the effort of waiting for it to bake in the oven. I created these cookie dough bites with that in mind. I love cookie dough and wanted to make a gluten free recipe that didn’t have to go in the oven.

Hemp seeds are a great source of protein and you know I love cacao for it’s antioxidants, magnesium content, and rich flavor.

These cookie dough bite hit the spot!

You’ll want to make this asap. Enjoy a healthy treat that won’t end up on your hips!

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1 cup quinoa flakes

1/2 cup hemp seeds, shelled

2 Tablespoons raw cacao powder

2 Tablespoons coconut oil

2 Tablespoons raw honey, local preferred



1. Add ingredients to food processor.

2. Pulse until combined.

3. Scoop out by the tablespoon. Wet hands then press cookie dough into balls.

4. Store in fridge until ready to serve.


Yields: 10 cookie dough bites

Serving size = 2 cookie dough bites

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Pot Pie {Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free}

Winter is here and we all want delicious and filling foods to warm our bellies. I am obsessed with sweet potatoes, more specifically garnett yams when I can get my hands on them.

Black beans are great paired with sweet potatoes and a cornmeal crust had to go on top. My first version had a regular pie crust on top, it was good, but I craved a cornmeal crust and there you have this version below.

I made this dish for, they feature my recipes and wellness articles on their blog spot called Vitablog at

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What is your favorite winter dish? Please share in the comments section below.