Stone Fruit Quinoa Crumble

This AMAZING Stone Fruit Quinoa Crumble is made with only natural ingredients and is healthy enough to eat for breakfast |

Friends, it’s August. Can you believe it? With only one month left in summer, I’m taking every opportunity to eat as much summer fruit as humanly possible. Berries, peaches, watermelon, cherries, even cantaloupe and musk melon (not the biggest fan). Filling my bowl to the brim for breakfast, jamming them into my morning and afternoon smoothies and snacking on them throughout the day. I can't … [Read more...]

Zucchini Bread Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

Zucchini Bread Quinoa Breakfast Cookies - a decadent and healthy way to start your day || || gluten-free

When your morning involves cookies, you know it’s going to be a good day. Especially when those cookies are sweet, chewy and totally healthy. Who wouldn’t want to eat healthy cookies for breakfast? Today I’m bringing you my latest and great quinoa breakfast cookie flavor: zucchini bread. This delicious (and nutritious) breakfast treat tastes like a dessert but is actually packed with fiber, … [Read more...]

Lemon Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes

Lemon Blueberry Quinoa Pancakes with a quick Blueberry Chia Sauce |

Simple, classic and delicious. Just how pancakes should be. Perfect for a lazy weekend. My perfect weekend morning looks a little something like this: we wake up late and head to our local coffee and juice shops (coffee for him, juice for her), then meander our way through Central Park with Trevi in tow. The sun is shining, but it’s not hot. The park lights up with that soft morning glow. It’s … [Read more...]

Refreshing Raspberry Smoothie

Refreshing Raspberry Smoothie makes for the perfect breakfast | | with bananas, raspberries and pineapple it's got a tropical twist I can't resist!

This refreshing raspberry smoothie has become a staple in my morning smoothie rotation. It’s funny because I used to be all about green smoothies - packing as many vegetables as I could into that blender and basically telling myself I was eating a salad for breakfast. While I still love my green smoothies, lately I’ve been finding myself making smoothies with a fruity base and little (to no…) … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Post-Workout Smoothie

The Ultimate Post-Workout Smoothie with coconut water, fruit, protein and quinoa!

Over the last 8 weeks, I’ve really hit my fitness stride. And it feels AWESOME! I haven’t talked much about fitness here, but it’s become such an important part of my healthy lifestyle that I can’t not share it with you. I also sent out a survey to all my subscribers yesterday (I’d love for you to fill it out if you haven’t yet) and realized that SO many of you are also integrating fitness into … [Read more...]

Strawberry + Coconut Overnight Quinoa

Strawberry + Coconut Overnight Quinoa // it tastes like strawberry shortcake but is SO much healthier - with out the sugar, carbs + fat!

Okay breakfast lovers who have no real time to make a healthy breakfast, I’ve got you covered with this one today. It's a creamy, dreamy, fruit-filled, protein-packed overnight quinoa recipe. And it’s simply amazing. Think strawberry shortcake meets overnight oats meets fluffy white quinoa. Match made in heaven? YES. By now you know that breakfast is my jam, especially when it involves a … [Read more...]

Flourless Banana-Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Healthiest breakfast bars ever >> Flourless Banana Quinoa Breakfast Bars [gluten-free + vegan]

If you’ve ever woken up in the morning, realized it’s an hour past the time you were supposed to be up and you dash out the door with wrinkled clothes, unwashed hair, and barely any makeup on, then these quinoa breakfast bars are for you. (oh no, I’m definitely not speaking from experience or anything) They make the ultimate on-the go meal. They’re packed with pretty much everything you need to … [Read more...]

Vegan Coconut Oil Quinoa Granola

Vegan Coconut Oil Quinoa Granola made with a blend of oats and quinoa flakes, nuts and seeds, and sweetened with maple syrup {gluten-free} ||

You guys...this granola. I’ve made it a hundred million times and can’t believe it’s taken me this long to share it with you. It started as one of those recipes where I just threw everything into the bowl, never really measuring, and it turned out to be my favorite granola I'd ever made. And of course I didn't measure, so the next hundred batches revolved around me adding different nuts and … [Read more...]

Strawberry Banana Quinoa Waffles

Strawberry Banana Quinoa Waffles - a healthy breakfast perfect for a special occasion! [gluten-free]

One of my favorite things about summer is fresh berries. Seriously. There’s almost nothing that makes me happier than seeing those first quarts of strawberries at the farmer’s market. It means that summer has officially begun and my world is about to be filled with berry-flavored everything. While we might still be a few weeks away from berry season, I couldn’t hold off in sharing this … [Read more...]

Grapefruit Margarita Green Smoothie

Grapefruit Margarita Green Smoothies - a super healthy way to start your day with the flavor of a beloved cocktail, just without the alcohol and sugar

Happy Cindo de Mayo!  Wouldn’t it be great if this fabulous holiday was on a Saturday instead of a Tuesday? I mean honestly, if you’re anything like me, then a typical Tuesday night involves a cup of tea, Netflix and snuggles with your pup on the couch. Not necessarily the life of the party… But that’s okay, because instead of heading out on the town and drinking margaritas all night, only … [Read more...]