Gluten-Free Honey Graham Crackers

Gluten-Free Honey Graham Crackers - perfect for dunking into a jar of nut butter OR making a tasty s'mores!

Okay, I confess. There's nothing more satisfying than eating nut butter straight from the jar. It's pretty much become a daily ritual for me at this point. When mid-afternoon rolls around, my tummy starts grumbling for a snack, I head into my kitchen, open the cabinets and inevitably reach for nut butter. At any given time, you'll find at least 5 different nut butters in my cupboard, so at … [Read more...]

Crunchy Toasted Coconut Butter Quinoa Bites

Crunchy Toasted Coconut Quinoa Bites >> only 5 ingredients, naturally sweetened and 100% gluten-free

I've always had a love affair with coconut. I mean it comes in practically every form imaginable at this point, and I've used it in almost every form on this blog. Coconut oil is the primary oil I cook with. Coconut sugar is the sugar I use in my baking. Coconut milk is used in everything from soups to desserts. And the list goes on. But I have to say, I think my most favorite way to enjoy … [Read more...]

Apple, Peanut + Honey Quinoa Granola Bars

Stop snacking on foods that don't keep you full and whip up a batch of these healthy QUINOA granola bars - they've got loads of nutrition plus they're delicious!

As you may already know, I’m a big snacker. I find myself constantly reaching for small nibbles throughout the day and even though I’m usually choosing nutrient-dense foods, still all those snacks add up. And sometimes, they even end up giving me a tummy ache. If you’re also a constant snacker and experience the same things as I do, it's probably because we're not reaching for the right foods. … [Read more...]

Garlic Rosemary Quinoa Crackers

Garlic Rosemary Quinoa Crackers - thin, crispy and perfect for dipping | recipe on

The first time I made homemade quinoa crackers, it was a complete disaster. It was right after I went gluten-free and I discovered Mary's Gone Crackers <- which I love. but the price tag? Not so much. Especially when you're a broke post-college gal like me. After looking at the label and reading the ingredients though (p.s. did you know they have quinoa?), they didn't seem too hard to make … [Read more...]

Carrot Cake Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

Carrot Cake Quinoa Breakfast Cookies - a healthy, on-the-go breakfast option that tastes like dessert! | recipe on

Are you noticing a theme around here? In case you can’t tell, I’m pretty much breakfast obsessed. Of course part of it has to do with the release of my next eCookbook, Quinoa for Breakfast, but really it’s just the fact that we all love breakfast. I mean, I think we could talk all day about how awesome breakfast is, right? It’s the best. When it comes to making breakfast, here are the … [Read more...]

Chocolate + Tahini Quinoa Energy Bites

Dark Chocolate + Tahini Quinoa Energy Bites -- healthy, easy and perfect for on-the-go | recipe on

Okay, I know what you’re thinking. Chocolate + tahini + quinoa. In an energy bite? Yes, it sounds a little crazy, but just stick with me. I promise, these little balls of chocolatey goodness are seriously delicious. The inspiration for these little quinoa energy bites came when I was browsing the nut butter aisle of Whole Foods (read staring in paralysis because I want this to be my pantry), … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Quinoa Bars

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Quinoa Bars made with chickpeas, hemp hearts and quinoa! | recipe on

Well hello there! Does anyone else spy a little orange tint to those quinoa bars? Oh yes my friends, it's happening. Pumpkin. And chocolate. And quinoa. All wrapped up into one little square of deliciousness. You aren't going to believe me when I tell you about these bars. They're sort of a crazy jumbling of ingredients and my goodness they are good. Like realllllly good. So good in fact, that … [Read more...]

20 Healthy Quinoa Recipes for Back-to-School

20 super healthy Back-to-School recipes all using QUINOA! From breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner |

Wow. Can we just talk about how fast this summer has flown by? Seriously, it feels like I've been in a some sort of alternate reality where we move through time at lightening speed. But sadly, the only thing we can do about it is cling on to the last glimpses of summer produce and get our minds in autumn mode. For many of you, that means kids are heading back to school and you're getting back … [Read more...]

Muesli & Quinoa Energy Bites

The ULTIMATE on-the-go snack are these healthy muesli energy bites made with peanut butter and flax | recipe on | gluten-free + vegan

In the past 10 days I’ve driven over 1000 miles! From NYC > Vermont > NYC > Massachusetts > NYC Craziness, but it was all for fun visits with friends and family. Totally worth it. Most of the trips were at least 3 hours each way which means I’ve needed to plan my food accordingly. When you have food allergies, or even if you’re just trying to eat healthy, there’s nothing worse … [Read more...]

Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Bars

Blueberry Quinoa Breakfast Bars - they make the best grab-and-go breakfast treat, plus they're packed with protein! {recipe on}

And my quinoa breakfast obsession continues. This time, it’s a spin on my flourless quinoa breakfast bars, studded with fresh, juicy blueberries, with a hint of tangy lemon. Every bite is bursting with flavor, they’re only lightly sweetened and have this wonderful hearty texture. A fill-you-up bar that’s perfect for oatmeal, fruit and on-the-go breakfast lovers alike. But before I tell you … [Read more...]