Fudgy Salted Quinoa Brownies

The ultimate QUINOA BROWNIE made with coconut sugar, avocado and dark chocolate chips [gluten-free + vegan]

Not only is today Sunday, which in my world is the perfect day to bake, but today is also Father’s Day which means baking is a must. It might seem strange to some, but in my household, my dad is the baker, my mom is the cook. He’s not like an actual baker, he just really enjoys it and growing up we always had fresh, homemade goodies around to satisfying our sweet tooth. His go-to has always … [Read more...]

Crispy Honey Quinoa Cereal

This isn't the obligatory green post that you might be expecting for St Paddy's Day weekend, but I do have a little green surprise for you in the end, so keep on reading :) First, we're chatting cereal. Quinoa crispies to be exact. What are quinoa crispies? Whenever I use them in a recipe, that's the most common question because they aren't a very common ingredient. I like to describe them … [Read more...]

At Home Yoga Challenge: Weekly Schedule #2

Phew...one week done and only a few more to go! I have to admit, this past week was kind of hard to get through. I thought that since these weren't in-studio classes, lasting between 60 - 90 minutes, that it would be a walk in the park, but some days I really had to force myself to get through all the classes. There was a great mix of challenging days, usually followed by a day focused on … [Read more...]

At Home Yoga Challenge: Weekly Schedule #1

It's February 1st, and you know what that means right? Our month of yoga is starting! I'm super excited - this has been a long time coming for me and I hope you're jumping on board with me. As I said in my last post about the challenge, we're kicking off a month long of daily yoga practice, with a goal of not only getting our bodies moving, but also to help us feel more relaxed and … [Read more...]

Quinoa Thanksgiving Recipes


Can you believe Thanksgiving is next week? Seriously, where did the time go this year? I feel like it was summer like two weeks ago! If you're anything like me, then this holiday is totally sneaking up on you and you still don't have your menu planned out. Will I likely find you scrambling all the way up until meal-time on Thursday pulling everything together? Not if I can help it! Which is … [Read more...]

Get the Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle — just $19.98


You might be wondering...but Alyssa you said it was $29.97, right? Technically, yes, it is. BUT I have a little surprise for you! If you go in with two friends, you can EACH get the bundle for only $19.98. So... 86 ebooks. A free online conference. $150 worth of free goodies. PLUS three exclusive bonus offers from yours truly: The Gluten-Free Baker's Pantry List The Clean-Living Guide … [Read more...]

Biggest Healthy Living Sale of the year


This week only, get more than $1,000 worth of healthy living resources for only $29.97! That's 86 ebooks, a free 12-week online conference and a bunch of free goodies. All at 97% off! Click here! This is the sale of the year - you don't want to miss it! I'm super excited to be sharing this one-of-a-kind opportunity with you today. This is what I've been hinting at for the last few weeks. THIS is … [Read more...]

Quinoa-Eggplant Burgers [+ a quinoa giveaway]


It's the final day of Bob's Red Mill quinoa week, and I've had a blast so far. People have loved the recipes, and lots of folks have entered the giveaways :) Luckily for all of you, there is one more giveaway left! The theme of this week for me has been all about autumn recipes, and this recipe is no exception. This final recipe were celebrating ti-color (or rainbow) quinoa, which just so happens … [Read more...]

Chipotle Chicken & Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash (+ giveaway)


We're halfway through quinoa week and I have to say, I'm loving the enthusiasm! We got tons of entries in our first giveaway and I'm hoping to continue the trend with this one. Today, we're featuring a recipe for quinoa stuffed acorn squash that uses Bob's Red Mill white quinoa. White quinoa (or golden) is the most common form of quinoa and the one that I use most often. White quinoa is fluffier … [Read more...]

Sausage & Quinoa Stew (+ giveaway)


It's our first recipe for #quinoaweek today! Today, we chatting about red quinoa and why it's so special. Red quinoa is a bit more rare that white/golden quinoa, and while many people think they're interchangeable, I think the two are quite different. I find red quinoa to have a stronger flavor and much heartier texture. You lose some of the fluff you get with white quinoa, but not in a bad way. … [Read more...]