breakfasts, dessert, lunch, recipes, smoothie bowl, snack, under 30 minutes

Golden Mango Smoothie Bowl

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If you’ve spent any length of time on Instagram, you’ve heard of Earthy Andy. She lives in Hawaii with her husband and 2 adorable kids and they eat a high-raw, plant-based diet (meaning LOTS of fresh, raw fruits and veggies). She has healed herself and her children from severe digestive issues, eczema, and asthma using whole plant foods. Just scrolling through her feed can make anyone long to pack their bags, catch a flight to the islands, and never look back.

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chocolate, dessert, kids, recipes, snack

No-Bake Hemp Brownie Bites

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Rich, chocolatey, brownies. Who doesn’t love them? They are the quintessential American dessert. Moms make them for their kids after school, they are served with thick icing and sprinkles at birthday parties, and they are presented à la mode at practically every restaurant across the US. However, no matter which way you slice it, they are always baked with eggs, butter, and copious amounts of refined sugar. Even “veganized” versions still require heavily processed flour and many times oil to replace the eggs and butter. And we all know how I feel about baking. So how is one living a whole foods, plant-based lifestyle supposed to get that occasional brownie fix?

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Blueberry Lemon Smoothie Bowl

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Just like ranowla, smoothie bowls are ALL the rage on Instagram. What’s not to love? They are sweet, creamy, simple, and infinitely customizable. Frozen fruit, a little liquid, and a quick wiz in the blender and you’re ready for an antioxidant party in your tummy. So yummy, so yummy. Oh great, now I’m singing Yo Gabba Gabba songs.

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dessert, kids, recipes, snack

Kale Mango Banana Nice-Cream


A couple of weeks ago, I had a real craving for ice cream. I had been out and about with my family for the afternoon and just felt the need for something sweet to complete my day. I dashed into the market and grabbed 2 cartons of coconut milk ice cream. It wasn’t until I got back into the car that I realized those TINY little cartons were $5 a piece! What?! Now financially committed to my craving, we drove home and dished out the ice cream. While it was as hard as a rock, it still tasted lovely and quelled my sweet tooth. I felt satisfied. Continue reading “Kale Mango Banana Nice-Cream”