Firecracker Cocktail

Enjoy your 4th of July with this cocktail. It’s refreshing, delicious and hits the spot on a warm summer day. Enjoy! xoxo, Kristin   Combine vodka, watermelon and lime in a cocktail shaker. Muddle all ingredients well. Add simple syrup, fill with ice, cover and shake until ice cold. Rim the glasses with a cut […]

Green Beans with Orange and Almond Gremolata

Citrus and summer go together hand in hand. Citrus is light and refreshing which is perfect in warm weather. Grill a protein and serve along the green beans. Enjoy!   xoxo, Kristin   Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Fill a large bowl with ice water. Add 1 tablespoon salt to boiling water, […]

Homemade Coconut Cream Pie "Larabars"

5 simple ingredients make a delicious homemade snack for anytime of the day. Add some cacao nibs to give it a little chocolate flair. Enjoy!   xoxo, Kristin   Line an 8 x 8-inch pan or loaf pan with parchment paper and set aside. In a high-speed blender or food processor, add your raw cashews […]

Roasted Strawberries Topped with Coconut Cream

WHAT?!?! Roasted strawberries?!?!? They have the most intense strawberry flavor and if you haven’t tried them this is the recipe for you.  A perfect summer treat on a warm night sitting outside watching the sunset. Enjoy.   xoxo, Kristin Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a small rimmed baking sheet with parchment and set […]

Coffee BBQ Pulled Pork

The crockpot is an unconventional way to cook pork butt in the summer, but it’s still delicious. The coffee is subtle and enhances the flavor of the other spices. It’s truly delicious! Enjoy. xoxo, Kristin Whisk together Coffee BBQ rub. Trim the fat off the pork butt to help make it leaner. Generously coat the pork […]

Vegan Chickpea Omelette

No eggs, no problem. Enjoy this “omelette” without the eggs. It’s made with chickpea flour and tons and tons of veggies! xoxo, Kristin Mix chickpea flour, nutritional yeast, salt and water and stir until there are no lumps. Dice up whatever veggies you want to add to your omelette. (about ¼ cup of veggies per […]

Turmeric Snack Bites

Turmeric is a great natural anti inflammatory spice. It’s related to ginger but has a little bit more of a warmer pungent flavor. Fresh turmeric can be found in the produce section of a grocery store or in ground in the spice aisle. I mix a little in my shakes sometimes or tea too. Enjoy! […]

Baked Sweet Potato Chips with Rosemary and Sea Salt

  Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. In a large bowl, toss the sliced potatoes with the oil, salt and rosemary needles. On a large baking pan lined with an oven-safe rack, place the potatoes on a single layer. Avoid overcrowding. Place the baking pan in the central part of the oven and bake for […]

Chicken and Avocado Tacos

Simple, quick spring time meal. It’s always good to have a quick taco recipe on hand. Enjoy!   xoxo, Kristin   To Make Chicken   Chop 2-3 medium chicken breasts into small bite-size pieces. In a medium bowl whisk together olive oil, garlic, chili, cumin, onion powder, and salt. Add in chicken and toss to […]

Sweet Potato Toast

A sweet potato toast bar will be a hit at your next brunch or to have for a quick weekday breakfast. The topping possibility is endless. Visit the website for topping ideas. Enjoy! xoxo, Kristin     Using a large sharp knife, slice the sweet potato lengthwise down the middle. With a steady hand, make […]

Baked Balsamic Chicken

Everyone can use a new chicken recipe. This one doesn’t disappoint! It will be a crowd pleaser among the family. Enjoy! xoxo, Kristin   *You can marinade the chicken overnight or make it as is. Combine all the ingredients into a Ziploc bag and give it a good massage with your hands to coat the […]

Coconut Lime Shrimp with Zoodles

Coconut and lime reminds me of warmer weather. Pretend it’s 80 degrees outside and make this dish for yourself, family and friends. Enjoy! xoxo, Kristin   Preheat oven to 375°F. Mix coconut milk, ginger, garlic powder, crushed red pepper and extract in large resealable plastic bag. Add shrimp; turn to coat well. Refrigerate 15 to […]