{Nourish} Vanilla Coconut Raspberry Chia Pudding

ChiaAnother raspberry recipe? Why not! I had a bag of frozen raspberries on hand from the Raspberry, Maple and Thyme Roasted Salmon recipe (maybe you do too…) so I whipped up this simple chia pudding with the rest of the berries. As the countdown to Valentine’s Day continues, I have figured why not commit to the color red for the week?  It is a lovely color, especially when food is involved. Come to think of it, some of my favorite foods are some variation of red–berries, tomatoes, salmon, peppers, pomegranate…I could go on. Back to the recipe. Have you ever had a chia pudding? Making it is like a science experiment! When you combine a liquid with chia seeds there is some magic that happens and we can all use a little magic in our lives! Continue reading “{Nourish} Vanilla Coconut Raspberry Chia Pudding”

{Nourish} Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip Black Bean Brownies

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Who doesn’t love brownies?  Seriously, who?  If it’s you–I  challenge you to make this recipe. It is that good. And, as a result of my amazing baking skills (insert sarcasm), I had to test this recipe 5 times (I am not kidding) so you have to try it because I worked really hard to make it work…and it was so worth it.  Continue reading “{Nourish} Dark Chocolate Chocolate Chip Black Bean Brownies”

{Nourish} Whole Food Swap: DIY Trail Mix

{Build A Better Trail Mix}-9I am a huge fan of trail mix–it is a portable, nutrient dense snack. I have an issue with many store bought trail mixes though as they often contain sugar-sweetened dried fruits (otherwise known as candy) as well as candy (hello there M & M’s) and more. So, in the quest to rid your cart of less-than-healthy packaged foods I figured I would give you a simple tutorial on building your own trail mix! Continue reading “{Nourish} Whole Food Swap: DIY Trail Mix”