Posting this while waiting for a fire drill to happen in my building. Making these for the first time. Banana bread energy bites. They just taste like banana bread. Not make like banana bread. Dates, bananas, almonds, flax seeds, and maca powder. Every time I open my maca powder jar it makes me think of…

Food combining. A area where I lose people when I talk about it. I am not a registered anything. I have read plenty about nutrition. I played sports for the majority of my life so I was around trainers and coaches who worked on helping you understand how to treat your body. I know/talk to/…

dinanicola: it’s hot outside, suck on deeez pops. berry + coconut popsiclescooking time: 5 minutes servings: 6 grocery list: 1 pint blueberries 2 pinches lavender honey or other natural sweetener 1 c boxed vanilla coconut milk (or make your own with coconut meat, water, sweetener + vanilla) 1 c strawberries 5 – 6 basil leaves…

dinanicola: dip this. spicy pepper + harissa cauliflower hummus cooking time: 35 minutes servings: 6 grocery list: 1 small cauliflower head, broken into florets olive oil sea salt 2 – 3 tsp harissa 2 tbsp tahini 1 lemon, juiced 1 clove garlic water vegetables for dipping 1. preheat oven to 400 degrees. line a baking…

dinanicola: dunk this. pumpkin spice baked doughnuts vegan + gluten free version: 1¼ cup dates (i used golden dates) 1 cup coconut milk ½ cup coconut oil 6 tbsp apple sauce 1½ cup pumpkin puree (canned or fresh) 1 tsp cinnamon ½ tsp pumpkin spice ½ tsp sea salt 2 cups gluten free flour mix…

dinanicola: prime for the pickin’ heirloom tomato salad serves: 2 – 4 cooking time: 10 mins 4 heirloom tomatoes, sliced 1 cucumber, peeled + sliced 2 green onions, cleaned + sliced avocado (optional) olive oil sea salt 1. place all vegetables in a large salad bowl 2. drizzle with olive oil + sea salt to…