These Chewy Almond Date Cookies are incredible: So delicious, yet so simple and fast to make. If you’re struggling with sugar cravings, or looking for a paleo cookie recipe, whip up a batch of these to hit the spot. 

If you’re one of those people who likes to mix their food, like me, you’ll love the new cookbook, Bowls of Plenty by Carolynn CarreƱo. 

I often get asked what my life looks like since being a Health Coach, so each month, I dedicate a post to what my schedule actually looks like behind the scenes. January was filled with fun speaking engagements, but getting to hold a copy of my first book in my hand was a definite highlight!  

This Golden Garlic Bread recipe, smothered generously with Cashew Basil Pesto, is an easy appetizer that will delight and surprise dinner guests (no bread? no grains? no cheese?) No. This paleo “bread” is made from a vegetable.

Breakouts suck. This blemish blast smoothie is loaded with anti-inflammatory ingredients to help bring down blemishes fast and prevent new ones.

A simple recipe ready in less than 15 minutes, this purple cauliflower with parsley pesto is as fun to look at as it is to eat. 

When you taste this, you will never buy store bought almond milk, again. It is absolutely heavenly. The best part? It takes less than 5 minutes, and you don’t need a nut milk bag or a Vitamix to make the best almond milk recipe ever. 

Need a quick grab and go breakfast that will satiate you straight through lunch? Try this Sweet Potato and Coconut Chia Pudding Parfait. 

  Bored of your breakfast? Try this Superfood Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl, made with sweet potato pudding and topped with oodles of superfoods, like blueberries, pomegranate, almonds, and cacao nibs. 

A gluten-free peanut butter banana bread…what happy mornings are made from.

Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Bread…need I say more? This easy recipe is gluten-free and dairy-free and will blow your chocolate-loving mind. 

A couple years ago, I did a roundup of my favorite dark chocolate brands, but with so many newers on the market, it is time for an update!

Dinner that’s ready in 20 minutes or less? Yes, please. This Lemon Pepper Cod recipe is so delectable, yet so easy to make, I bet you’ll find yourself adding it in to regular rotation.  

Let’s face it: Potatoes aren’t the healthiest vegetables, but they taste too good to swear them off for life. Here’s how to make them healthier. 

I often get asked what my life looks like since being a Health Coach, so each month, I dedicate a post to what my schedule actually looks like. December was a lot of conferences, coaching, and finalizing my book edits! Plus, an incredible trip. 

Rens Kroes is my kinda girl: she loves food (particularly plants), makes it a point to make happiness a priority, and lives an uber-healthy lifestyle without being obsessive (read: she eats french fries when she feels like it without a twinge of guilt). 

I spent New Years eating my way through Bali. Here are my top healthy restaurant picks.

After spending a week in Dubai, here are my picks for the best healthy food in Dubai. 

Ever wonder how someone can look at a dessert but not eat it? Join me January 25 to learn how to kick sugar, and NOT MISS IT! 

Healthy eating isn’t a diet, but rather a lifestyle of enjoyable healthy habits.

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