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Superfood Swirl Unicorn Breakfast Toast

  If you’re looking to spruce up your standard morning toast (or bagel) with cream cheese, here’s the perfect spring twist for you. Healthify your breakfast-on-the-go with a superfood-infused cream cheese. For our colorful swirls, we used turmeric, beets, spirulina, and matcha powders, but you can also explore and make your own ...Read More

No-Bake Pumpkin Spice Bites

These no-bake Pumpkin Spice Bites are truly the perfect snack to welcome fall! They’re easy to make, and you can whip up a batch in less than 30-minutes without ever using your oven. Also, this recipe can be easily modified to meet any special diets. To make this recipe gluten-free, make sure ...Read More

Bird’s Nest Cookie Bites (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Spring celebrations are just around the corner and I’m still recuperating from the chocolate overload that Valentine’s Day left behind. And while I do want my family to enjoy the sweet treats that accompany every festive holiday, I also want to teach them that some of those treats can be healthy and just ...Read More

Planning A Healthy Spring Break

Spring Break is right around the corner, and whether you’ve planned a staycation for the family or a destination getaway, here are a few tips to keep you and your family healthy, happy, and connected with one another! Staycation Break If you’re not planning to travel but still want to ensure your ...Read More

Turrón Jijona (Spanish-style Nougat Candy)

The winter holidays always bring a deep sense of nostalgia and all those wonderful memories are ones I want to recreate for my daughters. In my family, some of us celebrate Christmas on December 24th with a large feast serving up traditional Cuban favorites with a Spanish flair. For dessert, you’ll always find ...Read More

Gluten-Free Baklava

Baklava is one of my all-time favorite desserts, but it can be difficult to make and sometimes it’s even packed with sugar. This recipe, however, is easy to make and uses all-natural ingredients. Traditional baklava calls for several layers of phyllo dough. But for this recipe, I substituted it with a surprisingly ...Read More

Aloha Paradise Baklava

This isn’t your ordinary baklava! This Aloha Paradise Baklava brings a tropical twist to the popular Mediterranean dessert with the flavors of coconut, macadamia nut, and pineapple. This crowd pleaser is gluten-free, paleo-friendly, and can be slightly modified to be vegan. Whether you’re planning a summer luau and want to wow your ...Read More

DIY Kids Summer Activities

Summer days are finally here! The kids are out of school, and it’s music to my ears. Because now I get a break from the morning rush of getting them ready and to school on time. It means our days are more laid back and our evenings aren’t crammed with homework but ...Read More

DIY Natural Finger Paint (Non-Toxic)

As a kid, I always looked forward to spending weekend afternoons exploring my artistic side with my mom. Now that I’m a mom, I look forward to remaking those memories with my own kids. I have two daughters (ages 8 and 2), and sometimes it’s challenging finding an activity that entertains both ...Read More

DIY Play Dough

It’s safe to say my two-year old daughter’s all-time favorite toy of choice is play dough. She can spend endless hours squishing all different kinds of colors together, rolling it into little balls, plastering it onto walls, and smearing it on our carpet. Ask me if it’s my favorite mess to clean ...Read More