Banana Peanut Butter “Nice” Cream


Thank you, thank you frozen banana for creating a faux ice cream that’s heavenly.  It’s guilt-free and so easy to make!  First and foremost, your banana is the sweet in this recipe is so make sure it’s ripe to the point of being slightly spotted.  The more ripe the more sweet it will be.  The peanut butter and cocoa amounts can be adjusted to suit your tastes but be careful not to add too much almond milk or you’ll end with a smoothie.  If that happens, simply add some more frozen banana slices or pop it in the freezer until it firms up.  I like to top mine with chopped peanuts, coconut and chocolate chips.

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Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup


My favorite thing about pureed soup is that I don’t have to worry about chopping up the garlic and veggies into little bits because it doesn’t matter in the end.  🙂  What else makes this soup awesome is the roasted flavor from the red pepper and tomato.  The ratio I’ve used here has a nice balance.  You can definitely taste the red pepper but it’s not Continue reading “Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup”

Vegan Creamy Broccoli Soup


Broccoli cheese soup is one of my favorite all time soups.  I have always loved broccoli, even as a child and I love soup all year round.  I’ve worked on making a healthier version without the heavy cream.  This uses cashew cream instead and Continue reading “Vegan Creamy Broccoli Soup”

Spicy Tofu and Avocado Maki Rolls

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April is National Soy Foods Month and I thought I’d share one of my favorite ways to enjoy tofu.  This recipe even calls for the pre-cooked kind, not the kind in water that you have to drain.  Super easy to slice and already seasoned.  Rolling them can be a little bit of  a challenge but I found that video was really helpful. Continue reading “Spicy Tofu and Avocado Maki Rolls”

FabFitFun Box Review & $10 Off Your First One


After seeing many Facebook videos of celebrities and reality tv stars opening their FabFitFun boxes, I had to get in on the fun and see what it was about!  How exciting to have this box full of surprise goodies arrive at your door!?!  This box is seasonal so just 4 a year rather than monthly. It comes filled with full size products ranging from Continue reading “FabFitFun Box Review & $10 Off Your First One”

Target April Beauty Box with Natural Products


I did a post a while back about how awesome the Target Beauty Box is and I was so excited when I got the email that the April boxes were available and there was one with ALL NATURAL PRODUCTS!!  Yasss!!!  I have been transitioning to using only natural beauty products and have become more and more conscious of using only products from Continue reading “Target April Beauty Box with Natural Products”

Spring Shoe Faves at Target

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Stop what you’re doing right now and head to and browse the shoe section because right now they’re buy one, get one 50% off through Saturday!  Better yet, get to the store if you can.  I recently bought a few pairs of shoes there and had to share my favorites and also a few tips for buying online.

dv Rose Sneakers

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These are my favorite style I purchased this season and apparently I was late to the party barbecue they’re sold out online and I had to do the find in store.  The closest that had them was 30 minutes away.  Worth it.  If you can find them, buy them.  Another cute slip on sneaker that I spotted at the store is the Reese Slip On Sneaker.  They come in pink too but my favorite is the olive green.

dv Bailey Slide Sandals

I love these in all three colors but I went with black to start!  I’ll likely soon be getting the white/brown pair as well.  These were even comfortable on day one of wearing

dv Kassi Peep Toe Pump

I found these in the store and they adorable and so stylish but they didn’t have my size.  I ordered the beige ones online when I saw the BOGO sale and can’t wait to get them!

Merona Didi Mule Pumps
Grey all the way in these!  I love the ease of mule and I love that the block heel is in style because it’s so much easier to walk in.

Elinor d’Orsay Ghillie Lace Up Espadrille
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These run pretty big, so I’d recommend a half size down.  Otherwise they’re stylish and on trend with the lace up ties and a comfortable addition to your closet!

A few other top picks that caught my eye!

Merona Lulu Block Heel Sandals

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Merona Poppy d’Orsay Flat 

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Merona Maren Lace Up Wedge Espadrille 















Spicy, Saucey Kale Chips


One of my favorite healthy snacks, amazing kale chips!  I went through a time where I was obsessed to Brad’s Raw kale chips which turned out to be quite a pricey addiction at $8/package.  When I made these I just couldn’t believe how much they tasted like them!

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Warm Me Up Tortilla Soup

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It’s still pretty chilly here and I’ve been craving soup and this one is one of my favorites.  The flavors really are warming, especially if you add the jalapeno!  I also love cumin so I add more of this than the chili powder but you can adjust to your tastes. Continue reading “Warm Me Up Tortilla Soup”

TJ Maxx Find: Michael Kors Sweater


I was super excited to check out a new TJ Maxx in my area and it was awesome!  I had to share this amazing fringe trim sweater from Michael Kors.  Originally $100 and I got it for $40!!!

Fringe is in and a must have for your wardrobe.  And I love that this one is long enough to wear with leggings.  This camel color looks great over my Loft navy ponte leggings (I’m obsessed with these leggings btw) and brown boots.  But it would also look great over black leggings with black boots.   I accessorized the cowl neck with a long pendant – the Rebel from Stella & Dot.

This is a stylish yet comfy outfit and I might be wearing this on Thanksgiving!