Why I Don’t Eat Peanuts (& Almond Sauce Recipe)

Peanuts

Peanuts, peanut oil, peanut butter…we love our peanuts, don’t we? I’m risking some serious backlash here when I say that peanuts simply aren’t the most nutritious choice as far as nuts go (they’re not actually nuts, anyway). But give me a moment and I’ll explain the reasons why I mostly avoid peanuts, and then I’ll share a super tasty almond sauce recipe. Continue reading

A Healthy Chocolate Milkshake

Dairy-Free & Sugar-Free Chocolate Milkshake

I’m in the middle of a chocolate-free month right now.

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If you’re anything like me, you can’t even conceive of a month without chocolate. Or maybe even a day. In recent months I’ve realized that chocolate has wriggled its way into the far corners of my brain and is directing my daily life, ruling my world – and well, that’s just not cool with me anymore. Have you ever felt powerless in the presence of certain foods? Continue reading