Maple Cinnamon Granola

Maple Cinnamon Granola

Homemade granola is always on hand in my kitchen.  I usually have a few jars in the cabinet and a bag or two in the freezer.  I eat it almost daily. Granola is one of those confusing health foods, because it can be either wildly healthy or pretty terrible for you depending on the ingredients.  I just finished leading a sugar cleanse at one of my … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal

Hi Friends -- it’s been a while! I was blessed to welcome my daughter to the world in June and have enjoyed spending time with her over the past few months. She’s outstanding and there are lots of photos of her on my Instagram account if you want to check her out. She’s a cutie! Now that she’s a bit more independent, I am getting back in the … [Read more...]

Nuts & Seeds Granola

Nuts & Seeds Granola

I grew up on granola.  My parents were all about making it from scratch (along with most things) and serving me big heaping bowls for breakfast.  And I loved it!  There is something so comforting in a bowl of granola - all these nutritive and delicious ingredients coming together into a sweet, salty, crunchy extravaganza. I've kept up the family … [Read more...]

Blueberry Nectarine Cobbler

Blueberry Nectarine Cobbler

As you may recall, I'm not much of a baker.  There is way too much measuring and precision, plus most baked goods are filled with not-so-nourishing ingredients.  But this cobbler is my ideal baked dessert - it couldn't be easier, doesn't require any detailed measuring, is filled with healthy whole foods ingredients, and tastes … [Read more...]

Homemade Almond Milk

Homemade Almond Milk

I'm all for making things yourself (especially real food!), but for some reason I resisted the homemade almond milk craze for a while.  I didn't resist it because I had anything against it, it just took me longer to get all the relevant equipment and get down to business.  But I finally got it together and was blown away by how simple and delicious … [Read more...]

Cinnamon Stewed Plums + Plum the Puppy Debut!

Cinnamon Stewed Plums

It has been an exciting few weeks in the One Beet household thanks to the arrival of our sweet new puppy, Plum!  We've been thinking about adding a dog to our family for a while and the stars aligned in our favor and we brought Plum home on July 13th.  Plum is a little black Portuguese Water Dog and we're completely smitten already. I made these … [Read more...]

Spring Greens Frittata

Spring Greens Frittata

I'm excited to be sharing this fantastic spring greens frittata over on Sarah Fit's blog today!  I met Sarah at a fitness networking event earlier this spring and loved her positive energy for helping people take charge of their health. This frittata is packed with clean protein, plenty of green veggies, and lots of nutrients. It also feels … [Read more...]

Spring Greens Smoothie

Spring Greens Smoothie

Spring has sprung in Boston!  Things are feeling warm, sunny, and GREEN around here.  And I couldn't be happier about it. To celebrate this springy weather, I've whipped up the perfect spring greens smoothie.  It has a bright flavor, loads of nutrients, and is guaranteed to put you in a springy mood! Spring Greens Smoothie Ingredients … [Read more...]

Garlicky Dandelion Greens + Farmers Egg

Garlicky Dandelion Greens + Farmers Egg

Spring is in the air!  I can't say we've hit super high temps yet in Boston, but it's definitely getting sunnier and warmer.  The arrival of spring brings with it so many changes - lots of openings and shifts literally and metaphorically.  I talk more about the spirit of the season in this Opening Up to Spring post. After a cold winter of eating … [Read more...]

Coconut Bliss Balls

Coconut Bliss Balls

Friends, I have another recipe up on Mind Body Green! This time, it's an absolutely delicious and guilt-free dessert. These coconut bliss balls are made with 100% pure whole foods ingredients and are dairy-free, sugar-free, and gluten-free. But instead of focusing on what they don’t have, let’s talk about what they do — lots of flavor, … [Read more...]