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Christmas Cocoa Crunch Bark

I love chocolate. And if you’re like me, when I get a craving for chocolate– I want it and I want it now. Well no worries, I’ve got you covered. No chocolate needed–just cocoa powder and coconut oil. In this holiday version of my Raw Cocoa Crunch Bark, I’ve paired freshly cracked nuts, tart cranberries, […]

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Cranberry Orange Carrot Cookies

Time for a healthy twist on a classic with cranberry orange carrot cookies. I love this recipe because it incorporates fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seasonal spices and has less fat than your traditional cookie. We all want to sneak veggies into sweets without it tasting like veggies. That’s why carrots are perfect because they […]

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Vegan for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

I’m not typically one for diets other than the Mackenzie Burgess diet. What’s the Mackenzie Burgess diet? It’s my personal eating habit that consists of enjoying life, eating in moderation, and setting certain healthy guidelines to my eating habits. I think everyone should have a diet named after themselves because the focus should be more […]

Trying to figure out what to eat for breakfast? I've got you covered. This recipe is sure to become your "JAM" for a delicious and nutritious on-the-go breakfast!
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Peanut Butter and Berry Jam Overnight Oats

Ahh the good ol’ peanut butter and jelly days. I love PB&Js because they remind me of grade school field trips, picnics with friends, and camping with my family. This Peanut Butter and Berry Jam Overnight Oats recipe is a play off of the classic PB&J, but instead of using a store-bought spread (typically packed […]

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Raw Cocoa Crunch Bark

I love chocolate. And if you’re like me, when I get a craving for chocolate– I want it and I want it now. That’s why this if the perfect recipe for an instant chocolate fix. I love the satisfaction that the coconut oil base provides. It also remains a guilt-free treat with just a touch […]

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Holiday Quinoa Crunch Granola

The holidays are here and it’s time to get our red and green on. I’ve paired sweet cranberries, freshly cracked nuts, and seasonal pumpkin seeds together in this comforting granola. This recipe is perfect to throw over yogurt, top over a baked apple, or simply eat on its own for a snack! It’s also a […]

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Secret Ingredient Salsa

So you want to know what the secret ingredient is, right? First, can I tell you a secret? I used to HATE tomatoes. I would be that person who would pick the tomatoes off my salad, immediately write off anything with tomatoes on a menu and despise any tomato-based soup and not be into the […]