Autumn’s Blog

Shakeology Pumpkin Pie

Shakeology Pumpkin Pie

Pie with nutritional benefits of my favorite shake? Yes please!  My favorite dessert around Thanksgiving is definitely pumpkin pie, try this healthier version made with @Shakeology for a dessert you won’t feel guilty about. (9 servings –   2 yellow, 1 tsp per serving) What You Need: For The Crust 1 cup dry quinoa ⅓ cup chopped raw walnuts 1…

How to Survive Thanksgiving Dinner

How to Survive Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is right around the corner! But just because it’s a holiday doesn’t mean you need to lose all good habits at the table. It’s possible to enjoy the holidays and keep your health and nutrition on point at the same time. Check out my “How to SURVIVE THANKSGIVING DINNER | 21 Day Fix Approved Recipes” for some great tips…

Oatmeal Carrot Cake Cookies

Oatmeal Carrot Cake Cookies

This recipe is a great substitute for traditional cookie recipes that load up on sugar and butter. It’s amazing how simple recipes using whole ingredients make the yummiest treats! Enjoy!  What You Need: 1 cup oats (instant) 3/4 cup whole wheat or all-purpose gluten-free flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1-2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 Tablespoons coconut…

Mummy Pizza Toast

Mummy Pizza Toast

Not all Halloween recipes have to be sweet! This savory Halloween inspired take on toast is great to serve to kids for a fun and quick snack or works perfectly as a dish for your Halloween parties. Here’s how you do it! What You Need: Brown Rice Bread- (Great to use because of shape, texture and it’s a gluten-free option. *…

Fun & Fruity Halloween

Fun & Fruity Halloween

There are so many great ideas out there for creating a healthier version of Halloween for your kids. My Little Man loves Halloween, especially the part where he gets to enjoy a few extra treats here and there. For us this does not mean fun-size versions of candy bars or mini bags of Skittles. Thankfully there are tons of creative…

Strawberry Peach Quinoa Crumble

Strawberry Peach Quinoa Crumble

This delicious crumble makes you feel like you’re eating dessert for breakfast! No really it’s that good. What You Need: 3 large peaches 2 cups strawberries 2 Tablespoons almond meal 1 Tablespoon maple syrup 1 Tablespoon orange juice 1 cup quinoa- cooked 1/2 gluten-free/vegan granola OR rolled oats What you Do: 1. Preheat oven to 350 F. 2. Grease medium…

Pumpkin “Pie” Bites

Pumpkin “Pie” Bites

Who is ready for fall Autumn? I know it is certainly one of my favorite times of the year– especially when it comes to all the delicious seasonal dishes I look forward to all year. Pumpkin Pie is one of those dishes, but so often it’s loaded with lots of junk that takes me away from my heath and fitness goals. These…

DIY Pumpkin Spice Coffee

DIY Pumpkin Spice Coffee

It’s that time of year where everyone gets excited for all things pumpkin, especially those pumpkin coffee drinks (can anyone say Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spice Latte) and although they are delicious they are usually not that great for you. Here’s what I do instead… Pumpkin Spice onhealthy allergy Coffee at home: 1 cup of coffee 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 3 dashes of…

Quinoa Tofu Stir Fry

Quinoa Tofu Stir Fry

One of the great things about tofu is it’s diversity. You can cook it and add it to about almost any dish, or season it a million different ways depending on the flavor you’re going for. When it comes to the 21 Day Fix and meal prepping, I know how key it is to get the most “bang for your…