Maple Peanut Butter Collagen Cookies 

I have a confession…. I am the Cookie Monster. Funny, spell check automatically capitalized that because they know I’m the real deal 😉 Because I have needs as a cookie monster, these peanut buttery collagen cookies satisfied my soul. You wouldn’t BELIEVE how amazing they made the house smell! So don’t just sit there hearing…

Chocolate Almond Butter Collagen Ballz

Lately, I have been seeing the trend of energy ballz and almond/coconut fat ballz all throughout Instagram and it has inspired me to throw some random ingredients in my pantry together 😉 I am almost for certain that’s how the chocolate chip cookie was created… out of curiosity and hoping for the best by just…

Turkey Spinach Meatballs

In need of something delicious and easy to make for the week? I gotchu covered! These take about 10-25 minutes to prep and only 30 minutes in the oven!  Recipe: 1 lb ground turkey 1 egg 3 cups fresh spinach, chopped  1/2 small red onion, chopped 1/4 cup shredded parmesean cheese 1/3 cup oat flour…

Summertime Sleepies: Adrenal Fatigue

Hey fraaands! Okay so I really wanted to do a Vlog updating you all with how things are going for me but I am really not the best with words. Like, I know what I want to say but don’t always know how to paraphrase it. For now, this will have to do (at least…

What happens when you don’t take action

Well fuck. It all started with an innocent visit to the doctors. I had scheduled a bone density scan because after 5 years of no menstrual cycle due to my past of restrictive eating I was curious to see how my bones were doing, but when I heard the words “Em, you have osteoporosis”, my…

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

I know, it’s summertime. And I was craving something pumpkiny- sue me. Haha, but in all honesty, can’t a girl get her pumpkin spice on all year round? Throw in some chocolate chips and peanut butter and you got yourself one damn delicious bread. Recipe: 1 3/4 cup oat flour 1/4 cup coconut flour 1…

Tomato Basil Veggie Burgers

Hey, hi, hello there! Wow, quite sometime since I have posted a recipe! Where has the time flown? Finished up my sophomore year of college which left me completely wiped out and I needed a couple weeks of chilling and slothing to feel like I have recuperated. Luckily, I gained some motivation back in the…

It’s Okay To Struggle

I want to be as honest as I can – I struggle. More often than I would like to admit sometimes. I don’t know why but when my life isn’t going the way I envision it or I am piled with stress from every direction, I can’t help but feel a fog come over me….

Fuel YOUR Fitness

Do you like lifting heavy things? How about running til your feet hurt? Or how about a spontaneous hike with your friends? All of these wonderful ways of moving your body require something very essential: FUEL. It isn’t uncommon that I see athletes under-fueling themselves and wondering why they aren’t making the progress they want…

I Don’t Need A Label

I’m just going to jump right into this because it’s something I have been wanting to get off my chest. As most of you know I made the change to a completely vegan lifestyle in September 2016. You can read about that here. While I feel like this was exactly what I wanted to do…

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Energy Balls

I just posted the recipe on my Instagram page (@lil.emmy97) this week! I obviously had to make it official and put it on my blog so I never forget it 🙂  I enjoy having these right before a early morning workout because I’m usually not really hungry first thing in the morning. These are also…

Vegan Banana Date Bread

The last time I made my vegan pumpkin bread, I received a suggestion from my dad. He thought it would be yummy to add some chopped dates to the bread for extra sweetness. So I found myself bored out of my mind the other day as the weather was gloomy and cold. No motivation to…