My Latest Superfood Fixes


In the lead up to Summer, I’ve been experimenting with a few different ingredients in my “cooking”. And I say “cooking” in quotes because it’s a bit of a loose term with me. I generally like to “mix” things together rather than actually cook stuff. I guess I’m just not the Master-chef type of girl, not saying that I never will be, but right now I enjoy simplicity, especially in the kitchen. So I thought I’d share a few of my fave superfood fixes (that are very easily mixable with other things).

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Nutrition, Health, Raw, Natural Remedies

Raw Fudge


INGREDIENTS 1 cup of melted coconut oil 2 cups nut butter (macadamia, almond) 1 cup raw cacao 1 cup of sweetener (honey,agave,maple syrup) 1/4 cup of goji berries 1/4 cup of Ground flax 1/4 cup of pumpkin seed 1/4 cup of raw coconut flakes

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Raw, Vegan, Recipe

Snack Food Ideas


My current favorite go-to snacks on-the-go!

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Health, Nutrition, Weight-loss

Little Balls of Health


This recipe is the recipe I am most proud of!!! I make these all the time!! They are absolutely yummy, packed of healthy goodness and can really get you through a slow afternoon!

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Recipes, Health

Food, Faith, and Family


I love my family. I really do. I love their energy, their constant love, their sense of humor… I wouldn’t trade them for anything in world. With all this love, energy and humor abounding, it’s kind of hard to say no to them. Especially around the holidays.

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Family, Nutrition, Health

Recipe: College Quinoa


My name is Emily Marchak, a college student in Michigan, and I wanted to share a recipe. Since I am currently attending university, I have a limited budget, but have always been very health conscious... Here is my personal recipe:

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Recipes, On a Budget, College

Dream Smoothie Recipe


In the same way that green juices are an easy way to get all your nutrients from vegetables and leafy greens, smoothies are another great way to pack in a ton of different vitamins and superfoods in the one delicious drink. I believe in taking supplements and vitamins, even when eating a very healthy diet, as a lot of the time non-organic produce is sprayed with pesticides, stripping even the most innocent little strawberry of it's nutritional benefits.

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Recipes, Organic, Vegan

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