Afternoon Chocolate Milkshake

April 5, 2017

This might sound crazy, but ever since getting my blood sugar under control a few months back, I no longer crave sweets in the evening. I find that I need them less throughout the day as well, opting for a steamed sweet potato with some fat instead to get the lower glycemic carbs my body needs to function. It’s been really nice not having the highs and lows the bowls of fresh fruit use to give me, and instead learning…

Simmered Tempeh + Black Beans w/ Creamy Cilantro Sauce

April 1, 2017

Recipe number three, coming in hot. I’ve already shared some stellar snack balls using tigernut flour, and a pink hibiscus lemonade with you this week (so jazzed on them both), so let’s end this recipe train with a savory meal, yeah? We’ve been enjoying this creamy cilantro sauce almost daily over the past few weeks, all thanks to a lonely bunch of cilantro that was on it’s way out. When in doubt – make a sauce. I didn’t expect this combination…

Big Heart Tea + Hibiscus Lemonade

March 30, 2017

I feel as if sandbags have been unfastened from my legs and arms. Although I still have one week of my cleanse to go, I woke up yesterday feeling as if it had ended. Happy, energetic, and inspired Jessie is back! It has been a rough five weeks so far, consisting of fatigue, stomach pain, weight gain/water retention, skin breakouts, food cravings, and lack of sleep. But now I feel as if a store of energy inside of me has…

Kitchen Scraps: Tigernut Flour Snack Balls, 3 Ways

March 27, 2017

Welcome to another edition of “kitchen scraps”, where the leftover little recipes in my kitchen find a home. Here you will find a simple recipe I enjoyed but didn’t make the cut for a full-bodied blog post. I hope you enjoy the little wins I get to share with you here – and let me know if you give any “kitchen scraps” a try by tagging your Instagram photos #fwkitchenscraps.  Happy Monday everyone! I’m popping in real quick to share these snack ball recipes…