Low Calorie Vegan Brownies

Lately I've been craving sweets. And I've been eating them, too! Now that the weather is cooling and fall has arrived, it must mean it's bulking season. Right? At least that's how I treat back-to-school! I have tried a few different vegan brownies in the past week, so it's safe to say I have a... Continue Reading →


The Bitter Truth of Artificial Sweeteners

For years, artificial sweeteners have been promoted as safe ways to cut calories and aid in weight loss. The logic is simple: since obesity has been linked to diabetes, artificial sweeteners must also help with diabetes prevention. However, a new study shows they could actually increase glucose intolerance by changing the composition and function of... Continue Reading →

What is a “healthy” diet, anyway?

Good question. It seems like in the past few decades, this question has become harder and harder to answer. With new research and the ease of accessing and publishing information (both true and false), "healthy" has become one of the most ambiguous terms out there. To clarify, let's review a quick definition: Healthy: free from... Continue Reading →

Vegan Blueberry Orange Bread

Hey Sarah, you haven't posted in 2 weeks! Yeah, I know... I moved back to school and I haven't had a spare moment. But if you follow me on Instagam (if you don't, you're missing out!) you know what I've been up to! Including yesterday's kitchen adventures. Here's a quick reminder in case you forgot:... Continue Reading →

Vegan Pumpkin Bread

There were a few days the other week that started to feel like Fall. The weather was a bit colder, the sun rose a bit later, and the air smelled more like leaves than flowers. Many people would sigh that summer is ending, but I'm excited for fall! My favorite season is coming! Why is... Continue Reading →

Vegan Mocha Sauce

Look what I made today! Another one of my favorite foods! Mocha sauce. This one is low in sugar, fat free, and sooo delicious! You can add it to baked goods, smoothies, yogurt bowls, PB sandwiches... the list goes on. Just keep in mind it IS caffeinated, so you may jot want to eat this... Continue Reading →

Personal Training, so what?

Congrats to me! I passed my ACE personal training certification exam, so now I am officially able to train others as they work towards their fitness goals. But what does personally training really mean, and why is it worth bothering? Here are my top 10 reasons for why you should give personal training a chance!... Continue Reading →

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I must say, this is my best banana bread recipe yet! I was inspired to make this after a visit to Diesel Cafe in Somerville, and bringing home a slice of their vegan chocolate banana bread. Heaven!!! I find that I often try to my my desserts "healthier," but in the end, they're just not... Continue Reading →

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