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Allergen-Free Baby Smash Cake

Allergen-Free Baby Smash Cake

It’s hard to believe, but my little angel turned one this past week! What an incredible, challenging and exhausting year it has been! We had his party this weekend and I was faced with the decision of what to do in terms of a birthday cake. I don’t want to be that parent who doesn’t [...]

September 14, 2014 Melissa Villamizar Recipes 0

Banana Oat Muffins

Banana Oat Muffins

This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan. Notes Recipe Yields: ~12 muffins (depending on the size) Prep time: 12 minutes Cook time: ~17 minutes Ingredients Wet 1/3 cup melted coconut oil 1 Tbsp coconut nectar (or honey, or Grade B maple syrup) 2 tsp vanilla 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce 1 ripe banana, mashed [...]

September 14, 2014 Melissa Villamizar Recipes 0

Raw Chocolate Carrot Balls (Raw, GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

Raw Chocolate Carrot Balls (Raw, GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

This recipe is raw, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan. Nothing makes me happier than delicious dessert food that I can eat and know I’m also doing something good for my body. And I have to brag for a second, because I didn’t actually make these, my wonderful husband did! The recipe had been laying [...]

August 28, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Recipes 0

Peanut Butter Raisin Recovery Bites (GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

Peanut Butter Raisin Recovery Bites (GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan. I am so excited about these recovery snacks! Made with all-natural ingredients, these bites contain the necessary protein and carbohydrates required to increase recovery and protein synthesis post-workout. Be sure to ingest this snack within 90 minutes of a workout for maximum benefits. For best results, [...]

May 13, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Nutrition, Recipes 1

Almond Coconut Raisin Energy Bars (GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

Almond Coconut Raisin Energy Bars (GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan. I’m a big fan of natural energy/granola bars, but I’m not a fan of paying high prices for them. The ones I like the best—the ones that are the healthiest and taste the best, seem to be so pricey at the store! Especially when you eat [...]

April 9, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Nutrition, Recipes 8

Delicious Raw Brownie (Raw, GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

Delicious Raw Brownie (Raw, GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

This recipe is: Raw, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan.   Oh. My. Gosh. So… a friend posted this recipe on her Facebook page last night. The moment I read it, I got up from the computer, went directly to the kitchen, and 10 minutes later, I had these ridiculously fabulous brownies in my mouth. [...]

December 6, 2011 Melissa Villamizar Nutrition, Recipes 0

Cashew Cream Cups (RAW, GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

Cashew Cream Cups (RAW, GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

This recipe is: Raw, gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan. This recipe is DELICIOUS! Feel free to make them in rammekins instead of tart tins. Also, these are very similar to the Raw Fruit Tart, but the cashew cream filling has a lighter consistency, since the cashews are soaked longer. Enjoy! Notes Recipe Yields: 4 [...]

November 24, 2011 Melissa Villamizar Nutrition, Recipes 0

Chocolate Recipe (RAW)

Chocolate Recipe (RAW)

This is a RAW recipe from Judita Wignall (2) to make your own chocolate. Use it for cooking, for dipping fresh fruit or anything else your little choc-o-holic heart desires. Notes Recipe yields: 2 cups Prep time: 15 minutes Chill time: 30 minutes Additional Equipment Needed: None  Ingredients 1 c. cacao butter, shaved into small [...]

August 7, 2011 Melissa Villamizar Nutrition, Recipes 0

Fruit Tart Recipe (RAW, GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

Fruit Tart Recipe (RAW, GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

  This recipe is: Gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan. I love desserts you can eat without feeling guilty, and this one falls into that category! This fruit tart is completely RAW, which means nothing is cooked, it uses all raw, whole foods as ingredients. It is also gluten-free. Thank you Judita Wignall (2) for [...]

August 7, 2011 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Recipes 1

Melissa’s Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

Melissa’s Oatmeal Cookie Recipe

This recipe is gluten-free and soy-free. These oatmeal cookies are so delicious and so healthy, you can eat them for breakfast! Just don’t eat too many in one sitting, it is oatmeal after all… These cookies are gluten-free and soy-free, and there is no artificial sugar or other ingredients. I’m working on getting the nutrition [...]

August 1, 2011 Melissa Villamizar Health, Nutrition, Recipes 0