Blog #85: Invest In YOURSELF First!

You cannot give to another what you don’t already have for yourself.  It’s your job to find yourself — nobody can do that for you. And if your life is a projection of your inner state of being, then working on yourself from the inside out is a sage path to take. “If you want…

Simply Chrissy Podcast Episode 6: 4 Tips For Choosing Quality Matcha Powder

Episode Description: Matcha is everywhere!   Matcha ice cream, matcha cake, matcha tea, matcha smoothies, matcha frappuccinos, matcha t-shirts (just kidding!)…..matcha everything!  But when you are grocery shopping, how do you know what to look for in quality matcha powder? Listen as Chrissy tells you 4 tips to help you shop more easily for your…

Simply Chrissy Podcast Episode 3: Life Building Is An Athletic Event

Episode Description: In Episode 3, Chrissy talks about the many challenges of building your life, especially the one you want.  She also refers to a story told by actor and recording artist Will Smith on this topic that helped inspire this episode.   Listen to Episode 3 HERE:  ⇒  Life Building Is An Athletic Event…

Blog #82: Simple Quinoa Broccoli Salad (Gluten-Free + Vegan)

    Quinoa is such a light weight, yet nutrient packed grain. It makes a fantastic addition to many dishes including salads. Remixing your salad ingredients is a great way to keep your salads delicious and interesting so that you don’t get bored with them. There are a lot of veggies out there to play…

Blog #81: Matcha Chia Pudding (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

      The first time I tried chia pudding, I got it from a health food store.  I didn’t like it.  I found the store-bought one to be poor tasting and over priced. But then, I discovered the glory of making it myself. Who knew chia seeds could be so yummy?  Not only can…

Blog #80: Strawberry Coconut Nicecream (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

    Summertime is here and frozen treats are a welcome delight during the hot days.  Everybody usually screams for ice cream — but this recipe will get you screaming for nicecream! The simple and delicious combo of ingredients in this vegan homemade ice cream will leave you wanting more!  All you need here are…

Blog #74: Vegan Tzatziki Dip Recipe

Tzatziki is more than just a tasty Greek masterpiece of a sauce you can put in your pita or on grilled meats.  It’s truly versatile and can accompany many foods you like to eat.  Traditionally, Tzatziki is made with Greek yogurt, but thankfully today, we have  different vegan yogurt options available to use such as…

Blog #69: Jamaican Delight Green Smoothie (Vegan + Gluten-Free)

Sometimes you just need a delicious, nutrient packed smoothie to start your day — heck this can even be a snack or part of your lunch!  Keep it simple, keep it yummy, keep it healthy. Without further ado, here she is! Ingredients: 1/2 cup frozen mango chunks 1/2 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1/2 scoop vegan…

Blog #68: Gluten-Free Biscuit Mix Review

I’m always looking for new yummy gluten-free breads and baking mixes for muffins, waffles, pancakes, and breads because they can really come in handy!  Having a great quality loaf of bread or a fabulous baking mix on hand can really save you much time, effort and frustration in your day. I saw this gluten-free baking…