Detoxinista

I love creating delicious, healthy recipes that taste like my childhood favorites, and hope to make healthy living more accessible by sharing what I learn along the way!

Paleo Pumpkin Spice Muffins (Nut-free)

These muffins are a delicious way to kick off pumpkin season. Made with coconut flour, they are perfect for those who need to avoid grains and nuts,* and they are also higher in fiber and protein than a traditional Read More→ ...more

Slow Cooker Applesauce (No Added Sugar)

Despite our heat wave, I’ve decided to pretend it feels like Fall and break out my slow cooker. This homemade applesauce is the result. If you’re like me and haven’t tried making your own applesauce at home, you should Read More→ ...more

First Birthday Applesauce Cupcakes (Grain-free, Dairy-free, Nut-free, Oil-free)

If you’ve ever been to a first birthday party, you know that a “smash cake” is usually on the menu. But considering the fact that many babies haven’t been introduced to refined sugar, flour, or dairy before that big Read More→ ...more

Cajun Zucchini Noodle Pasta (Vegan, Paleo)

If you like hot and spicy dishes, this one’s for you. This Cajun “pasta” features a colorful variety of vegetables sauteed with an easy homemade Cajun seasoning to create a comforting noodle-like dish. Because this recipe calls for zucchini Read More→ ...more

Homemade Cajun Seasoning

Today I’m sharing a quick and easy recipe for making your own Cajun seasoning at home. I don’t usually work with spice mixes like this, but I wanted to try my hand at making a Cajun-style pasta, and every recipe Read More→ ...more

Banana Snack Muffins for Baby (Paleo, No Added Sugar)

Today I thought it might be fun to share a recipe that our son has been enjoying lately. He’s recently become interested in finger foods, so we’ve been trying to add more flavors and textures into the mix with Read More→ ...more

Healthy Labor Day Weekend Recipes

Labor Day weekend has a special significance for us this year, as we’ll be celebrating our son’s first birthday. I can’t believe we’ve already spent a whole year with him! I feel extra fortunate that he arrived three weeks before Read More→ ...more

What I Ate Wednesday

This month has been a particularly busy one for me, but we’re ending it on a fun note. First, with a visit from my mother-in-law, and then with a Labor Day trip to celebrate our son’s first birthday! Seriously, where Read More→ ...more

No-Bake Almond Joy Bars (Vegan, Paleo)

Sometimes you feel like a nut. And that’s when you should reach for one of these almond joy bars. They have all the flavors of the popular candy bar you love, including almond, coconut, and chocolate, but unlike their Read More→ ...more

Vegan Lactation Cookies (Gluten-free)

If you’ve ever tried to establish your milk supply as a new mom, you’re probably familiar with the concept of lactation cookies. These cookies are made with ingredients that are thought to help boost milk supply, like flax seeds, Read More→ ...more