Dairy-Free Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Maybe it’s just me, but it seems a little strange to be eating ice cream in late October. In Seattle. When it’s rainy. And slightly cold.

But you know how I’m justifying this behavior? With pumpkin. And pumpkin pie spice. That makes ice cream acceptable in fall… right? I think it does.

Especially when the ice cream in question is also dairy-free and sugar-free and made from – wait for it - bananas! In a food processor! You don’t even need an actual ice cream maker to enjoy this one. How awesome is that?!

I’ll admit it, I’m no stranger to the banana “ice cream.” Some of my faves include chocolate and almond butter soft serve and lavender coconut ice cream. This version is just my newest seasonal obsession and I love that it’s a simple recipe that works for a variety of diets. It’s definitely the perfect way to healthfully indulge in a sugar craving.

Alright, I’ll stop gushing about this now and leave you be. Besides, my dairy-free pumpkin spice ice cream is starting to melt a little and it’s not going to eat itself…

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Thai Pumpkin Curry

Thai Pumpkin Curry

I don’t know about you, but with fall TV starting up again I’ve been hearing a lot of hype about different shows. I’m a big fan of crime dramas (Law and Order SVU and Motive are my standard faves) and even though it completely freaks me out, I’m addicted to The Walking Dead.  So when several…

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Roasted Carrots and Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Carrots and Sweet Potatoes

I have a question for you… do you ever have sugar cravings? If the answer is ‘no,’ then you’ve seriously just become my personal hero. If the answer is ‘yes,’ then please keep reading…   I have a secret to tell you: I do too.   Although my sugar cravings are easier to control when…

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Pumpkin Chili

Paleo Pumpkin Chili

If I could sum up my weekend in two words it would be: pumpkin and pilates. Saturday I braved a hot pilates class at my hot yoga studio and here I am, over 48 hours later, and am still immensely sore. I can’t really complain though because even though it was an incredibly tough class, it was…

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It doesn't get easier, we get stronger

It doesn’t get easier, we get stronger

This week I celebrated my one-year yoga anniversary. With the exception of two weeks when I was extremely sick and one week when I was moving, I have practiced yoga between 1 – 4 times a week for the past 52 weeks. As silly as this might sound, this is honestly one of my greatest accomplishments from…

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Baked Cinnamon Apples with Coconut Cream

Baked Cinnamon Apples with Coconut Cream

When you live in Washington your entire life, fall means one thing: apples. I’ll admit it: I’m kindof an apple snob. I don’t exactly know all the apple varieties, but I sure know that I don’t like biting into a mushy apple. Mushy apples are a no-no for me. Luckily, the batch I got from the…

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Energizing Pumpkin Hot Chocolate

Energizing Pumpkin Hot Chocolate

I don’t know about you, but I’m ready to ease into the weekend. I’m ready to sleep in, lounge around in oversized sweaters, and spend way too much time browsing recipes on Pinterest. Bonus points if I can do all of this in fuzzy socks while drinking this. What is this you ask? It’s energizing pumpkin hot…

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Butternut Squash Salmon Curry

Butternut Squash Salmon Curry

I believe that you can’t always control what happens to you or around you, but you can always control your attitude. But, then there are times when life throws you a couple of really, really crazy curveballs… and in these crazy moments as much as you want to stay positive and continue to have faith in…

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This Kitchen.

This kitchen.

I moved this week. I moved out of my old, crazy, tiny little kitchen. This kitchen where I could never get the oven to work just right… This kitchen where I wanted to pull my hair out multiple times over the past twelve months… This kitchen where I worked so hard to make the space functioning…

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