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Carrot Cake | GF

By Katrina Yoneda - June 29, 2018

You guys… this recipe is SUPER special to me <3 Every year, for every birthday since I met my husband, my mother in law makes this carrot cake! Yes, THIS exact recipe! Ok… I had to convert it to a gluten-free version, but it’s ALMOST just as good as hers :) I think this would make her proud though! I’m so happy she has shared it with me!! Keep reading...

 

I won today, Anxiety

By Katrina Yoneda - June 18, 2018

Today I crushed one of my biggest fears—FLYING!!

 

I know to some, this may seem silly or like nothing to celebrate... but for me this is a huge WIN!! I used to fly just “fine”. We’ve flown to Ireland, the Virgin Islands, Hawaii, Florida... all with much longer flight times than CA to WA. After Caleb was born, however, I developed an absolutely CRIPPLING fear of flying. I mean f’ing awful.  Story time!

 

Pineapple Tofu + Coconut Rice | Vegan + GF

By Katrina Yoneda - June 13, 2018

Eating this dish makes me feel like I’m back in Hawaii; it’s so damn tropical & bursting with island flavor!!

 

The tofu is cooked until golden & crispy, tossed in a sweet & salty pineapple sauce, accompanied by fresh mango & avocado, all served over a bed of creamy coconut rice! HOLY YUM.

Fudgy Brownie | Vegan + GF

By Katrina Yoneda - June 06, 2018

You guys know when you want to make a healthier brownie taste like a reeeeeally bad for you brownie?!?! WELL I FOUND THE PERFECT RECIPE! I’m about to make all your brownie dreams come true! The best part?! The CRAZY part?! They’re 100% vegan + gf :O ohmygawdddd!!


You’re probably skeptical as a mother right now, just like I was at first! I read the recipe & didn’t see any type of refined sugar & I allllllmost tapped out, but the healthier version of me was curious!

#truthbomb about MOVING |with a toddler|

By Katrina Yoneda - May 23, 2018

It all started with a public breakdown. We are talking FULL ON, both hands in my face sobbing! Before I set the scene for THAT pretty little episode; you got to know the events that led up to this very public & manic incident. You’re most likely going to laugh when you find out what the straw was that broke the camel’s back. Thinking about it after some serious hibernation under my blankets with a box of tissue… I can see the humor in it. But first, let’s backtrack!

 

Kale, White Bean + Fennel Salad w/ Lemon Garlic Dressing | GF + V

By Katrina Yoneda - May 15, 2018

After being pretty quiet on the blogging front due to moving states, I’M BACK IN ACTION!! As we aren’t settled in completely yet, I was trying to think of something fast & easy I could whip up for dinner! Aaaaaand that is how I came up with this salad; perfect for a weeknight meal. I paired it with a flaky baked halibut & it was phenomenally complementary!

 

Green Drink 3 Ways

By Katrina Yoneda - April 18, 2018

I present THREE green drink recipes to get you started on your green drink journey!! Please read everything below to pick which recipe best suits you. They are all yummy, but basically range from easiest & most pleasurable, to healthy AF & still delicious! They all start out with the same base, & each recipe brings in a new addition of ingredients & benefits. My son has been drinking the “grown ass adult” green drink since he was 6 months old—NBD, he’s a damn champ!! So man up & let’s get started.

Losing a Loved One

By Katrina Yoneda - April 06, 2018

It all started with the picture above.

 

What could this orange tree possibly have to do with my dad?? Read on.

 

I hadn’t planned on writing about my dad’s passing, yet here I sit. So many things are rushing to my head that I almost feel it’s too overwhelming to organize my thoughts. Here I go…

 

Losing a loved one.

 

No Bake Chocolate Peanut Oat Bars

By Katrina Yoneda - March 28, 2018

These bars are SO quick & painless to make! They couldn’t be any easier to whip together. The hardest part is waiting to eat them while they chill in the fridge. They are a no bake bar & only require some ingredients to be heated up on the stove. EASYYYY!!


They have a delicious rich fudgy chocolate peanut butter center & a chewy brown sugar oat crust/topping. We are talking YUM-tastic!