Nutrition, Recipes, weight loss

Kitchen (On Demand) Online Cooking Bootcamp Membership

Welcome to your chance to LEVEL UP in YOUR kitchen. Kitchen (On Demand) is an online space hosted by Nicky Flores of @nickyandspice.  Within this community, you will have access to a growing library of sizzling recipes, entertaining cooking tutorials, and exceptional culinary tips from a professional pastry chef. You get full-ACCESS of this cultivated… Continue reading Kitchen (On Demand) Online Cooking Bootcamp Membership

Nutrition, Recipes

Guilt-Free Unsugar Cookies

Lately, I have had a fascination with all things cookie dough.  It is a love-love relationship where I lovingly dive into a decadent tasting "dough" that I concoct out of inflammation-friendly ingredients like coconut flour, cacao nibs, stevia, coconut oil, flax seeds, superfood blends, and so on, you get the picture....ooooodles of creation here!! Today,… Continue reading Guilt-Free Unsugar Cookies

Fun, Goals, Gratitude, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, Nutrition, Recipes, Teacher Life

Are Pepperoni Slices KILLING your Spring Break Jive?

Listen, I get it.  You get served the same rotation of "healthy" classroom snacks each afternoon, and NOTHING (I literally mean, NOTHING) is as exciting as the precipice that is SPRING BREAK. It almost feels like a mythical creature that you cannot grasp...think unicorn here ♥ The kids are wild.  The breaks are nonexistent.  The… Continue reading Are Pepperoni Slices KILLING your Spring Break Jive?

Nutrition, Recipes

“Clean” Christmas Cookie Swap Shopping List

Did you know that ANY recipe can be made "clean" by adjusting a few key ingredients? As a trained pastry chef/baker/cake artist, I have worked my way around a kitchen, fell in love with flour, sugar, and butter, and the beautiful combination they create when blended, but I have also had the downfalls of those… Continue reading “Clean” Christmas Cookie Swap Shopping List

Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Nutrition, Recipes

Peanut Butter Coconut Pancakes

If you just read my DIET blast, you know that low-carb is now my jam  (it pretty much has been since starting to eat healthier in 2013)....but, I am a major comfort-food-seeker, especially when the COLD hits the pavement. These do NOT disappoint.  Pancakes to feed all, healthy, grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and made with LOVE… Continue reading Peanut Butter Coconut Pancakes

Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Nutrition, Recipes

Spiced Cocoa Cookie Dough Bites

  As a graduate of different nutrition mindsets like Whole30, portion-controlled eating, balanced intuitive eating (my mind ALWAYS thought I needed to eat ♥), and the age-old standby of strict calorie-counting, I have been down quite a few rabbit holes when it came to actually LOSING weight and KEEPING it off. Over the course of… Continue reading Spiced Cocoa Cookie Dough Bites