Brussels Sprouts Crispy Artichoke Salad

The Brussels sprout is a commonly overlooked vegetable. When I ask my clients to provide food journals, I rarely see Brussels sprouts on the list. And when I peek into people’s shopping carts at the grocery store, I see that Brussels sprouts rarely make the cut. But why? Brussels sprouts are highly nutritious. They are […]


Pumpkin Crumble Bars

Recipe by @Pamelasalzman In need of a healthy Thanksgiving dessert recipe? These Pumpkin Crumble Bars will blow your mind. The delicious bars taste like a perfect blend between a pumpkin pie and a gingersnap cookie. They would be dangerously addictive, but they’re made with healthier alternatives to typical dessert foods like Hu Gingersnap Cookies, gluten-free […]


Everything Seasoning Chips

Cravings are our body’s physiological response to everything from emotional reasoning to hormones and stress, and I’m definitely not immune to them! My cravings typically hit me in the late afternoon, when I need a little energy boost.  If I don’t have a green juice, I’m looking for my crunchy, salty pick-me up. I used […]


Pumfu Beet Salad

This isn’t your typical beet salad. This version incorporates one of my all-time favorite ingredients: pumfu! For those who haven’t tried it yet, pumfu is pumpkin tofu feta, and it’s out-of-this-world delicious. It contains prebiotic compounds that help to feed your beneficial gut microbes, so it tastes good and helps to heal your gut at […]


Baked Cauliflower Parmesan

What’s low-carb, packed with fiber, vegetarian, and loaded with (vegan) cheesy flavor? My Baked Cauliflower Parmesan! This recipe has been one of my go-to’s since the temperature started to dip in Los Angeles because it is warm, delicious, and fills my whole house with the scent of baked parmesan goodness. It couldn’t be easier to […]


Butternut Squash Soup

Would it even be fall if we didn’t try our hand at a healthy Butternut Squash Soup? Packed with nutrients and flavor, this soup is sure to please the whole family. Butternut squash is a powerhouse of nutrition, containing vitamins A, C, and E, as well as potassium and fiber. This soup is a great […]


Gluten-Free Honey Cake

I try to ward off my sweets cravings by distracting my brain with a piece of fruit or drinking a glass of water whenever possible. But some days, there is simply nothing to be done except to give in to my desire for sweet treats! On days like those, I often turn to a piece […]


Warm Kale & Quinoa Salad

These days, it seems like there is a new trendy food highlighted across health and wellness pages every week. The food of the week gains rapid popularity and then fizzles out after people try making a recipe or two with it. But kale and quinoa are two ingredients that are completely timeless and immune to […]


Cinnamon Toast Crunch Blondies

What’s better than a sweet dessert? A sweet dessert with a little crunch to it! These Cinnamon Toast Crunch Blondies are an epic treat that is guaranteed to satisfy cravings for people with a sweet tooth and a drive for crunch alike! And while I may not recommend them for everyday eats, you absolutely must […]


White Bean Mushroom Cassoulet

If you’re in search of a cozy, healthy recipe that gives all of the fall vibes, look no further! This White Bean Mushroom Cassoulet is super comforting and the perfect dish to make as the weather changes. It’s loaded with plant polyphenols and nutrient-dense mushrooms of various kinds. It also contains a significant amount of […]


Cleanse Your Life Today!

Subscribe to to receive weekly inspirations, recipes and healthy lifestyle tips from Elissa's newsletter.

Subscribe today and also receive Elissa's exclusive Immunity Essentials Guide!


Thank you for subscribing! You will receive an email with download link shortly.