Recipes

My recipes are built with simple, whole, inclusive, and uncomplicated nutrition principles in mind.

This means I do my best to ensure that my recipes offer options for particular ingredients to be inclusive of a variety of eating styles (i.e. use almond flour versus wheat flour for those with gluten allergies) and to be mindful of different economic demographics (i.e. use cacao or cocoa, fresh or frozen fruit based on what fits your budget and you have access too).
Integrating simple whole foods into our daily lives can have a powerful impact on our overall physical and mental well-being. Therefore, my recipes primarily use whole foods, are family-friendly, and use ingredients you can get at your local grocery store.
My approach is to never label foods as “good” or “bad”. There is no one perfect diet. To respect the diversity of diets, you will find swaps and options within many of the recipes. In my recipe index, you will find choices to meet the needs of many lifestyles such as gluten-free, plant-based, raw, vegan, vegetarian, dairy-free, and natural sugar-free options for inclusive recipes to respect the diversity and uniqueness of each person’s food story.
You will find simple & delicious recipes organized by category below or you can search recipes by ingredients or diet preferences (i.e. gluten-free) using the search option in the top right-hand corner of the navigation bar for ease.
From my kitchen to yours,
Xo Jo

Recent Posts

Easy One Bowl Brownie Recipe

Who wants some easy one-bowl brownies from scratch that are ready to bake in 10 minutes?? Rich, fudgy, and completely satisfying! Make them whenever you feel

Read More

Strawberry Shortcake Cookies

There is something about the smell of ginger cookies baking that just makes my house smell like Christmas. Now I like a good gingersnap cookie as good as the next person but I am a huge fan of the softer ginger cookies that melt in your mouth. My issue with most of them is they are loaded with cups of white sugar, oil and or butter to achieve that texture. I have played around with a few recipes in hopes to master all the components of a good ginger cookie while still keeping it nutritious.

Read More

7 Frozen Treat Recipes that are sure to keep you cool this summer.

What is summer without a little sand, water, and of course ice cream? Frozen treats on a hot day that cool you down and feed the soul. However, the truth is dairy is not everyone’s friend. There have been many summer lake days that my child would say they felt sick and needed to lay down after enjoying a big ice cream cone at the beach. As a mom, I wanted to find a way for him to enjoy the frozen treats of summer without feeling sick and ruining his day after. Food should energize you and make you feel amazing, not laying in bed sick. 

I began to play around with a few recipes in the kitchen. There were many “failed” attempts that my kids would take one bite and say they did not like it (my toughest critiques always!). However, after some trial and error I began to produce frozen desserts without dairy and with minimal to no added sugar that not only made them happy but I too enjoyed them so much more than conventional desserts. I am sharing with you 7 frozen treat recipes I love to make for my family on a hot day. Enjoy! 

Read More

Grain-Free Paleo One Pan Granola, 3 Ways (Sugar-free & Nut-free)

recently had a client who was allergic to gluten and nuts, plus she was a diabetic and wanted to stay away from any added sugars. When we were creating recipes together, I asked her what was the one food she most missed with her recently diagnosed food restrictions? “Yogurt with Granola,” she said. What I found was that granola was also something terribly missed by mom’s that wanted to send granola and yogurt to school but they could not due to nut-allergies in the school, and then my Keto clients… well they could not find granola to eat due to the gluten and sugars in most of them. So this sent me on a mission!

Read More
Hey, I’m Jo! I specialize in Holistic Nutrition to help you Eat with Ease for Happy & Healthy Guts, Hormones, Mental Health, and Self! 
I’m a Whole-Living Educator, Mental Health Practitioner, Mindful Eating Coach, Chef, Life Coach, & Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant that is passionate about showing you how to Keep it Simple, Ditch Restrictions, & Level-Up to Rejoice in the Body, Mind, & Life you desire. 
I love creating simple, whole-food recipes & sharing holistic lifestyle habits that easily fit into your everyday life to bring you joy. I am committed to empowering you with tangible tools to nourish your body, mind, and soul to rejoice in the most vibrant life possible.

Social Media

Latest Posts

Subscribe for Goodies

Sign-Up to Enjoy Practices and Tools to Support your Health and Wellbeing, Recipes, and Exclusive Offerings from Rejoice Below!

Categories

Learn More About

For Kids

Recipes

Sign up for my newsletter to never miss out on your dose of wellness wisdom!