Take her most well-known post (which Mansfield says is still the most frequently-visited recipe on her blog despite being published almost a year ago): a completely nut-, dairy-, soy-, and gluten-free banana bread. It uses sunflower butter, bananas, chocolate chips, coconut flour, maple syrup, coconut oil, eggs, and some other things like cinnamon and vanilla extract. The words seem scary -- this-free, that-based, this-friendly -- but you would never know the difference when you eat it.
“I just want people to feel like they don’t have to sacrifice anything just to eat healthy and feel good about themselves,” she says. “You can have cookies after dinner -- just pay attention to what you’re putting in them.”
Eating healthy is all about balance. “It’s easy to put out only the most wonderful healthy foods. And it’s like, well that’s not real life,” Liz Harris (@floatingkitchen) of Newburyport, Massachusetts says. “The food that I’m sharing is what I’m eating every day -- and sometimes it’s treats and sometimes it’s salads.