SMOOTHIES & DRINKS

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Watermelon Strawberry Lime Cooler (only 4 ingredients!)

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As soon as watermelon hits the bins of the grocery stores, you know summer is here! This juicy, sweet fruit is always a crowd pleaser, whether for a backyard barbeque…

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Blackberry Mint Moscow Mule (Mocktail or Cocktail!)

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Do you like to entertain with family and friends, but you’re never quite sure what to put on the menu, specifically the drink menu? Or maybe you are craving something…

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Glow Baby Glow Carrot Orange Smoothie

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Smoothie lovers, rejoice! I’m stepping out of the green smoothie comfort zones today and sharing a delicious recipe that stars carrots, oranges and pineapple. Hello, healthy and vibrant glow! Get…

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25 Delicious Green Smoothie Recipes to Boost Your Energy

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Are you a fan of green smoothies or does the vibrant green color make you turn up your nose? Green smoothies have become a huge hit in the world of…

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Golden Milk Smoothie

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A light and refreshing smoothie inspired by the healing benefits of golden milk! Golden milk is known for its immune boosting and anti-inflammatory wonders from the turmeric and ginger, and…

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Dreamy Banana Tahini Smoothie {vegan}

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I love coming up with new smoothie concoctions and this might be the best one yet. Is it dessert? Is it a snack? It’s hard to tell, but this dreamy…

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My Favorite Hot Lemon Ginger Detox Tonic

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Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning has been shown to increase hydration, resulting in a brighter complexion, a way to naturally detox the body and improve digestion. Get…

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Very Berry Cherry Protein Smoothie

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Tart cherries are known to be one of nature’s superfoods, containing powerful amounts of antioxidants. Learn more about the health benefits of consuming tart cherry juice, plus how to incorporate…

BREAKFAST

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Cranberry Gingerbread Muffins (vegan + gluten-free)

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‘Tis the season for all things gingerbread and cranberry! This delicious recipe for cranberry gingerbread muffins is a delicious way to get anyone in the holiday spirit. These muffins are…

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Gluten Free Vegan Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

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You might’ve just read that recipe title and thought there’s no way these cookies are going to be good. Gluten free and vegan?! But let me assure you, these cookies…

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Breakfast Pita Pizza with Romanesco Sauce and Basil Cashew Ricotta

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What if I told you that it was possible to eat pizza for breakfast, lunch or dinner while still maintaining healthy eating habits? Oh yes, it’s possible, and I’m about…

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Sweet Potato Toast Three Ways

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Have you caught the sweet potato toast bug? It’s become one of the most popular food trends on social media, thanks to Kelsey Preciado, blogger behind Little Bits Of. Sweet…

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Mud Pie Mojo Overnight Oats

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Mud Pie Mojo Overnight Oats. Sounds decadent, don’t they? These overnight oats are inspired by my favorite ice cream blend and will be sure to give you a little jolt…

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No-Sugar Added Granola Clusters

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Are you looking for a healthy granola to sprinkle over yogurt for breakfast or to snack on in the afternoon that doesn’t have any added sugars? A low-sugar granola can…

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Clean Green Veggie Egg Muffins {gluten free/vegetarian}

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Do you have a hard time fitting in a healthy breakfast on busy mornings? Well, I’ve got the perfect solution for you! With just a little bit of planning and…

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Creamy Apple Walnut Muesli {vegan/plant based}

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Do you struggle to get a nutritious breakfast on busy weekday mornings? You’re not the only one! My key to success is in prepping. Get the recipe for this creamy…

DELICIOUS MAINS

Creamy Polenta w/ Garlicky Kale & Crispy Chickpeas

Vegan Creamy Polenta with Garlicky Kale & Roasted Chickpeas

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Are you craving comfort food but you don’t want to derail your healthy habits? I’ve got a decadent and delicious (healthier) twist on shrimp and grits for you! This recipe…

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15-Minute Vegan Pumpkin Mac and Cheese

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How would you feel if you could have dinner on the table in less than 15 minutes from start to finish? Chances are, you might feel a little less stressed…

Vegan + Gluten-Free Friendly Thanksgiving Menu

The Perfect Friendsgiving (or Thanksgiving) Menu: vegan + gluten-free friendly!

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Do you love entertaining but you dread the thought of planning an entire Thanksgiving dinner menu? Or you just don’t have time and would rather it be done for you?…

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Autumn Harvest Power Bowl with Creamy Maple Tahini Dressing (vegan + gluten-free)

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Looking for a delicious meal that can be thrown together in under 30 minutes for Meatless Monday (or any other day of the week)? Look no further! I’ve got you…

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10-Minute Veggie Greek Lentil Salad (vegan + gluten-free)

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With just a few simple ingredients, this delicious and healthy Greek-inspired lentil salad can be made ahead of time for a quick lunch or impressive party dish! Black lentils steal…

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Veggie Burgers (vegan + gluten-free)

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Veggie Burgers (vegan + gluten-free)

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Who says you need meat to make a burger delicious? These sweet potato and black bean burgers are not only flavorful, but moist – two “must-haves” for a tasty burger!…

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Coconut Chickpeas & Greens with Zucchini Noodles (vegan + gluten free)

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Are you looking to incorporate more meatless meals into your week, or simply looking to switch it up in the kitchen? This recipe for Coconut Chickpeas and Greens with Zucchini…

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Clean Green Cauliflower Crust Pizza (vegan + gluten-free)

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Where are my pizza fans at? Today, we’re giving this comfort classic a healthy makeover with a big twist. I may be late to the party on this one, but…

SIDES

Vegan + Gluten-Free Friendly Thanksgiving Menu

The Perfect Friendsgiving (or Thanksgiving) Menu: vegan + gluten-free friendly!

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Do you love entertaining but you dread the thought of planning an entire Thanksgiving dinner menu? Or you just don’t have time and would rather it be done for you?…

Lentil Stuffing Muffins - the perfect Thanksgiving menu or side that is vegan and gluten-free friendly!

Vegan, Gluten-Free Thanksgiving: Lentil Stuffing Muffins

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Traditional stuffing just got kicked up a nutritional notch with this recipe for lentil stuffing muffins! These muffins are hearty enough to claim a spot as the “main” on your…

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10-Minute Apple Cabbage Slaw in Radicchio Cups

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You know those foods that tend to get even more flavorful with time? This recipe for apple cabbage slaw is one of them! Made with simple ingredients, this apple cabbage…

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Spinach Artichoke Hummus Stuffed Mushrooms

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Are you a fan of mushrooms? I’ve concluded that you either love them or hate them. I’m a mushroom lover, especially when they are stuffed with delicious flavors. In today’s…

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Pineapple Mango Guacamole

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Cinco de Mayo is just days away! Do you have any Mexican fiesta plans? I’ve got the perfect recipe to add to your menu whether you’re hosting a party at…

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Super Simple Kale and Walnut Pesto

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A recipe that’s under seven ingredients and can be made in five minutes or less… any idea what it might be? Kale and walnut pesto! This simple pesto can be…

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Simply Grilled Vegetables with a Garlic Herb Dipping Oil

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Looking for a quick weeknight dinner, a dish to impress, or an easy way to make veggies ahead of time for meal prep day? I’ve got a delicious solution that…

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Protein-Packed Edamame Hummus

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Hummus is a delicious and healthy snack to have on hand when the afternoon munchies hit. Traditionally made with garbanzo beans, I’m switching it up today by using edamame instead!…

HEALTHY SNACKS

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The Perfect Fall Appetizer: Pumpkin Hummus Crostini

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The fall season means the beginning of holiday entertaining, whether you’re planning a friendsgiving, girls’ night in or cocktail social. I’ve teamed up with my bestie and entertaining maven, Malia…

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Gluten Free Vegan Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

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You might’ve just read that recipe title and thought there’s no way these cookies are going to be good. Gluten free and vegan?! But let me assure you, these cookies…

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Zesty Lemon Energy Bites to Power You Through Your Day

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Are you a fan of lemon-flavored treats? Growing up, I was never really one to reach for lemon bars on the sweets table (I’m more of a chocolate fan), but…

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Sweet Potato Toast Three Ways

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Have you caught the sweet potato toast bug? It’s become one of the most popular food trends on social media, thanks to Kelsey Preciado, blogger behind Little Bits Of. Sweet…

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35 Game Day Snacks to Get You Through Football Season

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Do you anxiously anticipate football season? While I’m not a huge football fan, my husband is, and the only way I can get through football season is with the delicious…

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Homemade Raw Fig Newton Bars {Gluten Free}

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Are you a fan of fig newtons? One of my favorite things to do in the kitchen is to give my favorite treats a healthy, homemade makeover! These raw fig…

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No-Sugar Added Granola Clusters

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Are you looking for a healthy granola to sprinkle over yogurt for breakfast or to snack on in the afternoon that doesn’t have any added sugars? A low-sugar granola can…

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Superfood Energy Granola Bars {vegan} + GIVEAWAY!

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Looking for a delicious snack to have on hand for when you need a little extra push to power through your day? Look no further! These homemade granola bars are…

SWEET TREATS

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Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups with “Nice” Cream (vegan + gluten-free)

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Do you have a sweet tooth? I’ve got the perfect treat for you that’s a healthier twist on an American classic – the chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich! This…

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No Sugar Added Chocolate Avocado Pudding

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This past week, I decided to put an end to my mindless grazing in the break room by creating a good-for-me treat I can indulge in at home, work, etc. when I am craving a little something sweet. This recipe for Chocolate Avocado Pudding will satisfy your inner cravings and leave you feeling full and energized. Now, don’t expect it to replace the pudding you know best that can be found at your local restaurant’s salad bar. It’s healthy and it tastes healthy, but it also tastes chocolaty, rich, and creamy. Get the recipe, here.

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Quick and Easy Vegan Chocolate Tofu Pudding

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Are you looking to impress a loved one this Valentine’s Day, or maybe you’re simply needing to satisfy a sweet craving without going off the deep end? I’ve got just…

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Zesty Lemon Energy Bites to Power You Through Your Day

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Are you a fan of lemon-flavored treats? Growing up, I was never really one to reach for lemon bars on the sweets table (I’m more of a chocolate fan), but…

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Coconut Chia Pudding with Matcha Coconut Whipped Cream

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This recipe and giveaway is sponsored by Motion Matcha. I received compensation and product for recipe creation. You can learn more about my disclosure policies, here. Foods that you can…

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Cranberry Apple Crisp with an Almond Crumble

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Looking for a festive dessert that you can show off to friends and family that won’t wreak havoc on your waistline? Look no further! This cranberry apple crisp is mostly…

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No Bake Pumpkin Pie Bites {Gluten Free/Vegan}

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Are you ready for the Holiday season? The next few months can bring a lot of sweet treats and decadent foods. Indulge in this healthy, no bake pumpkin pie treat that...
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Individual Raw Chocolate Kiwifruit Tarts

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Fruit and chocolate. It’s the classic combination when it comes to satisfying your sweet tooth, and I have a delicious and healthy recipe to do just that! These raw chocolate…