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Chocolate Silk Smoothie Bowl

Chocolate Silk Smoothie Bowl

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterWhen I took a big spoonful of this smoothie, I could hardly believe that it was really healthy. If you’re into all things chocolaty, thick, and creamy, this bowl is for you. It has become a favorite of mine and I am so excited […]

The Big Italian Salad

The Big Italian Salad

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterI love a big salad—one loaded with all of the things. After a busy weekend, I was craving a bowl full of fresh, real, and satisfying food. This salad was just that. It really did fill me up and give me energy to continue […]

Easy Breakfast Bars

Easy Breakfast Bars

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterThese breakfast bars have saved many-a-morning around here. We all have those days when we are running out the door and just need something super quick. Instead of reaching for the sugary granola bar or instant oatmeal packet, make a batch of these and […]

Mini Burger Sliders

Mini Burger Sliders

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterNothing says weekend food around here like our mini burgers. We have fun whipping these up Saturday afternoons and going all out with the toppings. Having delicious gluten free buns to pair with our burgers make them that much better. Eating mini burgers with […]

The Unprocessed Food Diet

The Unprocessed Food Diet

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterIt seems like every food label, weight-loss article, or nutrition advertisement is offering up a solution to our health problems these days. Whether it be a new diet or a special product, we are bombarded with information telling us how we should be eating […]

The Best Granola

The Best Granola

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterWe love our granola around here. It makes a perfect smoothie bowl topper, yummy cereal substitute, or (my favorite way) easy snack by the handful. I try to keep a couple mason jars full of homemade granola for when the cravings set in. This […]

Dirty-Chai Pancakes with Blueberry-Pomegranate Compote

Dirty-Chai Pancakes with Blueberry-Pomegranate Compote

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterI made these pancakes this morning in an attempt to expand my gluten-free pancake skills, and was so blown away by how delicious they were that I had to share asap. These pancakes have incredible flavor- like a mixture of spiced chai lattes and […]

Chocolate – Zucchini Porridge

Chocolate – Zucchini Porridge

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterOn cold winter mornings, I crave big bowls of steamy porridge (which, for me, means a variety of grain bowls, including the common oats). This particular recipe was created one morning when I had planned on making chocolate zucchini bread… and realized I was […]

Blender Banana Pancakes

Blender Banana Pancakes

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterBanana pancakes were a Saturday morning ritual when I was in college. Mark came to visit most Saturdays and we indulged in pancakes together before adventuring off to whatever activities we had planned for the day. These banana pancakes are quick and easy to […]

My Post-Workout Protein Smoothie

My Post-Workout Protein Smoothie

Share this…FacebookPinterestemailTwitterMy Post-Workout Protein Smoothie One of the best feelings after finishing a workout is sitting down to a big, cold, protein smoothie. Eating within 45 minutes of my workout is pretty important to me. Everyone has their sweet spot, but I find that when […]