Tangy Chickpea Salad

This salad is light and fresh, as well as filling and makes a perfect meal for your healthy 2016! It’s super easy to throw together as well!  Here is what I did: 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/4 red onion, diced 1 cup grape tomatoes, quartered 1/2 red pepper, diced 1/4 cup sesame soy […]

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Coconut Yogurt Parfait

It is still very warm here in Florida, and I’ve put my morning oatmeal on hold for a while.   I’m loving this coconut yogurt parfait combination I’ve been making.  It’s delicious and full of nutrition! [and it’s vegan and gluten free – should that matter to you!]   What you’ll need: Vanilla cultured coconut […]

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Healthy Homemade Lasagna

I love lasagna – don’t you?! I think it gets a bad reputation for being unhealthy and taking too much time, but this one is simple, easy, and much healthier than the other versions you’ll find! It is even approved by meat lovers, even though it is vegetarian!   Ingredients: 8 no-cook whole wheat lasagna […]

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All-Natural Vegan Mock Shamrock Shake

Do you enjoy the green minty shake from the fast food giant this time of year and wish you could have something similar without all the chemicals?  Look no further – I have an answer for you!   I like to freeze my bananas before making my shakes.  This helps tone down the banana flavor […]

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Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies – Vegan and Gluten Free

I hope your 2015 has been off to a great start. I’ve been working on improving my nutrition while keeping a healthy balance.  I’ve been craving sweets for weeks.  I made muffins last week that didn’t turn out to be my favorite, so this weekend I decided to make something chocolatey that I would still […]

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Baked Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

I eat oatmeal most mornings for breakfast.  There are so many health benefits.  The key is changing up what you add to it and how you prepare it so that you don’t get bored.  Here is one of my recent favorites! Bonus: it’s vegan and gluten free   INGREDIENTS 3 organic apples (cored, peeled, diced) […]

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Do you love squash season as much as I do? I may have gone a little overboard between great deals at Trader Joe’s and the end of the farmer’s market this season. I REALLY like roasted butternut squash, but I was getting a little tired of the same thing.  After talking with a friend for […]

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Chocolate Cake Balls

We have a system at work, where if you want treats for your birthday, you bring them in yourself.  I LOVE an excuse to make a treat to share with others.  We have a number of people with food restrictions in my office (including myself), and I wanted to make something that everyone could have!  […]

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Homemade Flatbread

Recently, I learned that I have significant food sensitivities to baker’s and brewer’s yeast (in addition to eggs).  Already eating a mostly vegan diet, this new piece of information has led me on a search for new foods! Although, I ‘ve eaten bread sparingly for over a year (maybe once a week?) I decided to […]

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