Chocolate Banana Muffin

These muffins make a perfect breakfast or snack – Full of nutrition and packed with protein to keep you full and energize your body! Plus, who doesn’t like a dark chocolate chip muffin, amiright? These are super quick and easy to put together and I almost always have all the staple ingredients in my house. […]

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Zoodle Mania

ZOODLES ZOODLES EVERYWHERE!! Have you tried zoodles yet? They are such an easy way to sneak more veggies into your healthy diet.  I finally obtained a spiralizer over the weekend and now zoodles and all sorts of noodles are the crazy in my house! Zoodle = zucchini noodle, but you can do this with all […]

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Veggie Fried Rice

I am always looking for SIMPLE, QUICK, NUTRITIOUS recipes that will stay good for leftovers so that I only have to cook 1-2 times per week.  This is one of my new favorites! It’s my version of a veggie fried rice.   Ingredients: 1 bag Trader Joe’s Frozen Cauliflower Rice 1 package Baby Bok Choy […]

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Valentine’s Day Protein Balls

It’s that time of the year where the long holiday season is over and winter blues often set in.  So, I thought, why not make a fun treat inspired by the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday?! Can’t go wrong with thinking about celebrating all of the people in our lives that we love – and making […]

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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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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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