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Superfood Spinach Salad w/Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I don't know about you, but my body is seriously ready for a reset after the holidays. Though I was more deliberate in not completely overdoing it, I still indulged more than normal. ... Read more » about Superfood Spinach Salad w/Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Simple Roasted Cranberries + {Cranberry Guac}

Have I told you lately that I am OBSESSED with fresh organic cranberries?! I've been making pumpkin cranberry relish to adorn turkey, paleo shortbread cookies dipped in a chocolate cranberry ganache, a citrus-y kale and brussels salad topped with roasted cranberries, and today I'm fancifying one of my favorite appetizers with them. First of all a how-to ... Read more » about Simple Roasted Cranberries + {Cranberry Guac}

Orange Kale & Brussels Salad w/Roasted Cranberries

Most of you probably know that Dear Hubby is not the biggest fan of vegetables.  The light bulb came on a few years ago when I realized I needed to get more creative in the kitchen to make veggie-laden dishes that my family would actually enjoy, or at least finish.  Since then I have created hundreds of recipes that fit the bill... ... Read more » about Orange Kale & Brussels Salad w/Roasted Cranberries

Double Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins: dairy-free & delish

It's time to give in, folks:  to the craving of all things pumpkin! And not just pumpkin "flavored" things like the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte that doesn't contain any actual pumpkin, but the real deal, 100% pumpkin puree. This time of year I put it in everything: pancakes, muffins, chili, cranberry relish, and yes of course... pie. I decided this year I needed to up the pumpkin ante ... Read more » about Double Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins: dairy-free & delish

{Roasted Pear and Fennel Salad w/Sesame Vinaigrette}

I am one week into Sherrie's Lean/Green 21 day program (I've done it once before and you can read all the fabulous details here)... she is lovely, vibrant, and such an awesome health coach! I highly recommend her program.  I'm learning new things this time around too, and today specifically, I feel the best I have in literally months!! And I have her to thank for it. ... Read more » about {Roasted Pear and Fennel Salad w/Sesame Vinaigrette}

Berry Cobbler Granola + {Blueberry Crumble Muffins}

I definitely have a weakness for muffins. Like I love them, in all flavors! Some have even called me "The Muffin Queen!" Some of my favorites are these brownie batter zucchini ones, these banana nut ones, these spice ones, and these pumpkin ones. The good news is, mine are healthy, er... health(ier) than most. I love squeezing in nutrtious superfoods where you least expect them ... Read more » about Berry Cobbler Granola + {Blueberry Crumble Muffins}

Hearty Breakfast Toast 2 Ways: Avo Lime + Thai Curry

Forget the sugary cereals, the giant carb-loaded bagels, and syrup-drowned pancakes and upgrade your breakfast to one of these hearty breakfast toasts! I tend to alternate between one of these super-nutrient-packed toasts, green smoothies like this one or this one, and my perfect scrambled eggs ... Read more » about Hearty Breakfast Toast 2 Ways: Avo Lime + Thai Curry

Beach Vacation + {Fudgy Mocha Mint Brownies}

We just got back from our beach vacation. After we swept the last bit of sand out of the truck (yes, we were crazy and drove there...in.one.day... remind me never to do that again!!!!). rewashed all the clothes that we had just washed the day before (because for some reason they just smelled stale), and put all the newly purchased beach toys into the sand box, we had a few moments to reminisce. Babycakes absolutely fell in love with the beach! ... Read more » about Beach Vacation + {Fudgy Mocha Mint Brownies}

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