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Crispy Green Bean Fries w/Maple Dijon Dipping Sauce

I started the day with an hour of circuit training and cardio at the gym followed by a trip to Target. I'm definitely not one who is "addicted to exercise" but I know it's good for me. So I'm commited and getting it done. 

Anyone relate? ... Read more » about Crispy Green Bean Fries w/Maple Dijon Dipping Sauce

Crispy (Baked) Sweet Potato and Carrot Shoestring Fries

So the first question is... do you have a spiralizer yet? (this is the one I use and love) ... Read more » about Crispy (Baked) Sweet Potato and Carrot Shoestring Fries

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

Save Time in the Kitchen + {Green Smoothie Pancakes}

Time is definitely a precious commodity these days!!! None of us ever have enough of it. So I've come up with a list of time-saving tips for the kitchen that will make nourishing your family throughout the week just a little bit easier. Starting with...Cook up a batch of quinoa on Sunday nights so that you have fully cooked quinoa available throughout the week to add into stir-frys, brownies, and salads. ... Read more » about Save Time in the Kitchen + {Green Smoothie Pancakes}

{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}

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