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Save Time in the Kitchen + {Green Smoothie Pancakes}

This super popular, old blog recipe got a makeover thanks to my friends at Silk. These green smoothie pancakes are hands down the most requested breakfast at our house --- and we've been making them weekly since 2014 -- ie. years!

I have so much extra time to doddle around in the kitchen, said no one ever. ... Read more » about Save Time in the Kitchen + {Green Smoothie Pancakes}

Back-to-School Menu + {Almond Joy Green Smoothies}

This almond joy green smoothie is the perfect, quick, back-to-school breakfast or hearty after-school snack to tide your kiddo over 'til dinner.  And the best part? It tastes like your favorite candy (with almond butter, chocolate, and coconut) but it's full of nourishing ingredients.

Here I am again, mentioning those three forbidden summer words: back-to-school.  ... Read more » about Back-to-School Menu + {Almond Joy Green Smoothies}

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

Goodbye Winter, Helllllllllo Fabulously Fresh Spring Salads!

Whether you ushered in the first official day of Spring last week with warm temps and sunshine or your state is still stuck in blizzard-mode for a few more weeks, these bright, colorful, and fabulously fresh salads will help you get into the Springtime mood in a flash. Clementines, strawberries, blueberries, carrots, bell peppers, avocado, and cucumber? Don't mind if I do! ... Read more » about Goodbye Winter, Helllllllllo Fabulously Fresh Spring Salads!

Guest Post: {Warm Zucchini Pasta w/Quinoa}

I'm excited to have Alyssa, the official "Queen of Quinoa" here today to share her knowledge on quinoa in general (one of my favorite superfoods!!) as well as a delicious recipe. Even more exciting, I literally JUST ordered my own spiralizer on Amazon this week, so these spiralized zucchini noodles are definitely going to be in my immediate future. Soooooo, without further ado... ... Read more » about Guest Post: {Warm Zucchini Pasta w/Quinoa}

October Group Reboot + {The Spicy Carrot} Juice

So this weekend I was thinking of doing another Juice Reboot. As fo why, I would like to shed a couple of stubborn pounds, increase my veggie consumption, but also reboot my system to crave less sugar again. It's easy to slip into old habits. And this is a good way for me to start fresh again. I asked if anyone on my blog's Facebook page was interested in JOINING ME...and I was blown away by the response!! ... Read more » about October Group Reboot + {The Spicy Carrot} Juice

Cooking up a Storm + {Bye Bye Blues Juice}

As I mentioned in my last post, I have been cooking up a storm in the kitchen, all in the name of my upcoming e-cookbook.  More than anything else, this part has been really FUN!!         I love creating healthy nourishing recipes for my family, trying new ingredients, and enjoying the great recipe successes -- like my Peach Parfaits, Fudgey Brownies, Wild West BBQ Pizza, Lemon &amp ... Read more » about Cooking up a Storm + {Bye Bye Blues Juice}

Chickpea Burger Giveaway & Greek Mashed Cauliflower

Can I just start out with the word YUMMOLA?!?! This is exactly how I felt about this entire meal.  Awhile back, I was contacted by MorningStar Farms to see if I'd be interested in trying/reviewing their new Mediterranean Chickpea Burgers. With 70% less fat than regular ground beef and containing less than 2% soy protein, I immediately said YES, PLEASE!  I am a huge fan of hummus and of burgers, so this felt like the perfect combination :)  It took me awhile to find it at the store, but finally my eyes were drawn to this packaging: ... Read more » about Chickpea Burger Giveaway & Greek Mashed Cauliflower

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