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Salty Maple Nut Energy Bites Recipe

These vegan and gluten free Salty Maple Nut Energy Bites make a delicious and healthy snack or exercise fuel. Give them a try before/during your next endurance workout – or simply toss some into your bag to fuel your workday. Thank you to Pure Canadian Maple Syrup for sponsoring this post!  I’m always looking for new and interesting Continue Reading …

Creamy Vegan Salad Dressing Recipe

I have a fun new recipe for you guys today that’s perfect for summer – a Creamy Vegan Salad Dressing recipe! For my vegan friends who miss creamy dressings (and don’t want to use tofu), this recipe is for you. But everyone else will enjoy it just as much, too! :) This recipe is my latest McCormick partnership creation; I’ve been getting a Continue Reading …

Vegan and Gluten Free Shepherd’s Pie

Hello friends! With St. Patrick’s Day next week, my friends at McCormick challenged me to share an Irish-inspired recipe for this month’s partnership post. I already have a couple St. Patrick’s themed recipes here on the blog (my Healthy Shamrock Shake and Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread), so I was excited to add another to the mix. Introducing: Vegan Continue Reading …

Vegan Quinoa Breakfast Bake Recipe

Considering I eat nearly the same thing day in and day out (I’m looking at you, Microwave Banana Oatmeal and Flour Free Pancake) for breakfast, I finally decided it was time to mix things up. Introducing: a vegan Quinoa Breakfast Bake recipe! It’s gluten free, too. I created this recipe as part of my ongoing recipe development partnership Continue Reading …

Healthy Peanut Butter Power Cookies

Good morning from back in DC! I know most of us are ready to focus on healthy eating and workouts after a lot of holiday travel (did you see my Tips for a Healthy New Year post?), so I thought today I would share a healthy recipe! These peanut butter power cookies are delicious but so packed with nutrition that they are healthy enough to eat as Continue Reading …

No Bake Blueberry Custard Pie (vegan + gluten free)

Here's a fun new recipe for you guys today: a No Bake Blueberry Custard Pie that is vegan & gluten free to boot! This easy no-bake pie is perfect for days when you don't want to heat up the oven but still want something that looks fancy. ;) Continue Reading …

Sunshine Running & Ingredient Potluck Dinners

You know what I’m really appreciating this week after missing them last week? Two things: sunshine and running. Yesterday morning, I met my friend Sarah downtown for an early run. We were both so happy to see the beautiful sun finally came back out to play after such a gloomy and wet stretch here in DC! Continue Reading …

Creamy Vegan Garlic & Herb Pasta

A few weeks ago, the DC area dietetic association I’m a member of had a fall networking potluck. Originally, I was thinking of bringing some sort of quinoa, bean, or kale salad. And then I realized: wait. I’m going to an event full of dietitians… there is likely going to be WAY too much along the lines of quinoa, beans, and kale. So instead, I Continue Reading …