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Vegan Almondmilk Mayonnaise Recipe

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One of my favorite lunches ever is chicken, tuna, or egg salad. I’m not a mayonnaise fan, so normally I use my standard substitute of plain Greek yogurt mixed with Dijon mustard (as seen in my Autumn Chicken Salad, Tuna Salad with a Healthy Twist, and Healthy Deviled Eggs). This time, I decided to mix it up, just for fun! The challenge: create a Continue Reading …

4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad

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Get ready. This is going to blow your mind. 4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad – you officially have no more excuses for eating fast food for dinner. :) 4 Ingredient Quinoa Salad In a bowl, mix together: Cooked quinoa Salsa Hummus (any flavor) Chickpeas (canned – drained and rinsed) And that’s it. Seriously! Continue Reading …

10 Healthy Holiday Dessert Recipes

Looking for some healthy but still delicious dessert recipes for the holiday season? Look no farther. Here are 10 Healthy Holiday Dessert Recipes! -- Citrus Zest Cake (whole wheat!) -- Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies --- Matt’s Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies (healthy but not TOO healthy!) -- Oatmeal Banana Coconut Cookies Continue Reading …

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Goji Biscotti

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I have a new favorite healthy recipe. Perfect for the holidays, too! Introducing: Whole Wheat Pumpkin Goji Biscotti! I’d forgotten how awesome biscotti is until I made this a couple weeks ago, just for fun. Lattes and hot tea are just that much better when biscotti is by their side, don’t you think? Even better is that this Continue Reading …

Quinoa Salad with Pecans and Cranberries (recipe from our wedding!)

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One of my main contributions to our Thanksgiving feast this year was a delicious vegan Quinoa Salad with pecans and cranberries. This dish first made its debut at our wedding! Back when we first met with our caterer (Celebrations Catering) a year ago to figure out our reception menu, I mentioned that I’d like to have some sort of Continue Reading …

Almond Coconut Pumpkin Muffins

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New recipe post on the docket for you guys today – Almond Coconut Pumpkin Muffins! I was inspired to make these when Matt and I were stuck inside during the hurricane last week; we were lucky to not lose power so I figured I should take the opportunity to do a little experimental baking! A few months ago, Swanson Health Products offered me a Continue Reading …

Gluten Free, High Protein Pancake Recipe

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This gluten free, high protein pancake recipe is quick, easy, and delicious, too. It's one of my absolute favorite breakfasts - I have it at least a few times a week! The secret to this pancake? Egg and banana! It sounds gross but I promise it's good. The combination is a great way to enjoy a pancake that’s higher in protein than Continue Reading …

7 Favorite Soup & Chili Recipes

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You know what’s awesome? The fact that it’s finally soup weather again. Last week, I bought a rotisserie chicken for us to nibble on throughout the week (so awesome for easy dinners, quick sandwiches or salads, etc.), and when we were finished and left with the carcass, Matt was inspired to use it to make homemade broth! Into a pot he Continue Reading …