Oatmeal and Greek Yogurt BOWLS, anyone?

So, if you read my blog, you know my love/hate relationship with oatmeal. Growing up, almost every morning my dad made oatmeal for us kids. Honestly, I did not start back eating it again until I got in my thirties and now with a bit of culinary experience under my belt, it is one of […]

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Vegan Tuna Salad Sandwich

One of the most versatile ingredients I think I’ve ever used when I am creating plant-based recipes is hearts of palm. I love the versatility of this ingredient because I’ve used it in a lot of my plant-based seafood recipes. , It is excellent when you’re trying to make lobster rolls, calamari, ceviche, tuna fish, […]

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GREEN goddess BASIL and MINT DRESTO ( dressing and a pesto?)

When your vegan green goddess dressing and basil and mint pesto decides to be besties. Okayyyyy…. I see you 👀. GREEN goddess BASIL and MINT DRESTO! INGREDIENTS 1 bunch fresh basil, leaves removed from stem 1/2 bunch fresh parsley, leaves removed from stem 1/2 bunch fresh mint, leaves removed from stem 1 medium avocado, cut […]

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Need a little something sweet~ Gluten Free French Sable Cookies

I love dessert. I will talk about healthy eating forever, but I will never skip on dessert. A healthy lifestyle has a little dessert included, well at least that is what I believe and preach. Life is all about balance. We all  need a little sweetness in our lives and honey these cookies will deliver […]

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Let’s Talk Chili ~ Three Easy Recipes Using Leftover Chili

I have been waiting for fall to hit so I can make chili. I feel like in the summer you can get away with making soup, there’s gazpacho, cool cucumber soup and clean broth soups, but chili is the star for cooler weather, it just says fall and winter is amongst us, let’s eat comfort […]

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Cinnamon Roll and Coffee Baked Oatmeal

Yes! You read it right. I woke up this morning wanting a cinnamon roll and a cup of coffee, but I need to stick to my nutritional plan as well, so what’s a girl to do? Hmm, I could add all those ideas in baked oatmeal. I would be getting my caffeine, fiber, and protein […]

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Superfood Blueberry and Peach Kale Salad

One of my favorite things about summer, is the fact that it yields some of my favorite fruits like berries and peaches. These fruits get my creative juices flowing and all I can think about is peach and blueberry cobblers, clafoutis and crumbles. Of course I add them to smoothies for breakfast or as an […]

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Charcuterie Tarts

What if we took a buttery puff pastry, cut it into squares, scored the inside of the puffy pastry with a knife, filled it with a few of our favorite charcuterie ingredients; cheeses, cured meats, dried fruits and nuts, baked until golden brown, what would we have? Charcuterie Tarts, of course! Well get to creating […]

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S’mores Charcuterie Board

There’s a wonderfully delicious trend happening out there, it’s the s’mores charcuterie board. So before we dive into the possibilities, let’s talk about the word charcuterie. Charcuterie is the arranging and preparing of cured meats, cheeses and finger foods on a platter or board. It’s has truly made a comback in the last few years. […]

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GAME CHANGER: Watch that salt

GAME CHANGER: Make high sodium processed foods yourself, this will help control your salt in take. This has helped me with weight gain, bloating, inflammation and joint pain.Here’s one I am sure you will enjoy. 🌱 When you are using salt to taste for this recipe, only use 1 teaspoon of salt, total. That is […]

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Smashed BRUSSELS Sprouts with a HOt Spicy Chili Sauce

Smashed Brussels sprouts with a spicy chili garlic oil, doesn’t that sound amazing! Hashtag the new  #foodtrend#smashedbrusselsprouts. Who doesn’t love a good food trend? I love this one, because it gets my grandkids to eat more vegetables. Let me add that you can add whatever sauce or topping you would like, my family love spicy […]

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Tagliatelle Nests in Chickpea Pasta Sauce

So here’s what you need from Homegoods or any grocery or food specialty store: This article is quick, just like this dish. WHEN COOKING IS NOT YOUR THING, but you want to still make it something special and keep it heart healthy on Valentine’s Day and everyday. Go to Homegoods food section and get some […]

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White Bean and Sundried Tomato Pesto Pizza

It’s been a long day and I just need something super quick, delicious and healthy. Hmm… maybe you do too? So let’s get to it. Have any naan bread? Good! Set it aside, we are going toast it up for this pizza. You will need some basil oil, sundried tomato pesto, some of your favorite […]

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