Curried Quinoa & Red Lentil Soup

Despite the fact that we have had a few warmer days here in Utah (in January even–crazy right!?) my desire for soup never went away.  I could eat soup throughout the whole year; especially this Curried Quinoa and Red Lentil soup! I love this soup because of the strong Middle Eastern flare and flavor that […]

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Chocolate Avocado Cookies

I love dessert. Plain and simple. I love to indulge in the unchanged, real & raw treats, but I also love to mess around in the kitchen and make healthier substitutions. I’ve tried a lot of different dessert recipes that have vegetables and chocolate in them; brownies with spinach, cupcakes with zucchini, chocolate cake with squash. […]

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Kick bad health in the gut with Kefir!

What is kefir & why is it important? So what exactly is this magical drink? Watch me explain what it is, how to make it at home, and learn how to make my favorite breakfast smoothie here. Kefir is a yogurt-like, fermented drink, traditionally made using cow’s milk or goat’s milk. It originated in the […]

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Homemade Chocolate & Sea Salt RX Bars

With New Year’s resolutions being made this Homemade Chocolate & Sea Salt RX Bar Recipe comes with perfect timing! This recipe is made with natural, whole ingredients that come together super quick and pack a healthy dose of protein. The RX bars are very similar to a Lara Bar, but in my opinion have a […]

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Gluten-Free Almond, Poppy Seed Scones

Rediscover a delightful morning breakfast in these Gluten-Free Almond, Poppy Seed Scones drizzled with a sweet almond glaze. This easy, gluten-free scone recipe has a special place in my heart, and in my recipe box. Out of all my gluten-free baking recipes this one is my #1 favorite of all time!! They’re soft, tender, and […]

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Dark Chocolate, Cranberry Almond Flour Pancakes

Breakfast is usually pretty boring around my house. Mostly because my husband and I are up early and hit the snooze button until the absolute last minute.  During the weekday, it typically consists of eggs or a breakfast protein smoothie.  But, during the weekend, I like to go all out for breakfast. Pancakes, crepes, breakfast […]

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Homemade Vegetable Tortellini Soup

This soup is a homemade combination of two of my favorites soups:  Minestrone meet Creamy Tomato Tortellini. It’s hearty, it’s filling, and it’s perfect for the cold weather. But honestly, why didn’t I think about making minestrone creamy until now?? And adding tortellini in place of the boring plain noodles? I guess it’s better now than […]

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Sweet Potato Quinoa Casserole

Thanksgiving is coming up and I have the perfect side dish for you!  This sweet potato quinoa casserole is packed full of cauliflower, minced garlic, roasted sweet potatoes, spinach, and 3 kinds of cheese, guaranteeing it to win the hearts of anyone who tries it. The star ingredient in this recipe is Honeyville organic quinoa (pronounced […]

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Pumpkin Pie Protein Bites

Are you as excited about pumpkin season as I am?!  These pumpkin pie protein bites have the perfect combination of pumpkin, nut butter, and pumpkin spices making for a cozy flavor and that classic pumpkin taste I suspect had you craving them in the first place. Today’s recipe magic happens entirely in your food processor. […]

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Finding Satisfaction with Your Food

I wanted the cookie and so I ate the cookie, and it was delicious. About a year ago I presented this topic about finding satisfaction with your food, and the preparation for it was life changing! I repeat: LIFE CHANGING! The information  was pulled from the book, “Intuitive Eating” found here.  Basically this book is […]

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