Blueberry Macaroons {Recipe Redux}

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  Hey friends, it’s Recipe Redux time again! That time of month when we are challenged to come up with healthy recipes that fit a theme. This month’s theme is Spring cleaning (which reminds me that I need to do that soon…). April 2015 Recipe Redux theme: Spring cleaning Go through your pantry, cupboards, freezer, […]

Grain Free On-the-Go

Grain Free on the go

  If you’re eating paleo or mostly grain free, then you know how challenging it can be to find good snacks, especially when you’re traveling. I have been eating {mostly} grain free for a couple years now to help with IBS and other health issues. It’s going good so far, but now I’m also experimenting […]

Smokey Lapsang Latte

Smokey Lapsang Latte

It’s time for the January Recipe ReDux! This month’s theme is Smoked Foods. January 2014 – Theme: Start Smoking in the New Year The New Year is heating up with smoke and spiciness. From boldly flavored smoked salts to actual smoking techniques, subtly smoked food is on-trend. The same can be said for spice as […]

Drink the Rainbow: Pretty in Pink Smoothie

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Can you believe that it’s almost Christmas?! Crazy! Time is just flying by these days, especially as I get busier with blog stuff, training, and group fitness. I have to keep in mind that I shouldn’t get too busy with goings-on that I forget to make time for the really important things. Time management hasn’t […]

Chocolate SunButter Cup Smoothie

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Some days you just need a peanut butter cup! Ah the lovely peanut butter cup: that wonderful chocolate and peanut butter gooeyness that hits the spot every time. It is one of my al-time favorite treats! I am a sucker for anything chocolate peanut butter. But those lovely little morsels won’t love me back! Most […]

60 Allergy-Friendly Thanksgiving Recipes

60 Allergy FriendlyThanksgiving Recips

Happy upcoming Thanksgiving! I am really looking forward to Thanksgiving this year because it will be my first time cooking Thanksgiving dinner. Yep, my first time – I’m excited! We have a big Turducken with sausage filling (gluten free, egg, dairy, soy and nut free) that we are cooking up and I will be serving […]

Grain-Free Pumpkin Muffins {Vegan}

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Pumpkin is everywhere! I try to refrain from posting tons of pumpkin recipes, just because not everyone likes pumpkin and people do want to see other recipes. But, I had to find a pumpkin muffin recipe that I could have. My stomach has been fickle lately and sometimes I do well with grains and other […]

Chai Spice Protein Bites {Recipe Redux}

Chai Spice Protein Bites

    School is just around the corner! for some of you, school has already started, but for us, school begins next week. In the middle of the week no less (Wednesday). I still haven’t figured out why they do that… starting school on a Monday seems convenient and practical to me, but start dates […]

New Recipe Videos with Tutorials!

New Recipe Videos with Tutorials: Dairy Free Soft Serve Chocolate Ice Cream and Homemade Sunflower Seed Milk

Hello friends! As many of you know I’m a regular contributor to a website called My Life With Food Allergies. If you haven’t stopped by the website, do! It’s a great resource for people with celiac disease, food intolerances, and food allergies. I have written several posts for them over the past few months so […]

Drink the Rainbow: Yellow Sunshine Smoothie

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It’s been a little while since my last recipe for my Drink the Rainbow series. If you missed it, the one before (and the first recipe in the series) was the Green Goodness Smoothie. As I have said before, I am SO not good about drinking smoothies or juicing – I prefer solid food. I […]