I have discovered happiness, and it’s homemade vegan pumpkin spice coffee

It is Fall already here in Chicago. This means my furry LL Bean slippers have found their way to my feet. My suede booties get to see some love again. And I want anything and everything made with pumpkin in it. In addition to not being Vegan, the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte is filled with …

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Healthy Recipe: My Favorite Balanced Macro Breakfast

I have always loved breakfast. But over the years, I've come to love a hearty, healthy savory breakfast rather than a sugary sweet start to the day. Lately I'm loving combos that I can make most of during weekly meal prep, and just heat up each morning for a filling, healthy meal. Baked Eggs and …

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Curry Roasted Cauliflower Head with Sautéed Shrimp & Kale

It's easy to get caught up making the same thing week after week because you like it, and it's healthy. But sometimes you need to get outside your comfort zone and go someplace different in the kitchen. That was me this week. Cauliflower is all the rage, but I've loved it forever, so with fun …

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Healthy Recipe: Oat Risotto with Shrimp and Roasted Vegetables

Last week, a question was posed to my challenge group about healthy food hacks. I said my two favorites were cauliflower "rice" and oat risotto. Jillian immediately asked for the recipe and I realized I had never shared it. I decided to make it on Sunday night just to make sure I remembered exactly how …

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Healthy Recipe: Pumpkin Raspberry Protein Muffins

This weekend's protein baking had a 50% return on investment. My first batch I forgot to add the Truvia, and were inedible. Second batch, delicious. I'm also having fun playing with new combos of fruits and veggies that combine to make moist, delicious muffins, for not a lot of calories. Pumpkin Raspberry Protein Muffins Makes …

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