Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Mint-a-licious Smoothie Recipes

Happy St. Patrick's Day! My favorite picture from Ireland a few years ago. Silly sheep! My favorite thing about St. Patrick's Day is that mint seems to be everywhere. I'm a huge mint fan, especially when paired with chocolate. But it can be hard to enjoy it while sticking to a clean eating plan. So …

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Healthy Recipe: Almond Coconut Oat Pancakes with Raspberry Brown Sugar Compote

I was out of all my usual pre-run oatmeal toppings at home last Sunday, so I decided to make oat pancakes. As I started whipping them up, I started thinking about flavor combinations, and decided to try something a little different.   I could not have been more happy with how they turned out. They …

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Healthy Recipe: Turkey & Red Bean Meatballs with Red Sauce

Last weekend, I had the urge to have meatballs with red sauce.  This isn't something I've ever really craved, nor is it something I have in my cooking arsenal. My dad always made homemade sauce growing up, but I had never learned to make it. An Ex and I used to make his uncle's Sunday …

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Healthy Recipe: Vegan Chai Protein Waffles

After getting a waffle iron for Christmas, I've tried a number of different waffle recipes at home. I'm obsessed with creating new, healthy versions of my childhood favorite. I'm also fairly obsessed with making treats that are filled with protein. So the idea of protein waffles are right up my ally. They're a great option …

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Healthy Recipe: Peanut Curried Chicken, Squash & Apple Soup

I've said it before, and I'll say it again. I could eat soup every day during the fall and winter. I've come close some years, I'm pretty sure of it! I also have owned an immersion blender for a couple of years, thanks to my dad and step-mom fully supporting my obsession with cooking (watch …

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Healthy Holiday Recipe: Butternut Squash & Quinoa Dressing

I'm known these days for my healthy-ish holiday meals. They are far from traditional, usually filled with veggies, but always get raving reviews. This year, I decided to forego baked sweet potatoes, and went with a few of my favorite things all mixed together. Butternut Squash & Quinoa Dressing Serves 8 Calories: 200 kCal Fat: …

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