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My gluten-free, grain-free, vegan snack that satisfies every craving (well, almost)… This month Recipe Redux asked us to share one of our favorite healthy snack recipes. Some days I feel like I live on snacks. I don’t eat large meals and I don’t always “sit down” for a formal meal. Snacks…(Read More)

Is there really kale in my peanut butter kale smoothie? You bet sweet 6 lb, 8 oz Baby Jesus there is. Although you might doubt it when you take the first sip, there is a whole cup of kale in this Peanut Butter Banana Kale Smoothie. “It’s in there.” With the X-Men Toad…(Read More)

Mushroom Herb Quinoa Bites Give Brunch a Reason to Live What makes Brunch Brunch? Recipe Redux challenged us with a healthy brunch dish for May. Seems fitting, with all the showers, parties, and events that May inspires, who can’t use some help there? I got to thinking, what makes brunch brunch… Where breakfast and…(Read More)

Your Body Will Love this Berry Kale Smoothie How do you get the energy you need? How do you get someone to eat kale (one of the most nutrient packed veggies out there) who thinks it tastes nasty? How do you jump start your day with fiber, antioxidants, and protein? You knock back this kick…(Read More)

Spinach Almond Pesto Recipe

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Pesto: one of my total fave sauces. You can make it with anything really. Any green, any veggie, combined with any nut, olive oil, and acid. Don’t forget the salt and heat component. Cheese is optional in my book, just make sure you have something that represents the flavor. I put this pesto on…(Read More)

A Quick, Healthy Breakfast or Satisfying Snack I’ve seen the idea of banana pops before, but I started thinking about how I could make them even yummier without adding trouble, time, or bad stuff. I like variations, so I came up with 3 I think you’ll like. Plus, at under 100 calories a…(Read More)

A High Fiber, No Bake Summer Meal This recipe was inspired by Recipe Redux’s July Challenge: a no bake healthy meal. I got to thinking about how much I love avocados and how much I don’t love hummus. But a twist on hummus with avocado…that sounded like a good idea to me…(Read More)

2 Minutes to a Healthy Breakfast Smoothies can make a great high protein, high fiber breakfast. Why? Berries for fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants Silken tofu for a complete protein Flax seed for Omega 3s and more fiber No sugar added juice as a natural sweetener Quick High Protein Smoothie Recipe   Print Author: Angela Marinelli…(Read More)

A Healthy Snack with a Kick Here’s a snack that can deter sugar cravings, satisfy salt cravings, or suppress your appetite in a healthy way. It uses spice, good fats, complex carbohydrates, and some protein to do the job – just what you want in a snack! Spiced Roasted Chic Peas   Print Prep time…(Read More)

You Don’t Need to Add Sugar to Applesauce Why? Because sugar is a way to cover up lack of flavor. When food is tasty, natural sweetness sings. Chuck your sugar out the window – it’s not needed here. My nephew houses this applesauce. He will eat 3-4 servings. As will my husband, brother…(Read More)