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Taco Tuesday: Beet Tacos

Two words: beet tacos! Anyone else love beets?! I could honestly eat them every day for the rest of my life. Tonight’s tacos feature Love Beets’ Sweet Chili beets. These little guys are perfect for nights like tonight when I get home late because they’re steam-cooked and ready to eat! Also joining the party: Food for Life Baking Co.’s sprouted whole grain tortilla, homemade … Read More Taco Tuesday: Beet Tacos

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cups

❤ Happy Valentine’s Day! ❤ Whether you’re single or in a relationship, I hope the love that you’re feeling today starts with the love that you have for yourself. A lot of people refer to Valentine’s Day as “Single Awareness Day” and I just wanted to mention that if you’re single this Valentine’s Day, that’s awesome. No really, it is. Take this time to focus on … Read More Chocolate and Peanut Butter Cups

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Taco Tuesday: Loaded Veggie Nachos with Cheeze Sauce + Quinoa “Meat”

Happy #TacoTuesday, friends! We’re deviating from our usual tacos this Tuesday just a bit and instead, going with loaded nachos! These nachos are piled high with healthy fats from guacamole, protein from the quinoa “meat” and “cheeze ” sauce and vitamins A & C from the sweet potato and red and green bell peppers! I wanted to share these today as a delicious option … Read More Taco Tuesday: Loaded Veggie Nachos with Cheeze Sauce + Quinoa “Meat”

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Avocado Toast Upgrade!

Happy Saturday, loves! So, I’m not really sure how I’m so late to this party (#embarrassing) but I just discovered Trader Joe’s Everything but the Bagel Sesame Seasoning Blend and could not wait to put it on my avocado toast this AM…LIFE CHANGING. If you haven’t tried this before, you definitely need to! It’s soooo good. My avocado toast today consisted of: 1 slice of … Read More Avocado Toast Upgrade!

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Meatless Monday: Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Happy Meatless Monday, friends! I love sharing #MeatlessMonday recipes, and this one is definitely one of my go-to’s. Aside from the yummy flavors of this recipe, these loaded sweet potatoes are not only easy to make, they’re filling, nutritious and best of all, inexpensive. Plus, loaded sweet potatoes are so easy to change and customize, you can rotate them into your weekly meals without … Read More Meatless Monday: Loaded Sweet Potatoes

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Last Minute NYE Recipe: Homemade Guacamole + Sweet Potato Chips

If there is one thing I could eat every day for the rest of my life, it’s guacamole. I’m obsessed: the creaminess of the avocado, the tang of the lime juice, the bite from the red onion and refreshing taste of the cilantro make me a big fan of this nutrient-dense dip. Avocado is an awesome source of healthy fats and is great for … Read More Last Minute NYE Recipe: Homemade Guacamole + Sweet Potato Chips

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Plant Powered Protein Day 9: Peas // Avocado Pea Toast

If peas were on your “refuse to eat” list as a kid, I hope you’ll reconsider them as an adult because they are amazing. Seriously? Amazing? They’re just…peas. Maybe so, but check it: Protein: Green peas are one of the best sources of plant-based protein. 1 cup of peas provides nearly 10g of protein. Fiber: Yup, we’re bringing up fiber again. 1 cup of … Read More Plant Powered Protein Day 9: Peas // Avocado Pea Toast

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Plant Powered Protein Day 7: Nuts // Easy Granola Bar Recipe

It’s day 7 of our #PlantPoweredProtein series and we’re going a little nuts on the blog! Today, we’re going to dive into five different kinds of nuts that are a great source of protein / other yummy health benefits as well as a really easy granola bar recipe. Almonds: Almonds promote a healthy heart, support strong bones / teeth and aid in weight loss. … Read More Plant Powered Protein Day 7: Nuts // Easy Granola Bar Recipe

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Plant Powered Protein Day 6: Quinoa // Sweet Potato Apple Quinoa Salad

Welcome to day 6 of our #PlantPoweredProtein series! Throughout this series, one of my objectives has been to be discussing or introducing you to foods that are versatile to cook with or use in your diet and today’s topic is one my favorites for just that: quinoa. For starters, if quinoa is unfamiliar to you and the name is throwing you off, it’s pronounced … Read More Plant Powered Protein Day 6: Quinoa // Sweet Potato Apple Quinoa Salad

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Plant Powered Protein Day 5: Pumpkin Seeds // Kale Salad Recipe

Not gonna lie: my favorite part about carving pumpkins on Halloween isn’t the actual carving of the pumpkin…it’s the labor of love with the pumpkin seeds! You know, the scooping out the seeds, the separating the seeds from the slimy “guts” of the pumpkin, roasting the seeds in the oven…yum. And, pumpkin seeds have a special place in my heart – my grandma used … Read More Plant Powered Protein Day 5: Pumpkin Seeds // Kale Salad Recipe

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Plant Powered Protein Day 4: Spirulina // Green Smoothie Recipe

Day 4 of #PlantPoweredProtein and if you thought yesterday’s topic was interesting, I can’t wait for you to check out today’s: spirulina. Have you heard of it before? If not, plain and simple, it’s a natural “algae” that is super high in protein (one of the world’s highest vegetarian sources of complete protein) and a really great source of antioxidants, B-vitamins and other nutrients. It … Read More Plant Powered Protein Day 4: Spirulina // Green Smoothie Recipe

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Plant Powered Protein Day 3: Nutritional Yeast // Vegan Mac & Cheese Recipe

Oh, nutritional yeast…how do I love thee? Let me count the ways. If you’ve never heard of nutritional yeast before, welcome to day 3 of our #PlantPoweredProtein series. 🙂   First off, don’t let the name deter you. While “nutritional” and “yeast” aren’t the most euphonious of word combinations, the product itself seriously amazing.  If you’re still hung up on the name, get this: … Read More Plant Powered Protein Day 3: Nutritional Yeast // Vegan Mac & Cheese Recipe