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Best Green Smoothie

January 10, 2014
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Let’s face it. There are sooooo many Green Smoothies & shakes dashing around the internet. I really didn’t get it…until now. A few days ago I made this one with kale, frozen banana & protein powder. Done & Done. Now I’m a big fan of the green drink too!

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Quinoa & Veggies Lunchbox Power Salad

January 8, 2014
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Aren’t salads even more fun when the veggies are cut into bite sized shapes? In my Matchstick Quinoa & Veggies Power Salad all of the flavors combine perfectly with an Asian style sesame dressing. This is a healthy, vegan take on sesame noodles.

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Rainbow Veggie Chicken Soup

February 11, 2013
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Apparently I have a thing for rainbows. Two recipes in the past week have been rainbow-y. Last week it was a Roasted Rainbow Carrot Tart (a sweet, delicious tart ~ have you tried it yet?) Today we eat the colors of the rainbow in a soup chock full of chicken and vegetables!

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Peppermint Milkshake with Minty Whipped Cream – Vegan

December 14, 2012
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‘Tis the season for peppermint! This cool and creamy shake will delight your tastebuds. You can keep it clean or dirty it up with your favorite holiday cheer….do what you wish. Spiked or not, sip a creamy milkshake that is also a skinny treat!

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Chocolate Cranberry Breakfast Cookies – Vegan

December 12, 2012
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Cookies for breakfast? Sure! Why not. Especially when they are filled with great for you ingredients. Bake a batch of these in a jiffy. Pour a glass of milk, brew a steamy pot of coffee & enjoy!

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Maple Pumpkin Spice Popcorn

October 17, 2012
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Guess what today is? A very special day to indulge in Maple Pumpkin Popcorn & to celebrate Lisa Thiele (With Style and Grace). Today is her virtual baby shower! A bunch of blogger pals have collaborated to throw her a virtual baby shower. Ready to feast your eyes? Hopefully you can whip up your own bowl […]

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Vegan Watermelon Lime Ice Cream

July 20, 2012
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Have you been enjoying watermelon this summer? We love this sweet, pink & juicy fruit. What could be happier than something naturally preppy pink & green that you can actually eat? How about watermelon used in a delicious, good for you ice cream! A few more things before we get started ~ this is vegan […]

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Vegan Chocolate + Cherry Ice Cream

July 9, 2012
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I have been reading about vegan ice creams made from coconut milk for quite some time. I recently jumped on the bandwagon encouraged by the fabulous Alice Currah from SavorySweetLife.com. In her new cookbook SAVORY SWEET LIFE: 100 Simply Delicious Recipes for Every Family Occasion she has a recipe for Chocolate Cookies ‘n’ Cream “Ice Cream. […]

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Vegan Whipped Cream – Vanilla, Chocolate, Coffee, Mocha

June 11, 2012
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Did you know that you can make homemade whipped cream out of coconut milk?! Oh yes you can and it might just be one of the best things you will ever taste. In your lifetime…. Especially when you can make it in so many tempting flavors. Why have just vanilla ( though vanilla is amazing! […]

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Chocolate Oatmeal Pudding Breakfast Cake

February 7, 2012
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The hardest thing about this recipe was finding a name for it. This was supposed to be pancakes, obviously this did not turn into pancakes. Not even close. This is a kind of pudding cake, with the texture of a flourless chocolate torte, yet with the oats it is more grainy than that. Difficult to […]

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Avocado Scones – Vegan and Gluten Free

May 4, 2011
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Here is a fun twist on scones for Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo or tea parties. I came up with a slightly sweet, crumbly scone to celebrate life and gluten free vegan baking. Avocados take center stage here and they add a delightful texture to baked goods. This creamy green fruit is awesome all year […]

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Chocolate Cookie Breakfast Cereal – Gluten Free

March 28, 2011
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It is evident that we should not be eating chocolate cookies for breakfast. Except when we are making homemade cookie cereal from scratch with pure and healthy whole food ingredients. Do not fear, even though the name is suggestive of a cereal I would never purchase at a store, I stayed true to health and flavor […]

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No Bake Chocolate Pecan Tarts – Gluten Free

May 6, 2010
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I made these simple, delicious no bake Chocolate Pecan Tarts to have around the house for grab & go snacks. These are treats that look and taste like the most decadent dessert, but are actually high energy foods in disguise. I am thrilled that my mom and dad are visiting us from NY this week. We are looking forward […]

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