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Chocolate Coconut Flour Bars

May 26, 2015
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I’ve been looking for a new gluten-free cake bar thats gonna satisfy my deep, desirous chocolate cravings… Great news is I found a recipe that I can keep my paws off of! I found these Chocolate Coconut Flour Bars on the wonderful blog The Ambitious Kitchen. Have you ever checked it out? Oh you should!

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Spaghetti Squash “Pasta” with Kale Pesto

May 13, 2015
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I used to think of spaghetti squash as just a winter veg….these days it’s available all year long & I’m gonna enjoy it as much as possible! Looking for an alternative to carby pasta? This Spaghetti Squash “Pasta” with Kale Pesto is your answer!

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Green Smoothie Bowls

April 29, 2015
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I mentioned a few weeks ago that smoothie bowls have become my absolute favorite thing to eat. Here’s a new one you’ve got to try! This Green Smoothie Bowl is packed with spinach, avocado, mango & more wonderful ingredients…make one today!

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Strawberry Oatmeal Smoothie Bowl

April 13, 2015
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As you have likely seen on Instagram I’m majorly into smoothie bowls right now. I enjoy at least one a day… Smoothie bowls are all the rage right now. Admittedly it’s taken me some time to try one…but now they are a daily treat. Just one try is all you need to become a fan! My Strawberry […]

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Chocolate & Coconut Granola Bites

March 22, 2015
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You know soft & chewy granola bars? These are like those…but rolled into cute little balls! Easy to prepare & eat no matter what you have going on… Don’t you just love simple, no-bake recipes like this? Perfect for on the go, out the door snacks. Or for breakfast. I’m in NYC now for a […]

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Quick Shrimp & Quinoa Soup

March 18, 2015
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A warming & comforting bowl of soup is sometimes all it takes to get back into a healthy pattern of eating…this can help with that! I often wish the days were longer, so I had more time for work, play & time in the kitchen. Reality is, that’s not the case. One of most important things to me […]

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Strawberry Mango Smoothie

March 9, 2015
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After a wild weekend of heavy eating & lots of bubbly..it’s time to healthy up with some fruit & vitamins! This Strawberry Mango Smoothie is exactly what we need to get back on track…

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Quick Mango Oatmeal

March 7, 2015
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Happy weekend everyone! Here’s a quick & easy oatmeal that is great when you don’t have much time to spend in the kitchen…. Quick Mango Oatmeal….This is a quick taste of the tropics even on the coldest winter days…

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Cherry & Pistachio Fudge

February 8, 2015
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Lately I’ve been really into maraschino cherries, like maybe too into them. Their bright red color beckons to me. They end up in my cocktails, sometimes yogurt & now in this fudge! I’ve been experimenting with all sorts of goodies for Valentine’s Day. This Cherry & Pistachio Fudge has been taste tested & approved by all!

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Quinoa & Shrimp “Fried Rice”

February 4, 2015
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I’m always on the quest to feed my family a singular meal that everyone will love (not having whining at meal time is magical) Guys & gals….I’ve nailed it with this recipe! We sat down to dinner last night & I introduced my family to this Quinoa & Shrimp “Fried Rice” There were ohh’s & ahh’s all around […]

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Vegan Power Salad Bowl

January 7, 2015
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Are you feeling lighter & brighter now that the holiday parties are behind us? Fresh flavors combine in this power salad. It will more than make up for all those holiday indulgences… This Vegan Power Salad Bowl has a stunning combo of roasted sweet potatoes, quinoa, chickpeas, avocado & kale…all dressed with my Lemon Shallot […]

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Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette

January 6, 2015
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It’s back to the basics this time of year. Simple, healthy recipes that can & will be used over and over again. Shallots are always a favorite & adding them to dressing is a super way to enjoy them! Stay tuned for a gorgeous salad i’ll be posting soon… Lemon Shallot Vinaigrette will likely become your go-to salad […]

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Blueberry Beauty Smoothie

January 2, 2015
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You are beautiful…..oh yes you are! It’s just day 2 of 2015, Are you ready to hit the ground running? Did you answer yes I hope? Perfect! Drink up this smoothie & your skinny jeans will look better than evahhhhhh….. People ask me all the time how I maintain a tight & trim figure. My answer: […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash & Turkey Tacos

November 20, 2014
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My Caribbean Carnival cruise last month inspired all sort of fresh & fun flavors! These tacos make the most of your Thanksgiving leftovers and are a perfectly balanced family meal, with a Mexican twist! On my cruise in the Western Caribbean I enjoyed so many regionally inspired flavors. Fresh Mexican food was everywhere. Cooking it up at home […]

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Chambord Raspberry Cranberry Sauce

November 19, 2014
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Mixing booze with cranberry sauce is one of the greatest things evahhhhhhhh! Don’t you worry, the alcohol cooks out, almost…. Looking for a creative way to prepare cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving & Christmas? Look no further…cranberry, raspberry & liqueur are the most perfect pairing in my Chambord Cranberry Sauce…

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