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Coconut Raspberry Popsicles

July 13, 2014
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Ahhhh the steamy days of summer. Looking for a cool, creamy & berrylicious treat? Then these Coconut Raspberry Popsicles are most likely calling you name…

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Fruit Salad with Lemon Honey Dressing

July 11, 2014
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Happy Friday everyone! Last weekend we had a bunch of great friends over for a potluck & I served this simple summery fruit salad. Think i’ll do the same this weekend. What makes fruit salad so fabulous are the colorful, fresh, seasonal ingredients & it’s a lovely way to satisfy sweet teeth with healthful ingredients!

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Perfectly Roasted Beets

June 22, 2014
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Let’s start at the very beginning. A very good place to start. OK. We are not talking the Sound of Music here. Just learning some basic cooking skills that take no effort at all. Let’s bake Perfect Roasted Beets. Why perfect? Ahhhh. Because they are….

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Quinoa Salad with Kale, Chicken, Chickpeas & Bacon

May 26, 2014
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Howdy! I hope you are having a nice long weekend. Today (Memorial Day) we honor & pay great respect to those who have given there lives to serve & protect our beautiful land. A heartfelt & sincere thank you to our military & their loved ones. Today (and everyday) I give thanks to them. Here […]

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Raspberry Lovers Quinoa Breakfast

May 21, 2014
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I scream, you scream we all scream for this….Raspberry Lovers Quinoa Breakfast. OK, so what if that doesn’t rhyme. I’m just really excited about this recipe! Lets make some sweet quinoa…

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Rhubarb Honey Compote with Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

May 12, 2014
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Ahhhhhh. We got a whole lot of fantastic flavors here. Love the tang of Rhubarb? How about sweetening up the deal with pure honey? You can make my compote & pour this glorious sauce over Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream. Heaven found.

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Cauliflower Steaks with Pine Nut Dressing

May 5, 2014
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Happy Monday! I’m so excited for my great pal Georgia Pellegrini. Not only does she lead ladies on the finest of outdoor adventures….but she also has an amazing new cookbook/lifestyle manual called Modern Pioneering. Thumb through the pages of this hearty book and you will find more than 150 recipes, projects & skills for a […]

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Strawberry, Avocado & Asiago Spring Salad

April 23, 2014
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This salad is life changing. In this Strawberry, Avocado & Asiago Spring Salad fresh flavors come together in each & every bite. Lately I’ve been back to craving somewhat lighter foods ~ lots of salads all the time. After all, it’s almost time to run around in a bikini right?!

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Spicy Sriracha Chicken & Quinoa Bowl

March 17, 2014
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Looking for a tasty lunch or dinner that you can easily pack in your lunchbox too? This Spicy Sriracha Chicken & Quinoa Bowl will warm you up on feisty winter days. It will provide you with great flavors & energy any time of year though! Adjust the level of spice with more or less Sriracha sauce. […]

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Citrus Quinoa Salad

February 19, 2014
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Sometimes a salad has lettuce & sometimes it doesn’t. In this case quinoa is the star (which it often is in my recipes.) Citrus is a star here too. So is my Lemon Honey Salad Dressing, which ties it all together. Let’s have some Citrus Quinoa Salad, shall we? *Don’t forget to enter my $100.00 […]

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BLT Quinoa Salad

January 28, 2014
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Remember that Lemon Honey Salad Dressing I shared with you the other day? Well it’s wonderful on this BLT Quinoa Salad! This salad is filling, healthy & contains so many of my favorite ingredients. It’s sort of a deconstructed BLT. Sort of.

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Tropical Mango Tango Smoothie

January 26, 2014
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Mango dances with creamy coconut & banana in this smoothie. This sweetness is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth…in a healthy way. That is always a bonus don’t you think?

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Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Marinara

January 12, 2014
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Happy Monday! Before we dive into one of the simplest most amazing meals ever…can I apologize for my less than stellar photography? I was dashing out to ski. Thank you for letting this one go. You guys are awesome like that! Looking to replace carb laden pasta? Then Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Marinara needs to be a regular addition […]

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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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