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Posts made in August, 2013

Acai Berry Breakfast Bowl Recipe

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013 in Breakfast, Dairy Free, Featured, Gluten Free, Recipes, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Acai Berry Breakfast Bowl Recipe

  I feel like I was a little bit late to this party, but I’ve recently discovered something that is amazing — the acai berry breakfast bowl. I’ve been familiar with acai berries for a while, but haven’t really taken full advantage of their healthy yumminess until now…and I’m hooked. The acai berry is one of the healthiest berries on the planet, and it’s seriously high in antioxidants, which help eliminate free radicals in the body (free radicals are damaged cells in our bodies that can become problematic). So we need a good amount of...

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Cherry Chocolate Protein Smoothie

Posted by on Aug 13, 2013 in Breakfast, Featured, Gluten Free, Recipes, Smoothies, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Cherry Chocolate Protein Smoothie

If you have followed my blog for any amount of time, you’ve probably figured out that I love green smoothies for breakfast. They fill me up, they give me tons of energy throughout my morning, they keep me satiated until lunchtime, and they just plain taste good. Not to mention, they provide me with essential nutrients that my body needs each day. This smoothie I’ve been enjoying a lot lately…I can’t quit making it because it just tastes so amazing. It combines the flavors of almond butter, cherries and chocolate. Of course, this smoothie packs plenty of green goodness...

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Simple Vegan Taco Soup

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Lunch + Dinner, Recipes, Soups, Vegetarian | 2 comments

Simple Vegan Taco Soup

  On a recent Monday evening, I realized I hadn’t been to the store yet, and needed something to throw together for dinner that was healthy, delicious, fast, and easy. When I need a meal with those four qualities, soup is my go-to. I used what I had in my pantry and in my refrigerator. What turned out may be one of the best soups I’ve ever made. And it’s all four of those things I previously mentioned: healthy, delicious, fast and easy. Feel free to swap out what you’ve already got in your pantry and refrigerator! Simple Vegan Taco Soup Makes 4-6 servings Prep...

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Coconut Curry Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Posted by on Aug 1, 2013 in Dairy Free, Featured, Gluten Free, Lunch + Dinner, Recipes, Vegetarian | 2 comments

Coconut Curry Roasted Sweet Potatoes

  These Coconut Curry Roasted Sweet Potatoes are just too good not to share! What makes sweet potatoes so special? To start, they contain almost twice as much fiber as other potatoes. Their high fiber content makes them “slow burning” in our systems, meaning that our bodies can use them more slowly and efficiently for energy than a lower fiber carbohydrate. Sweet potatoes are also high in other important vitamins and minerals, and are especially rich in beta carotene, vitamin A and vitamin C. Enjoy these roasted sweet potatoes as a side dish, serve along with eggs (yes,...

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