Lemon Blueberry Muffins

lemon blueberry muffins

Muffins go like hot cakes in our house; they’re so easy to make — and easy to make healthy, at that. These muffins are coffee house quality, but won’t make you pack on the pounds. They’re rich, making it hard to believe how low in fat they are. They keep well for a few days,… 

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Simple Blueberry Coffee Cake

blueberry coffee cake

An easy breakfast or after-dinner blueberry coffee cake loaded with juicy berries, in a lightly sweetened, but impressive cake. And no, it won’t kill your diet! The blueberries are truly the showcase of this cake, so it doesn’t require a lot of extra sugar in the topping. I kept the topping light, but it’s completely… 

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Nourishing Kale and Bean Soup

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  January. The time where many  make resolutions, mostly revolving around eating better, exercising more and generally trying live a healthier life. I’m three days in to re-committing to clean eating. I kind of had a torrid affair with all things sweet over the holidays and my body is not happy. Not at all. I… 

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One Bowl Apple Almond Muffins

apple almond muffins

  Paleo/primal diets are all the rage right now. I am NOT a diet person; I just don’t believe in them. I firmly believe that being healthy is a lifestyle, and if you diet only to lose a certain amount of weight, you’ll be yo-yo dieting your entire life (which, let’s face it, is no… 

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Feast! Our Best Thanksgiving Recipes

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We’re at t-minus five days (give or take) till Thanksgiving. Are you hosting this year? If so, have you started on menu plan? Today, we’ve got our best Thanksgiving recipes right here, just for you. Simply click on the photo of the recipe you want, and VOILA! Your wish is our command. Or something like… 

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Moroccan Spiced Zucchini & Cauliflower Salad

Cauliflower and Zucchini Salad

Growing up there was only one way my mom could get me and my younger sister to eat cauliflower or broccoli – by smothering it with cheddar cheese.  I got older and like with many foods learned to appreciate these two vegetables in their more natural state. Sadly my husband has never had the same… 

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Thai Red Curry Soup

thai red curry soup

  The Creamy Cauliflower Soup…it’s the gift that keeps on giving. I started out making it today. I needed a big pot of creamy soup in my life and it sounded perfect. Then I saw red curry paste in my cupboard. Hmmm. I threw some celery in the pot, cause I had a bunch to… 

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Mom’s Black-Eyed Peas

Blackeyed Peas

  My mom grew up on a farm.  Her parents planted cotton and corn, had a huge garden and raised cattle, pigs and chickens.  In addition to raising the bounty of the earth, they lovingly raised nine children who helped tend to all this. My mom told me stories of how my granny would stretch… 

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Apple Sweet Potato Soup

apple sweet potato

  Apple season is in full swing, and this apple-sweet potato soup also gives you the perfect excuse to add potatoes to your meal. The aroma of this creamy apple sweet potato soup soup smells like fall, and not only will your belly feel warm after you eat it, but your house will feel (and… 

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Vegan Ricotta

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I have nothing clever to say about this ricotta. I’m all out of ‘funny’ today. I can tell you that this was WELL received by the mouths of many. Because of it’s ‘making up’ for not containing dairy, it’s actually more flavorful. The nut(s) used in this recipe create a creamier depth than traditional ricotta…. 

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