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Zucchini Bread Protein Muffins

Jun 28, 2016
Zucchini Bread Protein Muffins

A healthy recipe for cozily spiced muffins full of grated zucchini & nearly 10g of protein. They’re perfectly tender and taste like they came straight from a bakery!     A few summers ago, I received a text from a good high school friend asking if I wanted to go to a San Francisco...

Finding Our Way Now
Fresh Mushroom Salad: Recipe

I love this Fresh Mushroom Salad recipe. The fact is I love mushrooms in just about any form. It’s also an especially nice salad on a hot summer day. A few years back, while we were on a trip to France, we were served a fresh mushroom salad that I fell in love with. I ask for the recipe...

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Foods for the Soul
Skinny Strawberry Cheesecake Bars

Jun 26, 2016
Skinny Strawberry Cheesecake Bars

A healthy recipe for creamy cheesecake bars full of fresh, juicy strawberries. Just 80 calories, but this summer dessert tastes indulgent—not healthy at all!     Around the time I turned five years old, my mom offered me strawberries for the first time. She arranged a few plump, freshly washed berries onto a faded...

Crazy for Crust
Hula Pie

Jun 26, 2016
Hula Pie

This is the pie of my dreams: Hawaiian HULA PIE! It’s got an Oreo cookie crust, macadamia nut vanilla ice cream, hot fudge, and a hefty dose of chopped macadamia nuts. It’s easy and no-bake and it’s worth every calorie! PIN IT NOW to save for later! If you’ve ever been to Hawaii you’ve probably...

Foods for the Soul
Sunday Spotlight

Jun 25, 2016
Sunday Spotlight

  During my birthday yesterday, I started thinking about my childhood parties while looking out at the ocean waves, especially the ones I hosted in middle school. For those years, I requested that my friends skipped the traditional wrapped presents, and I asked them to bring fun “girlie” things, like sparkly nail polish, fruity-scented...

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Sac Foodies
Farm to Office! This week’s farmers’ market finds

Jun 24, 2016
Farm to Office! This week’s farmers’ market finds

By Brittany Gillmor and Sara Ortega This week’s Capitol Mall Farmers’ Market finds come ultra-fresh and delicious, courtesy of Bare Juices. Brittany: I opted for the Green Supreme, a blend of kale, cucumber, celery, apple, parsley, lemon and ginger. After a few days of airport and stadium fare, this juice was exactly what the...

Foods for the Soul
The Ultimate Healthy Blueberry Crumble

Jun 23, 2016
The Ultimate Healthy Blueberry Crumble

An easy recipe for homemade blueberry crumble. Juicy berries topped with sweet, crunchy streusel… What’s not to love?? And it’s secretly healthy enough for breakfast too!     My mom perpetually stocks her fridge with fresh blueberries. Many mornings, she pours herself a small bowl of cereal, usually something containing bran flakes and granola...

Crazy for Crust
Mango Mojito

Jun 23, 2016
Mango Mojito

My idea of the perfect summer: sitting on a chaise lounge, preferably by the ocean, drinking Mango Mojitos all day long. You guys, I’m not really a religious person but I had an experience in Hawaii last week. I’m not really sure how to describe it except to say that it was totally spiritual....

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Sweet Baked Life
Birthday Cake Bark

Jun 22, 2016
Birthday Cake Bark

Here’s an extra special cool candy treat perfect for your party…it’s my pretty Birthday Cake Bark! Being it was my birthday a week or so ago, and I had to celebrate with something PINK, I thought I would try out … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Banana Mini Muffins

Jun 21, 2016
Chocolate Chip Banana Mini Muffins

An easy recipe for tender bite-sized banana muffins full of rich chocolate morsels. They’re secretly healthy and just 45 calories!     A few weeks ago, my dad mentioned that Grandma hadn’t slept well for a few days. She would doze off in the evening, sometimes in her favorite comfy armchair instead of her...

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