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Foods for the Soul
Double Chocolate Funfetti Cookies

Apr 25, 2015
Double Chocolate Funfetti Cookies

An easy recipe for chewy cookies full of white chocolate, mini chocolate chips & rainbow sprinkles. Soft, buttery & bound to disappear quickly from the cookie jar!     When my best friend took a new job and moved to my town last month, we immediately began a weekly walking routine. Although she stopped...

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Clean Strawberry Poppy Seed Crumble

Apr 22, 2015
Clean Strawberry Poppy Seed Crumble

An easy strawberry crumble with a buttery oat & poppy seed streusel on top. Serve plain for breakfast or à la mode for dessert—nobody will guess it’s healthy!     The summer I turned 10, when we moved across town to a different house, my entire family spent hours exploring the front and backyards....

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Peanut Butter & Jam Thumbprint Cookies

Apr 20, 2015
Peanut Butter & Jam Thumbprint Cookies

The iconic sandwich turned into dessert! Soft peanut butter cookies filled with raspberry jam. Sweet, irresistible & still secretly healthy!     The Christmas when I was seven years old, a combination of Santa, my parents, and my grandparents gave me the American Girl Doll Kirsten, along with some clothes and accessories. With her...

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Carrot Cake Bran Muffins

Apr 19, 2015
Carrot Cake Bran Muffins

Warm, cozy bran muffins full of spices & shredded carrots. They’re as soft & tender as cupcakes, but they’re made without butter, refined flour or sugar. Just 115 calories!     My best friend works in a bakery as her full-time job. Every day, she earns an income staying elbows-deep in flour and making...

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Skinny Peanut Butter Banana Seven Layer Bars

Apr 17, 2015
Skinny Peanut Butter Banana Seven Layer Bars

Layers of melty chocolate, coconut & fresh banana held together with a sweet & creamy peanut butter drizzle. Incredibly addictive but barely 100 calories!     As a little girl, I almost always asked my dad to make my peanut butter sandwiches. I wanted mine to be just like his: soft yet hearty whole...

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The Ultimate Healthy Soft & Chewy Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Apr 15, 2015
The Ultimate Healthy Soft & Chewy Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

An easy recipe for the BEST gluten-free chocolate chip cookies! They have same tender texture as regular ones & don’t taste healthy at all!     In elementary school, my friends and I always looked forward to lunch. When that initial bell rang, we dashed out to the brown picnic tables, unzipped our brightly...

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Skinny Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cheesecake Bars

Apr 12, 2015
Skinny Chocolate Chip Pretzel Cheesecake Bars

Lightened-up vanilla cheesecake bars with a pretzel crust & full of chocolate chips. They’re sweet, creamy & secretly packed with protein!     At least twice during each of my childhood summers, my parents crammed our minivan full of duffels, sleeping bags, a tent, and oversized Rubbermaid containers packed with nonperishable food. The next...

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Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies

Apr 10, 2015
Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy oatmeal cookies full of juicy strawberries. They’re the epitome of summer, and despite being clean-eating, nobody can tell these cookies are healthy!     Last summer, I fell in love with strawberries. Again.   On a random Wednesday afternoon, I drove up the winding, narrow mountain roads edged by gigantic boulders threatening to...

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Strawberry Lemon Chia Seed Protein Muffins

Strawberry Lemon Chia Seed Protein Muffins

Tender muffins packed with protein & bursting with juicy fruit! With 3 superfoods, they’re the perfect breakfast or snack. Nobody will guess they’re healthy!     We nearly missed it.   Remember in my last post how I shared my excitement over going to my first Opening Night baseball game since I started dreaming of...

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13 Must Try Clean Eating Muffin Recipes

13 Must Try Clean Eating Muffin Recipes

A collection of healthy, easy & delicious muffin recipes—all made without butter, refined flour or sugar for great guilt-free breakfasts & snacks!     Although my mom rarely baked while I was growing up, we could usually count on at least one batch of homemade chocolate chip cookies and two rounds of banana muffins...

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