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Foods for the Soul
Fruity Easter Egg Smoothie

Apr 12, 2014
Fruity Easter Egg Smoothie

A skinny smoothie packed with 3 different fruits. You’ll love its pretty pastel layers and naturally sweet taste!     When I was 8 years old, my family flew out to Arizona to spend Easter with my mom’s parents. I packed lots of shorts, tanks, and summery clothes for our warm desert vacation, as...

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Tropical Surprise Mini Muffins

Apr 10, 2014
Tropical Surprise Mini Muffins

Tender coconut muffins filled with juicy pineapple pieces. You won’t miss the fat and calories in this easy, lightened up recipe!     Sometime during my childhood, a grandparent or family friend wrapped up a copy of Pretend Soup, a cookbook for preschoolers and young children, for my birthday gift. Each recipe spanned four...

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Coconut Coffee Scones

Coconut Coffee Scones

A quick & easy recipe for coffee-flavored scones flecked with shredded coconut. So moist & tender, you’d never believe they’re healthy!     As an 11-year-old, I announced to my dad that I wanted to visit all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums with him. Instead of brushing off my grandiose statement as a childhood...

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Skinny Kale & Tomato Quiche

Mar 26, 2014
Skinny Kale & Tomato Quiche

An easy recipe for a healthy & flavorful vegetarian breakfast! Low calorie, clean eating & packed with protein to keep you full all morning.     The summer after I finished 6th grade, my parents planned an exciting family vacation to Paris. We boarded the plane shortly after classes ended, and my brother and...

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Berry Coconut Smoothie

Mar 11, 2014
Berry Coconut Smoothie

I am a big fan of the smoothie, and this one happens to be my favorite right now. I love coconut anything, and add some pineapple and berries, and I am in heaven. Berry Coconut smoothies are refreshing and you would never know that there is a generous handful...

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Skinny Double Chocolaty Chip Frappuccino (Starbucks Copycat)

Mar 10, 2014
Skinny Double Chocolaty Chip Frappuccino (Starbucks Copycat)

A decadent dark chocolate blended coffee drink topped with more chopped chocolate. With how rich this tastes, you’ll never believe it’s actually healthy!     As I blinked my eyes open on Sunday morning, I spotted a thin shaft of…

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Clean Maple Cinnamon Rolls

Feb 24, 2014
Clean Maple Cinnamon Rolls

A healthy recipe for light and airy cinnamon rolls made with no refined flour or sugar! These guilt-free breakfast treats are sure to please.     Growing up, my parents mandated that my brother and I had to stay in…

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Baked Red Velvet Donuts

Jan 30, 2014
Baked Red Velvet Donuts

An easy recipe for skinny red velvet donuts that are baked—not fried! Topped with a sweet cream cheese glaze.     I omitted a few adorable details from the story in my last blog post.   When I presented my…

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Whole Wheat Cranberry Cheddar Scones

Dec 20, 2013
Whole Wheat Cranberry Cheddar Scones

My favorite combination is sweet and savory. One of my favorite snacks is cheddar cheese, whole wheat crackers, and apple slices. These cheddar and cranberry scones remind me a lot of that snack. A little bit sweet from the cranberries, a little bit sharp from the...

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French Toast Cups with Eggnog Syrup

Dec 18, 2013
French Toast Cups with Eggnog Syrup

This French Toast with Eggnog Syrup might just be the best thing that I have made in a long time. And that is saying a lot, because in my humble opinion, I make a lot of tasty stuff. I remember last holiday season my friend Kristen of Dine and Dish raving about...



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