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Recipe: Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Vanilla Bean Cookies

Apr 15, 2014
Recipe: Gluten-Free Vegan Strawberry Vanilla Bean Cookies




Saturday afternoon, on our way to visit old friends with monstrous black and white cookies in hand, I had a strong, urgent craving for fresh strawberries. I picked up some of the luscious, plump berries at a market on the way and deliberated...

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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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Glazed Carrots

Apr 6, 2014


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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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Vegan & Gluten Free Butterfinger Bars

Mar 25, 2014
Vegan & Gluten Free Butterfinger Bars

There is a warm Springtime sunshine flooding our California yard and covering hillsides with vibrant orange poppies and tiny yellow blooms, it's telling me there are new and exciting delicious desserts on the horizon.To commemorate the celebration...

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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

Mar 23, 2014
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Truffles

An easy 5-ingredient recipe for decadent truffles with no butter or heavy cream! You’ll never guess they’re secretly skinny & completely guilt-free!     Last Friday afternoon, I played hooky from blog work and chauffeured my guy an hour south to the Bay Area, where he planned to catch a ride from friends down...

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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Cookies

Mar 17, 2014
Gluten Free Peanut Butter Filled Chocolate Cookies

Each time my beau offers input as to what I should make, we end up with some sort of chocolate peanut butter treat. He considers the words "chocolate" and "peanut butter" magic words when used in the same sentence. Growing up, peanut butter was th...

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Triple berry muesli – your 1-minute breakfast

Mar 14, 2014
Triple berry muesli – your 1-minute breakfast

A hearty and healthy muesli packed with sweet berries that’ll keep you full all morning. This easy recipe takes less than 2 minutes to make!     For almost 3 months, I’ve been planning, typing, and obsessively working on a…

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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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Chai Latte Granola

Chai Latte Granola

An easy recipe for crunchy low-fat granola that tastes just like the drink! Made guilt-free with purely healthy & clean-eating ingredients.    During my high school years, my mom played Fairy Godmother to the infant son of her sweet coworkers.…

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