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Lifestyle, Recipes

Simple Salads

 

 Salads are my favorite weekday lunch. They’re an easy way to eat more fiber and color, and you get to take advantage of leftovers! But chopping a bunch of raw vegetables sounds daunting and doesn’t scream “delicious.” Follow this strategy to prepare a satisfying salad (that you actually want to […]

Kids, Recipes

Sunbutter Energy Bites

 

   This is a fun recipe to try with your kids. We make them every weekend, because they serve as a great snack or even a quick breakfast (we usually eat 3 at a time). Plus, they’re school-friendly as they contain no nuts. In fact they check a lot of […]

Recipes

Roasted Kabocha Squash

 

 Most of us (myself included) need constant reminders and incentives for avoiding the familiar refined carbohydrate foods like bread and pasta, and replacing them with higher nutrient alternatives that don’t come with all the downsides of gluten. (Trust me, I still enjoy, really enjoy, a slice of pizza from time to […]

Recipes

Creamy Vegan Mushroom Soup

 

 This soup is SO comforting and delicious, you would never guess it’s dairy free. It’s also vegan, paleo, and anti-inflammatory, in case you’re looking to check those boxes too. I don’t share recipes that often, because I make sure they taste amazing, serve some greater function nutritionally (beyond taste), and […]

Kids, Recipes

Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

 

   These pancakes were terrific. I just wish I had taken better pictures to show off how fluffy and delicious they turned out. And as a bonus, they are protein rich, so they serve as a welcome alternative to eggs in the morning. We enjoyed them with whipped cream, maple […]