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When You’re Uninspired to Cook…

September 12th, 2014 at 1:01 pm · Post a comment · No Comments
Ultimate Healthy Living Bundle

That moment when you open the refrigerator door and just give the shelves a long stare, hoping that somehow dinner ingredients will jump onto the counter and magically whip themselves into a meal. We’ve all been there. Even those of us who love to cook find ourselves feeling completely uninspired from time to time. I […]

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Must-Have Resources for Going Gluten-Free

March 6th, 2014 at 6:06 am · Post a comment · 13 Comments
Must-Have Resources for Gluten-Free Living

In the past week, I’ve lost count of how many people I’ve met or heard of who’ve just started going gluten-free. And they’re seeing amazing results. Because I’ve been living this lifestyle for so long, it’s easy for me to forget about that initial transformation phase when you start to see symptoms disappear and health […]

Filed under: Cookbooks, Cooking Tips, Family-Friendly, Links, Nutrition, This & That

Breakfasts Without Protein Powder

February 6th, 2014 at 9:09 am · Post a comment · 9 Comments
Breakfasts without Protein Powder (Daily Bites)

Turns out that last week’s post on protein powder generated more buzz than I expected! That’s a wonderful thing. I love seeing you all take this topic seriously and really think through some tough questions when it comes to eating clean and sourcing your ingredients. I wanted to share with you two of the common […]

Filed under: Breakfast & Brunch, Cooking Tips, Family-Friendly, Main Dishes, Nutrition

How to Make Homemade Coconut Cream

November 18th, 2013 at 9:09 am · Post a comment · 13 Comments
Make Your Own Coconut Cream

In this season of thankfulness, I’m finding myself increasingly grateful for some of life’s simplest things…like thick and creamy coconut milk. It has made living dairy-free so much easier for me. Saying goodbye to heavy cream and milk is a breeze when you have coconut milk stocked in your pantry. This post is going to […]

Filed under: Cooking Tips, Egg-free, Grain-Free, How To's, Ingredient Tips, Recipes, vegan

Dear Hallie: Affordable Bean-Free Soups

September 30th, 2013 at 6:06 am · Post a comment · 7 Comments
Dear Hallie

Another installment of Dear Hallie hits the web today with a great question about affordable bean-free soups from Jennifer. She writes: – I love soups, especially beans soups of all kinds. Unfortunately, beans soups do not love me! For years I had a regular rotation of red beans and rice, black bean soups, 13 bean […]

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Do You Want Dessert Freedom?

May 7th, 2013 at 8:08 am · Post a comment · 2 Comments
Dessert Freedom E-book

Food allergies and desserts just don’t seem to mix, do they? There’s nothing worse than craving a sweet treat, heading into the kitchen, and finding yourself completely at a loss as to what to make. I tried to help you out in the cookie department with Super Healthy Cookies…but I really don’t think there’s such […]

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Simple Trick for Naturally Sweet Grapefruit

April 8th, 2013 at 8:08 am · Post a comment · 9 Comments
Simple Trick for Naturally Sweet Grapefruit

I love myself a nice juicy grapefruit anytime of day, not just for breakfast. We’re still on the tail end of citrus season, so with that in mind I’ve been getting my grapefruit and orange fix while the produce lasts. Most of the grapefruits I’ve bought lately have been incredibly juicy and sweet, but that’s […]

Filed under: Breakfast & Brunch, Cooking Tips, Egg-free, Grain-Free, How To's, Sides, Snacks, vegan

The Pure Plate: The Square Meal & The “Odd Ball”

October 1st, 2012 at 1:01 pm · Post a comment · No Comments
The Pure Plate

It’s the last week of The Pure Plate meal planning series. I hope you’ve learned a few tips and found some inspiration in the previous posts. To catch up on everything thus far, take a look at what we’ve covered below: Week One: An Introduction to The Pure Plate Week Two: Build a Better Entree […]

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The Pure Plate: One Dish Wonder & Rib-sticking Soup or Stew

September 24th, 2012 at 8:08 am · Post a comment · 3 Comments
The Pure Plate

Welcome to week three of The Pure Plate meal planning series! In case you’ve missed the past two weeks, catch up on all the fun here: Week One: Introduction to The Pure Plate and the meal structures Week Two: A guide to building the entree salad – This week is all about two of my […]

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The Pure Plate: Entree Salads

September 17th, 2012 at 1:01 pm · Post a comment · 3 Comments
The Pure Plate

Welcome to the second week of The Pure Plate, a meal planning series geared toward getting healthy meals on the table as quickly and painlessly as possible! In case you missed it, check out the introduction to this series and learn more about what we’re covering. This week is all about one of my favorite […]

Filed under: Cooking Tips, Menus, Nutrition, Recipes, Salads, Vegetables

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