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Banana Date Bread {Gluten-Free}

Banana Date Bread

When there’s a chill in the air, there is nothing I want more than something hot to drink and something warm and sweet to eat.  So when I see a bunch of bananas starting to brown in the winter months visions of banana bread immediately fill my head.   Thanks to the Polar Vortex we’ve seen our fair share of cold in the south giving us plenty of reasons to enjoy […]

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Spring Salad

Spring Salad

Spring is just around the corner!  I’m ready to trade in sweaters and boots for tees and sandals, the girls just got fitted for new bikes and helmets, I’ve dusted off my bike and running shoes, and last night I did 108 Sun Salutations at onlYoga in Atlanta, GA to celebrate the changing of the season.  We are ready!!  The weekend forecast looks perfect for a picnic and plenty of […]

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German Chocolate Energy Bites

German Chocolate Energy Bites

Going to a potluck dinner always inspires some new ideas.  I was inspired to make these after a Vegan Potluck at the yoga studio I go to.  One of the girls brought something similar, and they were amazing.  I had to try to make some myself. These energy bites are full of healthy fats, which we need for brain function, healthy skin and cells, and energy boosting super foods like […]

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Cinnamon Roll Smoothie {refined sugar-free and vegan}

Cinnamon Roll Smoothie -- refined sugar free and vegan

Here’s how most of the smoothie recipes on my blog are created — everyone’s hungry, I need to come up with something fast, without a big mess because I’m really not in the mood to clean anymore, and there’s not a lot of options in the refrigerator.  They don’t always turn out great, but there’s always a possibility a new favorite will be created.  Thankfully, the one I threw together […]

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Detox Salad

Detox Salad

I feel the need to detox.  I thoroughly enjoyed the holidays, winter birthdays and the marathon training “eat whatever, whenever” plan, but now the holidays and birthdays have passed, and I am no longer able to run the marathon.  It took me over three weeks to finally say it, but it’s official…I’m not running the marathon.  I’m still recovering after twisting my ankle while taking our new puppy out for […]

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Chocolate Cherry Quinoa Bars

Chocolate Cherry Quinoa Bar

Holy sweet tooth settle down before I replace you with a veneer!!  Mine is out of control right now, so I made a trip to the store to pick up some chocolate chips.  One of my favorite sweet tooth fixes is about a tablespoon of chocolate chips with a couple dried cherries.  It does the trick every time!  So why not bring those two together for a sweet snack to […]

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Maple Cinnamon Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Maple Cinnamon Quinoa Stuffed Sweet Potato

Brrr….it’s not snowing right now, but they are calling for a wintery mix tonight (Thursday) in Atlanta.  Right now, it’s just gray skies, windy, and rainy.  Not a pretty combination if you have to get out, but the perfect combo for curling up in front of the fireplace with a cup of hot tea and a book.  Not that my kids and puppy will allow that, but it sure does […]

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