snack

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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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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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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Raw Caramel Dip

Raw Caramel Dip

Life is busy with a new puppy, but only two weeks after adopting I can’t imagine life without Ember.  She’s cuddly, playful and so smart!  She is half lab, so she’s wild at times and loves to chew, but there is already a lot of energy in this house, so she fits right in.  My parents told me about a labrador adoption / rescue group several months ago, so I […]

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Blueberry Almond Green Smoothie

Blueberry Almond Smoothie

During the holidays, I met lots of new faces.  I’m now introduced by name and “she blogs about food and health”.  It’s pretty awesome to have this attached to my name!  The first question I get when someone finds out I’m vegetarian is, “how do you get protein and calcium?”.  Actually, I’m mostly vegan – with the exception of raw honey and occasional Greek yogurt, but when people look at […]

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Zucchini Carrot Cheddar Muffins

Zucchini Carrot Cheddar Muffins

    It’s not often I want to play Betty Crocker for the afternoon, but there is something about a gray sky and chilly weather that makes me want to stay in the kitchen.  The warmth from the oven is always nice on a cool day, and baking keeps the little ladies from going stir crazy.  They love to help measure and whisk, and get their little hands dirty when […]

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Pumpkin Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins {Gluten-free}

Gluten-free Pumpkin Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

Fall arrives, and my cravings for pumpkin and bread soar.  Put them together and I have the perfect bite for my morning cup of coffee, and something sweet, but still healthy, for my girls.  These pumpkin muffins have been a hit the last couple of weeks.  We just made our third round, and there’s already a handful missing! Many muffin recipes add refined sugar, and lots of it.  If you […]

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