Lunch recipes

Sweet potato salad + lunch salad trio

Hi friends! How’s the day going?? I have an awesome lunch or side dish recipe for you today. It’s a fun twist on potato salad (using sweet potatoes!) and has zero mayo. (Even though I LOVE mayo, I know some people aren’t on board.) Also, I’m sorry about the blog down time yesterday and for…

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Spring roll chicken salad

This salad may be one of the very best salads I’ve ever posted on the blog! The other ones that come to mind are this kale salad, this salad, and of course, the best pasta salad ever. This one combines savory peanut butter chicken with a sweet chile vinaigrette, fresh chopped veggies, and creamy avocado.)…

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Hummus Chicken Salad Bowl

It’s funny how things change over time.  I used to despise sweet and savory mixed together. (Now if it’s food, chances are that I’ll eat it.) I used to nap every day. (My eyes still get a little misty at the loss of this ritual.) I used to hate mayo… And then I got pregnant.…

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The Healing Properties of Kitchari

Hey hey hey! How’s the morning going? Hope you’re enjoying the day! Anything fun going on? Liv is currently obsessed with Taco Tuesday (I have no idea where she heard this haha) so maybe we’ll have tacos on the menu at some point today. 🙂 Some fun news: I took my first spin class last…

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Chopped avocado southwest salad

This morning, I have  new recipe for you, courtesy of my Uncle E. He has shared quite a few of his mouthwatering recipes with the blog world before, including this black bean soup idea, this lavender-honey salmon, the vegan soba noodle sushi, and his best ever pasta salad (<— It’s still one of my top-viewed…

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Superfood salad

Hi friends! Happy humpday! Hope you’re having a wonderful week. New post on the family page up here. <3 A highlight of our week: getting to catch up with our friends Michele and Dave! We’ve known them since the Valdosta days, and were so excited that they made a trip up here to San Diego.…

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One Kale Salad Base, Three Different Salads

Hi friends! How’s the morning going? I have a massage today that I’ve been looking forward to for weeks. It’s going to be so amazing… and I always have to remind myself not to smile like a creeper during it. And then there’s the drool. Just kidding; that never happens. Speaking of massages…. have I…

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the best black bean soup

This post is sponsored by Blue Diamond Almond Breeze.  Oh friends, do I have an awesome spring dinner recipe for you.  Whenever I see my Uncle E the chef, he gives me amazing cooking tips. He is the mastermind behind this salmon, this vegan sushi, and the best pasta salad you will ever have in…

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Tuna salad stuffed avocado

Hiii! How’s your St. Patrick’s Day going?? To get into the spirit, I played two St. Patrick’s Day-ish songs during spin last night: 1) “Whiskey in the Jar” (standing climb with tempo work)   2) “Lord of the Dance.” This was the last song of class, and everyone seemed to get a kick out of…

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Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Maple-Dijon Dressing

This post is sponsored by my friends at Canada Pure Maple Syrup. Liv’s school holiday show was last night! It was probably one of the cutest things I’ve ever seen. As we watched her shake her maracas and sing “Feliz Navidad” on stage, I’m pretty sure I could feel my heart beaming outside my body.…

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Italian Kale salad

Hi! Thank you very much for the beautiful birthday wishes. I’m having an amazing day with Liv and get to party with my Zumba ladies later. I’ll post all of the birthday adventures in the am! For now, kale. Before you groan and think “another kale salad?” I promise this one is different. It’s everything, really.…

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Eggs in a Basket – Veggie Style

(Paleo and Whole 30 style eggs in a basket, that is! Recipe at the bottom.) Hi guys. How’s your day been? First of all, I am BLOWN AWAY by your amazing entries to today’s Fair Trade giveaway. It’s a great one, and I’m so thrilled you guys are as excited as I am 🙂 Something…

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