Brownie batter protein bites

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(gluten-free and vegan!) Hi guys! How’s the day going? I’ve loved reading about your fitness resolutions for the new year. Keep ‘em coming! Also, now is a great time to start working on those inspiration boards. I’ll be putting the call out to link to them (or email a pic) on Wednesday and would love […]

Double chocolate Paleo gooey cake

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(that you would never guess are kind of healthy!) As you can guess from the title, this recipe is all things good in the world: chocolate, gooey, cake, yes. They’re also grain-free and accidentally egg-free. I went to add in the egg and we were OUT OF EGGS. Emergency crisis. I ended up giving them […]

Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Maple-Dijon Dressing

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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. […]

Staying on the wagon + some awesome dinners

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Hi! How’s it going? It’s rainy and gloomy and fantastic. We had a morning playdate with Whitney and Wyn, and during naptime, I’m packing up Kale Yeah shirts and getting ready for Zumba. During spin on Monday, I gave my class major kudos for showing up. It can be hard to get back into the […]

Pumpkin acai bowls with cranberry crunch

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The Christmas cop has arrived in our house. It happens every year. I get a little excited to break out the snowmen and twinkly lights and he’s all “honor the bird” and won’t let me touch the xmas supplies until we’re eating day-after-Thanksgiving sandwiches. Humbug.  Even though I have to hold off on all Christmas […]

Persimmon and goji berry smoothie

A superfood-packed protein smoothie using one of fall's most delicious fruits: the persimmon!

  SO MUCH fall produce to be excited about! From the squash everything to the apple varieties, it’s definitely a diverse group of delicious options. My very favorite: the persimmon. I didn’t have my first persimmon until we were living in Valdosta, and I bought one on a whim. At first I was like “how […]

Pickled kumquat, feta and mint salad

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Hi! How’s the day going? What’s today’s workout plan? This is a shocker, but I actually woke up early and made it to yoga! It felt amazing to start the day with some movement, heat (loooove the heat) and a stretch, especially after yesterday’s Bodypump/spin combo. (Last night’s ridiculous sunset!) At our gym, we have […]

Overnight autumn steel cut oats

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Another thing on the “fall is awesome” list: the slow cooker. This is one of my most beloved kitchen appliances, and something I’ve used frequently since receiving it as a wedding gift, years ago. The slow cooker makes amazing soups, curries, and chills, but some of my favorite uses are more unconventional: cooking butternut squash […]

How to make and flavor kombucha at home

Make and flavor kombucha at home! Way less expensive than buying it, and you can customize your flavors. It's not as scary as it looks.

Hi! Hope you enjoyed your weekend <3 Ours was very relaxing and included some of the usual suspects: a trip to Mission to ride the carousel, takeout from Tender Greens and relaxing.When I posted the following kombucha pic on Instagram, I got quite a few requests for an updated homemade kombucha post. Here it is! […]

Veg intimidation: how to make Brussels sprouts taste good

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(“good” as in “not only edible but totally delicious”) Hi! Hope you’re having a wonderful afternoon. Thank you so much for the awesome comments on this morning’s post. I’ve loved reading your stories of triumphs, and was really excited to share the video with you guys. Thank you for chiming in, encouraging the conversation, and […]

Avocado chocolate chia pudding + healthy late-night desserts for one

A raw, vegan and gluten-free dessert with healthy fats and NO refined sugar. Pin this and make next time you want a sweet treat!
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Hi! Happy almost-the-weekend What are you up to today? Last night’s Zumba class was CRAZYAWESOME. I could tell there were a few professional dancers in class (and had a lot of fun shaking with them), and turns out that they’re part of the Disney show that’s in town. I’m taking Liv, and I can’t wait […]

Vegan chocolate oatmeal peanut butter cookies

Gluten-free and vegan cookies, minus refined flours and sugars. Perfect for a healthy yet decadent sweet treat!
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Hiiiii How’s your day going? Hope it’s been great How ‘bout a cookie?  Confession: I’m a little bit of a cookie monster. I can take or leave ice cream or vanilla desserts (case in point: creme brûlée is always blah to me) but I LIVE for baked treats. The gooier, chocolaty-er, cake-ier, the better. Get […]

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