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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Healthy Baked Breakfast Cookie for One

This single serving breakfast cookie can be made in advance to enjoy the next morning. Just cook in the am and serve! For a larger batch of breakfast cookies, try these baked breakfast cookies or this single-serving overnight oats cookie.  I eat a lot of the same things for breakfast. There are a handful of…

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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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Spring Bodyweight Workout + Tart Cherry Pineapple Cake Parfait

This bodyweight workout and tart cherry recipe are sponsored through my partnership with the Cherry Marketing Institute. Hi friends! Spring is officially here, and we’re getting into that weather “sweet spot” where you can take your workout outside. It’s a great way to switch up your routine, and also get a little fresh air. Bodyweight Workout…

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Healthy Strawberry Crumble with Coconut Whip

Do I have a spring recipe for youuuuuuu. We have had an awesome week so far, despite the fact that P is spitting up probably more than she’s ever been and Liv is insistent on waking me up in the middle of the night because she lost a toy. MADRE IS HERE! Something about having…

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Chocolate Protein Donuts

This morning was a miracle of happiness when the girls slept in until 8am this morning. I woke up and was like, “Where am I? What just happened?!” and it was probably the most beautiful thing ever. Needless to say, I think we were all a little zonked after our whirlwind trip to Disney. I started…

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Crispy Shrimp, Rice and Veggies with Soy Ginger Sauce

This crispy shrimp and rice bowl is a healthy way to satisfy your fried-food cravings! It’s loaded with veggies and drizzled with a soy-ginger glaze. Being pregnant and becoming a mom changed me in a lot of ways. Yes, it made me more patient, my heart more full, and my days more busy (yet fun!).…

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Egg-Less Nog Protein Shake

Hi friends! Hope you’re having a wonderful morning. Today I have a delicious eggless eggnog protein shake recipe for you to try!Yesterday was a great day. Liv, P and I met up with Jess and her daughter at the aquarium, (Liv is obsessed with her black boots) came back home and made dinner, (this stew…

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The best Paleo granola

Hi friends! How’s the day going?? Thank you so much for all of your heartfelt comments and emails after yesterday’s family post. I started a giant checklist with your tips and suggestions and am going to start cranking through and researching while we get a referral to a pediatric GI specialist. Even though it breaks my…

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Pumpkin Banana Oat Blender Pancakes

Who’s stoked for Thanksgiving?! *raises pie fork in the air* I have a Thanksgiving-friendly pumpkin breakfast recipe for you today. The morning of a holiday, I like to have a protein-heavy breakfast. I feel more satisfied, and also prefer enjoying a healthy meal before the avalanche of sweets and heavy foods occurs.  Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes These pumpkin…

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The Crazy Elvis

(grain-free, dairy-free and INSANELY delicious) You guys. I can’t even tell you about this dessert. You just have to look. And see.  And taste. And make any sound effects that you so desire. I first got the idea for this recipe at The Patio on Lamont. It’s one of our favorite spots to meet with…

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Soft and Healthy Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

Sometimes you just need a cookie. (or four…) I was really hankering for cookies the other night, and since my little sous chef is always willing to help me bake, I thought it would be fun to sneak off to the kitchen to make some cookies.  As far as the cookies go, I’ll let the…

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