Lunch recipes

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 Black Bean Soup Recipe 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…

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Tuna salad stuffed avocado

Hiii! How’s your St. Patrick’s Day going?? I’ll help get you in the spirit of the day with a green juice and a green avocado stuffed with healthy tuna salad! Also two St. Patrick’s Day-ish songs I played during spin last night: 1) “Whiskey in the Jar” (standing climb with tempo work)   2) “Lord…

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Roasted Root Vegetable Salad with Maple-Dijon Dressing

This roasted root vegetable salad recipe 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…

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Italian Kale salad

You need this Italian kale salad in your life. Before you groan and think “another kale salad?” I promise this one is different. It’s everything, really. It’s also a total copycat recipe from the new pizza place in Tucson: Falora. One night this weekend, Livi and I picked up a couple of pizzas and salad…

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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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the kale salad to my heart

(gluten and dairy-free, too!) Oh friends, do I have a salad for youuuuuu…. Soft kale with a creamy dressing, plus crunchy almonds, celery bites and savory scallions This one was very much inspired by a recent trip to the co-op. Usually when we go there, we’ll just grab a couple of essentials, but lately, I’ve…

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Slow Cooker Greek Chicken Soup

Hi! How’s the day going? Hope you’re having a great morning <3 I took yesterday afternoon to research some options for Bell after taking her to the vet. (Animals amaze me. She knew we were at the vet -even though it was a new place/doctor- the second we walked in the door. Liv spent lots…

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Pickled kumquat, feta and mint salad

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…

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Almost like the real thing

To accidentally celebrate our Italy trip anniversary, we spent the afternoon in a spot we’re determined to visit more often. (Our travel agent commented on our Instagram that it was one year ago that we went to Rome and Positano. Some Italy tips are here, too! I’ve thought about it every day since; I’m itching…

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Lentil quinoa chopped salad

Hi guys! How’s your morning going?? Thank you so much for all of your awesome comments on the blog facelift! I took all of your suggestions to heart and made a list of things to tweak in the next few days. Thanks for your patience! This has been the most intense revamp yet, so I’m…

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Plan and Prep: Salad in a Jar

I think we’re doing pretty well at checking things off the summer bucket list. Prepping healthy meals in advance makes it easy to keep healthy habits even while enjoying all the summer fun. Today I’ve got an easy way to prep salads for the week: salad in a jar. I’ll show you just how to…

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