Homemade Suja Sunset Protein smoothie

Hi friends! How’s the day going so far? I confidently say it’s an improvement from yesterday. The Pilot is feeling much better (thank you for all of the get well wishes for him!), my eyes don’t feel like they’re on fire anymore (three cheers), and we all slept in. It’s like Christmas when that happens.…

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Raw Brownie Cheesecake Raspberry Bars

I know, right?! Would you believe these raw brownies are as delicious as they are healthy? How’s the day going?? Hope you’re having a wonderful one so far. A HUGE thank you to my web wizard Cody for fixing the Family page and my technology screw-up. He is amazing if you’re ever looking for web…

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The easiest raw chocolate pudding

(dairy-free and no refined sugar) Hi friends! How’s the day going so far? Happy to hear that I’m not the only major beast sweat-er. I will also get together some tips on how I learned to read on the treadmill! So, it’s time to warn you that dessert week on the blog starts now. (I…

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Brownie batter protein bites

(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…

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Double Chocolate Paleo Gooey Cake

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 a whirl anyway, and the result is dense, fudge-y…

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Pumpkin Acai Bowls with Cranberry Crunch

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…

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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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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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The Best Pumpkin Cornbread Recipe

(Vegan and gluten-free pumpkin cornbread! This post is sponsored through my partnership with Blue Diamond Almond Breeze.) It can be difficult to think of an intro for a recipe when you’re still in the process of eating and swooning over it. I thought about creating an air-tight defense for my arguably overeager use of canned…

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Vegan Maple Cinnamon Ice Cream

[This is sponsored by Pure Maple Syrup Canada, which is one of my favorite natural sweeteners. Read on for a simple yet decadent vegan ice cream recipe] The ice cream machine: We keep this stashed in the pantry of kitchen appliance wedding gifts. Many that were initially used with gusto, but now sit waiting to…

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Berry Lemon Chia Jam

I started a new thing where if we’re out of something, I’ll try to make it from scratch. This doesn’t work for the obvious staples (like eggs. We go through 172 each week), but little things like almond butter and jam. Berry Lemon Chia Seed Jam One night, I was packing Livi’s lunch up for…

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