Chia Seed Lemon Pancakes (GF, V)

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These chia seed lemon pancakes are light, fluffy, and full of fresh flavor. Made with oat flour and chia "eggs" they're vegan and gluten-free. When we decided to landscape our front yard a year ago, I had one request: I wanted a lemon tree. Well, … [Read more...]

Guacamole Deviled Eggs

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These guacamole deviled eggs are full of heart-healthy fat and creamy Southwest flavor. I’m of the belief that if there is an option to add avocado to something, that option should always be taken. So when I was thinking of a tasty twist on one … [Read more...]

Panade aka Savory Bread Pudding

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This colorful dish is called a "panade" — a savory bread pudding, the perfect use for leftovers like stale bread and wilting vegetables. I'll admit it, this is not the prettiest dish around. Sure, it's got a lot of color, but it is a big soupy … [Read more...]

Anti-Inflammatory Green Smoothie

green smoothie with pineapple and ginger

A delicious anti-inflammatory green smoothie recipe featuring non-traditional ingredients like ginger. Happy St. Patty's Day friends! I'm not going to try to talk you out of enjoying a green beer tonight, but first, why not get in a few real … [Read more...]

Halibut En Papillote

Easy Fish En Papillote

Cooking fish "en papillote" is a great way to enhance flavor and preserve nutrition with the added bonus of a beautiful presentation. Halibut "en papillote" — sounds fancy, right? Totally isn't. This simple cooking method is a go-to when I am … [Read more...]

Chia Seed Jam

Strawberry Chia Jam

Chia seed jam is the easiest recipe ever — whip up this tasty, two-ingredient topping up in just two minutes!  This just may be the easiest recipe ever. Two ingredients (chia seeds and fruit) + two minutes = unbelievable tastiness. I learned … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan French Toast

Healthy Vegan French Toast

Vegan French toast — a simple recipe that is perfect for lazy weekend mornings.  This vegan French toast is easy like Sunday Saturday morning. Slice, swirl, dunk and drop — those are the directions. It's the kind of recipe that takes … [Read more...]

Heart-Healthy Beet Smoothie

Beet Smoothie Recipe

This bright red beet smoothie is the perfect Valentine's Day sip — packed with heart-protecting ingredients to keep you and your loved ones healthy! How do I love beets? Let me count the ways... Beets are an incredibly nutrient-dense … [Read more...]

Vegan Sweet Potato Brownies

Sweet Potato Almond Butter Brownies

These fudgy, gooey sweet potato brownies are made with almond butter, cocoa powder, and dark chocolate chips. Vegan and gluten-free — a healthy Valentine's Day treat! This Valentine's Day I decided to create something in honor of two of my … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate
Chia Pudding

Chocolate Peanut Butter Chia Pudding

Creamy peanut butter and rich cocoa make for a delicious, decadent flavor in this plant-based protein-packed chia pudding.  *This post is sponsored by Burt's Bees but all opinions are my own. Chia seeds are one of the most fascinating … [Read more...]