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Sweet Potato, Kale, and Ground Turkey Soup

Sweet Potato, Kale, and Ground Turkey Soup

I have a confession to make: I hate vegetables. I’m constantly seeking out recipes that incorporate nutrient dense vegetables (especially those that I’m less than crazy about (like kale and sweet potatoes) in a way that makes them a bit more palatable. I’m also always looking […]

Strawberry Shortcake Banana Maca Smoothie

Strawberry Shortcake Banana Maca Smoothie

Strawberry Shortcake Smoothie For a speedy, simple, and nutritious start to your morning try this strawberries shortcake smoothie.  Featuring healthy fats, a bit of cinnamon for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory magic, and a heaping teaspoon or two of maca for all of its balancing and […]

Cinnamon Cacao Super-food Mousse

Cinnamon Cacao Super-food Mousse

This amazingly tasty, slightly sweet, perfectly decadent chocolate treat gets its creamy texture from a surprising ingredient: avocado. If you’re cringing at the idea of using avocado in dessert, I was once in your shoe too…but don’t leave yet. Stay with me for a minute. […]

Magical Banana Blender Muffins 2.0

Magical Banana Blender Muffins 2.0

Magical Banana Blender Muffins 2.0 Based on Cooking Light Magazine’s original “Magical Blender Muffin” recipe, this rendition has been adapted to accommodate a few dietary restrictions, without sacrificing taste or texture. This version is both gluten and dairy free. It can easily be further modified […]

Chicken Cannellini Chili Soup

Chicken Cannellini Chili Soup

So, after a few “teaser” days of more mild weather, winter came back with a vengeance here in WNY–we even had a snow day on Friday! With frigid temperatures returning and snow piled high, I found myself craving the comfort foods of winter yet again–soups, […]

“Instant Pot” Minestrone Soup

“Instant Pot” Minestrone Soup

I know it’s getting late and tomorrow is Monday, but there’s still time to whip together a week of healthy lunches and still be in bed at a reasonable hour. Check out one of my new favorites, “Instant Pot” Minestrone Soup made in under 30 […]

Apple Walnut Oatmeal Blender Pancakes

Apple Walnut Oatmeal Blender Pancakes

One of my favorite lunch spots has two amazing (and highly addictive) gluten free and dairy free pancake options, Banana Pancakes and Vanilla Pancakes. This recipe is inspired by the Grove’s vanilla pancakes. While not nearly as amazing as the Grove’s, I think this rendition […]