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Italian Tomato Salad

Italian Tomato Salad June 22, 2020

This Italian tomato salad calls for just a few ingredients, is super quick and easy to throw together and is the perfect summer side dish. It’s also naturally vegan, paleo and whole30.  I live in Munich, which is just a 2 1/2 hour drive north of Italy. There are a lot of expats and immigrants […]

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Polish Cucumber Salad

Polish Cucumber Salad June 11, 2020

This Polish cucumber salad (called mizeria) is a light, refreshing and creamy sour cream and dill based salad. It’s a quick summer salad that’s great for picnics! We went to Warsaw five years ago and didn’t expect to love the food as much as we did. I ate pierogi (dumplings) every day, twice a day. […]

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Paleo Chicken Meatballs

Paleo Chicken Meatballs May 11, 2020

These paleo chicken meatballs only have 6 ingredients, are egg-free, super addictive and freeze great! They’re also whole30-friendly. This is our favorite dinner recipe. We eat these at least once a week! My husband has been telling me for about 2 years that I need to post this recipe ASAP but I never really wanted […]

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Healthy Cajun Chicken Pasta

Cajun chicken pasta April 27, 2020

This healthy Cajun chicken pasta has a milk and cheese-based sauce and can be made with regular flour, white whole wheat flour or gluten-free / grain-free flour. Back in college, I’d make a version of this that uses 1/2 cup of heavy cream per person and clocks in at 935 calories per serving. I normally […]

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Pineapple Fruit Salad

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This easy pineapple fruit salad is mixed with an easy lime and honey syrup. So simple, refreshing and delicious!  I know that fruit salad is not something you usually need a recipe for. You can just throw any and all different kinds of fruit in a bowl and call it a fruit salad. 

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Sunflower Seed Salad with Cranberries

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This sunflower seed salad is a simple, fresh and quick salad with a bit of a crunch and flavor pop from pomegranate seeds. After all the sweets I’ve been posting, I figured it was time to post something healthy! This salad fits the bill.

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Mango Pineapple Smoothie

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This mango pineapple smoothie is super thick, creamy and can also be made paleo, vegan and dairy-free. Tropical smoothies are my thing in the winter. Grey + rainy for days on end? Time for this mango smoothie! A few weeks ago, my son ate an old mushy mango and thought it was the best thing […]

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