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Chocolate Banana Protein Shake

Chocolate Peanut Butter Shake (gluten-free, vegan) July 5, 2020

This chocolate banana protein shake is a quick, easy and delicious way to get an extra boost of protein in your day! It can easily be made gluten-free, vegan and paleo. I sure love my smoothies. This Strawberry Green Smoothie and this Mango Pineapple Smoothie are some of my favorites. But I don’t love the sugar […]

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Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese

Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese (gluten-free option) June 25, 2020

This sweet potato mac and cheese is incredibly creamy and sneaks in a little added nutrition thanks to the sweet potato! With gluten-free and whole-grain options. I’m kind of all over the place with my recipes lately. A refreshing summer salad, then some autumnal healthy cinnamon apple muffins, followed by another seasonally-appropriate summer salad. And […]

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Healthy Cinnamon Apple Muffins

Healthy Cinnamon Apple Muffins (gluten-free option) June 18, 2020

These healthy cinnamon apple muffins are made healthier with whole wheat flour, olive oil (or another oil of choice), and less sweetener than a typical muffin! Despite that, they’re so moist and flavorful. They can also be made gluten-free and dairy-free. I’m super excited about these muffins! If you prefer cupcakes, check out my Applesauce […]

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Peanut Butter Crunch Bars (gluten-free, vegan options)

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These peanut butter crunch bars are super quick to make and can also easily be made gluten-free and vegan. Using natural peanut butter and maple syrup or honey, these no-bake bars are much healthier than your traditional recipe!

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Whole Wheat Zucchini Bread

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This whole wheat zucchini bread is 100% whole wheat (but doesn’t taste like it) and the whole family will love it! It’s studded with chocolate chips and flavored with lots of spices. There’s something everyone will love in this whole wheat zucchini bread! What bothers me about most zucchini bread recipes is that they don’t […]

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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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Chocolate Overnight Oats

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These chocolate overnight oats are made the night before so that they’re ready as soon as you wake up. They even travel well so they make a perfect, delicious breakfast on the go! A great recipe for kids to make (mostly) on their own. Easy to make gluten-free, dairy-free and vegan. If you’ve got kids […]

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