Recipes

Thai Peanut Curry with Chickpeas

May 17, 2016

Sauces made with nut butter are a total hit in this house. The husband loves them, Layla loves them, these types of sauces are super easy to make and they are rich and delicious while still being healthy! Win-win. This particular curry uses chickpeas instead of the traditional tofu that you’d see in a Thai […]

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Banana Chocolate Chunk Frozen Yogurt (or “Ice Cream”!)

April 4, 2016
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Banana fake-out ice cream is all the rage these days. It’s kind of like the coolest healthy swap ever, because guilt-free ice cream that actually tastes delicious is hard to make! That’s not the case anymore 🙂 It’s crazy that just one simple ingredient — frozen bananas — can turn something like ice cream healthy. […]

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Peanut Chocolate Chia Quinoa Truffles

March 28, 2016
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There is something about no-bake treats that I can’t get enough of. And I love the idea of energy balls, but I prefer to call them truffles, because doesn’t truffles sound so much better than “energy balls”? Energy balls sound like something you’d eat after a workout, something that’s super healthy, but maybe not so decadent. Not […]

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The BEST Chana Masala Ever!

March 11, 2016
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Ok guys. This recipe might be one of my favorite Indian recipes of all time. I’ve made a lot of versions of Chana Masala in the past, and actually posted a pretty good recipe on my blog a couple years ago, but I never felt like it was the “perfect” Chana Masala. Until now. This […]

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5 Protein-Packed Breakfast Recipes

March 1, 2016
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We have all heard the old saying: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But oftentimes, we skip breakfast because we’re on the go, or we end up eating a super carb-heavy breakfast (chocolate croissant anyone?) which doesn’t keep us full for very long. Packing your mornings with with 25-30g of protein is great for a few […]

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Pumpkin and White Bean Bisque

February 29, 2016
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Ok so I know that it’s almost March, but it’s still pretty cold here in Ann Arbor! We had a wonderful 60 degree day yesterday but snow is on the forecast for tomorrow, which means I’m making soup. I make soups and stews a lot in general – mainly because I absolutely love the idea […]

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