Sweet and Spicy Carrot Bisque

September 11, 2016
Carrot Soup 2

I love soups that have layers of complex flavors. Where, in every bite, you taste multiple ingredients with bursts of sweetness and spice. And while this soup is probably more of a fall soup, I had a ton of leftover carrots in my fridge and I needed to use them up! This recipe was the […]

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Healthy Banana Bread (Lightened Up, Low Calorie!)

August 10, 2016

I’m a sucker for baked goods. Especially for things that sound healthy but aren’t: banana bread, zucchini bread, muffins, scones … so, so yummy, I dream of that freshly baked smell when I’m craving something indulgent for breakfast. Of course, I rarely sit down and enjoy an entire piece of banana bread, because those suckers can […]

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Cheesy Quinoa and Black Bean Casserole

July 28, 2016

I’m always looking for delicious one-pot meals — the kind that I can just stick in the oven, not worry about, and know that it will turn out to be absolutely delicious. That’s where this recipe comes in 🙂 A lightened-up, healthy quinoa bake that you can enjoy completely guilt-free. Reminiscent of enchiladas, slightly spicy and […]

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Gluten-Free Pasta Primavera

July 15, 2016

Pasta with vegetables, homemade sauce, garlic, and parmesan cheese is a weeknight staple in our house. It’s ridiculously easy to make, light and tasty, and is guaranteed to be on your dinner table in under 30 minutes! You can change it up based on whatever veggies happen to be in season. In the summer I […]

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Skinny Maple Granola

July 1, 2016
Maple Granola 3

I love the idea of granola. Sweet, crispy oats paired with nuts, seeds, and fruit – it feels like a treat for breakfast every day. My only issue with granola is that it always ends up being super high in sugar and calories, because most store bought granolas are made with way too much sugar, […]

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Indian Spiced Vegetarian Sloppy Joes (or “Pav Bhaji”)

June 27, 2016

Ever since I was a kid, “Pav Bhaji” was pure comfort food for me. Traditionally, it’s a mix of potatoes, peas, carrots, and Indian spices, served on a warm, toasted, buttered, fluffy white bun as kind of an open-faced sloppy joe. It’s like Indian street food, and it tastes delicious. And while I do love […]

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