vegan

Vegan Butternut Squash Chili

February 20, 2017

Ok guys, this vegan chili is pretty freakin’ awesome 🙂 This is one of those recipes that you think will be really complicated because of the long ingredients list, but once you have everything bought and on your counter, it’s actually pretty easy to make! Made with sweet butternut squash, savory and warm spices, fiber […]

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Skinny Maple Granola

January 16, 2017
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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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Baked Apples with Spiced Sprouted Quinoa

November 16, 2016
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I can’t believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Baked casseroles, pumpkins and squashes, hearty salads, and all kinds of potatoes: I am absolutely in love with Thanksgiving food 🙂 Last year I hosted Thanksgiving and made all kinds of healthy (but still ridiculously tasty) dishes for my family! But for dessert, we went with […]

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

June 27, 2016
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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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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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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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