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Peanut Butter and Banana Smoothie and a prAna Giveaway!

June 12, 2016
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What are you craving this summer? For me, summer means spending as much time outdoors as I can, taking a little break and relaxing a bit. What I crave is time: more time to spend with family and friends, going to the beach or park, outdoor festivals, food truck fairs, etc. I also crave cute summer dresses, […]

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Smoky Onion and Kale Dip

June 10, 2016
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You know what’s even better than spinach artichoke dip? Smoky Onion and Kale dip! With lots of summer cookouts coming up, I wanted to create a lightened-up dip that I could bring to parties that everyone (even meat eaters) could enjoy. The smokiness of this dip evokes a meaty, hearty taste, and the kale brings […]

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Skinny Sweet Potato Biscuits

June 8, 2016
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The husband is a total sucker for biscuits. Buttery, flaky, melt-in-your-mouth biscuits. And don’t get me wrong, I love them too, but what I don’t love so much is the fact that traditional biscuits can run you over 200 calories and 10g fat, and have 0g fiber — so they don’t keep you full for […]

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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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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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