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3 quick + delicious smoothies.

Just a quick post today to share some quick refueling ideas for breakfasts, snacks and post-workouts. These are some of my favorite portable, nourishing liquid meal combinations. Adjust the fruit content to your taste/ sugar preference and feel free to

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summertime soup: chilled avocado bisque from the I Quit Sugar Cookbook.

Chilled summertime soup is one of those things that I think can sometimes feel a little pretentious or a little 1990s-y. But I implore you to make this. Please. I beg of you. It’s SO good. It’s packed with beautiful

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vanilla almond chia pudding.

When it comes to treats, they can do one of two things to the body: make us feel great for a short period, and then brutal for a long period (guilt, regret, shame, discomfort anyone?)or make us feel great for

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Make-Me-Over Mojito Smoothie from the I Quit Sugar Cookbook.

[This recipe is one in a series of posts I’ll be sharing from the I Quit Sugar Cookbook. If you’d like to be kept up to speed with all of them, please join our week mailing list — recipes and

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the 6 best juices to hydrate, detoxify & energize.

With the summer so terrifically imminent (yay!), I’ve had lots of lovely folks ask about juicing: specifically, which combinations of fruit and veggies are best for skin, for energy, for hydrating, and probably most of all, for nourishing on-the-run liquid

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Fluffy Squash and Chia Muffins from the I Quit Sugar Cookbook.

 Quick breakfast, easy snack, savory dessert, terrific soup accessory. These muffins have it all going on. The bonus? They’re packed with whole nutrients and a pile of decadently healthful ingredients: chia, squash, almond meal, basil…  Not to mention they’re incredibly

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coconut squash macaroons.

It’s a [very] untraditional looking little Easter egg, no? I’m not much of an Easter chocolate or Easter baking kind of gal. Hot cross buns and Cadbury Creme Egg cupcakes aren’t really on my radar these days.  Coconut, however, absolutely

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acorn squash hummus.

Are you like me, holding onto squash like it’s going out of style? Secretly so sad for the day it stops being available at the farmers market? Kind of half-wishing that we could fast-forward to fall so squash can triumphantly return

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PB & honey smoothie 2.0 + triathlon training musings.

Does this sound familiar? You’ve made a big transition in your life. You’ve made big changes. They’re sticking. You feel awesome. Your new way of living feels comfortable and safe – no longer scary or impossible – and you dig

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vegan gluten-free sweet potato pancakes.

I’ve been looking recently for new and exciting ways to use sweet potatoes. We eat them all the time at home, and for good reason: they’re easy to make, highly nutritious, incredibly yummy, and take the place of many other less-nutritive

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hemp + cacao breakfast bowl [better than cereal].

Finding great breakfast options can be tricky, hey? Here’s a few reasons I hear all the time (and believe me, I’m with you!) 1. I have no time in the morning.2. I’m not sure what we’re hungry for first thing,

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cinnamon plantain bread.

Making gluten-free vegan baked goods is always a little complicated, right? There’s swapping in grains for wheat and oats; flax, egg replacer, or chia for eggs; a plethora of milks to consider (and much confusion over which non-dairy milk acts

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build-your-own trail mix.

[The definitive guide to building the best-ever, best-for-you trail mix] I was shocked recently to discover that there isn’t one go-to ‘build your own’ healthy trail mix guide on the internet. There are tons of suggestions for party mixes, and

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homemade gluten-free granola.

So listen. Granola is really expensive to buy, especially any gluten-free variety. It also tends to be a sugar-bomb and, depending on the brand, can have all sorts of funny oils and binders added.  Take a peek at the product

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pie-less pumpkin pie.

Can you feel it?! Autumn is in the air! That means three things: it’s time to pull out all of your cardigans! things are about to become gloriously colorful! PUMPKINS AND SQUASH ARE IN SEASON! That last bit is in

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green rocketfuel smoothie.

This is pure rocket fuel. Pre-workout, post-workout, or just to fuel your busy day, this smoothie is a quick, portable breakfast, packed with all kinds of great-for-the-body goodness: healthy saturated fat from coconut oil and avocado – these help promote

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cacao coffee.

I am a believer that if you love coffee, you should be able to have coffee. Once a day, maybe. And really enjoy it while you do. A key to enjoying it, I’ve discovered, is variety – and variety without sugar.

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seriously nutty workout smoothie.

I have been on a quest to find something energizing to fuel my morning Insanity workouts (more details on my adventures in that coming soon [suffice to say, for now: I AM LOVING IT] ).  Eating before a morning workout

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make your own macrobar.

Energy bars can be tricky! Many on the market are so full of junky ingredients, they might as well be candy bars. While they pack a powerful caloric punch, any energy your body actually derives from them is not sustainable

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