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savory sweet potato breakfast bowl.

This recipe is super yummy. Like, extra super yummy because of how easy it is to make. Also, I’m super extra very much digging it these days because of its thematic appropriateness to some recent events. I’ve written before about how

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gluten-free coconut cocoa macaroons.

When I was a kid, my favorite dessert was my mom’s Chocolate Coconut Drop Cookies. If you’re familiar with Haystacks, they’re kind of like those, but made with some kind of Momma P magic and a whole pile of coconut

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chickpea toasties.

These little toasties are officially my new favorite way to use chickpeas! They’re featured in the Eat Deliciously, Live Vibrantly eCookbook (but they’ve been popping up so much in our food rotation the last couple of weeks, I thought I’d share

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baked pistachio chickpeas with mushroom-avocado quinoa.

I pride myself on being inventive in the kitchen. A little untraditional? Absolutely.  I am by no means a gourmet chef – and I think for that reason, I end up with a number of interesting/ surprisingly delightful healthy goodies

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the chaos foundation.

cha·os   [key-os]  noun. 1. a state of utter confusion or disorder; a total lack of organization or order. 2. any confused, disorderly mass 3. the thing that gets in the way of our ability to make healthy choices or prioritize self-care. We’ve all been there: six million things to do, seemingly shorter and shorter days, pressure from

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baked portobellos with roasted tomato puree.

I love coming up with recipes that are simple to adapt with whatever you have in the kitchen, particularly ones that are veggie-heavy, creative with spices, and can be made seasonally with goodies found from local vendors. We are really

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power lunches.

I have been experimenting with lunch. The perfect lunch is a little elusive… there’s a lot to consider! I am not a fan of mid-afternoon belly-bloating, and even less a fan of the mid-afternoon ‘oh-my-goodness-I-need-a-nap-immediately’ feeling. Neither is awesome.  It’s important

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gluten exposed.

[this post was originally featured as a guest post on ‘Strictly Nutritious’ – sharing here for anyone who missed it!]In the last decade, the idea of gluten-free eating has gone from the fringe of food awareness (somewhere out there with

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staples and spice day 7: cajun.

Spices: Cayenne pepper, garlic powder, onion, paprika, thyme Staples: Brown rice, kidney beans Here we are at the final day of staples + spice! I hope this week has provided some easy, at-home ideas for combining ingredients in new ways.

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my ‘i quit sugar’ experience.

[this might just be the best book you’ll ever read…] I was a little dubious when a fellow health coach introduced me to Sarah Wilson’s book, ‘I Quit Sugar’. A self-professed healthy eater, I was skeptical that the forms of

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hybrid or diesel: what does your body run on?

Like cars, our bodies require fuel. Like cars, the type of fuel we choose to fill up on greatly affect how we function. If you put diesel in a gas tank, the car will smoke and the engine will run

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demystifying protein [day seven] – to supplement or not to supplement?

Sometimes it’s just not possible to get all of your necessary protein in for the day – time, food options, and caloric density all play into this. In these cases – or if you require additional protein for sports, pregnancy,

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demystifying protein [day six] – the many effects of this macronutrient

Protein has a number of really terrific effects on the body, especially when it comes to satiety, weight management, and cravings. It increases thermogenesis (the internal production of heat, more commonly known as metabolism) – often for hours after a

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demystifying protein [day two] – too much? too little?

There is a lot of hype around getting enough protein, with much attention focused on rounding out a meal with animal products (or centering a meal them). Good news! With the range and quantity of foods available to us in

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