Category: food + drink

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pumpkin spice smoothie

One of my go-to breakfasts is a smoothie. I make them a million different ways. Only recently did I discover the goodness that is adding Young Living Cinnamon Bark essential oil to them! I’ve...

crispy breakfast quesadilla

grain free crispy breakfast quesadilla

Oh, hi there. Happy Wednesday, indeed! Cause I got a nice little crunchy, healthy breakfast quesadilla in my hand that’s about to get in my belly. Wednesdays are my long writing days at home...

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banana bread bliss smoothie

I have to say: this may be one of the most delicious smoothie concoctions I have created… and I’ve created a lot. I call it the: banana bread bliss smoothie INGREDIENTS: 1 c. ice...

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chocolate chip cookie dough bites

Y’all, I love these Hail Merry chocolate chip cookie dough bites. My sister introduced me to them, and I am both mad and happy about it – cause they are soooo delish, but expensive!...

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spaghetti squash goat yogurt pumpkin bowl

ever wonder what to do with all that leftover spaghetti squash from dinner? turn it into a delicious, filling, lo-cal breakfast! spaghetti squash goat yogurt pumpkin bowl ingredients: • 1 cup roasted spaghetti squash...

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sweet potato “chips”

sweet potato “chips” My husband and I love Trader Joe’s sweet potato chips. We’ve actually been known to buy 7 bags at a time (shameless.) And while these sweet potato chips aren’t actual chips...

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how to make toddy cold brew coffee

Summer may be over, but it’s never too late to start drinking cold brew coffee! (And side note: Just because it’s called “cold brew” doesn’t mean you have to drink it cold. Most mornings...

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fall fig salad

It’s Friday. You’re at the end of your week. Maybe you’re at the end of your rope… I don’t know about you, but by Friday I am tired of cooking. I am ready for...

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raw zucchini “noodle” salad

Summer is here. School is out. Sun is shining. Thank goodness. Even though I am not in school, there’s something about the summer. In LA it means outdoor movies, pier concerts, and long lazy...

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turkey bacon wrapped dates

It’s New Year’s Eve. You need an appetizer to bring to a party, but you can’t have gluten, soy, dairy, corn or nuts (welcome to my world). You want to make something relatively healthy...