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Lemon Pepper Asparagus Quinoa

Lemon Pepper Asparagus Quinoa

Every year when asparagus season rolls around, I find myself doing the same thing.  Eating all the asparagus I can possibly fit into my stomach, and talking about how much I like to eat all of the asparagus.  And then I get so sick of asparagus that its ok that it won’t be another year

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Vegan Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Pizza With Spelt Pizza Crust

Vegan Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Pizza With Spelt Pizza Crust

This was a dinner totally inspired by our most recent trip to Disney.  We went to the beautiful California Grill restaurant, which overlooks the Magic Kingdom.  I love the place because of the views and the huge windows that flood the restaurant with light.  Not to mention I have had some of the best food

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Quinoa with Peas and Parsley (vegan)

Quinoa with Peas and Parsley (vegan)

Hubby and I recently got back from a little get away.  To my happy place (Disney World).  I often feel overwhelmingly like I am the luckiest princess in all the land. I came back full of inspiration for new recipes to try out.  We ate some incredible food. In the past, we usually eat lots

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Strawberry Mint Quinoa (vegan)

Strawberry Mint Quinoa (vegan)

My love of oatmeal for breakfast started at a young age.  With one that had dinosaur eggs that melted into mini dinosaurs, and one with packets of fruit jam that I got to swirl in all by myself, what wasn’t to love? When I made this quinoa, I didn’t even realize I was pretty much

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Coffee Banana Soft Serve (vegan)

Coffee Banana Soft Serve (vegan)

One of my favorite little tricks to healthy sweets is banana soft serve.  It turns out that if you put a frozen banana into the food processor, out comes banana soft serve.  No magic wand needed! (Though they never hurt, right?) Hubby sometimes catches me standing in the kitchen with my nose in the can

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Green Orange Juice

Green Orange Juice

I have been getting the most beautiful citrus fruit lately.  And sometimes I love cutting it up and eating it like a salad (grapefruit segments with maple syrup and walnuts is pretty much the best thing that ever happened to grapefruit for breakfast).  And other times I am less motivated and I just want yummy

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Avocado Mayo (Vegan Mayo!)

Avocado Mayo (Vegan Mayo!)

Avocados are, in my opinion, one of the most perfect foods ever.  And I have been making this mayo alternative with them for years, I am pretty obsessed with it. Actually, once I decided to actually write down and share the recipe, I did a side by side comparison of this to “regular” mayo.  It

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Gluten Free Pizza (English Muffin Style)

Gluten Free Pizza (English Muffin Style)

Some weeks my favorite thing to do is come home from work and tinker in the kitchen.  There are times that I find it relaxing and comforting and it is kind of my way to unwind. Then I also have times when the most comforting thing to me is being able to make a healthy

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Dark Chocolate Brown Rice Pudding

Dark Chocolate Brown Rice Pudding

So if you are going with the Date Night Salad for Valentine’s Day, you may have saved room for a bit of a more decadent dessert.  It was part of my master plan for your meal (insert evil laugh here). So here it is, a decedent rice pudding but made with some wholesome stuff, so

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Vegan Buffalo Dip

Vegan Buffalo Dip

It may not surprise you that I am not really a sports person.  Most likely I am going to be watching the puppy bowl this weekend instead of the game.  Because is there better way to spend a Sunday then watch cute puppies play around, eat yummy food and hang with friends? What I am

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Sweet Potato Pancakes (vegan)

Sweet Potato Pancakes (vegan)

Usually I do a lot of planning for my recipes.  I plan what I am going to make and how, and what I am going to serve it with.  For the braised cabbage recipe I posted Monday, I had made that several times for myself just because I really like sitting down to enjoy a

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Vegan Beef and Broccoli

Vegan Beef and Broccoli

No matter where you go, or who you talk to, it is likely you have something in common: super cold weather.  Like, some companies in Minnesota closed last week because it was dangerous how cold it was.  On a thermometer, that would be a reading of nutso cold. Between the cold and shorter sunny hours,

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