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Vegan Taco Salad

Vegan Taco Salad

You are not going to find me complaining about the heat.  Making jokes about my office being a 2-for-1 sauna and office? You bet.  It just means I can save the money and not splurge on the sauna desk I have been eyeballing.  (But seriously, though I kinda want that thing…) I think I am

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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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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Vegan Basil and Arugula Pesto

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Vegan Basil and Arugula Pesto

I read somewhere recently that 30 minutes of outside time every day can up your happiness.  Which to me translated to: Do everything outside!!! YAY!!!!!!! (Sometimes I think I was a cartoon character in another life) Grilling is a wonderful excuse to be outside.  Along with this little blog here (and some health coaching on

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Breakfast Berry Salad (with Cinnamon Oat "Croutons")

Breakfast Berry Salad (with Cinnamon Oat “Croutons”)

While some food trends come and go, I think there are a few that I am likely to stick with.  Like my obsession with kale and green smoothies.  And my love affair with my Vitamix.  (Sometimes I do yoga, remove my makeup with coconut oil, drink my smoothie and think about how I might be

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Creamy Mushroom and Arugula Pasta

Creamy Mushroom and Arugula Pasta

I first became a vegetarian when I was about 13.  I grew up going to sleep away camp in New Hampshire every year, and one year I made this friend who everyone thought was the coolest girl ever.  She was a vegetarian, and so from then on I was too.  That pretty much lasted until

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Vegan Caprese Salad

Vegan Caprese Salad

I never properly remember the things people say that I think are so hilarious at the time.  But the other day when Hubby came home and saw how many lettuces I had jammed into every available space in the fridge his comment sent me into a fit of laughter.  It’s why I think I am

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Saturday Six | 6 Natural Food Remedies for Allergies

Saturday Six | 6 Natural Food Remedies for Allergies

There is really just one word to describe being outside at this time of the year – glorious. I will take any excuse to go outside, and even though I usually take way too long to really do nothing to get ready in the morning, I have been making an effort to leave myself enough

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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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Chocolate Cherry Almond Salad

Chocolate Cherry Almond Salad

I suddenly remembered a few weeks ago that fresh cherries existed.  Upon remembering I proceeded to look up my produce purchase history to find when I get to stuff my face full of these perfect little fruits. I realized it was May, and it was a week later that I got my hands on some. 

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Grilled Avocado and Asparagus Salad (vegan)

Grilled Avocado and Asparagus Salad (vegan)

This weekend we uncovered the grill and I did a happy dance (literally).  Then I lazied around outside reading, while hubby used our old school mower on the lawn (a workout with a pretty lawn bonus!), and I collected a brain full of things to be thankful for. It had been suggested to me for

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Six Things I Loved about Vacation

Six Things I Loved about Vacation

We just got back from an awesome vacation.  It may not surprise you where we went.  And we had sooo much fun, you know it won’t be the last time we go either!! :)  Here were some of my favorite things. 1. Walking and yoga There is a lot of walking involved at Disney, it

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Lemon Dressing

Lemon Dressing

I have a lot of reasons to love the family I married into.  I got an amazing husband, best friends, role models, and lots of love in my life out of the deal.  Which is pretty unbeatable. I also got lemon dressing.  And while next to those other things, something as simple as lemon dressing

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