recipes

Gluten Free, Vegan, Delicious Peanut Butter Cups

by Kelli & Brad
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Yes, they’re as good as they sound. And even better than they look. Simply put, this is one you have to try. It’s incredibly easy and can be put together in a matter of minutes. Yes, ‘incredibly delicious’ can be that fast. Try it out!

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Raw Fudgesicles

by Kelli & Brad
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Black Bean Soup (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
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If beans are the magical fruit, black beans are the most magical of them all…in our humble opinion. They’re flavorful, versatile, and pack quite a wallop when it comes to nutrition. We love making soups and stews for their ability to store well, which makes getting through the work week a little easier since the […]

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Chocolate Almond No-Bake Cookies (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
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Besides being made with basic ingredients, the other big benefit to these cookies is that you can make them in about 10 minutes, not counting the cooling time. Forgot that you signed up to bring treats to tonight’s school function? Or tomorrow’s get together with the neighbors? Here come these cookies to the rescue. Heck, you might already have everything you need right in your panty. I love those kind of recipes. 🙂

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Mushroom Chickpea Burgers with Baked Sweet Potato Fries (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
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Of course the the 4th put us in the mood for grilling and burgers this week. We’re not opposed to burgers from organic grass fed beef on occasion, but if you can make a burger that’s just as satisfying yet loaded with healthy ingredients, why not?

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Gluten Free Apricot Scones (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
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Recently I came across a scone recipe that intrigued me enough to wonder if it could actually be tasty, worth the effort to make and worth making it an “allowance” standby. The recipe I saw was full of refined flours and sugars and had a ton of dairy, so it was a two-fold challenge: make it clean AND taste really good.

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Kale and Black Bean Nachos (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
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This one just feels like a good Friday night dish. It gives me thoughts of finding a good moving on Netflix, curling up on the coach next to Brad, and digging into these incredibly tasty, and incredibly healthy, nachos. I think Brad has a date tonight. It’s my humble opinion that black beans and sweet […]

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Plantain and Butternut Mash (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
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When it comes to nutrition, regular potatoes aren’t really even worth eating. And while we LOVE sweet potatoes and always use them in place of the regular kind, sometimes it’s fun to experiment and see what else could be use for mashed potatoes’ replacement. Enter the versatile butternut squash and the underused plantain. This is […]

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Gluten Free Banana Bread with Chocolate Chips

by Kelli & Brad
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This healthy recipe makes the best banana bread we have ever had. Whenever I give something new to my cute little Australian niece she asks me “is it yuck or is it yum?” This is most definitely yum! It’s big on taste, and all it’s missing are refined grains, gluten, and dairy.

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Energy Balls

by Kelli & Brad
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This is a tasty and versatile healthy snack recipe that is super easy to make and has only 5 ingredients. These are a great go-to for between meals, or as pre- or post-workout fuel. These have a perfect combination of energy and protein. I made these last week, and they came in really handy when […]

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Green Bean Salad

by Kelli & Brad
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Ok, when you first see ‘green bean salad,’ your first impression might be something along the lines of, “Really? Seen that one before.” But this one’s different. No canned soups or boxed onions here. I bet you didn’t know that it’s possible to make a green bean salad that’s good enough to be the star […]

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Raw Carrot & Tomato Soup (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
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We’ve made this soup a couple times this last week, and I promise it is delicious. It’s a great way to combine fresh, healthy produce into a savory meal. If you’ve never tried raw soup, I highly recommend giving this a try. You probably have all the ingredients sitting in your fridge and cupboard already.

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Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas (V,GF)

by Kelli & Brad
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Here’s a great dish to serve for a hearty meal. I love baking a dish of these on Sunday afternoon and eating the leftovers for lunch all week. Even your non-healthy eating friends will like this one. Some may wonder, “Where’s the chicken?”, but they’ll get over it.

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