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Cranberry-Walnut-Date Arugula Salad Drizzled with Chocolate Vinegar

Sounds weird but tastes incredible and is full of disease-fighting phytochemicals, fiber and essential fatty acids. Sometimes these strange food ideas just pop into my head.  I’m always thinking ahead about what my next meal or two will be. This … Continue reading

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Maca-Macadamia-Fudge Bliss Balls

I have been on a macadamia nut kick this week.   This happens every so often and it doesn’t last long, only until the bag is empty.  🙂  I discovered these big 11oz bags at BJs, but don’t let the size … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Spring Rolls (Hallelujah!)

While out to dinner at a Thai restaurant in Wakefield the other night, after deciding what we wanted for our entrees, the question that always comes up came up.  “Should we get the spring rolls?”  You know what I am … Continue reading

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Spiralized Summer Squash Spaghetti and Garden-Fresh Salsa

  Now that’s a bowl of fresh spaghetti!  I present here today a healthier alternative to your standard white pasta, which is a highly processed food that (in my humble opinion) should be consumed in moderation, if at all.  Pasta … Continue reading

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4 Easy Vegan Breakfasts Under 400 Calories

I find that a lot of people I talk with are confused about what a nutritious, balanced, satisfying breakfast looks like.  The answer to this is really different for everyone!  Today I’m hoping to offer some basic ideas so that … Continue reading

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Dairy-Free Ranch Dressing and a Newfound Seasoning Blend

People are always asking “What are the best salad dressings to buy?”  The answer is easy–  All you have to do is look at the ingredient list on most bottled dressings out there and you’ll see for yourself what they … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things

As passionately as I promote “real” “whole” “actual” foods (you know– oats, apples, butternut squash, walnuts, etc, etc)  and as much as I like Michael Pollan’s advice to not eat anything your great-grandmother would not recognize as food, there are … Continue reading

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2 Fun Post-Race Snacks

I love running and I particularly love racing.  Please don’t get the wrong idea when I say racing.  It’s not like I am up in the front sprinting it out with the 5-minute milers.   I even hesitate to call … Continue reading

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Homemade Peanut Butter Cookie Larabars

Larabars are my favorite bar out there right now and my go-to flavor is definitely the peanut butter cookie.  There is always one to be found in my bag; I don’t leave home without delicious sweet peanut-buttery fuel.     … Continue reading

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100-Calorie Guacamole Packs

I didn’t used to like guacamole.  We never had avocado when I was growing up and then when I was out on my own and I spied it on things like my nachos I stupidly thought because it was green … Continue reading

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