Posts Tagged "vegan"

No-Bake Maple Cinnamon Pecan Bars 00

No-Bake Maple Cinnamon Pecan Bars

No-Bake Maple Cinnamon Pecan Bars

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These 5-ingredient no-bake pecan bars are the perfect heart-healthy treat to satisfy your sweet tooth after a nutritious meal!  My favorite kind of dessert is the no bake kind. And I’m OBSESSED with these no-bake pecan bars this season. Made with only five ingredients, they’re incredibly easy to make and totally guilt free. And the best part? They’re heart healthy –...

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Heart Healthy Dessert Guide

Heart Healthy Dessert Guide

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Turn up the oven or go the no-bake route – this heart healthy dessert guide will keep you focused on wholesome and nutritious ingredients!   A heart-healthy diet is one that is low in trans and saturated fat, sodium and added sugar. But that doesn’t mean you need to say buh bye to dessert! You simply need to get creative with the ingredients you choose – think beyond...

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10 Life-Changing Seed Breads

10 Life-Changing Seed Breads

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You don’t need a fancy bread machine or advanced baking skills to make one of these delicious and healthy seed breads! There’s something about a slice of hearty, dense, whole grain bread packed with nutritious nuts and seeds and topped with nut butter, mashed avocado, or a fried egg that gives me the feels. The comforting homey ingredients of seed breads elicit a feeling of coziness,...

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5-Ingredient Raspberry Lemon Chia Jam

5-Ingredient Raspberry Lemon Chia Jam

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Ahhh Sunday – a day to relax and relish in the final hours of the weekend. My Sundays always have an early, albeit lazy and slow, start (in attempt to get my sleep schedule back on track for the week ahead) supplemented with copious amounts of coffee. I spend the waking hours in the dark, bundled in blankets on the couch, working away at my laptop until the sun comes...

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Best Food Blogger Cookbooks

Best Food Blogger Cookbooks

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If you love healthy food bloggers as much as I do, you’ll love recipes from these best food blogger cookbooks of the year!  Whether you are looking for the perfect healthy gift idea or seeking healthy additions to your cookbook collection, I’ve identified the best healthy food blogger cookbooks from some of my all-time favorite bloggers this year (including a couple...

What’s In Season – Fall Produce Guide 00

What’s In Season – Fall Produce Guide

What’s In Season – Fall Produce Guide

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What’s in season for fall? Our fall produce guide and healthy fall recipes will inspire you to eat with the seasons while you watch the autumn leaves turn. The crisp and colorful months of September, October and November are the perfect time to embrace dark leafy greens and sweet starchy fruits! Whether you are going apple picking, savoring the last days of the farmer’s markets, or...

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What Does Allergy-Free Mean?

What Does Allergy-Free Mean?

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With food allergies on the rise, brands and recipe developers are using terms like “gluten-free”, “grain-free”, “soy-free”and more. But what do all of these claims represent and what ingredients are they actually avoiding? What does “allergy-free” and “allergy-friendly” even mean? “Allergy-free” and...

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Healthy Football Party Recipes

Healthy Football Party Recipes

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Embrace nutritious fruits and veggies on game day with one of  these healthy, plant-based, vegetarian football party recipes! Football season is finally here! There’s something about the crisp fall weather and friends coming together to cheer on their favorite team that’s simply magical. And then there’s the food. Oh man, the food. Football party recipes are traditionally unhealthy –...

Sun-dried Tomato and Garlic Super Seed Crackers 00

Sun-dried Tomato and Garlic Super Seed Crackers

Sun-dried Tomato and Garlic Super Seed Crackers

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These easy gluten-free seed crackers are bursting with flavor and heart-healthy sunflower, sesame, hemp, chia and pumpkin seeds! These gluten-free seed crackers are made by pressing together oats, sun-dried tomatoes, nutritious seeds and the perfect combination of herbs and spices to create a pizza-flavored snack with a chewy texture that can’t be beat! Don’t let...

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Cherry Lime Chia Fresca

Cherry Lime Chia Fresca

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Can you believe it’s already August? I can’t. I refuse to acknowledge that summer is coming to an end…mostly because the weather in Chicago continues to be hot with a capital H with no signs of cooling down anytime soon. In effort to stay cool, we’re guzzling down anything chilled over ice these days, including this Cherry Lime Chia...

What’s In Season – Summer Produce Guide 00

What’s In Season – Summer Produce Guide

What’s In Season – Summer Produce Guide

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What’s in season for summer? Our summer produce guide and healthy summer recipes will inspire you to eat with the seasons and keep cool during the warm weather. The warm and humid months of June, July and August are the perfect time to embrace sweet and juicy summer tomatoes and berries! Whether you’re grilling with friends or catching some sun by the pool, let this summer produce...

What’s In Season – Spring Produce Guide 00

What’s In Season – Spring Produce Guide

What’s In Season – Spring Produce Guide

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What’s in season for spring? Our spring produce guide and healthy spring recipes will inspire you to eat with the seasons while April showers bring May flowers. The cool sunny months of March, April and May are the perfect time to embrace delicate spring greens and refreshing fruits! Whether you’re listening to the rain or planting seeds in your sunny spring garden, let this spring...