Simple Roasted Carrot Soup with Coconut Milk

Let’s talk soup details, shall we? This soup combines the magic of carrots and coconut milk to create an unbelievably creamy (yet cream-less) soup that’s equal parts bright and sweet. Despite its incredibly simple ingredient list, the soup’s flavor is deceptively complex, and the hint of apple  gives each bite the perfect amount of freshness.…

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Chocolate Chia Cherry Walnut Energy Balls

These balls! Seriously, I can’t get enough. They are sweet, tart, chewy, nutty and chocolatey. In short, each perfect bite is packed with texture and feels somewhat indulgent. But what I love the most about these is the fact that they’re very nutritious. They pack more fiber than you know what to do with, plus…

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Sweet Potato Hash with Avocado Crema

The appearance of this meal is incredibly fetching. First, there’s the crispy, colorful raw veggies with all their glorious superfood qualities. Next, we have the antioxidant rich sweet potatoes, roasted until slightly caramelized with the perfect amount of smoked paprika. Then comes the festive black beans, crunchy pumpkin seeds and creamy avocado crema that is…

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Hearty Lentil & Herb Soup

This is the perfect cozy meal to kick off your New Year! After trying many versions of this soup at home, I think I finally nailed it. Creamy potatoes are cooked with tender carrots, celery and lightly scented with rosemary and thyme. When pureed together with the protein-packed lentils, you are left with a warm…

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Spicy Basil Tomato Sauce with White Beans & Zucchini Noodles

How about this for a simple, yet zesty weeknight meal? To say I eat a lot of zucchini noodles would be putting it very, very lightly. To make zucchini noodles I use a tool called a Spiralizer, it will transform your vegetables and fruits into spaghetti or spirals. The noodles are ready in less than 5…

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Couscous Salad with Curried Vinaigrette

This side. Every food I love, in one bowl, mixed together and drizzled with the most delicious vinaigrette. If you think this salad doesn’t qualify as a celebratory dish, I beg to differ. Fresh and tangy with a killer crunch, it’s absolutely delightful and the perfect side for any and all festive occasions. It involves couscous, green…

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Smoky Lentil Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Avocado

Meet your new favorite dish. Sometimes, all you want is a filling, hearty, yet healthy meal that is easy to make without sacrificing flavor. This is exactly what this recipe is about. The filling in these bad boys is simply lentils cooked with crushed tomatoes, onions, garlic and smoked paprika. Creamy, earthy, sweet, savory …..…

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Greek Farro Salad with Arugula

The first-bite of this was eye-opening. I’m really hoping this salad has the same magical effect on all of you. Simple, flavorful, and well-balanced, this is one of these rare salads that works year-round. It’s literally bursting at the seams with a mix of fabulous fresh flavors and textures. Crisp cucumbers, cleansing parsley, spicy arugula,…

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Creamy Tomato Soup (vegan)

SOUP. I love soup. And I must add that this one is absolutely fabulous. First of all it’s comforting without being heavy and it’s a breeze to pull together. I’m talking 25 minutes tops with about 5 minutes hands on time. Throw some freshly sliced basil on top, serve with some crusty bread and a…

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Anti-Bloat Smoothie Recipe

Oh, we all have those days when the dreaded bloat is out of control. Whether it’s the day after Thanksgiving (um-hum), a holiday party or simply after a few days of overindulging, we’ve all had those times when we feel it’s a bit tough to get our body back to its healthy normal self. A…

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