Tired of the usual eggs, yogurt or cold cereal for breakfast? Wondering about the benefits of eating more plant foods? I want to share some of my favorite plant based breakfast ideas to help you out with these questions. Keep reading for health benefits, recipes and more! Understanding What “Plant Based” Means Plant based eating […]

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Stuck in the same boring dinner routine? Getting out of it can be even more daunting if you have the added necessity of finding gluten free recipes. It can be hard to keep an interesting rotation of gluten free dinners on hand, so we’re here to help! Keep reading for some of my favorite gluten […]

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Do you ever go through your pantry not knowing what to do with some of those bulk nuts and seeds? Well this pumpkin seed pesto is a great way to use up those extra pumpkin seeds (you can also use pistachios or other nuts and seeds too, see my pistachio pesto)! This pumpkin seed pesto […]

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I don’t know many people who can make it from meal to meal without some kind of snack. I know I can’t make it more than 3 or 4 hours without one! If you’re like me, try giving these plant based snacks a go so you can feel more energized between meals. What makes up […]

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With busy lives and jam-packed schedules, we need to remember the importance of staying fueled! Go-to snacks are great to have around the house, packed in your bag or stashed at the office for when blood sugar gets low and a hangry mood is on the horizon. I’ve compiled a list of my best gluten […]

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My recipe for Microwave Meatballs fits into the category of “life hacks” because you have a hearty meal ready in 15 minutes!  Try adding my Microwave Meatballs to spaghetti, zoodles, pizza toppings or serve as an appetizer. Meatball History1 The origin of meatballs is uncertain and is likely to have emerged independently around the world. […]

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Coming at you hot with my Instant Pot Bean Soup! This meal is delicious, nutritious and will take you a third of the time it would if using the stove top.  This soup is good on its own or you can add extra vegetables, meat, or serve with a cooked grain like rice and fresh […]

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My Spinach Shakshuka is the tangy cousin of my Easy Shakshuka.  It is just as easy, but possibly even more delicious! The Spinach Shakshuka uses tomatillos instead of tomatoes and cilantro instead of basil. Shakshuka is a traditional Middle-Eastern dish that now has a Mexican flair with a few ingredients swaps! I love making this […]

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A healthy breakfast doesn’t require a lot of time or energy every day. Better yet, how about a variety of healthy food swaps! I joined The Rhode Show with a few hassle-free heart healthy ideas in celebration of Heart Health Month! The Rhode Show is WPRI 12’s daily lifestyle show for having fun, eating well, […]

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If you know me, you know I love to indulge in a cocktail (aka adult beverage) every once in a while. My apple cider cocktail is one I have made recently that was too good not to share; It’s my take on an old-fashioned. The apple cider adds sweetness and warmth, while the whiskey adds […]

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