“Everything Bagel” Buns

If you love “everything” bagels, you’re in luck.

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My friend, Ali, has come up with a healthier way to enjoy the flavor of everything bagels, without the refined flour and gluten found in the traditional variety. In her new cookbook, Inspiralized, Ali shares a variety of creative ways to use a spiralizer to add more veggies into your diet. In addition to these “bagel buns,” her cookbook also shares innovative recipes like Blueberry Sweet Potato Waffles, Spicy Shrimp Lettuce Wraps with Coconut-Lime Jicama Rice, Vegetarian Carrot Enchilada Bake, Fennel Sausage and Butternut Squash Casserole, and Chocolate Chip Sweet Potato Muffins.

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Natural Immunity Boosters

According to my son’s pediatrician, February is a popular month at her office– there are lots of people getting sick! I’ve been fortunate enough to avoid illness for the last 3 years, but after flying home for the holidays, my son and I both came down with colds. Being a sick parent with a sick baby is the WORST. However, that awful experience did…

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Vegan & Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

With nut allergies becoming more prevalent, I’ve been looking to create a vegan and gluten-free cookie that is nut-free, as well. This turned out to be quite a challenge! First, I tried adapting my favorite Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies, using oat flour instead of almond meal, but the result didn’t hold together well. I realized that oat flour requires an egg-like…

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Easy Salmon Curry

With the Lenten season upon us, I thought you all might appreciate a new fish recipe. A friend of mine shared this dish with me, noting that it’s a great way to serve frozen salmon. Frozen salmon doesn’t always have the best texture when compared to the fresh variety, but it’s more economical on the budget,…

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Homemade Chocolate Almond Butter (Vegan)

I’ve been seeing jars of chocolate almond butter available on grocery store shelves for several years now, but I’ve never been able to justify spending $10+ dollars to try one– especially when I’d probably devour most of it in one sitting. I’ve never had much willpower around chocolate. This homemade chocolate almond butter was actually the result of one…

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Healthy Valentine’s Day Desserts

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Healthy Double Chocolate Cookies

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Dairy-free Corn Chowder

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Healthy Super Bowl Snacks

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Healthy Toddler Meals

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Chocolate Chia Pudding (Vegan, Paleo)

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Easy Almond Pulp Crackers (Vegan, Paleo)

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