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Foil Meals When You’re Lazy AF

Strapped for time? No worries! Wrap a bunch of food up in foil and you’ve got yourself a delicious foil meal with very little effort. I know firsthand that when the fall season rolls around that enthusiasm for healthy eating tends to decline until the top of the year.  Not only is it the season

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  • 15-Minute Tofu Stir-Fry

    Here’s a no fuss tofu stir-fry recipe for #meatlessmonday for all my plant-based warriors!

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    Fajita Potato Skins Meal Prep

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    Tastiest Tofu Scramble

    If you’ve never tried tofu scramble, you’ve gotta try it at least once in your life! If anything to see if it’s something you actually like – you may surprise yourself.  The texture is very similar to eggs so it won’t seem “foreign” or unfamiliar in your mouth. One of the best things about tofu

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    Decadent & Easy Keto Chocolate Mousse

    Don’t believe the myth that you can’t enjoy decadent sweet treats without added sugar! Here’s an easy 4 ingredient recipe for chocolate lovers, with a bonus whipped cream treat, that you can enjoy on a lower carbohydrate diet like keto. Think about adding it to your morning cup of coffee – it will never be

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  • Tangy Citrus Quinoa Salad

    Here’s a quick and easy way to liven quinoa! This is especially clutch if you find yourself making way too much quinoa each week and struggling to find ways to enjoy it before you inevitably (and regrettably) toss it out. Trust, you’ll definitely finish this recipe. This pairs beautifully with my sweet tamarind glazed salmon

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  • Vegan BBQ Pulled “Pork”

    Meat eaters don’t have all the fun – and here’s proof! Here’s my vegan spin on a summer favorite – BBQ pulled pork. You can enjoy this with rice, shredded cabbage, whole wheat or corn tortillas, or my personal favorite, as a delicious sandwich! Long live the plants! Note: Jackfruit is pretty common in grocery

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    Roasted Maple Candied Carrots

    Here’s a quick side dish recipe for your next meal prep – this is best paired with a savory or spicy main dish – such as my healthy dirty rice recipe. In general, I’m not the biggest fan of carrots. Despite my intense cravings for sweet foods, I actually find carrots a bit too naturally

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  • Vegan Kabobs From Miso Eggplant, Tofu & Butternut Squash

    Meat doesn’t have all the fun! Try these tasty, miso-inspired vegan kabobs for your next grilling adventure.  The hardest part is not eating all the sauce before you use it.

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    Asparagus, Arugula, Avocado, Mâche & Peas Green Salad

    If you were looking for a simple but interesting green salad for your next meal plan, look no further than this dream team of asparagus, arugula, avocado, mâche, and peas. This flavorful mix is one of our best salad recipes and the unique salad dressing, with a hint of pink grapefruit, is to die for!

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  • Sweet Red Juice & Juice Pulp Muffins

    The summer is coming and so is the heat! Staying hydrated helps you function at your best and keeps you on the regular. 🙂  Also, hydration helps you know the difference between thirst and hunger, making it easier to “smarter” and wiser eating choices. Juicing is a proven and delicious way to stay hydrated! As part

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    Vegan BBQ Beans with Tahini Sauce – Vegan Meal Prep

    Today’s meal prep was inspired by an experience I had when traveling in Israel.  This chef made an amazing farm-to-table spread for us and included these stone oven roasted/charred sweet potatoes, topped with slow cooked lentils, tahini and some feta.  Delicious! Got me thinking that it would be an incredible meal prep recipe, particularly a

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  • Healthy Colombian Coconut Rice with Salmon & Salad

    Tonight’s dinner was inspired by my recent trip to Colombia. After spending a few days in Cali, I headed to San Andres Island where I had the most flavorful rice I’ve ever tasted – arroz con coco! It’s both sweet and savory. In some dishes, coconut rice is so sweet it’s like a dessert, and in

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  • Healthy Spanish Rice

    If you’ve never had homemade Spanish rice before, then you need to add it to your list of things to try right away.  You need this kind of food in your life.  Growing up in Texas, I’ve met a lot of people who have decadent family recipes for Spanish rice and their version is always

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    3 Healthy Salad Dressing Recipes

    As part of my partnership with Pronamel, they asked me to create content with the theme “Twice as Good” in mind – something that can serve two purposes. First thing that came to mind was obviously, food!  But here’s my take/twist. One thing I like to do is purchase produce and products from my local

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    4 Easy Cold Lunch Ideas

    I’m following up on a FAQ – “What are some lunch meals you can enjoy that don’t have to be reheated?” Here are four easy lunch ideas to help inspire your next meal prep! This is a continuation of the 5 cold lunch mash-up that I did last year. When it comes to eating food cold

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    “Smoky” & Roasted Salsa Verde (and Salsa Roja)

    Ditch the store-bought stuff and make your own delicious salsa that you can easily customize for your tastes and preferences.  I use salsa for nearly EVERYTHING! Salads, eggs, protein, grilled vegetables, etc.  Essentially anything that needs an extra kick, gets a serving of my fresh homemade salsa. It’s a great lower-calorie alternative to give your

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    Easiest Raw Vegan Cheesecake With Berries

    I’ll admit I was a bit skeptical when a friend invited me to sample some vegan desserts one muggy night in NYC.  We walked about 15 blocks just to get there since she said it was faster than taking an Uber or the subway.  And the way my metabolism is set up…yeah, I sweat just thinking

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  • Top 7 Most Powerful Smoothies

    When you think you may miss eating your daily serving(s) of fresh fruits and vegetables, grab a smoothie to save the day! Below are 7 that I enjoy… Quick note: when I reference coconut milk and almond milk, I mean the UNSWEETENED, lower calorie non-dairy milk you can purchase in a carton or jug. The calories should be

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    Post-Workout Plantains With Maple Syrup

    Without a doubt, this is my favorite post-workout treat because the carbs help replenish the glycogen stores from training and tearing down the muscles, but in a MUCH more delicious way. The maple syrup is sugar-free, but if you can handle it and prefer it, you can use real maple syrup or honey, careful not to

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    Roasted BBQ Cauliflower

    I haven’t been the biggest fan of cauliflower because of it’s harsh flavor.  Then I forced myself to start experimenting with it and I learned how delicious it can be and how versatile it is (i.e., rice or quinoa, etc) One of my favorite ways to enjoy cauliflower is roasting it, then coating it with a special sauce

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    Mexican Quinoa (Vegan)

    People often share with me that quinoa is bland and often uninspiring. I used to think the same thing until I started to prepare it differently.  Here is an easy delicious, savory quinoa dish that has moisture because of the way it is prepared in a savory broth.  Guarantee this recipe will inspire you to jazz

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    Baked Sweet Potato Tots

    It’s no secret that I love sweet potato almost as much as I love avocado. A few weeks back I visited a cafe in Dallas, TX where they served sweet potato tots. They were delicious and got me thinking that I should create my own calorie-friendly version. These were my first attempt and they came out

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    Vegan Blueberry Muffins With Walnuts

    So, when I decided to the 5-day vegan challenge, as if that wasn’t enough (lol), I also decided to get my feet wet and try some vegan baking. I’ll admit I’m not the best baker (even with animal products) yet I experiment a lot and share very little.  But this recipe came out pretty dope so I’m sharing

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    Curry Roasted Cauliflower With Pistachios

    This is an amazing side dish – or appetizer – that I created for my 5-day vegan challenge.  I thoroughly enjoyed this and cannot wait to incubate a few more recipes with this flavor combination. It’s good as is but I can definitely see how you can easily incorporate this into other dishes to boost flavor.  

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