Snowy Lentil Vegetable Soup

Ingredients: 1 1/3 cup green lentils 8 cups chicken broth 1 clove garlic 1 large onion 2 stalks celery 2 carrots Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Parmesan cheese French Thyme Powdered Turmeric Directions: Shave the carrot, peel the onion, and clean the celery. Chop all vegetables equally into about 1/2 inch squares. Grab…

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Mediterranean Arugula Salad

I usually begin every weekend with a great workout at Barre & Soul, which is conveniently located only a few minutes from my apartment. It is always great to start the day off feeling healthy and flexible. However, after an hour of intense squat and push up action, a girl needs to work her stomach…

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Loaded Avocado Toast 

My avocado toast obsession began sometime over the last summer. I often wonder when avocadoes began to become to popular…(where the heck were they when I was a child)? But anyway, today people are using avocadoes like they are potatoes. These green fruits are ingredients in breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and even desserts! Almost as popular…

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Spinach and Artichoke Spaghetti 

On my way to work Monday morning, I unfortunately go into my first car accident. What a great way to start the week, I know. I was in such shock that I didn’t even realize that I messed up my ankle pretty bad. However, the one thing that makes everything better is comfort food. With that said,…

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Almond Butter Chicken

Every Sunday, I head to Trader Joe’s in search of groceries, fresh flowers, and new foods to try. As you may know, Trader Joes usually has about two or three different food items on display to serve to you while you are shopping. This is also most likely why it is my favorite grocery store. They…

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Herb Roasted Chicken with Apples, Sweet Potatoes, and Brussels Sprouts

Happy Hump Day! What that mostly means is that we are half way through the week people! However, it also means is that it’s time to prepare another meal, because unfortunately food doesn’t last that long in your fridge. We also know that you aren’t a basic you-know-what and you need some variety in your…

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Coconut Curried Cauliflower

Happy Sunday! My favorite thing about the weekends is that I can totally plan out my days without any obligations. I can be as busy or as free as I would like. Being extremely motivated with the tendency to get bored very easily is both a curse and a blessing. The good news is that…

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Savory Sweet Potato Nachos

Here we are in 2017 and my nacho obsession continues. This time, instead of using a random brand of gluten free corn chips as a base, I am making everything fresh by hand. I think that the main reason I enjoy nachos so much is that there are so many different ingredients and flavors incorporated…

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Seven Layer Superfood Salad

After finally getting back into yoga last night, I realized how extremely disconnected my body, mind, and soul have been lately. I used to enjoy exploring my flexibility and strength often and then for some reason working and exhaustion got in the way, which led to a pretty long hiatus. It is so important to…

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Egg White Muffins

If you are like me and pretty much live in your car on the highway, this is the perfect to-go quick and healthy breakfast option for you. Since I have about an hour commute to work each morning, I tend to want to stop for coffee and a quick snack within the last few minutes…

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