Gluten Free

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Puffed Quinoa and Peanut Butter Protein Bites

It is nice to have a healthy snack on hand after a workout or to hold you over between meals. Quick and easy to make, these protein bites fit the bill. They have plenty of protein and good fat to keep you satisfied.

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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Sage Infused Coconut Cream

One of the best ways to warm up after being outside in the crisp fall weather is with a piping hot bowl of soup. This Roasted Butternut Squash Soup is a favorite in our house.

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Grain Free Apple Streusel Muffins

These muffins are moist, delicious and taste like a dessert. But since they are made with almond flour and sweetened with honey, they are actually a healthy breakfast or snack.

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Blueberry and Goat Cheese Salad with Honey Walnuts

I love the combination of flavors and textures in this salad. The soft sweet burst of blueberries with the crunchy walnuts and velvety goat cheese is so satisfying. Adding the freshly toasted walnuts with honey melts the goat cheese and creates a creamy dressing with the olive oil and lemon juice.

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Grilled Chicken Tacos with Guacamole

We eat a lot of tacos at our house. All varieties—shrimp, carnitas, fish, veggie, etc. They are all delicious and everyone loves them. One of our favorites are these grilled chicken tacos with guacamole.

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Guacamole

If I could only eat one thing for the rest of my life, I think it would be guacamole. I don’t even need the chips. I would eat it with a spoon.

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Grain Free Olive Oil Crackers

These grain free, vegan crackers are incredibly easy to make. They are a delicious substitute for regular crackers or chips if you are following a grain free or low carb diet.

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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

This smoothie is reminiscent of a few childhood favorites. The Orange Julius from the mall food court, and the Creamsicle popsicle from the ice cream truck or grocers freezer. This is a healthier version made with plain yogurt and sweetened with honey.

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Dairy Free Chocolate Ice Cream

The cashews in this dairy free ice cream give it an incredibly creamy texture making it difficult to tell that it is dairy free. It is hard to believe that a few simple ingredients can produce this delicious healthy treat! After you have finished freezing the ice cream in your ice cream maker, it’s usually the texture of soft-serve ice cream.

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Mexican Street Corn

The first time I visited New York City, I went with my sister, Liz. An apparel designer, Liz was traveling there for a trend shopping trip and invited me to join her. She told me, “Since you are the foodie, you can pick where we eat. I only have one place we need to go to, Cafe Habana for the Mexican Street Corn.”

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