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Italian White Bean & Vegetable Soup

Cozy Italian White Bean and Vegetable Soup! An easy + healthy dinner loaded with vegetables in a flavorful broth. YUM! | #healthy #soup #dinner #vegetarianrecipes #vegan #whole30

Beating the cold weather + snow with this Italian White Bean & Vegetable Soup. HEALTHY, flavorful, satisfying, and all the cozy feels for these cold winter nights. <3 And we've had plenty of cold nights around here. So this soup hits the spot and so many ways. Drew and I love this soup so so much. It was the soup that kept on giving because the leftovers lasted for days. The best pa ...

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Healthy Breakfast Mini Pies

Healthy Breakfast Mini Pies that are refined sugar free + SO yummy! | #breakfast #healthy #glutenfree #paleo

Healthy breakfast mini pies comin' in hawt! These cute little pies are so delicious. They consist of 100% clean ingredients, and make for the perfect healthy breakfast or dessert. It's what you get when you take some oatmeal flour, sweeten it with dates, add some peanut buttery goodness, & top it all with jam. YES PLZ. If you are a lover of the classic peanut butter + jelly combo these ...

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15 Must-Try Healthy Recipes for Your New Year

15 Must-Try Healthy Recipes for the New Year | A Simple Palate

Hello friends! And happy 2018. WHOA. Crazy that we are beginning a whole new year already! I'm so excited for what this next year has in store. To help us start our new year off on the right foot, I gathered 15 must-try healthy recipes for your new year ranging from breakfast, dinner, to dessert! As far as healthy eating in my own life, I have a fairly simple and straight-forward outlook ...

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Chocolate Dipped 5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies

Chocolate Dipped 5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies - SO easy and so yummy! |

Chocolate Dipped 5 Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies! These may be the easiest, yummiest cookies you've ever met. There are many things I love about these cookies. When it comes to recipes being re-made with minimal ingredients you sometimes have to sacrifice either texture, sweetness, or taste. But I love that these delicious cookies taste so satisfying and almost identical to the classic p ...

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Healthy Vegetarian Tortilla Soup

Healthy Vegetarian Tortilla Soup! Comforting flavors, SO yummy, and the perfect healthy one pot dinner! | #soup #healthy #dinner #healthydinner #plantbased #vegetarian #paleo

Say hello to this delicious new recipe: Healthy Vegetarian Tortilla Soup! It's tasty, nutrient-filled, and a fancy one pot situation - heyooo. I'm all about this. We've been on an adventure of trying to eat more plant-based meals, and this recipe was loved by Drew and I both that it was time for it to make it's way on to the blog. 👏🏽 This soup has a deeelish flavored broth with a litt ...

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No Bake Protein Power Brownies

THESE No Bake Protein Power Brownies. Ultra fudge-y, chocolate lover approved, and a paleo friendly dessert because... They're secretly good for you. 🙌  These are all things yummy and decadent. I'm not kidding when I say I love chocolate. And I love eating something sweet after dinner with my evening coffee. But being able to have something every night packed with sugah would totally no ...

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Easy Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers + Video

Easy & quick stuffed pepper dinner! So delicious and perfect recipe for fall/winter!

Recipe Video: Easy Tex-Mex Stuffed Peppers! It's that kind of day. This dinner is healthy, vegetarian friendly, and super quick. And not only are these so comforting and delicious -- this is a recipe that's so easy to make if you are that person desperately searching Pinterest for a throw together meal. Been there. 🙋🏽 This recipe has a little bit of everything. It's satisfying ...

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Healthy Peanut Butter Protein Cookies

The BEST, chewy protein cookies! No refined sugar and gluten free. 100% healthy and packed with protein! |

AKA the best protein cookies/healthy cookies we've ever had. --> Ultra chewy, full of peanut buttery goodness, naturally sweetened, gluten free, and packed with protein. Ahhh, guys. I'm SO excited about these. I can honestly say this recipe feels the most accomplishing. Just because it is SO easy to make a bad healthy cookie, am I right?! I've been wanting to make a protein bite/ball or ...

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The Best Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies + Video

Soft, chewy, gooey, chocolatey cookies that are to die for! Simply the BEST cookies. |

Recipe Video:     Happy Weekend, all! I figured I'd bring back this recipe for a moment. I also re-took the pictures AND we made a recipe video! Exciting things. But not as exciting as these cookies are themselves. If you are in need of a classic cookie recipe you've come to the right place. This one is tried and true and loved by many! Now I know I post many recipes. ...

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The Best 30 Minute Sweet Potato Chili

The BEST 30 minute Sweet Potato Chili! So easy, so flavorful, and all things YUM! |

The BEST 30 Minute Sweet Potato Chili! Meatless Monday never looked so good. Today, we are diving into one of my favorite go-to recipes for all those rainy/cooler fall days where you just want to be curled up in your home with a comforting bowl of soup. If you were to ask me "what is your go-to dinner recipe?" or "what is the quickest recipe you like to make?" It would be THIS. Drew a ...

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Garlic-Butter Sage Chicken and Autumn Squash Meal Prep

The best meal prep recipe! Full of fall flavor and absolutely delicious. YUM! |

Now it's the beginning of September but Fall season is in full force pretty much wherever you go. This season is one that is full of really amazing food. Like, curl up on the couch, candles LIT (had to), oversized sweater on, eating all things chili, butternut squash, and pumpkin spice everything. As much as I wasn't ready for summer to go, I'll still embrace fall with open arms. (Mostly the f ...

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Blueberry Peach and Ricotta Coffee Cake with Vanilla Cinnamon Glaze

Super moist, mildly sweet, summer coffee cake with peaches and blueberries! AMAZING. |

Blueberry Peach and Ricotta Coffee Cake with Vanilla Cinnamon Glaze --> a summer MUST. Moist, crumbly, melt-in-yo-mouth delicious, and the perfect coffee buddy. My family and I have a bit of an obsession with Wegman's coffee cake. Like, we are those weirdo's buying boxes of it to freeze. We recently had it a few weeks ago and the inspiration to make my own coffee cake brought me right ...

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Whole Wheat Lemon Arugula Pizza

Whole Wheat Lemon Arugula Pizza! Yes, please.  I can't believe we are already in August! The summer is getting away from me with recipe posting. I just got back from being in New York twice in one week (😳) and came home to a refrigerator that looked very sad aaaannd slightly scary. We've been on the go constantly this summer! And we still have 2-3 more New York trips in the next couple week ...

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Green Goddess Mango Smoothie Bowl

Full of fruit flavor and healthy greens. This green goddess smoothie bowl is my FAVE! | #smoothiebowl #healthy #breakfast

Let's talk about this Green Goddess Mango Smoothie Bowl --> My newest obsession. Full of green leaf nutrients, perfectly sweet tropical mango flavors, topped with the best fruit, chia seeds, and your favorite granola. Yes plz. I'm a big smoothie bowl person. Whenever I can make it to whole foods (we live an hour away - whomp!) I try to buy the pre-packed Pitaya Plus in bulk. It is one ...

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Summer Basil Salad with Prosciutto & Melon

Summer Basil Salad with Prosciutto & Melon. So refreshing and delicious! |

Say hello to one of my fave salads ever. For reals. 👋🏽 Summer is officially huurrr and I'm craving a colorful salad. This bowl of glory has some of the best summer ingredients in it. It has the perfect touch of salty & sweet with melon wrapped prosciutto, a touch of tang with balsamic, and the amazing amazing taste of my favorite herb - basil. Lately Drew and I have been ...

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Strawberry Rhubarb Cinnamon Rolls

Sticky, moist, perfectly sweet, Strawberry Rhubarb Cinnamon Rolls. AMAZING

Say hello to strawberry & rhubarb season! Drew and I made our first trip to a strawberry farm right near our house the other day, picked a TON of beautiful, sweet strawberries and now I'm here. With these warm, gooey, sticky, perfectly sweet cinnamon rolls with seriously yummy strawberry & rhubarb filling! Twist. My. Arm. Since I knew that I wasn't the only one to be either p ...

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Best Ever Smoky Barbecue Ribs

Sticky, smokey, best EVER barbecue ribs! Bake, brush with BBQ sauce, and ENJOY. | #ribs #bbqrecipe #grilling

Best EVER Smokey Barbecue Ribs --> sticky, sweet, peppery ribs that will revamp your summer BBQ. I'm huge BBQ lover, especially when it comes to some good ol' sticky ribs. I actually have a life goal to visit one of the most popular bbq pits in the country - the Salt Lick in Texas. Guys, seriously it's a dream and it will happen. But for now, these smokey barbecue ribs will do. And o ...

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Blackened Chicken Rice Bowl with Strawberry-Pineapple Salsa

Refreshing strawberry-pineapple salsa and zippy blackened chicken! AMAZING. |

Raise your hand if you love a good bowl of colorful flava? ?? Zippy blackened chicken flavors + perfectly sweet strawberry-pineapple salsa. Prepare yourself. This recipe is all kinds of flavor bombs. And I have to say, one of my favorite things ever is to eat something with a little spice to it paired with a nice fruity salsa to sweeten your palate with. GUH, it's my favorite thing. I'm ...

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Crispy Pesto Smashed Potatoes

Garlic-y, smashed potatoes with parmesan cheese and refreshing pesto! YUM. | #siderecipe #potatorecipe #healthy #plantbased

Smashed Potatoes, here we go. These crispy potatoes, covered in parmesan cheese, and fresh pesto are everything you need. And are all things YUM and cheesy. This is a side that goes with anything and everything. It has all the garlic-y flavor, crispy texture, and refreshing taste of herbs that will make your carb-loving heart soar. This is a side that is also satisfying and filling! ...

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Blueberry Cheesecake Swirl Bars

Creamy blueberry cheesecake bars with an almond graham cracker crust! SO decadent and beautiful. | #cheesecake #dessert #blueberrydessert #bars

Blueberry Cheesecake Bars anyone?! Can I just start by saying that these have it ALL - looks (that swirl tho), blueberry flavor, decadent sweetness, and crumbly almond-graham cracker crust. I'm sure you are all prepping for your Easter Sunday recipes. And this is the perfect recipe to add to your dessert table! Not to mention it's beautiful to look at. I'm not a crazy cheesecake pers ...

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Balsamic Mushroom and Asparagus Pizza

Loaded with garlicy cheesy flavors, balsamic mushrooms, fresh asparagus and veggies! SO yum. |

Could we all use a slice of pizza today? I'm gonna say YES. It's Spring, and nothing says "spring" like fresh greens......on pizza. Pizza is one of my love languages. But I will say, this is one of the first that I have loved that consists of no sauce. Crazy talk here, I know! What is pizza without sauce?! But guess what... I love it. And I'm really excited to share with you a trick I used ...

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Fudgy Coconut Oil Espresso Brownies

Ultra chewy, rich, coconut oil espresso brownies baked from scratch! SO decadent and delicious | #coconutoil #brownies #dessert

Fudgy Coconut Oil Espresso Brownies, anyone? These have it all --> chewy texture, flaky top, espresso-filled flavor, and that satisfying chocolatey goodness. Let's get our dessert on shall we? These deeelicious squares of fudgy chocolate were a product of our snow day today. It was the perfect day for reading, board games, and a little baking. The cozy smell of brownies filling our ...

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Healthy Moroccan-Spiced Chickpea Bowl

So easy, takes 30 minutes to make, and is all things YUM. |

Comforting Moroccan-spiced chickpea bowls on Monday? Yeah, we're going there. Hello, Meatless Monday. Word on the street is a blizzard's on its way, so I'm gearing up for it by cooking all things comforting and getting my baking ingredients all set. Because what is a blizzard without ton-zo food? And since we are about to get our first real snowstorm of the year, I figured it was time to ...

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30 Minute Honey Soy Chicken Bowl

30 Minute Honey Soy Chicken Rice Bowl - simple, delicious, and wholesome. |

Honey soy chicken + edamame + carrots + rice = a delicious, easy dinner done in 30 minutes! Let's do this. Sometimes "bowl" recipes that we see online can be a little complicated. Today I wanted to make it simple and straight forward so that we can have our dinner FAST and extra delicious. I have serious love for a good chicken recipe. And most of the time, I don't have enough minute ...

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