April 2011

Sleepy Smoothies!

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on April 30, 2011

Happy Saturday Stefanie over at The New Healthy invited me to write a guest post on how we can all make a quick + delicious breakfast. What better way to kick it all off than with a couple new additions to the sleepy smoothie family? Strawberry cheesecake or chocolate chip cookie dough anyone? Check out…

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Two-Bite Black Bean Fudge Cupcakes

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on April 29, 2011

Just my luck. Our good weather turned into a couple of inches of snow this morning + a bunch overnight last night. Bonus! Instead of spending yesterday afternoon working on our backyard, I changed into a big woolly sweater, made chocolaty cupcakes + worked on my knee strengthening physio exercises. FYI: these cupcakes would be…

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Raw Tomato Basil Zucchini Pasta

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on April 28, 2011

It’s finally starting to feel like Spring around here. We’ve had a couple of Spring showers, and I even got to walk the dogs at 8pm last night with NO JACKET. Yay! Best part about Spring? Landscaping! We moved into our house just under a year ago and currently have a dirt mud pit for…

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Maple Mystery Butter

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on April 27, 2011

I couldn’t stop saying…. M-m-m-m-m-m-maply goodness as I was slathering this nut butter on a handful of crackers last night. Be still my heart. No fats were harmed in the making of this nut butter Did you know? Roasting nuts at temperatures higher than 170F causes damage to their delicate fats? When the fat in…

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Sweet Lemon Salad with Lemon Pepper Tempeh Croutons

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on April 26, 2011

I have a confession to make… I hate veggies. Wait, no… that’s a little too drastic. I just hate boring veggies. I’m not one to be seen snacking on a carrot unless it’s loaded with hummus. You’ll never have to worry about me stealing a slice of your cucumber. Wait, is that salt & pepper…

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