December 2012

Vegan + Gluten-free Twix Bars 2.0 (Nut-free)

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on December 12, 2012

I have a weak spot for DIY chocolate bars. Given the popularity of the no bake homemade Twix bars I made for Halloween, I’d say that you all do too! The no bake version was made with a no bake cookie base, sunflower butter and medjool date caramel and allergen-free chocolate, but wasn’t safe for…


Roasted Garlic Brussels Sprouts

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on December 11, 2012

I know what you’re thinking… ‘Brussels sprouts? Why would you waste a perfectly good post on Brussels sprouts?’ That’s a fair question. I don’t really like them either. That is unless they’re prepared using the recipe below or added to a grain-free veggie bowl like I did here. Maybe it’s all the roasted garlic, the…


Hot Apple Cider with Superfood Power!

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on December 10, 2012

I’m a Rocky Mountains girl through and through. The peaks draw me in with their magic, captivate me with their beauty and pull on my heart strings. I feel more at home in the shadow of a mountain than I do anywhere else in the world. When it came to decide where Mom, Dad, Christina…


Win $100 in Mika Yoga Wear

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on December 8, 2012

Thank you everyone for participating in this giveaway! A random winner has been selected, Julie DiCesare. Congratulations! While you can practice yoga in just about anything, wearing clothing that feels good; that bends and stretches with your body, keeps you cool and comfortable, just makes sense. What doesn’t make sense? Spending an arm and a…


Grain-free Christmas: Butter Tarts and Cinnamon Stars

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on December 7, 2012

I love hearing Kevin talk about his childhood in Germany, especially the memories he has of Christmas. The traditions his family created during the holidays are so different from my own. The Christmas markets that one could visit for hours, visits from Christkind, children being kept from seeing the Christmas tree until the very last…


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