Oil-free Mashed Root Veggies – Healthier Mashed Potatoes

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on November 26, 2013

Mashed root vegetables seasoned with a touch of dill, pepper and salt. Simple, delicious and hearty. You need to have this dish on your Thanksgiving table this year. Yes, yes you do. Since I’m Canadian and couldn’t use Thanksgiving as an excuse to make this veggie mash, Kevin and I planned a get together with…


7-Ingredient Chewy Carrot Cake Cookies

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on October 27, 2013

Chewy coconut cookies with shredded coconut, eggs and honey for a super-simple approach to carrot cake, cookie style! I’ve been speaking at a bunch of nutrition chats, workshops and retreats lately. Which is SUPER rad, I love it… but I have 0 nice clothes. I haven’t gone shopping since… high school? Ya, that was like,…


Fruit & Veggie Smoothie Leathers

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on October 22, 2013

A healthy vegetable and fruit-based smoothie, made into fruit leathers for the perfect portable snack. It will work with any of your favorite smoothie recipes! It’s hard to believe that I’m already on day 4 of my 5-day juice kit-cleanse from Total Cleanse. As nice as it is to have full control over the juices…


Quinoa Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on August 25, 2013

I’ve often wondered what would happen if I replaced the oats in a classical oatmeal cookie with cooked quinoa. You know, for people that can’t have oats or want to liven up their cookie experience with a little high protein, quinoa action? Last week, I received a big box of Bob’s Red Mill Grain of…


Fresh n’ Raw Pad Thai Salad

by Leanne Vogel (Healthful Pursuit) on August 18, 2013

I love enjoying food. Like, taking my time preparing a bunch of different sides, salads and entree options with not a care in the world. Like, sitting leisurely as I pick away at my plate. Like, indulging in a simple dessert with absolutely no guilt.


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