Green and Clean Pesto Lentil Patties

Green and Clean Pesto Lentil Patties

I must have spring on the brain. Everything I’ve eaten today is green. Breakfast #1: Green Monster Breakfast #2: Added hemp powder to my cereal Snack: Cucumbers and leftover cilantro pesto Lunch: Green and Clean Pesto Lentil Patties on a ginormous spinach salad Snack: Kale salad with pumpkin seeds… One of my friends growing up…

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Strawberry Cream Kasha

Strawberry Cream Kasha

I’m in shock when the women from my spin class tell me that they don’t eat something before coming to the class. After 5 minutes on a bike; if I haven’t eaten anything, I’m falling off of it. Without breakfast I get light headed, sleepy, impatient, confused [deer in headlights look – one day I’ll…

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No bake Vanilla Fifteens

No bake Vanilla Fifteens

In a chocolate making class I went to awhile ago, it was explained that chocolate is a great delivery system for nutrients that we generally wouldn’t eat by themselves. Say, if we were to put seaweed in the chocolate as we’re making it. Seaweed is something that many people would cringe at if it were…

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Cashew Caesar Salad Dressing

Cashew Caesar Salad Dressing

I get strong urges for vegetables, usually once a day. When the craving comes I cannot think of anything else. In the winter I usually crave potatoes, squashes, roasted veg, but today I wanted a BIG salad, and I wanted it now! We keep olive oil and vinegar on hand for these moments, but I…

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Good Guys to the Rescue!

Good Guys to the Rescue!

You may have heard the terms good bacteria, probiotics, prebiotics or healthy flora being used in the marketing of yogurt and other foods, or in conversation with your friends. Using probiotics for digestive support has increased tremendously since the mid-1990s. But why are probiotics so important? What benefits do they have for health other than…

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Journey to Health: Relaxation and Breathing

Journey to Health: Relaxation and Breathing

Wow have I had a week of gratitude! I’ve been much more appreciative of the positive events and amazing people in my life this week. Just this morning, I looked down at my Green Monster [smoothie] and was utterly thankful for each of the ingredients, that I could sit at my computer and enjoy this…

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Movin’ Along Raspberry Fiber Muffins

Movin’ Along Raspberry Fiber Muffins

I went to my first “Masters Swim” class yesterday morning. Doesn’t the title of the class sound scary? Masters… like there’s going to be some serious athletes there. A place where blood, sweat, and tears will be flowing freely. I sat hidden in a change room stall for about 10 minutes before I gained enough…

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Every Night Should Be Pizza Night

Every Night Should Be Pizza Night

I removed everything from our fridge yesterday afternoon and cleaned every nook and cranny. This baby hasn’t been this clean since the day we got it! If you haven’t in awhile, take some time to organize your fridge. You’ll be amazed at how good you feel afterward. Your kitchen is the heart to your home….

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It All Started With a Blog

It All Started With a Blog

In keeping with the theme of gratitude this week… Since launching Healthful Pursuit in October, I’ve found myself looking inward more than I ever have in the past [and definitely a lot more than I’d planned when I started this!]. Sitting in my home office staring into the obis and pondering life, is now a…

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Rawkin Carrot and Raisin Granola

Rawkin Carrot and Raisin Granola

It’s Thursday! This means a couple of things… I chose the winner for my Twitter giveaway this morning Only 1 more day until Friday! [Not associated with Thursdays at all, even though I’d like it to be] The 6 cookbooks that I’d ordered before Christmas were delivered last night! I only had a chance to…

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