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Obsessed with How I Look

Obsessed with How I Look

I’ll say it: body positivity and self love isn’t something that comes naturally to me. I’ve had to work (and I mean REALLY work) on my relationship with my self and my guilt around food and exercise. That process has been exhausting, because so much of it requires unpacking my beliefs around diet culture, but this journey is an absolute necessity for my health, and I’m so grateful.

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19 Egg-Free Keto Desserts

19 Egg-Free Keto Desserts

Keto baking has never been this delicious or allergy friendly! I’ve got 19 egg-free recipes made with LAKANTO® Monk Fruit sweeteners to help you zap a sweet tooth without the sugar crash. Is this real life? Yep, but way sweeter!

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24 Keto Christmas and Thanksgiving Recipes

24 Keto Christmas and Thanksgiving Recipes

Holiday panic is joining the Ghost of Christmas Past, because I’ve got you covered with 24 keto friendly options to get you feeling both holly AND jolly.

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Double Chocolate Haystacks (keto, paleo, low-carb + dairy-free)

Double Chocolate Haystacks (keto, paleo, low-carb + dairy-free)

Sink your teeth into these chocolatey, fat-filled treats. Perfect for increasing your fat on the ketogenic diet. Made with my favorite keto-friendly NOW Foods ingredients. There’s so much simplicity in this recipe. And, simplicity is making me REALLY happy right now. It’s been one heck of a beginning to summer for us. In the last…

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No Sugar! 19 Keto Desserts To Bust Cravings… And There’s Chocolate (dairy-free, paleo + low-carb)

No Sugar! 19 Keto Desserts To Bust Cravings… And There’s Chocolate (dairy-free, paleo + low-carb)

Did someone say “keto chocolate”? If you’re like me and have a weakness for chocolate, then this is your big day. Here is a bunch of keto chocolate dessert recipes that are dairy-free and low-carb. Yes, you can have your cake and eat it too! And be sure to share your keto chocolate indulgences with…

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Keto Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (paleo, low-carb + dairy-free)

Keto Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (paleo, low-carb + dairy-free)

Perfectly cooked low-carb oatmeal chocolate chip cookies made with Genuine Health fermented vegan proteins+ for boosted gut health. Sugar-free, no grain flours, and dairy-free! These cookies! Making low-carb cookies is a bit tricky, I must say. The classic ingredients that are used to hold a traditional cookie together, and lend to its chewiness, is sugar….

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Milk & Flourless Fudge Cookies (grain-free + vegan)

Milk & Flourless Fudge Cookies (grain-free + vegan)

Everything you love about milk & cookies but with the nutrients your body needs to maintain a strong, healthy heart. I liberally enjoyed a plate of warm cookies dipped in milk last week. I separated bite-sized pieces from each cookie, dipped them in my chocolate milk, and slowly enjoyed each and every last bite. It…

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Best Recipes of 2013: My Picks + Your Favorites

Best Recipes of 2013: My Picks + Your Favorites

I created over 200 recipes in 2013. I experimented with using cauliflower as a base for cream soups, cooked quinoa as a substitute for rolled oats and sweet potato instead of oil in a chocolate fudge cake.

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Gingerbread Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

Gingerbread Quinoa Breakfast Cookies

Vegan, gluten-free gingerbread breakfast cookies made with cooked quinoa, blackstrap molasses and Winter spices.

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Quinoa Sweet Potato POW! Breakfast Cookies

Quinoa Sweet Potato POW! Breakfast Cookies

Fresh roasted sweet potatoes mixed with dark chocolate pieces and winter spices to fill your morning with the goodness of sweet potato pie. I wake up at 7am whether my alarm is set or not. I stretch in bed, sit up, twist this way and that and jump in the shower, first thing.

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7-Ingredient Chewy Carrot Cake Cookies

7-Ingredient Chewy Carrot Cake Cookies

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,…

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Quinoa Apple Pie Breakfast Cookies

Quinoa Apple Pie Breakfast Cookies

Hi, my name is Leanne… and I’m addicted to quinoa breakfast cookies, cookies, breakfast… and quinoa. In the last month, I’ve made Quinoa Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies, Quinoa Zucchini Chocolate Chip Breakfast Cookies, Quinoa Banana Bread Bread Breakfast Cookies and now these Quinoa Apple Pie Breakfast Cookies.

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Quinoa Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

Quinoa Carrot Cake Breakfast Cookies

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…

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Grain-free Lemon Cookie Tarts

Grain-free Lemon Cookie Tarts

Did you have an incredible weekend? I hope you did. My weekend began on Thursday at the Rise Kombucha launch party, stretched into Friday with a Kevin and Leanne movie and popcorn night, Saturday afternoon was highlighted with the hustle and bustle of the Montreal health expo, and Saturday evening resulted in a massive feast…

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Grain-free Christmas: Butter Tarts and Cinnamon Stars

Grain-free Christmas: Butter Tarts and Cinnamon Stars

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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Vegan Caramel Apple Stacks and Chickpea Salad

Vegan Caramel Apple Stacks and Chickpea Salad

It’s been a little over 2 weeks since I left my “real job” and started working from home full time. I wake up not knowing quite what day it is; and don’t really care either, take the dogs for a little walk, make a smoothie, and settle in my office for a couple of hours…

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5 Ingredient Chewy Chocolate Coconut Cookies

5 Ingredient Chewy Chocolate Coconut Cookies

Nothing says thank you quite like a batch of homemade cookies. Now, if you want your thank you to be really special, go a step further and make the cookies with chocolate chips, cacao powder, or a bit of both. Add chocolate and you’re just about guaranteed to make the recipient jump up and down…

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Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Out of all the things I missed while I was in India – hot showers, blankets (it’s too hot to sleep with any but I missed the cuddle factor), and my kitchen, cookies were at the top of the list. Always. If you’re not allergic to gluten, you can find countless biscuits and cookie-like treats…

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Gluten-free + Vegan Chewy Carob Chip Cookies

Gluten-free + Vegan Chewy Carob Chip Cookies

Slide over dreamy cookie balls, there’s a new cookie in town and he’s a dangerous one! Super, freakin’ dangerous. Sneaky, really. Before you realize, you’ll have eaten 6 of these guys without even knowing it. They put a spell on you… At least that’s my excuse. Maybe I’m so infatuated with these cookies because I’ve…

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Gluten-free + Vegan Gingersnap Cookies

Gluten-free + Vegan Gingersnap Cookies

I loved the idea of gifting my homemade cake stands to friends and families for the holidays. (Thanks everyone!) Thing is – you can’t really give a cake stand to someone without having treats on it, especially if they know that you love to bake. So I tried to figure out what seasonal recipe I…

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