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4-Ingredient Maple Salmon

4-Ingredient Maple Salmon

A simple 4-ingredient salmon recipe that takes just minutes to prepare and will satisfy everyone… even if they don’t like salmon! It’s rare that Kevin and I go a week without preparing a meal for the ones we love. When I heard about Food Revolution Day; a day dedicated to celebrating healthy homemade food with…

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Make a cake in a Crock Pot! Blueberry Maple Slow Cooker Cake

Make a cake in a Crock Pot! Blueberry Maple Slow Cooker Cake

Nutrient-rich, nourishing gluten-free blueberry cake drizzled with maple syrup… baked for 4 hours in your slow cooker. I bought this Crock Pot as a New Year’s gift… for myself. The 10 hours I spend in the kitchen, daily, testing + creating new recipes for the blog, leaves me with 0 creativity for family meals and…

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Rockin’ Roots Warmed Kale Salad

Rockin’ Roots Warmed Kale Salad

Cinnamon roasted root veggies, combined with soft greens, toasted squash seeds and a garlic dressing. Serve this salad warm, fresh out of the oven. Kevin, Lexy, Pebbles, my Dad and I are nestled in the fifth wheel kickin’ it camping-style this long weekend. We slept in on Saturday, snacked on grain-free apple cornbread (yum!), played…

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Garlic Maple Sweet Potato Casserole

Garlic Maple Sweet Potato Casserole

We’re done the two week cleanse! One of my favorite things about cleansing is that it resets my eating habits and redefines what’s important to me. In the span of the last two weeks, I’ve eaten more vegetables daily than I used to consume in a week, drank a whole bunch more water, and developed…

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15 minute Maple Pepper Salmon Cakes

15 minute Maple Pepper Salmon Cakes

I have this thing for salmon. Craving? Mild obsession? I don’t know. Whatever it is, it’s strongest at work and will last all morning until I give in, ditch my lunch kit, and head to Joey’s Barlow to enjoy a $19.99 salmon fillet. I’m not the type to forgo an opportunity to enjoy a homemade…

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Oil-free Upside Down Banana Bread Pancakes + Maple Cream

Oil-free Upside Down Banana Bread Pancakes + Maple Cream

One of the benefits to having a boyfriend that travels a lot for work is that I get to partake in girly activities that I can’t generally find the time for when he’s at home. Like having 2 bubble baths in a day, drowning myself in reruns of the Gilmore Girls, and going to Eveline…

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Salad Challenge: Hot and Wild Roasted Veggie Salad

Salad Challenge: Hot and Wild Roasted Veggie Salad

This weeks’ salad challenge posts: Introduction, Sweet + Creamy Broccoli Salad, Green Goddessphere at Sea, Spinach Salad with Tomato Vinaigrette, Cucumber Dill Kale Salad 5 days, 5 lip-licking, bowl loving, veggie packed salads. How did you do with the challenge? I don’t think I’ve ever ate this many veggies in my life, even when I…

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Baked Maple Peach Acorn Squash Dessert

Baked Maple Peach Acorn Squash Dessert

One of the lessons I’ve learned from tracking my daily eats in my food journal, is that my body responds really well to squashes. Every time I eat them I feel energized, satiated, and if done up right, they satisfy my sweet tooth, too! I’ve been trying to introduce myself to a new type of…

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Low Fat Vegan Maple Flax Cookies

Low Fat Vegan Maple Flax Cookies

Kevin and I decided to take it easy this past weekend. He’s been traveling so much for work that it was the first weekend in over 2 months that we’ve been able to just hang out. What relaxing activities did we do? We sat on the couch and caught up on our favorite shows! Many…

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Maple Balsamic Dijon Salad with Strawberries & Pecans

Maple Balsamic Dijon Salad with Strawberries & Pecans

So, I pulled my groin running last week. If it’s not one injury it’s another, I tell ya. The pain comes and goes, but the inflammation is ridiculous. On top of using arnica gel and epsom salt baths, I’ve been adding flax oil [omega-3] in absolutely everything to help with my overall inflammation. Any additional…

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