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Savory Pumpkin BallsIt’s a rare, cold day in So Cal and both kids are under the weather…so, it is the perfect time to bring out some comfort food. These vegan, gluten-free savory “meatless” balls are packed with veggies, plant-based protein, and a ton of flavor! Ingredients are simple and come together in minutes. Throw on top of your favorite pasta and sauce and be prepared for the urge to say “yum" with each bite. Makes 14.Ingredients1 cup GF oats3/4 cup…

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Matcha Cacao BallsThis is a slight twist of my “Choco-Chews" from awhile back…this time using cacao nibs. Nibs offer fiber and iron and the bitterness pairs perfectly with the sweetness of the dates. Added plant based protein to support muscles and rolled in matcha for an antioxidant and metabolism boost. Combine these superfoods, and you’d be hard pressed to find a trick in this treat! Ingredients5 pitted dates1/4 cup cacao nibs1 scoop vanilla pea based protein powder (like @Nuzest_usa Smooth…

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GF Pumpkin BarsPumpkin-fest continues at our home! This time, in the form of moist and delectable pumpkin bars. A recipe adaptation from the amazingly talented @detoxinista (original recipe found here: https://detoxinista.com/coconut-flour-pumpkin-bars/), this version lowers the sugar profile by subbing applesauce…and throws in some protein to support your active lifestyle. Topped with a tangy, creamy icing…this recipe is a keeper! Enjoy!Ingredients:3/4 cup pumpkin puree3/4 cup coconut flour (like @anthonysgoods)2 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice1 scoop pea based vanilla protein powder (like…

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Peanut Butter Coconut Milk YogurtSo, this was my second trial of yogurt this week. For this one, I followed @minimalistbaker’s two ingredient coconut milk yogurt recipe. I used Whole Foods 365 canned Coconut milk (full fat) and two Renew Life probiotics with 25 billion live cultures. I let it sit on the counter for 36 hours and then refrigerated. After chilling in the refrigerator, I then put yogurt it in my greek yogurt strainer, but you could use cheesecloth to…

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Cinnamon Cashew YogurtHeads up all my vegan and dairy-free peeps (@haleygoesvegan and @sarahburmeister)…this one is for you! For the past 36 hours, I have had two different yogurt recipes sitting on my counter. Here is trial #1…and I must say…it is AMAZING! It is a thinner yogurt, for sure…but totally, totally delicious! It was super easy and the flavor…spot on! Slightly tangy and slightly sweet…perfect base for your all add-ins! I did not alter anything from the recipe…followed it straight…

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Grape ReductionA few weeks ago, a friend and I visited a local Farmer’s Market where we were introduced to a wonderful all natural sweetener made from grapes. As a clean eater who avoids refined sugars, I was intrigued and bought a bottle. I have found it’s flavor to be a delightful addition to many of my yummy eats. As often as I can, I try to eat organic for the produce in the “dirty dozen”…and grapes happen to be in…

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GF Trail Mix PancakesFriday mornings are pancake mornings at our house. I love to create an atmosphere where my kids gently wake up to the sweet aroma of baking goodness rising from the griddle. Eliminates “wrong side of the bed” morning attitudes. And, since these pancakes are for my kids (who love their dairy and eggs), these beauties are protein-packed to support their growing brains and bodies. Totally customizable with your favorite add-ins and delish with your favorite toppings. Ingredients5…

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Raw Vegan Pumpkin CheesecakeOkay…I know my posts have been mostly pumpkin lately…should I apologize??? Probably…but not until I post this dreamy, creamy pie! Cashews, in all their creamy goodness, serve as the base for the filling and pumpkin subtly shines through making this a fall-lovers delight. Enjoy with a topping of chopped pecans, cacao nibs and a drizzle of your favorite syrup. Tastes best when a slice is shared with a friend.Crust ingredients1/2 cup coconut flour (like @anthonysgoods)1/2 almonds1/2 cup…

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Frozen Pumpkin DelightSomewhere between a frozen yogurt and a decadent ice cream, this fall fav will be a welcome treat. Totally dairy-free, this recipe uses non-dairy cream cheese and real pumpkin…no imitation pumpkin flavor here! And, while we are at it…why not sneak in some protein?!? Delicious and satisfying, toppings can be used as your heart desires. Pairs perfectly with chopped nuts, cacao nibs and a light drizzle of maple syrup. Ingredients8 oz dairy free cream cheese (such as Kite…

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GF Vegan Pumpkin MuffinsEver craved a coffee shop muffin, but didn’t want to get out of your jammies? Well, this easy to throw together, clean eats recipe will satisfy! Perfectly pumpkin muffins made with coconut flour and protein powder…out of the oven in less than 30 minutes! Top with sweet potato icing (see below) or eat as is. Either way, your jammie wearing morning will be a secret safe with us!Ingredients:3 tablespoons ground flax (soaked in 1/3 cup water for…

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