Pumpkin and Cranberry Spiced Energy Balls {Gluten Free, Grain Free}

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Want to know what to do with that leftover pumpkin puree? Make these energy balls, the perfect on-the-go snack- vegan, gluten and grain free! I literally woke up on the first day of fall, unaware that it was the first day of fall, to a cool, crisp 60 degrees. Coming from hot and humid Louisiana…

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Fresh Strawberry Chia Seed Jam

Strawberry Chia Seed Jam- this no-cook super simple "jam" can be eaten straight out of the jar (low-sugar) or spooned over pancakes, waffles, oatmeal or toast | Nutritious Eats

This no-cook, fresh “jam” is perfect for a light breakfast or spooned over oatmeal, toast, pancakes or waffles.  I finally get it when people say they aren’t hungry for breakfast. I am not sure if it’s aging or what, but over the past few months I have had no desire to eat breakfast. I don’t…

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Avocado Egg Toast

Avocado Egg Toast | Nutritious Eats

Did everyone have a nice long weekend? We went to the beach in Galveston, Texas to visit family and had a great weekend just hanging out. I really miss living close to the water, the beach in particular as I had about 8 years living less than a mile to the beach in California and Hawaii. I love…

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Vegan Blueberry Pancakes & Meal Planning Monday!

Vegan Blueberry Pancakes | www.nutritiouseats.com

Whether you are vegan, cooking for friends and family who are vegan or just run out of eggs and cow’s milk, this is a fantastic pancake recipe. You can hardly tell the difference from “regular pancakes” and these have become one of my favorites. The cinnamon really comes through which I just loved. It’s been…

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Acai Berry Smoothie Bowl


Have you noticed ALL the smoothie bowls around the net? They are hard to miss- so beautiful and colorful….they’re definitely eye-catching! Why don’t I have one on my blog? I started eating smoothie bowls when I lived in Hawaii about 5 years ago! There was this little place called Lanikai Juice, about a mile and a…

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Double Chocolate Almond Muffins {Gluten-Free}


 Disclosure: I was asked to participate in the “#CrunchOn ” campaign as a member of the Healthy Aperture Blogger Network. I was compensated for my time and also received free samples for recipe testing. If I had to name one of the staple foods in my diet it would be nuts. Without hesitation. Almonds in particular…

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Egg, Greens and Goat Cheese Breakfast Sandwich


When we took our anniversary trip to Walla Walla a couple weeks ago we decided to grab a quick breakfast on our way out of town. Usually if I am on a road trip I am not into big sit down meals…eating a lot and sitting in the car for half the day doesn’t work with me….

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Sweet Potato Hash with Bacon and Eggs {Gluten Free, Paleo}


Holiday weekends are the best…especially when it’s sunny, blue skies and highs in the upper 50s/low 60s. Oh man, I can’t get over the weather we’ve been having. We spent the day in Seattle on Saturday with friends and shopped at Pike’s market, ate a a super yummy restaurant called Terra Plata and went to a…

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