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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Pork Chops with Apple, Fennel and Thyme

Pork Chops With Apple, Fennel and Thyme

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of KitchenAid. All opinions and text are mine. Apples are such a versatile fruit that can easily be the star of any dish, from dessert (hello apple pie!), to snacks or in salads and savory dishes. The saying “an apple a day keeps the doctor…

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Lightened Up Easy Chicken Parmesan

Lightened Up Chicken Parmesan | Gluten Free- Super Simple www.nutritiouseats.com

Hi friend, it’s recipe redux time and the theme is “Back to the Dinner Table”. After the hustle and bustle of the holiday/vacation season, August is the time many families get ‘back to routine.’ Show us your favorite recipe to help families get ‘back to the dinner table.’ It might be a favorite family recipe…

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No Bake Vegan Cheesecake with Raspberry Compote

No Bake Vegan Cheesecake with Raspberry Compote #glutenfree | Nutritious Eats

I don’t know what got into me, but I specifically felt like experimenting with vegan desserts. Whenever vegan treats come to mind, I think cashews, dates, nuts. All very healthy, rich and flavorful. I have been craving cheesecake ever since national cheesecake day so was set out on a mission. This little tasty treat is…

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Salmon Salad BLT

Salmon Salad BLT | www.nutritiouseats.com

Helllllo! Can I just express my frustration at this thing called technology? Since we’ve had our internet set up- 3 weeks I guess? the service has been terrible. Unbearable really. I have hardly been able to get any work done because I guess disconnected every 5 minutes. Seriously one of the most frustrating things when…

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Watermelon Cucumber Salad

Watermelon Cucumber Salad | www.nutritiouseats.com

I vowed to never make a watermelon salad. In fact I wouldn’t look twice at watermelon salad recipes. I don’t know, I just had this thing about wanting my watermelon plain and not adding it to vegetables. Then I think back to my days of counseling when I’d encourage my clients or patients to try new…

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Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken

Slow Cooker Salsa Verde Chicken | www.nutritiouseats.com

Hey friends! I am busting out my slow cooker to bring you a super simple chicken recipe using store-bought salsa verde (salsa verde with avocado to be exact). The kids had their last day of school on Wednesday, ending with a packed schedule of field trips and other appointments. And we’ve been in full moving…

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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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