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A simple tutorial on how to make mashed cauliflower using frozen cauliflower.  This comforting side dish is completely vegan, gluten-free, nightshade-free, Paleo, and AIP-friendly! Cauliflower is one of those crazy versatile foods that I actually severely dislike on its own.  The taste of it just plain does nothing for me.  And while I enjoy it [...]

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Happy Monday, my dear friends!  I hope your weekend was as great as mine.  We are now rolling into the final five-day work week of November, and my holiday spirit is in full gear.  It is hard to believe that Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away, but I am more than looking forward to [...]

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Perfectly Crispy Collards and Kale make for the most delicious healthy side.  Serve them alongside your favorite protein and roasted veggies! This girl has come a long ways from her frozen Lean Cuisine, 100-calorie pack, fruit snack eating days. Not that there is anything wrong with those every now and then or in moderation, but [...]

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Parsnip "Rice" with Fresh Thyme & Sage is a nutty, flavorful substitute to rice.  Serve with your favorite protein and additional sides for a cozy fall dinner or a holiday meal. Move over cauliflower rice.  Parsnip "rice" is coming for ya!  It is about to give you a run for your money, too. Ever since [...]

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A three-ingredient, non-alcoholic, Paleo, and Whole 30-compliant Sparkling Berry Kombucha Spritzer that is perfect for summer.  Bring this to your next party, or sip on it throughout a hot afternoon. Yesterday I gave you a little teaser for one of the most amazing drinks that I have ever tasted.  And guess what?  It is non-alcoholic and [...]

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Happy Monday, y'all!  I am on my way back to Omaha this morning, but for right now let's recap the Fourth of July weekend.  I had an amazing, productive, fun, and relaxing weekend.  I hope yours was just as great! Fourth of July Weekend Happenings I had Friday off from work, but it still started [...]

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Normally I am ecstatic when Friday rolls around.  But not this Friday!  This Friday is the last full day of my Colorado vacation.  As you can imagine, I am a bit disappointed about this.  It has been an amazing week so far, and I do not want it to end... at all.  Such is life, [...]

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Memorial Day is only three days away!  In celebration of the "unofficial" kick-off to summer, I am sharing three creative ways to top your crackers this entertaining season.  An added bonus is the fact that all three ideas just so happen to be vegetarian and gluten-free! The simplicity of cheese and crackers is good.  But that [...]

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Today is the day when one of my favorite people in the whole entire world was born 32 years ago. And while I do not get to spend the day celebrating with him in person, I was so fortunate to have spent all of last weekend doing our birthdays up right!  In my post on [...]

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A vegan and gluten-free Single-Serve Cacao Nib Banana Bread Muffin that perfectly satisfies your sweet tooth in a healthier way. Remember when I said that I was a big-time Tuesday hater?  I wasn't lying.  I generally am not a fan.  But I am going to make an exception today.  This Tuesday is a bit different [...]

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