GF Oat Banana Bites with Nut Butter ~ Fruit Sweetened & Heart-Healthy
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GF Oat Banana Bites with Nut Butter ~ Fruit Sweetened & Heart-Healthy

GF Oat Banana Bites with or without nut butter would be a great choice for a healthy snack or even breakfast on the run.  I make them a little bigger for a breakfast cookie…or just eat two. This fruit-sweetened cookie can be gobbled up just about any time of day. You won’t find a super…

Banana Protein Waffles ~ GF & Plant Based
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Banana Protein Waffles ~ GF & Plant Based

These banana protein waffles are healthy, low sugar, and fat-free. That’s just what I need; plus, with the high protein and fiber, that’s a recipe to get excited about! Wake up to some high protein banana waffles. These quick and easy waffles are mixed up in a blender all at once. So you can be…

Simple Butternut Sweet Potato Soup – Gluten & Dairy-Free!
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Simple Butternut Sweet Potato Soup – Gluten & Dairy-Free!

Simple Butternut Sweet Potato Soup is a great way to show kids how tasty veggies can be. Dinner doesn’t have to be complicated to be healthy and delicious for you. This recipe scores high in the easy category! Sweet potatoes and squash are great sources of vitamins A, C, and B plus rich in fiber….

Fresh Pesto ~ Less Fat Recipe
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Fresh Pesto ~ Less Fat Recipe

Pesto is a fairly new favorite food of mine. I keep about 3 basil plants growing in my kitchen year-round because we eat them so often. Growing basil inside is almost too easy. I just keep my plants sitting in a sunny spot and water them every single day. The full leaves remind me it’s…

Gluten Free Banana Pumpkin & Oat Waffles
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Gluten Free Banana Pumpkin & Oat Waffles

Easy gluten-free banana pumpkin & oat waffles are perfect for breakfast and snack time. Lately, I’ve been munching on quinoa & oat banana waffles, and I thought, why not add pumpkin to that recipe along with some additional spices? I’ve been in the mood for some pumpkin waffles, but I didn’t want to add eggs,…

Perfectly Roasted Squash & Brussels Sprouts
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Perfectly Roasted Squash & Brussels Sprouts

Roasting vegetables is a great way to introduce your kids to these super healthy vegetables. My daughter made roasted butternut squash and Brussels sprouts for us over Thanksgiving break a few years ago and we all loved them! I’ve been roasting them ever since! Season as you like, we prefer McCormick Grill Mates Montreal Steak Seasoning….

Fresh Mango Salsa ~ Two different versions
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Fresh Mango Salsa ~ Two different versions

You are right where you need to be if you love fresh mango salsa! Not too sweet…not too spicy. What a treat this salsa is…and a nice variation from the traditional salsa we normally eat on a daily basis. We are serious salsa lovers in this house! As many of you may know, my husband…

Enfrijoladas ~ A simple dinner my family loves  (Gluten Free) 
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Enfrijoladas ~ A simple dinner my family loves (Gluten Free) 

Enfrijoladas will satisfy even the hungriest appetite! My husband said it was like eating at a restaurant – which is a nice compliment coming from a meat-eater.  The entire meal was quick and simple. I had been wanting to try Enfrijoladas, but just had not gotten around to it yet. Now I am sorry I waited…

Zesty Italian Pasta Salad  ~ Gluten & Dairy-Free Options
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Zesty Italian Pasta Salad  ~ Gluten & Dairy-Free Options

  I love colorful food like this Zesty Italian Pasta Salad.  This is one of our favorite recipes. Every bite is full of different textures and flavors…it keeps the meal interesting and delicious.   Pasta salad is perfect for any picnic or barbecue. Of course, it can also be a meal on its own with…