Sides & Salads

Quick 10-Minute Teriyaki Sauce

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  Sweet, delicious teriyaki sauce. I could smother it on so many things. Over rice, over stir fry, mix it with beef for a beef teriyaki. Definitely a lot of options!  To date, I haven’t found a store bought teriyaki sauce that tastes very good. I find many of them to be runny and very […]


Easy Vegan Alfredo Sauce

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  Hi all! Hope your 2018 is getting off to a great start! I’m sure many of you are getting in the swing with healthier meals after the holidays (me included). I’ve also gotten a few workouts in this year, so I’m definitely feeling better. One thing is certain though, even if its healthy, it […]


Quinoa Tabbouleh

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  Hi all! Its been a really really long time since I posted a recipe (gulp, like….seriously guys, its been almost a year!). As with many of you, life has gotten really busy. In March of 2016 I went back to work full time. Previously I had been doing social media work part-time and also […]


Easy Chickpea Spring Salad with Citrus Dressing

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Spring is in the air, and this season I’m looking to get more vegetarian and vegan sources of protein. I love having beans incorporated into my lunch meals, so this chickpea salad is great for taking in a packed lunch. 1 cup of this salad boasts 7.4 grams of plant protein! Add some additional veggies […]


Sugar-Free Cranberry Sauce

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I love love cranberry sauce. Thanksgiving dinner, or any turkey dinner simply wouldn’t be the same without it. If you haven’t made cranberry sauce before and usually go for the canned stuff, you must try making it. You will be converted! Its super easy too. 15 minutes, no joke! It tastes so much better and […]


Parmesan Roasted Tomatoes

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I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for more easy and yummy vegetable side dishes. I made these parmesan roasted tomatoes to eat with our lean proteins throughout the week, and they were a hit! They were great to put alongside leftovers, and with a dinner entree! Truth be told, I’m not a […]