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Gluten-Free Zoodle Bruschetta with Chicken

As the summer months are swiftly approaching the need for filling protein-packed dishes that won’t leave you feeling bloated is on the rise. After spending a few weeks doing the Whole 30 program, I realized that part of what bloats me is a slight intolerance to gluten. No, I don’t mean full-on celiac, but according… Read More Gluten-Free Zoodle Bruschetta with Chicken

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Scrambled Egg Crowned Avocado

Your morning routine sets the tone for the rest of the day. Ever snooze your alarm too many times and miss an important meeting? The rest of your day seems to follow suit with bad luck and you trying to catch up to your schedule. What about if you woke up early and got in… Read More Scrambled Egg Crowned Avocado

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Vegan Spaghetti Squash and Sauce

Happy National Spaghetti Day! You didn’t think I’d pass up posting a yummy and healthy recipe on this delicious holiday did you? I’m bringing you a bowl full of steaming hot vegan, gluten-free and processed sugar free goodness – you’re welcome! 😉 The most time consuming part of this recipe is probably the gutting of… Read More Vegan Spaghetti Squash and Sauce

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POTW: Splendid Spoon

Don’t you just love how your cravings change with the weather? Although what we’ve been dealing with in NYC is 60 degrees one day and 20 degrees the next (what is happening?!) I’ve realized that you can’t go wrong with a bowl of warm and hearty soup. Of course, the best soups are homemade (as… Read More POTW: Splendid Spoon

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Crispy Coconut Shrimp

The last few days have been super relaxing down the shore. We’ve been blessed with beautiful (but hot!!) weather so I’ve been able to spend a lot of time outside and on the beach which has been so nice. I’ve let myself be more loose with my to-do list but still make sure to get… Read More Crispy Coconut Shrimp

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Chicken Tikka Masala with Coconut Rice and Kontos Naan

Being away from London for a few weeks has already made me nostalgic for the city and its food. I stumbled across a can of Tikka Masala sauce while in the grocery store the other day and decided that paired with Kontos Naan, it would be the closest thing to what I learned to make… Read More Chicken Tikka Masala with Coconut Rice and Kontos Naan

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Pineapple Chicken & Rice

It’s so crazy to me that not only do I now like pineapples (after actually despising them for 19 years of my life) but I’m currently obsessed with them. I’ve come a long way from ordering smoothies with ALL of the available fruits, “but no pineapple, please.” My obsession definitely started up again after visiting… Read More Pineapple Chicken & Rice

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Practically Perfect Porchini Mushroom Risotto

Just a few simple ingredients can go a long way in a good risotto. The fluffy rice and porchini mushrooms make for a practically perfect pairing, and this risotto is the perfect appetizer or side dish, especially when accompanied by a nice white wine. I adapted this recipe from Shaquille O’Neal’s personal chef, Thomas Gosney’s… Read More Practically Perfect Porchini Mushroom Risotto