This COCONUT BAKED OATMEAL is perfect with fresh berries and maple syrup as a dense and filling breakfast bake! |

Coconut Baked Oatmeal

This Coconut Baked Oatmeal is a wonderful filling breakfast to prep for the week, lightly sweetened and full of coconut flavor. Enjoy it plain or with a drizzle of maple syrup and fresh fruit! Oats are a staple in my diet, as a great complex carbohydrate full of fiber and a vehicle for lots of awesome… 

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Freezer Essentials for Smoothie Making |

My Freezer Essentials

Looking to refresh your freezer and stock it with healthy items to make simple, delicious meals? In this post, I’ll share my freezer essentials and provide you with plenty of ideas! Almost a year ago, I shared my Pantry Essentials with you all – and that has been vital to refer back to as I build my… 

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Fudgy and Moist Salted Caramel Black Bean Brownies - a recipe to keep on hand for an indulgent yet wholesome treat! | #glutenfree

Salted Caramel Black Bean Brownies

Decadent and fudgy, these Salted Caramel Black Bean Brownies are made with wholesome ingredients in the brownie base and topped with a salted date caramel and chopped almonds for a delicious treat. While I have shared mini black bean cupcakes on here before, I have yet to share a versatile and awesome black bean brownie recipe. This… 

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Mini Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins - made with peanut flour for a lower fat and healthy snack option! |

Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

Peanut butter jelly time! These mini Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins are the perfect snack, breakfast component, or lunchbox treat. Today’s back to school! Not just for kids – but me too! After writing this post, I am heading out to my grad school orientation. Eek! This weekend was a whirlwind of moving and shopping… 

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Drink Good Do Good Campaign |

Drink Good Do Good

You guys know that I have been partnering for the past few months with Naked Juice on some recipes, as well as talking about sustainability. Today, I’m excited to have the chance to share their Drink Good Do Good campaign with you all – along with some garden goodies I’ve been harvesting – and then urge you… 

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Simple Tofu Summer Rolls, packed with crisp veggies, tofu, quinoa, and a creamy peanut sauce! Vegetarian and gluten-free. |

Tofu Summer Rolls with Quinoa and Peanut Sauce

With our versatile peanut sauce, we are making Tofu Summer Rolls with Quinoa – a fun assembly-required dinner that all will love. With the staying power of tofu and quinoa matched with lots of fresh crunchy vegetables all packed into rice paper, you have a portable meal in a few minutes. Over the past year or… 

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Peanut Zucchini Noodle Salad with Carrots, Cabbage, and Edamame |

Saucy Peanut Zucchini Noodle Salad

This Saucy Peanut Zucchini Noodle Salad is the perfect summery bite – full of flavorful peanut sauce, crisp vegetable noodles, and all your favorite garnishes. Make it before the summer ends! Hello from beautiful Portland, Oregon! Today, I bring you a peanut veggie noodle salad, but my meal plan today includes doughnuts, lots of Stumptown… 

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A perfect sauce to keep on hand for salads, noodles, and meats, this Peanut Sauce recipe couldn't be easier for whipping up! | #vegan #glutenfree

Peanut Sauce

Consider this your new favorite staple for late summer: my Basic Peanut Sauce. Simple to throw together, this creamy and peanutty sauce is perfect for dressing up any meal – from salads to cold noodles to grilled meats to summer rolls – or just spoon to mouth! Hello from under a boatload of clean clothing, kitchen… 

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Portobello Beef Burgers - a great grilling recipe using minced mushrooms, reducing fat and upping juicyness and veggies! |

Portobello Beef Burgers

Looking for a leaner and moist beef burger? These Portobello Beef Burgers use minced mushrooms to substitute for additional ground beef, which results in a light texture and lots of welcome added moisture. It’s prime time grilling season around here, as corn and peaches are in full swing everywhere you look and the temperature is still high…. 

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BLUEBERRY PIE OVERNIGHT OATS - a vegan and gluten free breakfast or snack option, packed with protein, blueberry flavor, and crunch! |

Blueberry Pie Overnight Oats

Easy to prep and lightly sweetened, these Blueberry Pie Overnight Oats are a great portable breakfast option reminiscent of a summery blueberry pie. After making my 5 Ingredient Vegan Chocolate Banana Overnight Oats a few too many times, I needed a break from the chocolatey version – and started working on this overnight oat recipe with additional texture…. 

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BLUEBERRY CHIA JAM - a simple, 3 ingredient recipe that is a great low sugar and higher protein alternative to storebought jam! |

Blueberry Chia Jam

Have you ever tried making chia jam, a pectin-free way to make your own preserves? This Blueberry Chia Jam uses just 3 ingredients – frozen blueberries, maple syrup, and chia seeds – and is perfect for toast, oatmeal, or baked goods. Jam is traditionally crushed fruit cooked with sugar and pectin – as water evaporates,… 

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