Category Archives: Healthy meals & snacks

10 Minute [Clean Eating] Tacos

It’s not always easy to eat clean on weeknights.  I usually come home from work hungry and just want to order take-out.  But that gets expensive (and big heavy dinners really stick to my thighs) so I try to avoid … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Banana Pancakes

Pancakes are one of my favorite breakfast foods, but they come with a fair amount of guilt.    I mean, they’re basically empty carb patties drenched in fat and sugar.  Oh, and they have like, zero nutrients. While I’m not … Continue reading

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Homemade Granola

This granola is good stuff.  And I wouldn’t lie to you. Until I started researching for this recipe, I didn’t realize that granola is one of those things you can kind of freestyle.  But it totally is- you can switch … Continue reading

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Utica Greens

My parents are both from the Utica, NY area.  I’ve been visiting my whole life, reveling in the area’s unique epicurean offerings.  One favorite is half-moon cookies, which are also known as “black and whites”.  They are a cakey chocolate … Continue reading

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Buffalo Shredded Chicken [in the Crockpot]

Ever since I started making this chicken recipe, my fiancé has been obsessed.  It’s a household staple- it’s always in our fridge.  But I’m the kind of girl who gets burnt out on eating the same thing all the time … Continue reading

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Vegan Chili

As soon as we got back from Hawaii I challenged myself to eat vegan six days a week.  I hoped it would boost my energy, help me slim down, and improve my diet.  In case you didn’t know, we Americans … Continue reading

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Carrot Ginger Soup

It can be challenging to create healthy winter meals, but this tasty soup fits the bill.  It’s packed with flavor and nutrients but not calories!  Now, is it as good as my triple chocolate cookies?  No.  But it also has … Continue reading

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