GF and Vegan Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookies

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I don’t know about you, but I’m a firm believer that peanut butter and chocolate go perfectly together!  For me, these cookies were just that.  Perfection.  Soft and a little chewy on the inside.  YUM! Continue reading

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My Big Vegan Bowl of Beans and Farro


I have no idea what to call this bowl of yummy goodness…So, we’ll just call it ‘My Big Vegan Bowl of Beans and Farro’! This was my first time to make farro, and let me just tell ya, it will not be my last! I cooked my farro in vegetable broth and loved the flavor it gave. Continue reading

Mushroom Ragu

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Since I’ve been reducing my meat in-take I’ve been allowing myself a little more carbs as of late.  You have to eat something that keeps your stomach full for longer than 30 minutes when you’re only eating fruits and vegetables…right?!  I needed a little comfort food last night, but wanted it to be ‘healthy’.  Nothing that weighs you down and makes you hate life after you eat! 🙂 Continue reading

Open-Faced Faux Tuna Salad Sandwich

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I made this little faux-tuna-salad sandwich for lunch this week and could NOT get enough of it.  It’s going to be on repeat for a LONG time!  My hubs came in hungry, I offered some to him… he turned his nose up.  Literally.  Nose in the air with a smirk.  Tasted it.  Then proceeded to eat THE ENTIRE BOWL.  Continue reading

Faux-Fried-Potato-Salad

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I’ve said it many times before… “I’ve never met a potato that I didn’t like!”  I actually make this dish two to three times a week.  Especially when I’m not in a very ‘creative’ mood…it’s quick, easy, and both my husband and daughter LOVE it.  Sometimes we have it for dinner… sometimes I make it for a quick and easy lunch that keeps me full the whole afternoon.  I love a traditional southern potato salad smothered in creamy mayo, but let’s be honest… it’s just not the best thing to eat if you’re watching the scale and trying to maintain that bikini body all year long.  SO…. for me, this is the next best thing!  Continue reading