No Bake Coconut Cookies & #EatHealthy15 with @WholeNewMom

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Need a healthy treat in a flash? These No Bake Coconut Cookies are sugar Free, dairy-free, gluten-free and grain-free too! They come so quickly and are made of super healthy ingredients. I am so excited welcome Adrienne from Whole New Mom. Adrienne and I first started chatting as we were eyeing up each others recipes… 

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Healthy Peanut Butter Buckeyes & #EatHealthy15 with @MessyBakerblog

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These healthy peanut butter buckeyes are full on peanut buttery goodness minus the guilt. These naturally sweetened, protein-rich snacks are irresistible and highly addictive. Did I mention they’re dipped in dark chocolate? You have to make these Healthy Peanut Butter Buckeyes. I am so excited welcome Jennie from The Messy Baker. I “met” Jennie when I… 

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Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark – #EatHealthy15 with @LKellyNutrition

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How could Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Pretzel Bark be healthy, vegan, gluten-free and delicious? I’ll show you. I am so excited welcome Lauren from Lauren Kelly Nutrition. Lauren and I “met” almost three years ago and I have loved her balanced approach to health and nutrition, and that she creates healthy recipes with CHOCOLATE! I… 

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Chocolate-Covered Berries Green Smoothie for #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper is here this week to give you a little inspiration to step away from the cookie jar and get back to a healthy lifestyle (balanced with the occasional splurge, obviously) with light, healthy, but most importantly, delicious recipes for A Lighter New Year. How do I pack in fruit, veggies, protein, and of course… 

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Pineapple Coconut Fool – #EatHealthy15 with @PinaCocoblog

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Layers of caramelized pineapple and naturally sweetened whipped cream (or coconut cream, if you want to make it vegan) prove that a healthy fruit dessert can still be totally decadent. You’ll love this creamy, dreamy Pineapple Coconut Fool. I am so excited welcome Shanna from Pineapple and Coconut. I don’t remember which recipe of Shanna’s… 

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Double Chocolate Coconut Protein Brownies – #EatHealthy15 with A Healthy Life For Me

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Filled with not only tons of chocolate and coconut flavor, but also gluten free, vegan, and packed with fiber and antioxidants, it’s a dessert that will help keep you moving all day. Enjoy a healthy indulgence with these Double Chocolate Coconut Protein Brownies. I am so excited welcome Amy from A Healthy Life for Me…. 

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Peach Crisp Energy Balls & #EatHealthy15 #Giveaway

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The nutty caramelized peach flavor of a favorite decadent dessert in a healthy little bite that will satisfy those afternoon sweets cravings. For a quick snack that happens to be gluten free and vegan, whip up some Peach Crisp Energy Balls. Peach Crisp Energy Balls

Gluten Free Peppermint Frosted Chocolate Donuts – Guest Post from Petite Allergy Treats

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Tis the season for candy canes.  These Peppermint Frosted Chocolate Donuts are an easy and festive treat for Christmas.  They are also gluten free, egg free, dairy free and vegan so everyone can enjoy! The Twelve Guest Posts & Roundups of Christmas continues with this fabulous recipe from my friend Laura! Make sure you also… 

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Cranberry Balsamic Glazed Cauliflower Wings for #SundaySupper

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From turkey to mashed potatoes, #SundaySupper wants to help you figure out what to do with those Thanksgiving leftovers. I’m here to help with the cranberry sauce, and I’ve got an appetizer, snack, or side dish that everyone from vegans to carnivores will adore – sweet, tangy, sticky Cranberry Balsamic Glazed Cauliflower Wings. Cranberry Balsamic… 

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30 Vegan Holiday Recipes

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Not only is the holiday season upon us, but November is also National Vegan Month. So if you are having some plant-based buds for Friendsgiving, your aunt who just gave up dairy for Thanksgiving, a vegetarian cousin for Christmas or Hanukkah, or you just want some darn tasty new recipes for the new year, Jaime,… 

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Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Pudding Oatmeal

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The actual pumpkin is optional, but it never hurts to sneak vegetables into your breakfast. Totally necessary are the warm autumn spices and chocolaty goodness in this totally decadent yet healthy breakfast. All winter you’ll want to enjoy this Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Pudding Oatmeal. Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Pudding Oatmeal

Cranberry Orange Glazed Green Beans for #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper is helping you balance out all of the upcoming indulgences with a menu of recipes to help you Lighten Up the Holidays. Step away from the canned soup and french fried onions and lighten up your holiday vegetable side dishes by making these slightly sweet and tangy Cranberry Orange Glazed Green Beans. Cranberry Orange… 

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Basic Roasted Cauliflower for #Unprocessed #SundaySupper

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#SundaySupper is joining along with Andrew Wilder’s October #Unprocessed Challenge and giving you a huge menu of recipes to help you get those processed food out of your diet, or at least cut down a little. I decided to give you one of my family favorite vegetables in on of its simplest (and most delicious)… 

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Easy Vegetarian Minestrone Soup – Guest Post from It’s Yummi

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This Easy Vegetarian Minestrone Soup recipe comes together in just about 15 minutes, making it the perfect meal for a busy weeknight. If you’re a meat lover, add some crumbled cooked sausage, ground beef, or even pieces of cooked chicken and you’ll have a hearty main dish that your family will love! Easy Vegetarian Minestrone… 

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No-Bake Apricot Chia Energy Bars {#glutenfree #nutfree #vegan}

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Sweet and chewy with little bits of crunch (and white chocolate, if you like), it literally takes minutes to make this healthy, gluten free, nut free, dairy free, vegan snack. But don’t let all those scary buzzwords scare you away, because these might be one of my favorite snack recipes to date. My boys and… 

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Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Energy Balls

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Your favorite fall flavors with little bursts of chocolate, all in a super quick, easy and portable snack that packs in so much healthy goodness, and is also gluten-free, nut-free, and can be made vegan. They won’t be around for long, so make sure you get your hand on some of these Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip… 

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Honey Lime Sriracha Glazed Cauliflower Wings

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A little sweet, a little heat, these sticky little bites will be devoured by everyone at your party. For a fun new party or tailgate appetizer, whip up a batch of Honey Lime Sriracha Glazed Cauliflower Wings. Honey Lime Sriracha Glazed Cauliflower Wings

Sesame Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles) for #SundaySupper

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As we transition from summer into fall, now is the time for all things squash, so #SundaySupper is throwing our very own Squash Fest, with recipes for everything from zucchini to spaghetti and butternut to pumpkin. Sesame Noodles are an old favorite, and Zoodles are all the rage. No cooking is required when you combine… 

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DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups & #LoveChex #Giveaway

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Are you looking for a quick and easy make ahead breakfast that’s nutritious, delicious and fun? And one that even those with gluten allergies or sensitivities can enjoy, thanks to new Chex Gluten Free Oatmeal? Get the kids in the kitchen and let them customize their own DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups. DIY Freezer Oatmeal Cups

Agave Lime Lemonade – Guest Post from Foxes Love Lemons

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This Agave Lime Lemonade is part lemonade, part limeade, and 100% simple to stir up. Agave Lime Lemonade Nice to meet you, Cupcakes & Kale Chips fans! I’m Lori, and I blog at Foxes Love Lemons. I’m all about simple yet special meals made at home. I also like to share tips from my time… 

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Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

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Sweet and tangy, and made with fresh blueberries, forget the bottled stuff and add a burst of flavor to any salad with this easy and tasty Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing. Blueberry Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

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Sweet and tangy, with a flavor that will complement salads and sandwiches with fruits and vegetables that are in season at all different times of the year, it only takes minutes to blend up this Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing. Fig Balsamic Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Mango Strawberry Lime Popsicles

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Four ingredients is all you need to make this simple, light and healthy frozen treat. When you are craving a summertime dessert that’s sweet and tart, fruity and fresh, then make some Mango Strawberry Lime Popsicles. Mango Strawberry Lime Popsicles I’m guest posting today over at Take a Bite Out of Boca. While I’ve known… 

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Cranberry Almond Energy Balls (and Baby Bites)

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For a quick and easy, portable snack that you can throw together super fast as you are heading out the door, and is vegan, gluten-free, nutritious and delicious, you just need a few ingredients to roll up these Cranberry Almond Energy Balls (and Baby Bites). Cranberry Almond Energy Balls (and Baby Bites)

Five-Ingredient Double Chocolate Cherry Pistachio Energy Bars {copycat Lara Bars}

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Chewy chocolaty-cherry bars, dotted with bits of pistachio and white chocolate, when you need an on-the-go, portable snack, or even a healthy treat, whip up a batch of these easy, tasty, gluten-free, and easily-made vegan Five-Ingredient Double Chocolate Cherry Pistachio Energy Bars {copycat Lara Bars}. Disclaimer: Mini Babybel® provided me with product for this review. However,… 

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Vegan Vegetable Tomato Sauce with Chickpeas

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A hearty pasta sauce packed with veggies and protein, that comes together fast, but has such deep flavor and rich texture that your family will think you were cooking all day. And served over regular or gluten free noodles, polenta, or even spiralized veggies, Vegan Vegetable Tomato Sauce with Chickpeas makes a satisfying meal, and sneaks… 

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Mint Chocolate Chip Glazed Popcorn

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It’s April 1st, and I made you ice cream… APRIL FOOLS!!! While this may remind you of sunny day ice cream treats and is super fun to make and eat with your kids (or for yourself), it’s actually a healthy snack. Popcorn is a whole grain and naturally gluten free, and the glaze is easily… 

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Thai Coconut Curry Butternut Squash Soup for a Meatless #SundaySupper

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Whether you are vegetarian or vegan all the time, do the Meatless Monday thing, abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent, or just want something delicious, #SundaySupper has a recipe for you with an entire menu of Meatless Meals. Take the classic butternut squash soup and add the exotic flavors of Asian cuisine and you… 

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Baked Dill Hashbrown Potatoes – Guest Post from Vegan Mother Hubbard

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Last week I asked on Facebook what types of recipes everyone would like to see more of, and one of the popular answers was vegan recipes. Hopefully I’ll get you some myself, but in the meantime, I thought I’d ask a friend to jump in. Today, Sandra from Vegan Mother Hubbard has stopped by with… 

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