Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie recipe works great as either a breakfast or snack option, keeping me full and satisfying a sweet craving at the same time. You can tweak the recipe to make it a bit lower in fat and calories, and/or higher in protein, depending on your goals. It has a wonderful balance

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My Favorite Guacamole + How To Keep It Fresh

Learn how to make perfect guacamole that will stay fresh and bright green for days! Guacamole is one of my absolute favorite snacks.  For quite some time now, I’ve been wanting to get back to basics. I’m always hesitant… does the internet really need another guacamole recipe? Of course not. However, while this site is full

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Old Bay Deviled Eggs

Old Bay Deviled Eggs are an easy, flavorful appetizer that’s ready in under 30 minutes. They’re low carb & gluten-free! One of the many things that drove me crazy about culinary school was that there was always only one right way to do things. If you deviated from this method, you were wrong and would

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Lemon-Herb Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Lemon-Herb Slow Cooker Whole Chicken is an easy “set it and forget it” meal. A few minutes of prep time is all you need for a flavor-packed dinner! One of my favorite dinners is roasted chicken. As with salmon, I’m incredibly picky about how my chicken is prepared. Roasted chicken has it all- crispy skin,

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Strawberry Macadamia Nut Milk

Strawberry Macadamia Nut Milk is a healthy, sweet drink that can be enjoyed on its own or used as the base for a smoothie.  I love making nut milks from scratch. It’s not very time consuming or expensive to make and the flavor is, in my opinion, far superior to anything sold at the grocery

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Spicy Chocolate Latte

This spicy chocolate latte from Savory Simple will warm you up when it’s chilly outside! It seems like every year there’s one month where I find myself traveling to multiple work events. I’m right in the middle of that hectic time right now. I’ve been home from a visit to Seattle for just two days and

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Cashew and Roasted Red Pepper Kale Chips

These Cashew and Roasted Red Pepper Kale Chips are savory, crunchy and bursting with flavor. People will beg you for the recipe! (vegan & gluten-free) Kale chips are one of those things that people either love or hate. I’m somewhere in the middle because I love them when they’re done right. But I’ve tasted a lot of

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Cantaloupe Gazpacho

This Cantaloupe Gazpacho is a seasonal, sweet and savory chilled soup. Try serving it in a pitcher at summer parties! When I was in middle school I wanted to be a movie star. I thought I loved acting. Being on stage gave me a sense of control and purpose. In life I was painfully shy and

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