Hamster Bites

Ginger Noodles

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Did you ever have one of those recipes that you decided to try for lunch and like it so much that you made it again for dinner? That is exactly what happened yesterday!  I found this recipe in my 21 day Vegan Kickstart meal plan and decided it was going to be lunch.  Since my […]

Hamster Bites

Barbecue-Style Portobellos

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As I explore more on this meatless/vegan adventure, I am on the lookout for new ideas that the whole family will enjoy!  This first time, I only made the recipe as written (2 servings) and it was so good that I didn’t share.  I guess next time, I need to triple the recipe so that […]

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Quinoa Pilaf

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Lately, we keep hearing so much about low carb, no carb, carbs are bad and so on.  All carbs are not created equal and the important thing is to fill your diet with the good carbs.  Whole grain carbs are the way to go!  Quinoa is one of those foods that’s fun to say, but […]

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Lentil Artichoke Stew with Fire Roasted tomatoes

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I don’t know about you, but when the weather starts to cool off and the leaves start to change, it’s time to switch it up from the light summer meals to something a little heartier! This simple stew fits that bill!  I have been experimenting with more meatless recipes and stumbled across this one and […]

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Gluten Free Zucchini Banana Bread

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Nothing beats a a good cup of coffee in the morning… unless it’s paired with a slice of warm banana bread! After a crazy buys weekend running around Chicago (literally!), I took Monday off from work to relax and recover.  I also found that I had a pile of banana’s that had gone uneaten over […]

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Reading, learning and rediscovering

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Every day is an opportunity to learn.  We are constantly learning.  Learning helps us grow, expand horizons, meet mew people, try new things and so much more.  In reality, we never can learn everything, there will always be something new. This has been my life in the last few weeks. As you may recall, I […]

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21 Day sugar Detox complete!

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They say it takes 21 days to create a new habit… coincidence that this sugar detox is 21 days?  I think not! Could you go 21 days with no sugar?  This means ALL sugar (with the exception of a few fruits), grains, processed foods and a whole lot more The day after we came back from […]

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Avocado, Not just for guacamole anymore!

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  Avocado Fudge? Yes please! I am sure that, if you are anything like me, when you hear fudge, Healthy is not a word that comes to mind.  Most of the time, I think I get a sugar headache just from looking at fudge!  I do not eat a lot of sweets anymore, but once […]