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Pina Colada Protein Smoothie

This refreshing, light tropical fruit smoothie, packed with protein, is perfect for a mid-day snack, or a pre or post-workout mini-meal. Ingredients: 1 large banana, frozen, cut into 1-inch chunks 3 small frozen pineapple chunks 1/4 cup collagen protein powder, plain** 1T vanilla Truvani vegan protein powder* 1 tsp toasted coconut flakes 1 cup cold SoDelicious plain coconut […]

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Fit Girl Crock Pot Paleo Lamb Stew

This lamb stew is really easy to make, is dairy-free, gluten-free and lower in fat than your traditional meat stew because you don’t fry the lamb first. I use lamb because it has fewer antibiotics and is more easily broken down than beef…it also tastes better.   Fit Girl Crock Pot Paleo Lamb Stew 1 […]

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Gluten-free, dairy-free, low-fat Apple Crisp

I love apple pie except for some of the unhealthy ingredients, specifically: flour, sugar and butter. When I saw this light version without any flour, oil or sugar (just 2 TBPS of maple syrup in the batch), I was thrilled. This low-calorie, flourless, vegan version is yummy, simple to make, has just oats, apples, cinnamon, […]

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Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Bean-free Mini Tacos

I came up with this lightened up version of tacos this week since it’s been so hot out. It serves as a mid-day snack or a small lunch for 1 person.   Dairy-free Bean-free Mini Tacos 2 corn tortillas Choice of one of the following proteins: grilled shrimp, ground browned turkey with Mexican spices; shredded […]

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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies

On Saturday I made flourless peanut butter cookies that were a huge hit with our friends and neighbors. Everyone who tried the cookies was surprised to learn that there’s no butter, salt or flour in them. It’s just five ingredients. It’s really easy to make and much healthier than traditional cookies. You can buy them […]

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Healthy Desserts

When you have a sweet tooth, sugary treats are hard to resist. I try to avoid sugar and flour whenever possible but I love to have a slice of pie or a bite of chocolate every now and then. Chef Ani Phyo has 85 gluten free, sugar-free, dairy-free desserts in her raw, vegan cookbook “Ani’s […]

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A Dairy-Free Thanksgiving

An entire Thanksgiving meal can be healthy, dairy-free and delicious. I put a small amount of everything on my plate so I can try each dish and so I don’t eat too much. I don’t let myself have seconds until the following day. I thought I’d share with you what I’m making for Thanksgiving this […]

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Dairy-Free Vegetarian Zucchini Pancakes

Even if you hate vegetables you’ll love these zucchini pancakes. They’re crisp on the outside and soft on the inside, similar to a potato pancake, with lots of flavor. You can eat them with a meal or have them as a healthy snack. They are dairy-free, vegetarian and contain only 140 calories for two. You […]

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Dairy Free Vegan Pizza by Amy’s

Finally there’s a dairy free and vegan pizza, and it’s delicious! It has organic ingredients too. You can serve it to your pickiest food critic; you don’t even miss the cheese. The crust is a medium thickness, crisp on the bottom and edges, and has the perfect amount of softness on the inside. I used […]

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Vegan Meal to Go

I’m not a fan of Pro Bar except for this flavor, Koka Moka, which I love. It’s 100% vegan and yummy! It has nuts, oats and tiny chocolate chips. If I’m on a long flight or too busy to sit down for a meal, I’ll eat one of these. They are 370 calories so they’ll […]

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