Category: Vegetarian

Food & Nutrition Test Kitchen: Siggi’s Coconut & Date Protein Bites

Every couple of months, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics sends out their Food & Nutrition Magazine and it’s packed with tons of awesome information. In January, they started a “test kitchen” where readers try a recipe and report back on how it went. The featured recipe was for a snack bite. I had been meaning to try these super...
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Book Review – Nourish Your Namaste: How Nutrition and Yoga Can Support Digestion, Immunity, Energy & Relaxation

Kara Lydon (AKA The Foodie Dietitian) is one of my favorite Registered Dietitians and food bloggers. I met her in Maine at an incredible Wild Blueberries event, and after chatting with her about life and business on a fun outdoor hike and tasting her winning smoothie in a friendly competition, I immediately had a RD crush. Kara’s food and wellness philosophy is very much...
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Book Review – Nourish: Whole Food Recipes featuring Seeds, Nuts & Beans

I am beyond excited to do my first book review here on the blog! A copy of Nourish: Whole Food Recipes Featuring Seeds, Nuts and Beans written by Nettie Cronish and Cara Rosenbloom, RD was provided to me by Whitecap Books for review, however all opinions are my own. I have a confession. I like to buy cookbooks because they look pretty...
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Banana-Zucchini Muffins

I know I say I don’t bake a lot, and honestly, I didn’t used to. But, now that I know my son loves muffins and that they are a regular part of his breakfast (muffin + plain yogurt + fruit/vegetable smoothie), I’ve been experimenting a little more with batters and baked goods. As usual, I had a couple of over-ripe bananas,...
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Nutty Dates

Ok. So, this isn’t so much a recipe as it is a simple assembly. Pitted dates are perfect little packages ready to be stuffed with all sorts of goodies. Personally, I like to balance out the naturally sweet and chewy date with a bit of savory and crunchy nuts – almonds and walnuts fit well, so I opt for them,...
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Vegetarian Protein-Powered Snacks

I was raised a vegetarian and as a very athletic kid, teenager, and now adult, protein has always been a major focus of my diet. I can still remember my mom enticing me to eat lentils by telling me that it has a lot of protein and that I needed it to be strong. (What do ya know, she was...
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