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5 Ingredient Homemade Twix Bars (Vegan, Paleo)

  October calls for cleaning up more classic candy bars.  I created real food versions of snickers, 3 musketeers, and milky way bars already and loved all of the amazing feedback from those that made them at home.  Today calls for another one of my former favorites, Twix bars.  But a clean homemade version done […]

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Sesame Sweet Potato Noodles

  I bought a spirilizer a few months ago and have zucchini noodles down pat.  I figured it was about time to branch out and try noodles with different vegetables.  Pasta…pasta who?  I don’t think I will go back to eating regular noodles ever again.  One, vegetable noodles are so much more nutritious.  Two, a […]

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Reasons to Love Arugula: Arugula and Date Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberries

PrintArugula and Date Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Cranberries Prep Time: 15 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 45 minutes Yield: 4-8 www.theorganicdietitian.comIngredients1 large butternut squash, peeled, seeds removed, and cut into 2 inch pieces 1 cup fresh or frozen and thawed cranberries 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon salt black pepper to taste 8 […]

60+ Date Recipes Roundup

60+ Recipes Using Dates: Nature’s Sweetener

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of going date picking.  One of the amazing fruits that we grow here in Arizona are dates.  Yes dates are considered a fruit and are contain the lowest moisture content of whole fruit.  This makes them the only naturally dehydrated fruit.  This also makes them higher […]

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Cinnamon Apple Fudge (Vegan, Paleo)

  I hope you don’t mind but after my recent Pumpkin Fudge recipe I started thinking about the different kinds of fudge I could make with this easy recipe.  Continuing in the theme of fall I immediately wanted to use apple.  With apples being at their peak during the cooler months, what a great way […]

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Healthy Freezer Meals + Green Lentil Chili

This months Recipe Redux theme is such a good one!  This month I am sharing my best tips and tricks for healthy freezer meals.  Utilizing the freezer to conveniently make and have healthy foods on hand can be a real life saver. When you feel very strongly, as I do, about eating real food it is essential […]

Cococnut Yogurt

DIY Coconut Yogurt 4 Ways

With more and more people looking to avoid dairy alternative products like coconut yogurt are popping up on store shelves.  I have seen brands that are cleaner than others but usually these products contain a long list of questionable ingredients including added sugar.  But what if I told you that you can make your own […]

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Superfood Sundae: Acai Magic Shell

Acai bowls are all of the rage right now and for good reason.  Acai berries are the star of these bowls and have been known for centuries in the Amazon as a source of energy and health.  They are a close relative of blueberries and cranberries but contain even more antioxidants.  You know, antioxidants, those […]


No Churn Peach Cobbler Ice Cream

  I have been desperately trying to find more and more ways to incorporate the abundance of delicious summer fruit while it is still around.  When food is in season that is when it is as its absolute best!  Summer peaches are no exception.  They are sweet, juicy, and bursting with flavor.  The bonus is that […]


Mexican Polenta

  It is no secret that Mexican food is at the top of my list of favorites.  Any cuisine that used that much avocado is alright in my book.  Why can’t we put a Mexican spin on everything?  I will take any excuse to add pico de gallo and avocado to just about anything.  Even […]

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Gluten Free Fig Muffins (with Real Ingredients)

I still had a lot of figs leftover from my yard and needed to find more delicious ways to use them up.  I told you I had them coming out of my ears!  There are worse things then having too many ripe figs on hand, this I know.  After falling in love with my Cashew Flour […]

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Grasshopper Avocado Mousse Parfait

For many years (more than I care to admit to) I was afraid to eat a lot of fat.  We had been told that eating more fat would make us fat.  Fatty foods do contain more calories but not all fat is created equal.  Avocados are one of the fattiest plant foods on the planet but […]