Posts tagged ‘gluten-free’

May 1st, 2014

Gluten-Free Quinoa Meatless Meatballs {with Marinara}

by Chrissy

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Holy Heatwave! Southern California is absolutely nuts with this dry heat and crazy winds. Now that I am recently self-employed I have been spending my first week of freedom melting in my house. I was tempted to go to Barre class twice in one day because it was a nicely air conditioned environment. I would have really regretted that one. I can only do so much shaking and pulsing…

Quinoa meatballs_LYK 3

I have been trying out a few new meatless options for … Read more...

March 27th, 2014

Almond Joy Protein Bars {No-Bake!}

by Chrissy

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These days, I need all the little on-the-go snacks I can get my hands on. I’ve been working like a mad woman, running around like crazy trying to finish out the transition from my old job to the new gig, of owning my own business.

In short, these little protein bars are the perfect energy source to keep me going.

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I don’t know about you, but the chocolate, coconut, & almond combo is one that I can’t resist. Just writing … Read more...

September 20th, 2013

Heirloom Tomato & Egg Stack

by Chrissy

Heirloom Tomato & Egg Stack_LYK5

Busy mornings call for quick, easy, and healthy sustenance. Am I right, or am I right?

With this being the final weekend before Lauren & Chris’s big day, and a ton of crafting, errands, and last details to get in order, there will be little time left for cooking.

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Since we aren’t the kind of girls to sacrifice healthful foods for a quick fast-food fix, we’ll be consuming things like this Heirloom Tomato & Egg Stack.

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We are also … Read more...

August 13th, 2013

Pumpkin Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies {Gluten-free}

by Chrissy

Cookies for breakfast? The answer is YES. All day, everyday.

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Friends, I’ve been living it up and on total vacation mode these past two weeks.

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I adventured in Mammoth with Rob’s family–with wake boarding, fishing (we caught some rainbow trout!), hiking, and mountain biking–and then we headed up to LA for some time with my family–celebrating a birthday, and a Bon voyage, and venturing to the Getty Museum–our vacation was flush with fun activities and beautiful scenery. {Pics Below} Smile

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So, … Read more...

June 12th, 2013

{Vanilla + Cinnamon} Almond Butter

by Chrissy

Vanilla Cinnamon Almond Butter_LYK10

For all of you peanut butter fans, bear with me. Almond butter is the new peanut butter. Just get used to it.

Bold statement, I know, but you will see what I mean after you grab a spoon of this nutty spread.

Vanilla Cinnamon Almond Butter_LYK12

This isn’t just any nut butter. This is a glorious mix of roasted almonds, pure vanilla extract, and a hint of cinnamon.

It will change your life.

Vanilla Cinnamon Almond Butter_LYK11

It can be slapped on fruit slices, toast, or crackers for … Read more...