Recipes

Gluten Free Slow Cooker Banh Mi Wraps Recipe

This delicious Bahn Mi recipe is a twist on the classic Vietnamese sandwich. I’ve used lettuce wraps instead of a baguette, but I’ve kept in all those lovely Vietnamese flavors – meat, pickled veggies and sauces, for the filling. Sometimes I (Lauren) think the concepts of meal prep and slow cookers get a bad rap. I often hear people say they make for rushed or bland meals, but if you like to eat healthy and have a busy life, I think you have to master both of these. I obviously disagree and believe that not only can you make …

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Stone Fruit Summer Sangria

This Summer Sangria recipe is light and packed with fruity flavors! It’s a great batch cocktail that mixes rose wine with vodka and a cornucopia of stone fruits. I love a big batch pre-mixed cocktail that takes the fuss out of making sure everyone’s drinks are full and keeps the vibe feeling laidback.  When we decided on this month’s Summer Sangria recipe, Smirnoff promptly challenged us to a blind vodka taste test! Eek! It made me so nervous! What if our results didn’t confirm Smirnoff as the winner?! They were …

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Bed Rest Peach Pecan Muffin Recipe

What better way to celebrate having made it to 37 weeks than with the Peach Pecan Muffin recipe I made while sitting on a bar stool just a couple days after going into labor at 34 weeks.  I’ve experienced a lot of Braxton Hicks contractions throughout both my pregnancies and they’ve never worried me.  They’re inconsistent, uncomfortable but not painful, and seem to just come and go.  Especially since Parker had to be forced to evacuate the womb after 40 weeks and still took nearly two full days to come out, I’ve …

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Gluten Free Thai-Inspired Vegetarian Buddha Bowls

These Vegetarian Buddha Bowls are fresh, delicious and packed with goodness. Roasted vegetables nestle up with crisp cabbage, chickpeas, broccoli and more – all smothered in an addictive peanut sauce. Lauren Daniel, our newest contributor, is here for a rescue in the form of the a Vegetarian Buddha Bowl!  She’s a freelance graphic designer by day and a self-taught home cook by night. After health issues turned her to gluten-free living, she decided to teach herself to adapt recipes she loves and now she’s going to be …

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