Category Archive: Vegetarian

Fresh Juice Sangria

I was recently approached by Williams-Sonoma about teaming up with them to spread the word about the wonders of juicing. You guys know I love our juicer, you can read a little bit… Continue reading

DIY Chipotle Corn Salsa & Vinaigrette

As I mentioned in my latest favorite things post, I have discovered Chipotle and cannot get enough,  I think their salads are the best thing ever. I get mine with lettuce, chicken, sautéed… Continue reading

Peach Banana Smoothie Popsicles

  Summer is in full swing and I find myself craving something cool and refreshing each night after dinner for dessert. Pre-packaged “healthy” treats are hard to come by (and more expensive) so… Continue reading

DIY Blueprint Juice Cleanse

After a particularly indulgent weekend away, I needed something to give my system a reboot and get me back on track and so I wanted to try a juice cleanse. I didn’t want… Continue reading

No-Cook Overnight Oatmeal

I saw this on Yahoo a few days ago and thought it was intriguing enough to give it a shot. I liked the idea of it because it’s a no-cook, no-recipe, power-packed breakfast… Continue reading

Beet Creme Brûlée

This is the first recipe that we tried from the Payard Desserts book that I had on my January Favorite Things List! I love classic creme brûlée and so my interest was really piqued… Continue reading

Roasted Squash Flatbreads

Usually towards the end of the week I start coming up with some ideas for the weekend dinners and then what we’re going to have during the week the following week. A couple weeks… Continue reading

Quinoa Chili

I worked on this recipe last week and was so happy with how it turned out. I love chili (especially in the fall & winter) because it’s typically easy to make, filling and… Continue reading

Mini Cranberry Meringue Pies

I know it’s not even Labor Day here in the states but I am already transitioning into a fall state of mind. I mean, after all, Pumpkin Spice Lattes are back at Starbucks… Continue reading

Quinoa Salad

Since you all have been loving my Kale & Quinoa Patty recipe (get it HERE), I wanted to share another one of my favorite quinoa recipes. This salad is AMAZING for the end… Continue reading

Artichoke & Spinach Pesto

As summer is starting to wind down, we all need some great recipes to use up our basil plants and while a plain basil pesto is a great option, this recipe is even… Continue reading

Baked Eggs in Avocado

I mentioned in one of my previous Instalife posts (see it HERE) that I have been trying out some new breakfast recipes in an effort to force myself to be better about actually… Continue reading

Buffalo Hummus

Hummus is fantastic because it’s a healthy, high-protein snack that’s super easy to make yourself. Once you have a “base” it’s fun to play around with extra ingredients to make different flavors. This… Continue reading

Kale & Quinoa Patties

I found a version of this recipe on Pinterest + couldn’t wait to try it as I love quinoa + kale but had never tried them together in a recipe. I made these for dinner the… Continue reading

Grilled Pineapple with Bourbon Caramel Sauce

We are finally back from a crazy couple of weeks away from home and I am happy to be settling back in to our normal routine. When I was younger, my mom wouldn’t… Continue reading

Oven-Fried Green Tomatoes

I have never actually had a real fried green tomato because by the time we decided we wanted to try them, we wanted to lighten them up by baking instead of frying them.… Continue reading

Carrot Lemon Risotto

It’s been a while since I’ve done a risotto post and this is such a great one for spring! I love how versatile this dish is, we’re always adapting it depending on what… Continue reading

Vegan Taco Salad

I just want to start this post by saying, give it a chance! I had probably the same reaction you did the first time we tried “meatless crumbles” aka soy protein to replace… Continue reading

Skinny Margaritas

With Cinco de Mayo coming up this weekend, I thought it was a perfect time to share my secret weapon… skinny margaritas! I’m a tequila girl, I always have been and there really… Continue reading

Rosemary Rhubarb Daiquiris

Ever since I discovered the amazingness that is infused simple syrups for cocktails (see the post HERE), I don’t know how I’ll ever go back to make cocktails the hard way! The wonderful… Continue reading