Vegan, Gluten Free Potato Leek Soup This potato leek soup tastes just as hearty as the traditional version, but it doesn't contain heavy cream, butter - or any dairy, for that matter. It also happens to be gluten free, so it's suitable for many dietary needs. Additionally, it's a great option for athletes and active individuals, since it provides necessary carbohydrates (and potassium) from the russet potatoes - both important nutrients needed for recovery from a grueling wor
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Maple Syrup, Oil and Salt This simple side dish is one of the easiest and most delicious ways to make Brussels sprouts (IMO!) and takes about 20 minutes to make from start to finish. Brussels sprouts are full of fiber, as well as vitamin K, vitamin C and many other micronutrients . They're also so tasty when roasted and crispy! Plus, adding a touch of maple syrup provides a sweet taste, as well as carbohydrates, which is helpful for athletes look
Gut - Healthy Green Soup I should have called this soup, "The Most Veggies You Will Ever Eat in One Sitting Soup" - because this soup is packed with a ton of veggies! It's an easy, one-pot recipe that makes enough for you to enjoy throughout the week and get a few servings of veggies with each serving! Also, with ingredients like spinach, kale, cauliflower, broccoli, leeks, garlic and avocado, this soup has anti-inflammatory properties. It can be eaten hot or cold, although I
A Delicious Holiday Side Dish For Many Dietary Needs After this recipe, I promise to take a break from the maple syrup - it is just so good and the perfect addition to any fall dish! My Thanksgiving Day table is definitely going include a few maple recipes! These carrots are simple to make and truly taste decadent. When roasted, carrots naturally taste sweet and the maple syrup amplifies this sweetness. A hint of rosemary balances out the flavor while keeping this dish suitab
This simple dish is a staple in my house, since it's so easy to make, requires minimal clean-up (we're talking one pot, one lid, one strainer and one large spoon) and is a great #mealprep item, since it can easily be repurposed and used throughout the week. I like to add it to lunchtime salads for an easy way to round out my meal with carbs (and fiber), or use it as a base for a grain bowl later in the week. If you aren't familiar with farro, it is a whole grain that offers
This simple, #nocook recipe is refreshing and nutritious! It also works well for those following various dietary restrictions, such as dairy free, low FODMAP, vegan and gluten free. This chickpea based salad is drizzled lightly with a homemade, simple dressing and works well as a side dish or a snack, pairing carbohydrates, protein, heart-healthy fats and, of course, plenty of colorful veggies! Ingredients (yields 4 servings): 1 medium cucumber 2 medium tomatoes (I used heirl
I'm really not a fan of using my oven in the summer, so I love developing simple, #nobake recipes. That's not saying that I never use my oven in the summer, but if I can avoid it, I'm pretty happy (and cool)! This simple, made-in-a-blender side dish will keep your kitchen cool and your family happy - and it's a fun recipe to get kids involved with creating so that you can show them how fun and easy eating vegetables can be. They won't even realize they're eating cauliflower!