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Corn-Studded Lentil Salad

Posted by Jessica Boscarini on Monday, September 12, 2016, In : Salads 

 

I feel like lentils are one of those foods that everybody has in their pantry, but yet never uses because they don’t know what to do with them. Besides Lentil Soup, or possibly as a side-dish [that nobody ends up eating], the lentil is an overlooked superhero that deserves much more credit than it is given.

And hey, I’ll admit that I am one of those that don’t utilize these little beans nearly enough either. But, after creating this Cold Corn-Studded Lentil Salad for a Labor Day BBQ I...


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How-To Make the Best Cauliflower Pizza Crust – Simple and Delicious! Plus, it’s Dairy-free and Grain-free!

Posted by Jessica Boscarini on Monday, August 15, 2016, In : Entrees 


Makes approx. 1 - 12" Pizza Crust

Apparently, this is the year of the “cauliflower”. Everywhere you look there is some new recipe or meal idea made with this once innocuous vegetable. While I’ve always been a fan, I know that there are many people who are completely puzzled by this large and white broccoli relative, and thus, steer away from it entirely – my husband included!

Now, throw in all the latest hype of cauliflower pizza crusts and fried cauliflower rice and ...


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Gluten-Free Maple Banana-Seed Bread

Posted by Jessica Boscarini on Friday, August 5, 2016, In : Breads 


Bread really can be a healthy addition to your daily menu, it just depends what’s in it! It can also be a good way to sneak in some extra fiber, protein and healthy fats into your littles without them even knowing.

One of the best ways to do this: banana bread. The sweetness from the bananas makes it a favorite for all, although the touch of maple syrup doesn’t hurt either ;). Plus, you don’t need to add yeast to the dough, or even kneed it for that matter, so it re...


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Protein-Filled Cookie Dough – for Breakfast!?!?

Posted by Jessica Boscarini on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, In : Dips & Spreads 


I’ve got to admit I’m a sucker for cookie dough. But really, who isn’t?! Sweet and creamy, which just the right amount of crunch, licking the spoon – and bowl for that matter – has always been my favorite part of the whole baking experience.

With that said, I know raw cookie dough isn’t exactly what should be consider nutritious, especially with the massive amounts of sugar, white flour and raw egg that is often associated with it. But did you know that you can a...


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The Best GlutenFree Chocolate Chip Muffins

Posted by Jessica Boscarini on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, In : Desserts 



Whoever said that healthy has to be boring?! Ok, well maybe these muffins aren’t actually “healthy”, but they are dairy and gluten free, and only contain real, natural ingredients. Plus, life is all about balance and with these muffins [or cupcakes if you prefer to call them], you won’t feel guilty for eating more than one! 

[These are the “cupcakes” that I served at my daughter’s 1st birthday party. Nobody knew that they were dairy-free, let alone gluten-free, and that they didn...

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The Best Butter-less Cream Frosting Recipe [you’ve ever had] – Whether or Not you are Vegan

Posted by Jessica Boscarini on Wednesday, July 27, 2016, In : Desserts 


We all know that “real” frosting is not considered healthy, no matter which way you try to spin it. Especially if you are going for an icing that holds up in warmer temperatures, the whole whipped coconut cream (recipe coming soon!) just isn’t going to fly. However, if made using the right ingredients, frosting really can be a decadent treat that you can enjoy without feeling totally guilty. Especially when swirled on top of my recipe for The Best Chocolate Chip Muffi...


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