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Eggplant, Chickpea, and Chard Shakshuka

Quick and easy Shakshuka with eggplant, chickpeas, and chard – a well-balanced breakfast or dinner that requires right around 40 minutes to prepare.

Is there anything a runny yolk can’t solve?

In all seriousness, yolks are best when gooey, and if you feel the same, this easy vegetable-packed Shakshuka recipe is yours for the taking.

This fabulous meal of poached eggs in spiced tomato sauce is warm, rich, and satisfying, while staying nice and healthful.

You don’t need to be an expert at poaching eggs or have any background in African or Middle Eastern cuisine to become a Shakshuka aficionado!

When all is said and done, you’re basically making a one-pot meal in a skillet. It’s very similar to making soup or stew!

Let’s dive in!

What is Shakshuka?:

Shakshuka is a classic North African and Middle Eastern meal of eggs stewed in a generously-spiced sauce made from tomatoes, red peppers, and often harissa paste (which is a combination of roasted red peppers, garlic, caraway and coriander seeds, cumin, and herbs).

It is eaten any time of the day – breakfast, lunch, or dinner!

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Vejo Review – a Portable Pod-Based Blender

My Vejo Review, the world’s first pod-based blender!! My Vejo review includes the full rundown the features, of how Vejo operates, who would love it, how I use it, and more!

This post is sponsored by Vejo.

Have you heard of Vejo? It’s the latest and greatest portable pod-based blender. If you’re anything like me and you love your beverages and have a busy lifestyle, you are going to LOVE this blender!

Before I get ahead of myself, let’s talk details.

What is Vejo?

Vejo is a pod-based portable blender that you can bring with you and make delicious beverages on the go! It comes in nine gorgeous colors (as you can see, mine is orange!) and many, many flavors of blends! You can check out their starter kits and all of the flavors HERE!

Vejo Review - a portable pod-based blender for chilled smoothies and beverages

NOTE: If you purchase a Vejo Starter Kit now, you can get a FREE 8 pack of pods by using the coupon code: TRR8PACK 

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Low-Carb Carrot Cake

Keto-friendly Carrot Cake made with almond flour and Truvia® Natural Sweetener for a carb-conscious take on the classic dessert! Use up your pantry items to take an “all-but-the-kitchen-sink” approach!

Spring is in the air, and I don’t know about you, but I’m taking spring cleaning to a whole new level with this carrot cake! Not only is this cake magically delicious, but it’s a perfect placement for those forgotten pantry items like flour, dried fruit, nuts, seeds, shredded coconut, etc.

While I use dried cranberries, walnuts, cashews, and shredded coconut, you can swap them out for what you have on-hand (think: pecans, almonds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, raisins, dried blueberries, etc) – no need to go to the bulk bins at the grocery store when you already have ingredients that will work in your pantry!

If you’re like me and could eat carrot cake every day of your life, you’re going to go wild over this recipe. This keto-friendly Carrot Cake is tasty enough to eat just about any time of day – breakfast included! PLUS, while the cake is plenty flavorful on its own, the Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting levels up the whole experience.

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Thai Tom Kha Gai (Paleo, Keto)

Thai Tom Kha Gai -a coconut milk soup with mushrooms, chicken, ginger and lemongrass. This quick and easy recipe makes a satisfying, clean and delicious meal.

Tom Kha Gai is a traditional Thai soup made with coconut milk, mushrooms, chicken, lemongrass, ginger, and kaffir lime leaves. It’s creamy, tangy, and has a slight kick to it for a belly-warming cozy soup that covers all the flavor bases.

Thai food is my ultimate comfort food, and making it at home is one of my most coveted rituals. I love the way my home smells while I’m cooking, and enjoy the combination of creamy, tangy, sweet flavors. I also love making Thai for friends and family, as it’s always an impressive crowd-pleaser!

This time of year, self-care, evolution and growth is on everyone’s mind. For me, wellness  means consistency. This translates to cooking nourishing meals at home using fresh whole food ingredients. I see self-care as choosing a balanced lifestyle that you’re capable of maintaining in the long term, rather than urgently making too many changes at once. 

I enjoy making traditional recipes cleaner or just a bit healthier so that I get the same satisfaction while maintaining my health goals. I also think it’s important to keep cooking fun, yet approachable. In this sense, all of the ingredients included in this recipe are those you can find at any grocery store. I find it can be difficult to track down kaffir lime leaves, so I replace them with lime zest and juice.

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Keto Snickerdoodles (Grain-Free, Dairy-Free)

Keto Snickerdoodles made with almond flour, coconut oil, and zero-calorie Truvia® Natural Sweetener make for a lighter version of the holiday classic. Bake up a batch to enjoy with friends and family at all your holiday cookie exchanges and feasts! This post is sponsored by Truvia® Natural Sweetener.   Every holiday season, all the women …

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Keto Cinnamon & “Sugar” Donut Holes

Keto-friendly donut holes are a carb-conscious version of a fast food classic! Grain-free and dairy-free, these tasty donut holes are ideal for those with dietary restrictions looking to enjoy a sweet treat!

This post is sponsored by Truvia® Natural Sweetener.

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If you’re anything like me, you periodically find yourself smack dab in the middle of a donut hole craving. Instead of succumbing to the drive-thru, I make these to satisfy my fast food fix without sacrificing any of my wellness goals.

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Keto Strawberry Shortcake (Grain-Free)

Grain-free low-carb strawberry shortcake is an excellent dessert to make for friends and family who follow a keto or low-carb diet. This easy recipe comes together quickly!

This post is sponsored by Truvia® Natural Sweetener.

For those of you who watch your sugar intake or follow a low-carb or ketogenic diet, this Low-Carb Strawberry Shortcake is for you! This naturally sweet dessert recipe tastes just like the classic without the blood sugar spike.

Made with coconut flour, ghee (or butter), eggs, and sugar-free sweetener, the shortcake portion of this recipe not only tastes amazing and has great texture, but it is also grain-free, keto, and low-carb.

Rather than tossing the strawberries with cane sugar, as you would with a traditional strawberry shortcake, we use sugar-free sweetener. I use Truvia® Natural Sweetener for this recipe in order to keep it tasting sweet yet lower in sugar.

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Paleo Red White and Blue Flag Cake

Paleo red white and blue cake made with almond flour, pure maple syrup, and studded with fresh berries. This healthy cake recipe makes the perfect flag cake for celebrating U.S. holidays!

This post is sponsored by Thrive Algae Oil.

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If you’re planning on gathering up friends and family for a 4th of July celebration, this Paleo Red White and Blue Cake is the perfect addition to the party! It is grain-free, refined sugar-free, and dairy-free, making it ideal for those with dietary restrictions, and a healthier dessert option!

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Salmon Bowls with Avocado and Carrot “Rice”

If you’re looking for an easy, paleo, keto meal, give these Salmon Bowls with Avocado, Carrot “Rice” sauteed rainbow chard and wasabi sauce a whirl! Filled with protein, healthy fats, and nutrients, these bowls are so flavorful and easy to make any night of the week. This post is sponsored by the California Avocado Commission. …

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Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes

Light and fluffy zesty gluten-free Vegan Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes make for a delightful breakfast or brunch! This easy recipe only requires a few pantry items and take very little time to prepare.

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Are you in the market for some Spring breakfast or brunch recipes to share with your friends and family? You’re in luck, because these pancakes are such a delightful crowd-pleaser.

Plus, they are just so easy to make! These egg-free vegan pancakes only require a handful of basic ingredients that you likely already have on hand.

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