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Vegan Key Lime Popsicles (Paleo + a Keto Option)

Creamy dreamy 5-ingredient Vegan Key Lime Popsicles. This easy paleo popsicle recipe includes a secret ingredient! Check out the recipe card for a keto option, too. If your summer is anything like ours here in Reno, I’m willing to bet you’re itching for all-things cool and refreshing whether they’re in the form of food, a …

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Tropical Avocado Cocktails

Avocado, mango, pineapple juice, mint, coconut milk and cucumber make up this cool, refreshing tropical cocktail. This post is sponsored by the California Avocado Commission. I know…avocado in a cocktail? You think I’m three sheets to the wind, but bare with me here. Do you ever find yourself choosing between a smoothie and a cocktail? …

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Pesto Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Avocado, and Kale

Light, flavorful pesto quinoa salad with avocado, walnuts, feta cheese, asparagus, and kale. This nutrient-packed dish is perfect for packing up and taking for lunches or to barbecues and picnics. I’ve been on quite the quinoa kick lately (did you check out my Mango Edamame Quinoa Salad a couple of weeks ago?? It’s pretty magical!), …

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Summer Vegetable Avocado Frittata

Nutritious and easy to prepare summer vegetable frittata. This healthy breakfast incorporates avocados instead of cream for that delicious creamy flavor without the dairy.   Oh hello, summer, where did you come from?   With the summer solstice only two days away, I’m thinking it’s high time we start incorporating summer produce into our every …

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Roasted Vegetable Scramble

Roasted zucchini, yellow squash, and carrots interwoven with your spinach-infused scrambled eggs makes for a nutritious breakfast. Add avocado for a real good time!

Roasted Vegetable Scramble - an easy, nutritious take on breakfast. Serve it up with avocado and fresh fruit for a well-balanced, delicious breakfast.

You’re looking at the very breakfast I’ve been eating almost every day for the last 2 months. As you know, I’m on team savory when it comes to breaking the fast, and I always go for a veggie-packed scramble or omelette.

Traditionally, I saute the vegetables prior to scrambling them, but lately the roasted version has been doing me well. I simply chop up a zucchini squash, yellow squash, and a carrot and roast for 20 minutes at 425.

Roasted zucchini, yellow squash and carrots

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BBQ Shrimp and Sweet Potato Bowls

BBQ shrimp and sweet potato bowls with cabbage, rice, tomatoes, and avocado make for a well-balanced meal perfect for grilling season or any night of the week. These vibrant bowls are quick and easy to prepare and are adaptable to your personal taste.

BBQ Shirmp and Sweet Potato Bowls with avocado are a healthful and delicious meal for grilling season

After turning in my cookbook, Paleo Power Bowls, a few of my friends asked me if I’m tired of bowl food. My answer is an immediate resounding no. For me, there’s just so much to love about a big bowl of various foods coming together in a cohesive whole. This style of eating is basically my food lifestyle. I see your plate, and I raise you: ALL THE BOWLS!

One of my favorite ways of consuming shrimp is à la grill. If you’ve never had grilled shrimp, I guarantee it will flip your shellfish world upside down and possibly reverse it…the smoky-char magic of the BBQ is just that powerful!

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Roasted Veggie and Avocado Breakfast Burritos

Vegetable-packed breakfast burritos with roasted sweet potato, zucchini, spinach, and avocado. These filling and delicious breakfast burritos are easy to customize and are the perfect way to start the day. To say breakfast is a big deal in my household would be an understatement. There is no skipping breakfast. Ever. You can imagine the sentence, …

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Stuffed Grilled Avocados with Shrimp and Mango Salsa

Stuffed grilled avocados with grilled shrimp and delicious mango salsa. These stuffed avocados are perfect for sharing with friends and family all grilling season long. This post is sponsored by the California Avocado Commission. Have you fired up your grill yet? We had a pretty mild winter here in the Sierra Nevada, so we’ve been …

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Grilled Chicken Tacos with Mango Salsa and Chipotle Sour Cream

Grilled chicken tacos with mango salsa, cabbage slaw, and chipotle sour cream. This fresh and vibrant take on tacos is sure to win you over! Tacos! Are you in, or are you out! I have to be honest, I’ve never known a single person who was just meh about tacos.  I feel like everybody loves …

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California Cobb Salad with Chipotle Avocado Ranch Dressing

Fresh and vibrant California-style cobb salad with a spicy chipotle ranch dressing. Made with fresh California avocado, the ranch dressing is a healthier option to keep your salads squeaky clean. This post is sponsored by California Avocado Commission. This time of year, when the weather gets warmer and we have more daylight hours, I begin …

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