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Creamy Carrot Soup (paleo, vegan)

This easy Creamy Carrot Soup with ginger and coconut milk requires only a handful of basic ingredients and not much time to prepare. Healthful, flavorful, vegan, and paleo, this is a something-for-everyone comfort food!

During the fall and winter when it gets dark early and the weather is chilly, I love curling up to bottomless bowls of soup.

Creamy vegetable soups are some of my favorites! Sweet Potato Soup always gets the limelight, but I enjoy creamy carrot soup even more! 

Carrot soup is naturally sweet, a touch earthy, and pairs magnificently with Thai flavors like ginger, cumin and coconut milk. That’s the route I’m taking with this carrot ginger soup recipe!

The recipe contains no cream, butter or oil. Simply all squeaky clean ingredients that leave you feeling nourished and happy.  The texture is pillow-y smooth and the flavor is sweet and subtly curry-like with a little kick. 

Let’s dive in to the details!

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Vegetable Beef Soup (with an Instant Pot Option)

Vegetable Beef Soup is a hearty, delicious, filling yet clean recipe perfect for a cozy dinner in. This easy healthy soup recipe is keto-friendly and can be made in a jiffy when under a time crunch! I discovered a few years ago that sweater weather plus a big bowl of vegetable beef soup is where …

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20-Minute Vegetable and Sausage Skillet

20-Minute Vegetable and Sausage skillet is your ticket to a super easy and nutritious dinner! Choose your sausage and vegetables based on your preference to change it up and keep it fresh!

Step one to making life super easy:

Bond with your skillet.

Skillet + Protein + Veggies. BOOM! All your food needs met.

Okay, okay, throw in something starchy and a bar of 85% dark chocolate, and THEN all your food needs met 😉

This super quick and easy vegetable and sausage skillet is incredibly adaptable and as satisfying as can be! You can use any of your favorite sausage varietals (I went with a chicken mild Italian sausage I picked up from Whole Foods) and any of your favorite vegetables.

Let’s whip it up!

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20-Minute Mongolian Turkey

20-Minute Mongolian Turkey with vegetables is a quick and easy recipe to throw together any night of the week. Serve it up with your choice of side dishes for a nourishing, satisfying meal!

Ground turkey is one of my choice forms of protein. It’s lean, it’s jam packed with protein, and the flavor is subtle so I can assign any flavors I wish to it. Wins all around! For me, turkey is an easily digestible protein, so I eat it in some form on on a revolving basis.

In order to keep the flame going with ground turkey, I like experimenting with flavors. This Mongolian Ground Turkey recipe turned out to be so flavorful, quick, and simple that I’m thrilled to share it!

For those of you looking to change up your dinner routine and/or those who like to meal prep, I have a feeling you’ll take to this recipe lickety split.

Let’s talk ingredients.

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A Really Great Summer Salad Recipe

Just a really great, easy green summer salad recipe with spring greens, avocado, sunflower seeds, carrot, cherry tomatoes, brown rice, and more! This nourishing, light yet filling entree salad recipe for dinners or lunches will keep you satisfied during the hot summer months. If it’s hot AF degrees where you live and you’re looking for …

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30-Minute Paleo Beef Stir Fry Recipe

Dazzle your family and friends with quick and easy beef stir fry! This fresh, vibrant recipe comes together in less than 30 minutes and incorporates an amazing homemade soy-free easy stir fry sauce. Psst! This recipe can easily be made paleo or keto!

I’m sure at some point in the nearly nine years I’ve been blogging that I have confessed my unruly obsession with stir fry. You guys, I eat it every day. Often for multiple meals. Always for breakfast. 

All the veggies, all the protein, a hefty scoop of rice…stir fry all day err’day, let’s GOOOO!

What can I say? Vegetables + protein brings me life.

I posted a fine and funky Easy Stir Fry Recipe a couple of days ago, which is what I use in this recipe. Before you begin shopping for this beef stir fry, be sure to check out the sauce so that you have everything you need!

Also note there are many, many options for customizing the sauce according to what you keep on hand as well as your dietary restrictions.

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Basil Fried Rice

Fresh and flavorful basil fried rice with coconut milk, carrot, broccoli, peas, and more! This easy fried rice recipe is healthful with a twist!


Whenever I find myself disgruntled and ask myself what I can do to make myself feel less cremudginy, the answer is often (always) the same: carbs.

Specifically of the fried rice varietal.

Don’t fret…you can still enjoy a pile of fried rice on the days you don’t feel like throwing yourself on the ground like a rag doll and tantruming it out. The true fact is, fried rice simply makes everything better.

And that is a fact of life upon which you can quote me 😉

Oh hey, how do you feel about basil in your fried rice?

Quite frankly, I feel grrrrrrrrrrreat about it!

This fried rice recipe comes together quickly and is ultra unique if I do say so myself. First, it includes a plethora of fresh vegetables, like carrots, broccoli, onion, and peas in addition to fresh basil. 

Not to mention, everything is cooked in coconut milk instead of oil. CAN YOU EVEN IMAGINE?!

How do you feel about coconut milk in your fried rice? 

Stay with me! 

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Orange Ginger Chicken Stir Fry

Orange Ginger Chicken Stir Fry with onion, bell pepper, broccoli, and carrot is a quick, easy, nutritious dinner recipe. Serve it up with steamed rice, cauliflower rice or roasted vegetables for a well-balanced meal. There’s something about the combination of orange and ginger that really does my body well. If you’ve tried my Orange Ginger …

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