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Fig Beet Blueberry Smoothie

A happy-gut smoothie with figs, beet, blueberry, pineapple, coconut milk yogurt, and almond milk. This easily digestible banana-free smoothie is an awesome breakfast or snack.

Fig Beet Blueberry Smoothie - a lower-sugar banana-free smoothie recipe

Before I discovered my banana intolerance, I drank smoothies every day. Since going banana-free, I go in and out of smoothie kicks depending on the state of my gut health. If I have an IBS flare up, I gravitate toward replacing a meal or two with a smoothie or bone broth, as liquid is much easier on your digestive tract than solid food.

This fig beet blueberry smoothie is one of my recent happy-gut concoctions. It incorporates ingredients that are not only easy on your digestive system, but are welcomed with open arms. I use a fig, a few hunks of beet, blueberries, pineapple, coconut milk yogurt (probiotics), almond milk, ground cinnamon, raw pumpkin seeds (a natural anti-parasitic!) and some collagen peptides (awesome for repairing damaged gut lining!).

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Maple Chia Pudding with Caramelized Figs (Vegan, Paleo)

Creamy maple chia seed pudding with cinnamon-maple caramelized figs makes for an amazing breakfast, snack, or dessert. This nutritious vegan recipe is naturally sweetened and only requires a few basic ingredients. Anyone else craving desserts that are made with real ingredients, simple to prepare, and pack in some surprise health benefits? I’m assuming I’m not …

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Fall Harvest Meat & Cheese Board

How to make a fall-inspired meat and cheese board using seasonal ingredients that you can find at any grocery store. You don’t need to jump through hoops to pick up easy-to-find and sure-to-please ingredients for your charcuterie! This post is sponsored by Milton’s Craft Bakers.   With the holidays rapidly approaching, and with football season …

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Pumpkin Spice Chia Seed Pudding (Paleo, Vegan)

Creamy, dreamy, pumpkiny pumpkin spice chia seed pudding made with only a few basic ingredients for the perfect easy fall treat. Top it with maple toasted walnuts and figs for an epic breakfast or dessert! Heavens ta Betsy, I think this is my new favorite way to eat chia seed pudding! Scratch that.. I know …

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Roasted Sweet Potato and Fig Kale Salad with Maple-Cinnamon Cider Vinaigrette

Roasted Sweet Potato Fig Kale Salad with toasted walnuts, cranberries and a cider vinaigrette is a superfood vegan salad recipe. Roasted sweet potatoes and figs adorn this superfood kale salad. Topped with maple-toasted walnuts, pumpkin seeds and dried cranberries with an easy maple-cinnamon cider vinaigrette, this salad is a beautiful fall-inspired clean meal or side …

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Vegan Poppy Seed Pancakes with Caramelized Figs

These gluten-free vegan poppy seed pancakes with caramelized figs are so easy to make, come together quickly, yet make for a unique – do I dare say – fancy breakfast!   I have the doe-iest of doe eyes for these pancakes. I’ve made and consumed an exorbitant amount of pancakes in my life, and I …

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40 Must Make Gluten-Free Fig Recipes

40 mouth-watering must-make gluten-free fig recipes this season, with paleo and vegan options! Sweet, ripe, juicy figs are near impossible to beat in my opinion, and didyouknow they’re packed with nutrients? Figs are a good source of Vitamins A, E, K, B1, B2, and minerals such as calcium, phosphorous, iron, manganese, potassium, etc. Plus, they’re …

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Roasted Beet and Berry Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Superfood roasted beet and berry salad with goat cheese and raspberry-fig vinaigrette – a light and healthful dish perfect for Spring. Who here could use a hiatus from rich foods after all the Cinco de Mayo and Mother’s Day feasting and brunching? My hips are feeling puh-retty constricted against my skinny jeans these days, so …

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust + Caramelized Onion, Fig and Ricotta Pizza

Caramelized onions, figs, ricotta, and fresh basil give this mouth-watering pizza fresh flavor. Make it on cauliflower pizza crust for a healthful, gluten-free pizza!   Cauliflower crust pizza is a rare and special occurrence in my house. Not because I don’t think about it, yearn for it, dream about it, or have the strong desire to …

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