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Monthly Archives: March 2012

Lentil Dal (GF, DF, NF, SF, V, V+)

Lentil Dal (GF, DF, NF, SF, V, V+)

This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan. I’ve grown quite fond of lentils lately. In fact, I am now searching through (and testing) every possible lentil recipe on the planet, and I will post the best ones. I made this simple lentil dal last night and was very impressed with it! Thank [...]

March 23, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Nutrition, Recipes 2

Week #8 Challenge — Time to Exercise!

Week #8 Challenge — Time to Exercise!

It’s week 8 of the Biggest Achiever Program, and for the most part the challenges so far have revolved around food, and what we do or don’t put into our bodies. Good nutrition is essential for a healthy body. Also necessary, however, is exercise. Unless you are involved in some sort of rigorous/two-a-day training program, [...]

March 13, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Lifestyle, Motivation 0

Vegan Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms (GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

Vegan Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms (GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

Thank you Chef Chloe for this delicious recipe! I can eat the stuffing by the spoonful it’s so good! This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan. Notes Recipe Yields: 6 stuffed mushrooms Prep Time: ~40 minutes Cook Time: ~30 minutes Notes:  The lentil stuffing can be made up to 3 days in advance and stored covered in [...]

March 9, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Nutrition, Recipes 1

Week #7 Challenge — Cook Your OWN Food!

Week #7 Challenge — Cook Your OWN Food!

Eating healthy becomes much easier when we are in control of what and how we cook. It is possible to find healthy meals outside of your own home, but you lose control over how such items are cooked. Eggs cooked in oil, sweet potatoes fried instead of baked… restaurants typically take the cheap and easy [...]

March 5, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Recipes 0

Vegan Mac ‘n’ Cheese (GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

Vegan Mac ‘n’ Cheese (GF, DF, SF, V, V+)

This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan, with a nut-free option available. After several months of being dairy-free, there really wasn’t much I missed about it… until I read this recipe on ChefChloe.com, and I realized that I wanted Mac and Cheese. Badly! So I thought I’d give this vegan recipe a try [...]

March 4, 2012 Melissa Villamizar Nutrition, Recipes 0