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Banana Oatmeal Almond Bread

Banana Oatmeal Almond Bread

This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan. Get ready for THE most amazing banana bread you’ve ever eaten. Yes, ever. Not only is this bread delicious, but it’s PACKED with protein and fiber! Notes Recipe Yields: ~8 servings Prep time: 12 minutes Cook time: ~50 minutes Ingredients Wet 1/4 cup melted coconut oil [...]

January 1, 2014 Melissa Villamizar Recipes 0

Cheesy Chickpea Stir-Fry

Cheesy Chickpea Stir-Fry

This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free, vegetarian and vegan. This is a delicious, nutritious and easy recipe to make any night of the week! Thank you MindBodyGreen for this recipe! Omit the polenta if you do not eat corn. Notes Recipe Yields: 4 servings Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Ingredients Sauce [...]

October 19, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Recipes 0

Organic Diaper Rash Prevention & Treatment

Organic Diaper Rash Prevention & Treatment

Being a new mom, I’m terrified of many things, mostly of things I can’t control. That’s why when it comes to things that I CAN control, I’m taking extra care to be sure I give my son the very best. This leads me to a discussion on diaper rash. Prior to our baby’s birth, I [...]

October 8, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Children, Essential Oils, Parenthood, Pregnancy, Recipes 0

Quick & Easy Warm Kale Salad

Quick & Easy Warm Kale Salad

This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, grain-free, paleo, vegetarian and vegan. After a visit to the Farmer’s Market, I had a large bag of kale and some gigantic elephant garlic that I had planned on sautéing together in a little oil and apple cider vinegar (my usual go-to kale dish). However, with the addition of [...]

August 30, 2013 Holly Alexander Health, Nutrition, Recipes 0

CLEAN Eating Butternut Squash Soup

CLEAN Eating Butternut Squash Soup

Inspired to create some diversity in my blended soups while on the CLEAN program, I came up with this simple and tasty recipe.  Using ingredients I had on-hand, I blended roasted butternut squash – known for its abundance of carotenoids – with some sweet and savory flavors to create a deliciously balanced soup. Notes Recipe [...]

August 29, 2013 Holly Alexander Health, Nutrition, Recipes 0

Pregnancy & Nutrition—What I Learned

Pregnancy & Nutrition—What I Learned

At 35 weeks pregnant, I’ve now gone back and forth for the last 20 or so weeks over how I should write this, or if I should write it at all. You see, it’s personal, and the internet, well, it’s public. But what kind of person would I be if I couldn’t share my mistakes [...]

July 26, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Pregnancy 0

Indian-Spiced Roasted Cauliflower

Indian-Spiced Roasted Cauliflower

This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free, grain-free, paleo, vegetarian and vegan. I absolutely love roasted vegetables. Cauliflower provides a great source of Vitamin C, which boosts immune function, as well as Dietary Fiber, which helps in achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. The basic roasting technique in this recipe can be applied to any [...]

February 13, 2013 Holly Alexander Nutrition, Recipes 1

Why Buy Organic?

Why Buy Organic?

If you are reading this post, you are probably one of two groups of people. You either know deep down that it’s important to buy organic, but if you were asked to list the reasons, you might not be able to do so, or you are not yet convinced that it’s important to buy organic [...]

January 18, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Lifestyle, Nutrition 0

Homemade Soup: It’s Easier Than You Think

Homemade Soup: It’s Easier Than You Think

I love soups, stews and chilies. During cold-weather months, soup is my go-to meal. Not only is it a great comfort food, it can be a great way to get essential vitamins and nutrients to keep your body and immune system strong during the cold and flu season. Additionally, soup is a great make-ahead meal [...]

January 14, 2013 Holly Alexander Nutrition, Recipes 0

Green Lemon Soup (GF, DF, NF, SF, V, V+)

Green Lemon Soup (GF, DF, NF, SF, V, V+)

This recipe is gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free, vegetarian and vegan. For those of you who know my husband, you know that he’s quite a trooper. If I’m cooking, he’ll eat whatever crazy vegan creation I am making. He embraces healthy eating (for the most part) and in fact, he is the creator of this recipe, [...]

January 7, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Nutrition, Recipes 1