October 2015

3 Ingredient Spiced Apple Chia Jam (GF, DF, Refined Sugar Free)

thefitforkfeed - October 27, 2015

Nothing screams Fall like apples and spice.  I wanted to make a simple jam with one of my favorite Fall ingredients…Apples!  If you’ve ever made my 5 Ingredient Raspberry Goji Berry Chia Jam you know the magical powers of chia seeds to help create a delicious jam packed with omega 3’s, calcium, and antioxidants.  I did this in the slow cooker, but you can easily …

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Candy Corn Inspired Chia Pudding Smoothie (GF, DF, Vegan, Refined Sugar Free)

thefitforkfeed - October 26, 2015

I was asked to create a delicious, healthy, Halloween treat to share with my readers.  So the first thing I thought of was something to curb my serious candy corn addiction.  I know it is grossly unhealthy and full of sugar.  I only inhale it this time of year and then I get a stomach ache, and then I’m good.  This doesn’t taste like candy …

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Pumpkin Cookie Dough Protein Bites (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free, Vegan)

thefitforkfeed - October 23, 2015

I was asked by a friend to create a recipe for a 28 day cleanse she is on.  The list of “things to avoid” was 10 miles long and I thought why the heck would anyone want to stay away from peanut butter for example?  But you know I love a challenge and I came up with the most AMAZING recipe.  BEHOLD- PUMPKIN COOKIE DOUGH …

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Spinach, Apple, Shaved Carrot, Avocado and Spicy Candied Pecan Salad with Creamy Pear Vinaigrette

thefitforkfeed - October 19, 2015

Finally the weather is cooling down here so I’ve been buying and obsessing over all the Fall fruit that is available including my favorites apples and pears.  I’ve been incorporating them into my smoothies for breakfasts and now lunch with this Fall salad of spinach, shaved carrot, avocado and candied pecans with a creamy pear vinaigrette.  I found the easiest way to candy nuts and …

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Vegetable Quiche with Chickpea Flour Crust (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian)

thefitforkfeed - October 15, 2015

Real Men eat quiche.  And women. And children.  And they most definitely will eat it when it is this good.  I mean crustless quiches are great and everything but where is the creativity and the fun?  A quiche without crust is like peanut butter without the jelly, cookies without milk…you get the point.  So I set out to create a quiche with a healthier crust.  Enter …

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Apple Cider Crepes (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

thefitforkfeed - October 11, 2015

Since I’m still pretending it’s Fall here, I decided to carry on my Fall themed dishes by adding some apple into the mix.  After all, I’ve been cooking plenty with pumpkin and I don’t want my other favorite fruit to feel left out.  Who doesn’t love crepes?  They are easy, healthy, and kids just love them.  These are perfectly fluffy, subtly flavored with vanilla and …

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Boozy Lentil & Turkey Bolognese (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan & Vegetarian Options)

thefitforkfeed - October 7, 2015

Boozy Lentil & Turkey Bolognese on top of spaghetti squash was on the menu tonight!  A rich, velvety sauce made of creamy lentils, tons of veggies, WINE and flaxseed for an added fiber boost.  Such a hearty dish for those chilly Fall nights.  You can easily swap out the turkey for an extra cup of lentils to make this completely vegetarian and vegan.  I also …

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Chocolate Swirl Pumpkin Bread (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

thefitforkfeed - October 2, 2015

Oh this?  It’s nothing really.   Just some Chocolate Swirl Pumpkin Bread I whipped up this morning.  It’s gluten, dairy and almost guilt free (if you choose to leave out the chocolate).  Made with oats, flaxseed, dates and a touch of maple syrup for sweetness and then swirled with a tablespoon of your favorite chocolate hazelnut spread.  It will make your kitchen smell amazing and …

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