January 2016

Black Pepper Pickled Beets (GF, DF, Vegetarian, Vegan)

thefitforkfeed - January 25, 2016

Where are my beet lovers at?  Actually no, where are my beet haters at?  Before this recipe, I was in the beet hater category.  Let’s be honest now.  Beets taste like dirt and you know it.  Let’s not pretend that you can’t taste the earthy taste in smoothies, on salads, or roasted alongside your other veggies.  They are nature’s dirtiest tasting vegetable.  You’ve never heard …

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One Bowl Fudgy Chia, Oat, and Espresso Brownies (GF, Refined Sugar Free, Paleo)

thefitforkfeed - January 25, 2016

Sometimes you just need a little chocolate.  Am I right?  Actually who am I kidding?  I need chocolate everyday.  I just do.  My go to chocolate is usually a small Justin’s brand peanut butter cup post dinner, but sometimes you need a little more.  Enter these amazing rich and decadent brownies.  They are perfectly fudgy, gooey, slightly sweet, and have a little crunch from the …

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Very Green Salad with Creamy Clementine Vinaigrette (GF, DF, Vegan, Vegetarian)

thefitforkfeed - January 5, 2016

Now that we got our smoothies out of the way, let’s get into the salads.  I’m not talking boring old salads with nothing in them.  I like my salads with a lot of STUFF in them.  I feel that a salad should have something creamy, crunchy, sweet and tart so you have an explosion of flavors and textures when you take each bite.  You know, …

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Sticky Sriracha & Maple Crusted Nuts (Vegetarian, Vegan, GF, DF, Refined Sugar Free)

thefitforkfeed - January 3, 2016

Happy New Year!  Hope you all survived the holiday craziness.  I enjoyed some R & R and time with family which was great!  It’s time now to get back into healthier routines, i.e. less cookies and more smoothies and salads.  Oh and EXERCISING!  I’ve had a much needed long break from my intense workouts but now the time has come to buckle down.  The party’s …

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