Lunch

Cinnamon Bun Cashew & Pecan Butter (GF, DF, V, VF)

thefitforkfeed - October 16, 2016

Welcome back friends!  I hope the Autumn is treating you well (assuming you are celebrating this fine season).  Ever since I created my Cinnamon Roll Truffle Energy Bites, I’ve been a liiiiiiitle obsessed with all things cinnamon.  And by little, I mean a lot.  I’ve been adding it to smoothies, toast, basically anywhere that I can.  I’ve never tried my hand at making nut butters …

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Mexican Buddha Bowls with Green Rice (GF, DF, V, Vegetarian)

thefitforkfeed - September 7, 2016

I know what you’re thinking…Another Mexican inspired dish <insert eye roll>?  What’s wrong with you lady? What’s wrong with Italian, Chinese, or Greek food?  Nothing is wrong. I’M FINE.  Really.  I just want to inspire you to make healthy dishes that are full of flavor, colors and healthy ingredients.  So let’s just forget that this bowl is Mexican and keep in mind it’s damn delicious.  You’ll …

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Lemony Caprese Pasta Salad with Basil Vinaigrette (DF, VF, Vegan)

thefitforkfeed - June 9, 2016

Ahhhhhh summertime…A time for relaxing on the patio, warm breezes, cocktails by the fire pit (or beach preferably) and for eating this salad.  Imagine creamy orzo pasta tossed with the seasons best tomatoes, crunchy red onion, lush mozzarella, sweet roasted peppers all tossed with a citrusy vinaigrette made from lemon juice, lemon oil, basil and spinach.  Are you there?  Have you transported to summer?  Ok, …

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15 Minute Rainbow Tabbouleh (GF, DF, Vegetarian, Vegan)

thefitforkfeed - March 4, 2016

I woke up craving Tabbouleh….Is that weird?  Yes, probably!  Actually, I wake up thinking about food everyday.  But today, tabbouleh!  I’ve been seeing so much of it on Instagram lately that I knew I had to recreate my own version.  And what is more beautiful than an edible food rainbow?  Nothing, I tell you!  For those of you that don’t know what Tabbouleh is, let me …

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Creamy Curry Dressing (GF, DF, Vegan, Vegetarian)

thefitforkfeed - February 10, 2016

I had lunch with a girlfriend yesterday and we went to Champagne Bakery for a quick bite.  We ordered our favorite salad of mixed baby greens, croutons, goat cheese, oranges, and almonds all tossed with a curry dressing.  This dressing is amazing and we ordered more and then some more so I could get the flavors down in my brain and in my palette.  I …

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15 Minute Quinoa Primavera Risotto (GF, DF, Vegetarian, Vegan)

thefitforkfeed - February 9, 2016

Now that it’s getting into Spring or at least I feel that way with this weeks 80 degree temperatures, I wanted to explore some recipes from this time last year.  This one happened to be one of my favorites not only because it’s fast, but also because it’s light, refreshing and doesn’t make you feel like you’ve gained 100 pounds after eating it.  It’s studded …

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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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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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