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Easy Black Bean, Quinoa, & Pumpkin Chili (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegetarian, Vegan)

thefitforkfeed - January 17, 2018

This easy Black Bean, Quinoa, & Pumpkin Chili is perfect for those chilly Autumn nights when you want to come home and cozy up by the fire with a bowl of something warm.   I make this crowd pleasing recipe every Halloween and it’s always a hit with kids and adults alike! It is also loaded with hidden veggies (for those picky eaters), protein, and flaxseed. …

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6 Fast, Easy, & Delicious Smoothies to make in 2018 (V, VG, GF, DF)

thefitforkfeed - December 19, 2016

Ahhhhhhhh the New Year!  Time to get back into smoothies and salads.  I’ve rounded up my favorite 6 smoothies that I make daily and they all have 7 ingredients or LESS to make it even easier.  I love smoothies because they are fast, easy, and you really can’t mess them up.  5 days out of 7, I’m rushing out the door (as most of us …

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Creamy Superfood Guacamole with Charred Tomatoes (GF, DF, VF, V)

thefitforkfeed - July 15, 2016

Want to be winning the guacamole game at your next party?  Try making this guacamole loaded with salty pickled jalapenos, zesty lime, cilantro, topped with superfood chia and sweet and juicy tomatoes!  It’s a nice variation on the classic but this little beauty has an added benefit of chia which will give you an extra boost of Omega3’s, fiber, minerals and of course adds a little crunch!  I …

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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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Rustic Olive, Sundried Tomato & Pistachio Tapenade Spread (GF, DF, VF, V)

thefitforkfeed - April 5, 2016

This rustic olive, sundried tomato, and pistachio tapenade is the perfect appetizer to bring to parties, BBQ’s, and outdoor events.  It takes 5 minutes to throw together in a food processor so it’s fast and great for a last minute get together.  Meaty, salty olives are pureed with sweet sundried tomatoes and crunchy fiber rich pistachios.  The longer it sits, the better it gets so …

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The Softest Baked Chocolate & Sweet Potato Donuts or Muffins (GF, DF, Refined Sugar Free)

thefitforkfeed - March 11, 2016

Today we had rain in Southern California, a rare event, so it was the perfect excuse to bake all morning while my son was in school.  I wanted to rebake and reshoot an older recipe I made about 6 months ago since my older picture doesn’t quite capture the soft, fluffy, and gooey goodness of these donuts.  I hope this picture captures that better for you, so …

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5 Minute Creamy Edamame, Arugula & Spinach Pesto (GF, DF, Vegetarian, Vegan)

thefitforkfeed - March 7, 2016

We had a rainy day here in Southern California, the first in a while so I decided to take it upon myself to brighten up the dreary day with this bright, fresh and lemony pesto!  After all, Spring is nearly upon us, so it’s the perfect time to bring on the peas (or edamame beans)!  This pesto is different than your traditional basil, garlic, lemon, cheese, olive …

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Chunky Monkey Granola (GF, DF, Refined Sugar Free)

thefitforkfeed - February 26, 2016

I’ve had an obsession with all things banana lately.  Perhaps, my body needs a potassium boost or maybe it’s all the banana bread that has gone to my head.  Needless to say, I came up with yet another recipe incorporating 3 of my favorite things- banana, chocolate, and peanut butter, i.e. chunky monkey.  Except this won’t make you chunky at all because it uses real, whole …

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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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