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Healthy Chickpea Flour Banana Muffins

I am a huge huge fan of chickpea flour but used to limit my use of the ingredient to thickening soups and making pizza crust or flatbread. I saw Ambitious Kitchen’s banana bread recipe and was inspired. After several tests on my own, I landed on these chickpea flour muffins! While I loved the loaf, it was a little dense...

Snap Kitchen Review: Philadelphia

Disclosure:  I received free samples from Snap Kitchen while at the event as well as meals to take home. All opinions stated are my own.   I had such a great time checking out the brand new Old City Snap Kitchen location in Philadelphia last week before the grand opening and putting together my thoughts in this Snap Kitchen review! Local bloggers...

Cacao Coconut Multi-Seed Mix

I was inspired to make this mix by Nature’s Path Qia. Qia is simply hemp seeds, chia seeds and buckwheat groats. Despite its name, buckwheat is actually gluten free for any of you Celiac or gluten intolerant readers out there. I love Qia because its so easy to use and super filling with lots of nutrients, especially omega 3’s! However,...

Spaghetti Squash with Peas and Avocado Walnut Pesto

Spaghetti squash was actually not on my grocery list this past week. I only purchase it in season and always classify it as a fall/winter food. But there in Whole Foods was a display of local Lancaster, PA organic squash. I couldn’t resist and am happy I didn’t! I have made a variety of different pesto in the past with...

Warming, versatile, nutritious oatmeal recipes

I was a little late in finding out that January has been deemed “National Oatmeal Month”. It didn’t make a difference though as I could probably eat oatmeal twice a day all year long and never get sick of it- it’s my answer to “if you were stranded on a desert island and could only eat one thing for the...