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No-Bake Mini Apple Cheesecakes. By Skinny Ms. So, you’ve returned from your apple-picking excursion with a bundle of fruit, but aren’t quite confident in your baking skills? This no-bake recipe will have you turning out dessert in no time. These mini apple cheesecakes are delicious, and their presentation is so gorgeous that you’ll want to invite guests over just to have a chance to serve them. Plus, with all clean eating ingredients, these mini portions of sweet indulgence are guilt-free!

No-Bake Mini Apple Cheesecakes Yields: 8 servings | Serving Size: 1 ramekin | Calories: 165 | Previous Points: 3 | Points Plus: 5 | Total Fat: 6 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 3 mg | Sodium: 24 mg | Carbohydrates: 26 g | Dietary Fiber: 4 g | Sugars: 20 g | Protein: 5 g | Ingredients Directions Add diced apples, 1 teaspoon coconut sugar, salt, and cinnamon to a medium pot, cover, and cook on medium heat just until apples begin to boil. Add dates to a food processor and pulse until finely diced.

Chickpea Miso Gravy Bowl with Sweet and Tangy Portobello Mushrooms. December 4, 2014Angela (Oh She Glows) Sometimes I feel like I have a devil on one shoulder and an angel on the other this time of year. The devil tells me to eat ALL the cookies, chocolates, and treats (you know…#allthethings) while the angel reminds me how much better I feel when I’m eating ALL the rainbow. [I told Eric this, and with a twinkle in his eye he said, “So am I the devil on your shoulder?” He was referencing the fact that he’s been begging me to bake some treats lately. “YES, yes you are the devil.”] In an effort to feel my best throughout this busy holiday season (and keep my energy high!) So I’m trying to make sure I have a few solid meals each day to keep me going.

A note about this chickpea miso gravy – holy hell did I test it a gazillion times. This concludes my gravy testing spree of 2014. By the way, I made this recipe using Portobello mushrooms (my preferred version!) Yield2-3 servings Prep Time Cook time Total Time Ingredients: For the gravy (makes 3/4 cup): Directions: Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Avocado Garlic Aioli. October 15, 2014Angela (Oh She Glows) Meet our new favourite side dish. Yukon Gold potatoes are boiled, smashed, roasted until crispy, and then topped with a decadent, yet heart-healthy, avocado garlic aioli.

Be still my heart. In the spirit of new beginnings for our little family of three, I decided to add something new to my Thanksgiving repertoire this year. Eric and I polished off the first batch all on our own…no regrets! Hah. Well, my only regret was that I didn’t make a bigger batch. Here’s a quick visual how-to… These are incredibly easy to make, yet taste like something from a high-end restaurant.

In conclusion, I recommend making this recipe as soon as humanly possible. Yield7 medium potatoes Prep Time Cook time Total Time Ingredients: For the potatoes: Avocado Garlic Aioli: Directions: Add potatoes into a large pot and cover with water (I do not peel the potatoes). Vegan Enchiladas with Cilantro Avocado Cream Sauce. Out of all of the recipes on my Weekly Meal Plan, this is the one we were most excited about! I first made vegan enchiladas with ‘cheeze’ sauce almost a year ago and Eric has been gushing about them ever since.

I must agree that I really don’t make them enough…and I’m not sure why because I’m crazy about them. Last night, I jazzed up the original recipe and the outcome was so drool-worthy we found ourselves forgetting that they didn’t contain- or even need- cheese. Now that is a good vegan enchilada! For this version, I made a creamy green sauce made from Cilantro, avocado (the cream!) , lime, and a few other spices that served as a decadent topping for the sweet potato, black bean, spinach, and pepper enchiladas. They satisfied our every craving…and then some. Sweet Potato, Black Bean, Spinach, and Pepper Vegan Enchiladas Adapted from Time Crunch Vegan Enchiladas. Yield: 4 Enchiladas Ingredients: Directions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Make your filling and adjust all seasonings to taste. 1. A couple hints: Northern Spy's Kale Salad recipe on

D.I.Y. Kitchen: Energy Nuggets | 6512 and growing. Pina-colada energy nuggets almond-joy energy nuggets Last week, prepping for camping, I asked Col what meals we should pack. “Um, beans, tortillas, noodles, bread, apples, carrots, peanut butter and…” he stopped, shrugged and said “lets just pick acorns and Daddy can shoot a squirrel.”* I know what he’s talking about. All this shopping and cooking and swiping peanut butter across bread; all this cheering the kids on to eat vegetables, and then sliding the dregs of those uneaten vegetables into the bucket of chicken scraps; all this washing of breakfast dishes while the kids are already lobbying for a morning snack.

Last week the kids and I made a couple gallons of granola and it was so beautiful and satisfying to look at that when everyone tore into it, I caught myself thinking–in a Eeyore-ish way–“Oh, now everyone’s just going to eat it?” I don’t recall any parenting books mentioning the sheer number of snacks kids require. But these energy nuggets are so good, and crazy-healthy. Simple Pumpkin Soup. It’s almost that time of year when I start wearing a scarf inside (yes, I said it – inside), drinking more hot tea than water, and cozying up to soups in the evening.

For such occasions, I have the perfect simple, fall-appropriate recipe for you: 7 ingredient Pumpkin Soup made completely from scratch! Your mama’s gonna be so proud. It all starts with sugar pumpkins. These little guys are perfect for roasting and turning into DIY pumpkin puree. Yep! You can do it yourself and it’s so easy; no store bought puree necessary! Roasting the pumpkin is the only part of this recipe that takes any length of time. Pumpkin Coconut milk Maple syrup Salt, black pepper, cinnamon + nutmeg Veggie stock Shallot Garlic The kale-sesame topping it also easy, requiring just 5 ingredients. You guys are going to love this soup. Warm Comforting Creamy Pumpkiny Savory Subtly sweet Perfectly spiced Simple Satisfying Healthy It’s also customizable! If you give this recipe a try, let us know! Simple Pumpkin Soup. Baked Acorn Squash with Chestnuts, Apples and Leeks Recipe - Justin Chapple. Northern Spy's Kale Salad recipe on

Roasted Broccoli with Pickled Shallots and Peanuts Recipe. AUTUMN SALAD WITH HORSERADISH VINAIGRETTE + NEWS! I'm pregnant! We're pregnant is what you say, I suppose, but I'm the one in the stretchy pants over here. So many things to say about this, friends, but I'm at a loss for words at the same time. This may be more of a generally-emotional-lady thing, so bear with me, but you know when you feel outside of yourself? Like little crazy trolls are frantic in your head making you irritable and easily bringing you to tears. Sometimes the trolls rest, but I generally feel a little... off. I have another human in my belly and trolls in my mind and I'm in absolute amazement that our bodies make people. I have wanted to be a mom my entire life. I'm so excited to be doing this with Hugh.

So here we are. It needs to be said that getting pregnant was not easy for us. Rye, Kale, Mushroom, and Pumpkin Seed Stuffing Recipe. Shredded brussels sprout & apple salad – Recipe by Love and Lemons. You may or may not have noticed, but I love salads. I intended to start November off with big hearty Thanksgiving inspiration… but, well, I’m not sure if the thought of mashed potatoes made my jeans feel tighter or if it was all the Christmas cookies I ate last week (don’t ask)… this week I ended up craving soups and, especially, salads. I’m really excited about this salad because it’s so simple yet so delicious with all of it’s shred-y, crunchy textures. If you have a mandoline, this will go really quickly. If you don’t, you can use a sharp knife, just try to slice everything as thin as you can. (And a side note: please use the safety attachment even though I didn’t here). Shredded brussels sprouts and apples are the base of this salad. At the last minute I also tossed in some kohlrabi which had been sitting in my fridge for weeks as if it were waiting to be included in this salad.

Shredded brussels sprout & apple salad I have this Benriner Japanese Mandoline and I love it. Chickpea Cakes (Falafel) Recipe. Slow Cooker Orange Chicken. By Skinny Ms. This slow cooker recipe for orange chicken is a clean eating version of this classic chicken dish. We’ve used freshly squeezed orange juice and zest, a little bit of garlic, and coconut aminos to create a bright and flavorful sauce to coat juicy bites of chicken.

Coconut aminos are dark, rich, and salty and contain 17 amino acids. Made from sea salt and coconut sap, they the perfect substitute for soy sauce, which has little nutritional value. Coconut Aminos can often be found at Whole Foods or neighborhood natural food stores, or online: Coconut Secret Raw Organic Vegan Coconut Aminos 8 Fl Oz We love making healthy slow cooker dishes during the week because with all of our different schedules, it’s nice to have something warm and delicious waiting for us when we finally get home! Try serving Slow Cooker Orange Chicken with a side of Wild Rice Pilaf. Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Ingredients Directions Put the chopped chicken breasts at the bottom of your slow cooker.

Oven-Fried Chicken Parmesan Recipe. Flush The Fat Away Vegetable Soup. Packed with nutritional powerhouses such as sweet potato, spinach, garlic, carrots, and tomatoes, this soup truly flushes the fat away by restoring acid-alkaline and sodium-potassium balance to the body’s organs and glands. It is a warming and deliciously comforting treat that has the added bonus of detoxing your body and adding much needed nutrients. The superfoods in this soup are packed with antioxidants and fiber and aid with flushing toxins and, subsequently, fat from the body. Safe, effective, and good for you, this soup is a wonderful way to kickstart any healthy lifestyle changes. Our clean eating approach will allow you to eat a variety of your favorite foods, while keeping in mind the principles of clean, healthy eating. Check out our Clean Eating Overhaul, 30-Day Weight Loss Program.

Flush the Fat Away Vegetable Soup Ingredients Directions Add all ingredients, except spinach and olive oil, to the slow cooker. Quick Chili I Recipe - 14 Healthy Freezer Meals to Make Your Life Easier. By Skinny Ms. If you haven’t discovered the time-saver known as clean eating freezer meals, it’s time to get cooking! These make-ahead recipes have non- or minimally-processed ingredients that will help you lose weight and stay trim. Bake this fan-favorite recipe, and then freeze individual servings for a ready-to-go, perfectly-portioned meal. Spice up your menu planning with this freezer-friendly meal. Use whole wheat tortillas to wrap these family-pleasing tacos. This freezer meal is an easy way to use leftover chicken. Package freezer recipes like these veggie burgers in small batches so that you can cook only what you need. Enjoy the taste of whole food ingredients in freezer meals like this one. Pair clean-eating sauce with whole wheat pasta for an easy dinner—try this stress-free, good-for-you recipe. Spanakopita (Spinach Triangles or Pie) Recipe. The ultimate makeover: Moussaka. Spanakopita (Spinach Triangles or Pie) Recipe. Creamy and Spicy Corn Soup. “While I love the sweetness of fresh corn, I’ve often found corn soups to be much too heavy (with all of the cream and butter in the recipe), and a little too bland for my tastes. I decided to makeover Creamy Corn Soup without using cream in the recipe. Instead, vegetable broth and potato create that “creamy” feeling, warm spices like cumin and chili powder, and fun toppings like tomatoes and cilantro for some texture and flavor.”

Anjali Shah of The Picky Eater. Anjali Shah is a food writer and owner of The Picky Eater, a healthy food and lifestyle blog. She grew up a “whole wheat” girl, but married a “white bread” kind of guy. Creamy and Spicy Corn Soup Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 1 1/2 cups |Calories: 127 | Previous Points: 2 | Points Plus: 3 | Total Fat: 2.2 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 361 mg | Carbohydrates: 26.5 g | Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g | Sugars: 5.0 g | Protein: 3.9 g | Ingredients Directions. Crustless Vegetable Quiche Recipe. By Skinny Ms. Eggs are a great option for breakfast or brunch because they are such a high source of protein. Unfortunately, finding creative ways to prepare eggs so you do not grow tired of their blend taste can be a challenge. Quiche is one of the best options for adding variety and flavor to your morning serving of eggs, but the crust is loaded with saturated fat and calories. Luckily, it is possible to enjoy a crustless vegetable quiche recipe that tastes great without the fat!

Our delicious vegetable quiche is packed with vitamins, nutrients, and flavor. It is a good source of protein, vitamins A and C, riboflavin, calcium, phosphorus and selenium. In addition to being tasty and nutritious, our crustless vegetable quiche is easy to make. The next time you have a hankering for eggs and you want to try something different, give our crustless vegetable quiche recipe a whirl: You might also enjoy Crustless Asparagus Quiche. Crustless Vegetable Quiche Ingredients Directions. Clean Eating Chicken Salad. Feeling a bit more sluggish than usual? It could be that your body is losing the battle against all of the toxins it comes in contact with on a daily basis.

From the air we breathe to the food we eat, unhealthy toxins are everywhere. The best way to ensure that your body stays healthy and strong is to avoid unnatural processed foods and to incorporate a clean-eating diet that includes foods high in nutrition and low in unhealthy ingredients. Clean Eating Chicken Salad is one clean-eating recipe that you won’t want to miss. Made with a winning combination of SUPERFOODS, this healthy chicken salad dish has everything you need to get through the day. And, it tastes amazing, too! Clean Eating Chicken Salad was contributed by The Tasty Fork. You might also like these other clean-eating resources from Skinny Ms.:5-Day Clean Eating Dinner Menu50 Clean Eating Snacks7 Simple Steps to Clean Eating Clean Eating Chicken Salad Ingredients Directions In a large bowl, mix all of the salad ingredients.

Veggie & Pesto Sandwich. By Skinny Ms. This zesty Veggie & Pesto Sandwich recipe is the perfect way to add a little flair to your summer fare! Made with fresh vegetables, olive oil, whole-grain bread, and just the right amount of pesto. This tasty treat is a Superfood Sensation! Try a Veggie & Pesto Sandwich with a cup of our Skinny Fruit and Yogurt Salad for a lunchtime meal that is perfect for a summer day.

You might also like these other Skinny Ms. favorites: Greek Pita SandwichChicken Salad Sandwich with Bok Choy, Red Grapes, and WalnutsGarden Salad with Lemon & Oil Dressing Yields: 4 servings | Serving size: 1 sandwich | Calories: 260 | Total Fat: 5 g | Saturated Fats: 2 g | Previous Points: 5 | Points Plus: 7 | Trans Fats: 0 g | Cholesterol: 8 mg | Sodium: 516 mg | Carbohydrates: 43 g | Dietary fiber: 4 g | Sugars: 6 g | Protein: 13 g Ingredients Directions Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small skillet, add 1 tablespoon oil, heat to medium-low and sauté mushrooms until soft, about 8 minutes.

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