Archive: Easy Recipes

Crockpot Coconut-Cauliflower Stew (Dairy- & Gluten-Free)

Crockpot Coconut Cauliflower Stew

I used my slow-cooker a lot last summer because it helped keep my kitchen cool, but I’m relying on it even more this winter for hearty meals that don’t take a lot of effort. I find that one-pot cooking just makes it so much easier to eat whole, healthy foods, plus I like to make a… [Continue Reading]

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Simple Green Smoothies Book Review + Giveaway

Five Rainbow Smoothies

Today marks the first day of 2016 and you’re certainly not alone if you are interested in making improvements your health this year. I’m in the same boat! Even though I’ve been studying nutrition for over a decade, I still learn something new every day that often results in a tweak to my lifestyle. That’s… [Continue Reading]

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Vegan Protein Shake + Giveaway

Berry Vegan Protein Shake

In keeping with the theme of healthy foods for the upcoming new year, today’s post is about one of the staples in my smoothie-making kitchen: protein powder. I’ve had a few in my line-up for several years, both vegan and non-vegan, but the Sunwarrior Warrior Blend in the Natural flavor is a regular addition to… [Continue Reading]

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Dairy-Free Pumpkin Pudding with Vanilla Almond Topping

Dairy-Free Pumpkin Pudding with Vanilla Almond Yogurt

I cheated and already made and ate a pumpkin dessert! I couldn’t help it, though, after I saw about a million pumpkin pies in peoples’ baskets the other day at the store. Being a gluten- and dairy-free lady, I wasn’t tempted to buy one, but you better believe I had a hankering from some pumpkin… [Continue Reading]

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Dairy-Free Cream of Tomato Soup

Dairy-free Cream of Tomato Soup made in less than 5 minutes for a healthy, delicious meal.

Now’s the time of year when things get crazy, but healthy meals still must get made. That’s why I’m sharing a Dairy-Free Cream of Tomato Soup today that literally takes all of five minutes from start to finish, thanks to the love of my life my favorite kitchen appliance, the Blendtec: Speaking of crazy-time though,… [Continue Reading]

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Kale & Sweet Potato Bake

Kale & Sweet Potato Bake from Carrie on Living | www.carrieonliving.com

If you’re starting to plan side dishes for the holidays, may I suggest one of the easiest (and most delicious!) dishes I’ve made so far? This Kale & Sweet Potato Bake has three real ingredients: kale, sweet potato, and onion. Salt, pepper, and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon and thyme are optional. To start, just… [Continue Reading]

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Healing Smoothies for Cancer Prevention (Recipe + Giveaway)

Healing Smoothies giveaway from Carrie on Living | www.carrieonliving.com

I got to check out a copy of this new book recently and I was blown away by the combination of scientific research, beautiful photos, and great recipes, all with the theme of cancer prevention and recovery: The author, Daniella Chace, has written a companion book as well, called Turning Off Breast Cancer: A Personalized Approach to… [Continue Reading]

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Toasted Coconut & Oatmeal Granola (Gluten-free)

Toasted Coconut & Oatmeal Granola (Gluten-free) from Carrie on Living | www.carrieonliving.com

I hope you enjoyed my Ode to Green Smoothies that I posted last week, but I realize that not everyone is as gung-ho as I am about drinking green monsters in the morning. No worries, there are plenty of other health-promoting breakfast options out there, including this gluten-free Toasted Coconut & Oatmeal Granola that I’m… [Continue Reading]

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Dairy-Free Yogurt Alternative Berry Bowl

Silk Dairy-Free Yogurt Alternative featured on Carrie on Living | www.carrieonliving.com

How fun to present a dairy-free yogurt alternative today from Silk. This product is soy-based instead of dairy-based, so it’s great for my plant-based and dairy-free friends, including me! I love that there are no artificial colors or flavors in the products, and I tried the blueberry and vanilla flavors: Other relevant nutrition facts from… [Continue Reading]

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