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Fall Inspired Meal Plan

Oct 11 2013 by | Comments (0)

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This week has given us the first real taste of fall in Southern California.  It’s been cool, cloudy and we even had a day of rain!  It’s been wonderful and I want nothing more than to put on a big thick sweater, warm up some soup and sit by the fire with a glass of hot apple cider.  I love fall, it’s my favorite season.  Here’s my fall inspired meal plan that is sure warm you up on those cool, crisp days.


Breakfast – Pumpkin Sausage Patties served with a side of roasted potatoes.

Snack – A delicious Honeycrisp apple – is there anything better?!

Lunch – A warm bowl of Chickpea Stew.

Snack – A cup of hot Spiced Cider and an Apple Cinnamon Donut.

Dinner – A bowl of Creamy Carrot, Cauliflower and Ginger Soup and a warm Autumn Pumplings for dessert!

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Light and Fit Meal Plan

Jan 25 2013 by | Comments (0)

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By the time the end of January rolls around I am so ready for Spring. The cold, rainy (or snowy depending on where you live), dark days really get to me. I like to brighten things up a little with a day of light and fresh meals that are fun and energizing. Go ahead, let it rain (or snow). I can feel Spring on it’s way.


BreakfastSmoothie Chia Pudding

SnackRefreshing Renewal Juice

LunchQuinoa Lettuce Wraps

SnackNO BAKE Blueberry Granola Bar

DinnerBroccoli and White Bean Soup

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Winter Warming Meal Plan

Jan 18 2013 by | Comments (0)

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This year Southern California weather has decided to remind us what cold weather feels like.  The last week or so has been freezing and no matter how many layers I pile on I just can’t seem to get warm.  This is one of those times where I need to warm myself from the inside out and there’s nothing like wholesome, soothing food to do that for you!  Here’s to staying warm one delicious meal at a time!


Breakfast – Cinnamon Vanilla Banana Bread and a cup of hot tea

Lunch – Broccoli and White Bean Soup with a side of whole grain crusty bread

Dinner – Butternut Squash Lasagna and a side salad

Snack – A handful of Spiced Pumpkin Granola and a cup of organic coffee with Homemade Coffee Creamers

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Vegan MoFo Meal Plan

Oct 03 2012 by | Comments (0)

It’s Vegan MoFo and we’re so excited to be celebrating delicious plant based foods for the whole month.  For this meal plan we’ll be letting the pictures speak for themselves.  Enjoy this beautiful and healthy meal plan!


Breakfast – Caramelized Banana Stuffed French Toast

Lunch – Summer Sweet Potato Salad with Garlic Dijonnaise

Dinner – Soul Soothing Miso Ramen Soup

Dessert – Perfect Vanilla Cupcakes


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Pledge to go Veg Meal Plan #5

Sep 28 2012 by | Comments (0)

So you’ve decided to make the pledge to go veg for one week!  Woohoo!  Are you having a hard time convincing the rest of your family to join you?  Well, here is a family friendly, kid approved meal plan that everyone will love.


BreakfastCrispy Waffles with a side of fresh fruit

SnackOrange Julius

LunchNaked Quesadillas

Snack – Skip and instead have dessert after dinner!

Dinner – Pasta with Sarah’s Marinara Sauce, a green salad and Perfect Vanilla Cupcakes with Creamy Vanilla Frosting


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Pledge to go Veg Meal Plan #4

Sep 27 2012 by | Comments (0)

My husband made the decision to go entirely plant based by himself.  He did the research and came to the same conclusion I did – it’s healthier, better for the environment and the best commitment you can make to providing your body with the best that nature has to offer.  However, he was skeptical of what he was going to be able to eat, especially being a meat and potatoes kind of guy.  So here is his meat and potatoes guy approved meal plan! Enjoy!


Breakfast – Pumpkin Sausage Patties with a side of Naked Hash Browns

Snack – a handful of Smokey Bacon-y Almonds

Lunch – Fiery Mexican Soup and a side of Sun Dried Tomato and Olive Focaccia Mini Buns

Snack – Apple Pie Truffles

Dinner – Sweet and Saucy Teriyaki Stir Fry

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Pledge to go Veg Meal Plan #3

Sep 26 2012 by | Comments (0)

Warm and comforting is the theme for this meal plan. Whether there’s an autumn chill in the air or you’re feeling under the weather or maybe you just had a bad day the meals in this plan will have you feeling better in no time.


BreakfastSlow Cooker Steel Cut Oats with fruit of choice

SnackChocolate Graham Crackers

LunchSoul Soothing Miso Ramen Soup

SnackHomemade Pear Sauce

DinnerLentil Shepherd’s Pie



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Pledge to go Veg Meal Plan #2

Sep 25 2012 by | Comments (0)

This menu plan features some of my favorite fall recipes featuring fresh produce direct from the farmers market.  It’s perfect for Pledging to go Veg!


BreakfastSmoothie Chia Pudding

SnackSpiced Pumpkin Granola

LunchFarmer’s Market Salad with Shallot Vinaigrette and Roasted Tomato and Quinoa Soup

Snack – Fresh, ripe and crisp apple

DinnerRoot Vegetables Pancakes and Baked BBQ Lentils


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Pledge to go Veg Meal Plan #1

Sep 24 2012 by | Comments (0)

Are you ready to make the Pledge to go Veg?  We’re here to help!  We’ll be sharing some of our favorite ‘veg’ meal plans with you all this week.  Here’s one of my favorites.


BreakfastToasted Banana Breakfast Roll and a glass of fresh ‘green’ juice

Snack – a handful of Tamari Roasted Almonds and some carrots

Lunch – Veggie Sub with Avocado Spread

SnackPizza Baked Chickpeas

Dinner – Spicy Peanut Pasta

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Favorite Freezer Friendly Meals

Apr 19 2012 by | Comments (3)
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There are days, sometimes weeks, where I do not feel like cooking anything!  I admit I am occasionally guilty of plopping down bowls of cereal for dinner. It’s not something that I get away with all that often, so  I learned early on that when I take the time to cook it’s important to make the most out of it.  If I’m planning on making a meal that I know freezes well you can bet that I make a double or even triple batch all at one time and freeze the leftovers for those busy or plain lazy days that I have.  While not every recipe will freeze well, I do have a go to list that I like to work off of.  Here’s my top 20 “Freezer Friendly” meals that are perfect for your busy or lazy days!




Pizza Waffles


Protein Pancakes


Mang-conut Sorbet


Cliff's Breakfast Cookie


Banana Pancakes


Peanut Butter Power Bars




Kid Approved Tortilla Soup


Crispy Fried Rice


Creamy Potato Onion Soup


Porcupine Bites


Roasted Tomato and Quinoa Soup


Lentil Soup




Sweet Potato Quinoa Burgers


Cheesy Taco Bake


Enchiladas with Homemade Sauce


Lentil Shepherd’s Pie


Black Bean Pumpkin Burger


Tuscan Bean and Rice Soup


Family Favorite Black Bean Tacos


Quick and Easy Goulash