Chocolate Cherry “Green” Smoothie
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Chocolate Cherry “Green” Smoothie

Today’s smoothie is cherry-chocolatey-oh-so-good! The rich color of the cherries combined with the deep color from the cocoa powder disguises any greens that are added. Tip: for a really quick smoothie preparation place all prepped smoothie ingredients (minus liquid and avocado) in a freezer safe container. Take out of the freezer a few minutes before … Continue reading

Peanut Butter Mocha “Green” Smoothie
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Peanut Butter Mocha “Green” Smoothie

Today’s simple recipe is a green smoothie that’s, well, not quite so green (which may be nice for those who are new to green smoothies or have an aversion to drinking something green). This healthy, delicious, and filling smoothie is great because it’s not only packed with protein from the peanut butter, but contributes to … Continue reading

Hummus {super simple recipe in the Ninja Chef blender}
Appetizers / Blender / Dairy Free / Egg free / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Main Dishes / Ninja Chef / Savory and Splendid! / Snacks

Hummus {super simple recipe in the Ninja Chef blender}

Hummus.  Such a simple dish to make with a myriad of possibilities available to doctor it up. Today’s hummus recipe though is pretty basic.  I’ve been making it for years, typically with my immersion blender…which usually ends up taking a bit of effort and being a bit much for the handheld wand (aka – it … Continue reading

Homemade Tahini {made in the Ninja Chef blender}
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Homemade Tahini {made in the Ninja Chef blender}

This past week our local grocery store had a sale on bulk bin items. This made a prime time to purchase hulled sesame seeds to make a homemade tahini (sesame seed paste). I was able to purchase about 3 cups of sesame seeds for only $2.50! This was a great deal and I’ll be able … Continue reading

Homemade Gluten-Free “Cream of” Condensed Soups
Dairy / Gluten Free / Goodness on the Side! / Main Dishes / Soups

Homemade Gluten-Free “Cream of” Condensed Soups

If you or someone in your family has been gluten-free for very long, you have come to realize that finding a gluten-free store bought option for cream of chicken, cream of mushroom, or cream of anything soup can be next to impossible! Today’s post is to show you just how simple making your own “cream … Continue reading