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So far Megan Marlow has created 18 blog entries.

Pumpkin Pie

November 23rd, 2016|

Ah, pumpkin pie. One of the greatest inventions on the planet (in my humble opinion). Unfortunately, most pies (and desserts in general) are made with cane sugar which tends to leave me feeling super sick. In which case, I present to you Mr. Pumpkin Pie without cane sugar!

INGREDIENTS

CRUST
1.25 c gluten-free all purpose flour (or regular […]

Holiday Mindset: Get It Right, Get It Tight

November 22nd, 2016|

When the holidays arrive do you just say fuck it to any healthy eating plans you had set in place? If you do, you’re not alone. And most likely, you spend the next 6 months getting Summer Bod ready only to then repeat the cycle a few months later. It’s a never ending yearly self-sabotage […]

Lemon Cranberry Sauce

November 21st, 2016|

I’ve never been much of a cranberry sauce person. Little did I know I just needed to make it myself and have it be a little less sweet than most. This tart red baby will make you pucker your lips in sweet, sour love.

INGREDIENTS

1 package (10-12oz) fresh or frozen cranberries
1 lemon, zest and juiced
1/4 tsp […]

Thanksgiving Stuffed Acorn Squash

November 19th, 2016|

 

Some call it dressing and some call it stuffing. I call it delicious Carby McCarberson. If you’re looking for something to stuff rather than a turkey this year, squash is a great alternative!

INGREDIENTS

1 c dry lentils – cooked according to package directions
2 Tbsp Earth Balance butter (or extra virgin olive oil)
2 carrots – diced ¼”
4 […]

Truffled Cauliflower Potato Mash

November 18th, 2016|

Everyone has a favorite dish at Thanksgiving, right? Mine was and always will be mashed potatoes. When I was younger my family would make an entire extra mixing bowl of potatoes just for me because I LOVED MASHED POTATOES!! If you love mashed potatoes but also love cauliflower and truffle, then my guess is you’ll […]

Carrot Cake Smoothie

November 8th, 2016|

INGREDIENTS

1.25 c unsweetened almond milk (or alt. milk of choice)
1/4 c whole rolled oats
1 medjool date – pitted
1 tsp chia seeds
1 tsp ground flax
1 Tbsp almond butter
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
2 carrots – cut into small chunks
1/2 banana
1 Tbsp raisins
1 Tbsp hemp protein
pinch of coarse sea salt

DIRECTIONS

Blend all ingredients in a high speed […]

Timing Is Everything

October 27th, 2016|

You show up at the right bar at the right time, you fall in love, and you get married. You go to the Christmas party, you meet the right person, and you’re hired for your dream job. You eat an apple, you go for a run, and you poop your pants. Timing is everything.
When I […]

The Not So Impossible Burger

October 21st, 2016|

This burger could literally change the world.
Today, for breakfast, I tried The Impossible Burger at Crossroads Kitchen in Los Angeles. 10am is as good a time as any to eat a burger, right? Right. But this wasn’t just any burger; this was the plant-based burger that everyone can’t stop talking about. So what’s all the […]

Green Apple Pie Smoothie

October 18th, 2016|

Pie. Greens. Breakfast. Done.
INGREDIENTS

1 c almond milk (or alt. milk of choice)
1 green apple – cored
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 banana (frozen)
1 tsp chia seeds
1 tsp ground flax
1/2 c baby kale leaves
1 Tbsp raw almond butter (or alt. nut butter)
3/4 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1 date – pitted
1 Tbsp hemp protein/seeds (optional)
pinch of coarse sea salt

DIRECTIONS

Blend all ingredients […]

Slow Cooked Black Beans

October 6th, 2016|

I LOVE BEANS.
I literally am obsessed with them. Some days when I’m too lazy to cook I will just open a can of beans and eat directly from the can with a spoon. NO SHAME! Needless to say, these black beans are one of my favorite things to make. You can make a huge batch […]