Dark Chocolate & Cranberry Quinoa Blondies

Dark Chocolate Chip & Cherry Quinoa Blondies

“This is the best healthy dessert you’ve ever made.” THAT is what came out of my guy’s mouth after he ate one of these blondies. That is BIG. I make skinny peanut butter brownies and protein cookies and skinny german apple cake. But these blondies got the fanfare last night. They’re sugar-free (minus the chocolate […]

Pom-Apple Spice Quinoa Granola

Pom-Apple Spice Quinoa Granola

It’s pretty hard to find someone that doesn’t like granola–the nutty-crunchy-dried-fruit goodness is pretty hard to resist.  But once a synonym for ‘healthy’, granola has fallen off of it’s high horse. News segments have pointed out store-bought brands soaring calorie counts, blog posts have railed about excessive amounts of sugar, and countless eyes have skimmed over articles […]

Hearty Vegan Chili with Kale, Quinoa, and Brown Lentils


Normally, chili evokes images of huge pots being stirred by hunky firefighters, large amounts of ground beef, and big dollops of sour cream. Not exactly super-duper-healthy. Forget all that. My Hearty Vegan Chili is jam-packed with superfoods, protein, and fibre– but stays low cal, low fat, and guilt-free. It’ll warm you up and keep you […]

Skinny German Apple Cake


A really good low calorie dessert is hard to come by. Sure, the grocery store is stocked with options, and there are about 345734895 recipes on the internet….but most of them taste like chalk, cardboard, or cardboard covered in chalk. My Skinny German Apple Cake doesn’t. My Skinny German Apple Cake tastes rich and decadent […]

Spicy Quinoa and Chopped Kale Salad


Dinner side dishes can get pretty darn ho-hum. I mean, I love a good spinach salad as much as the next girl, but sometimes my plate is in need of a change…. a spicy change. Which is why my spicy quinoa and chopped kale salad totally hits the spot! Full of nutrients, fibre, and taste, […]

Asian Edamame, Mango, and Bulgur Salad


  Though there are few foods I love more than my world-famous quinoa salad, sometimes a girl just needs a change. Which is why I came up with this fabulous asian salad! With the same vegan, high protein, 110% clean appeal as my quinoa salad, this super-filling and tasty treat can be lunch, dinner, or […]

The Perfectly Cooked Grain


By now, many of us recognize the benefits of incorporating quinoa into our diets. Low glycemic index, high in protein, and generally a very “whole” food—and tasty to boot! If you’re a faithful reader of my blog, you’ll know that I’m a big fan of bulgur wheat as well, for many of the same reasons. […]

Molly’s World Famous Quinoa Salad


Ok, maybe not world famous. But it should be! If I had to pick one recipe to keep with me on a desert island, it would be this one. 100% clean, filling, vegan, gluten free, and deeeelicious. Not only that, but it is easy, flexible and super versatile. Have it for lunch, dinner, a snack, or a […]

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