Vegan Pesto Pasta (With Video) • Roots and All

If you thought pesto couldn't be complete without parmesan cheese, well, I have some good news for you! This vegan-ified sauce is, dare I say it, even better than the original. Really. Packed with the superfoods organic kale and coconut oil, it's not only tasty, but healthy, too. Yep, a pasta dish that's good for …

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Paleo, Whole 30 Honey Glazed Garlic Chicken and Zoodles • Roots and All

Chicken is one of my favorite meat-based protein sources, due to its relatively low amount of calories and fat compared to protein (1 chicken breast fillet is approximately 140 calories, 2 grams of fat, and 27 grams of protein). Not to mention it's delectable! However, something I struggle with is keeping the side dish healthy. …

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Weight Loss: 3 Fat Burning Smoothie • Roots and All

Nope, this isn't detox tea in smoothie clothing. These are three smoothie recipes made from fruits and other foods that are scientifically proven, through cited studies, to burn fat. Delicious and nutritious! Smoothies are my go-to breakfast; as they're easy to make, portable, and packed with nutrients. In fact, I get about 25% of my …

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Chocolate Coconut DIY Mounds Bar • Roots and All

With Valentine's Day chocolate sales coming to an end, I thought I'd share a DIY recipe version of one of my favorite chocolate bars: Mounds. AKA almond-less Almond Joys.  AKA coconut, chocolate goodness. Oh, and did I mention it only requires 5 ingredients? This DIY Mounds bar is not only easy to make, but has …

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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Roses

Is it really that day of the year again already? Valentine's day is upon us, so we decided to share one of our new favorite romantic desserts: these chocolate covered strawberry roses are as delicious as they look! This is a beautiful, unique gesture for your significant other, or as a me-day treat (I'll be consuming …

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Cheese Infused Fried Polenta with Garlic Sage Drizzle

It's cold, dreary, and dark outside (daylight savings, where you at?), and I'm ready to relax and watch a movie with a home-cooked meal. This dish is so filling and satisfying, and sure to warm you up. Think of it as cornbread, but cheesy,  fried, and garlicified. The infused Brie has such a deep, earthy …

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Broccoli Cheddar Soup Inception Pastries

This savory recipe combines two of my favorite things, cheesy soup and puff pastry, so I was intrigued and excited about the collaboration when I first heard about it from Tiegan on Half Baked Harvest. Plus, the soup inside really warms you up and [almost] makes you forget the cold, dreary mess outside. I made …

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