Clean Plate Club

Chocolate Orange Protein Smoothie

May 31, 2016

Ahhh, it’s been getting warmer and warmer lately, which means it’s smoothie season! They really are such an easy way to get in some much-needed fruits and veggies, that I should do them year-round. More importantly, with a newly-mobile 9 month-old who loves crawling everywhere and hates sitting still, I need a fast option for […]

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Easy Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Squares with Yogurt Berry Glaze

February 14, 2016

So let’s talk about these oatmeal squares. After I had Baby N last August, I was all about wanting to try making lactation cookies so that I could theoretically boost my milk supply. I tried a mix I bought of Amazon, and it was disgusting. I tried making some energy bites and they were meh. […]

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Red Lentil and Potato Cakes with Harissa Yogurt Sauce

September 29, 2015

I’m a bit proud of myself for making these.  Sure, making potato cakes isn’t that hard to do, so why am I making a big deal about it? Let’s just say my time has been otherwise occupied recently. Meet Baby N! He made his debut in August. I think he’s a pretty good reason! Somehow […]

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Tenderest Cardamom Pancakes

May 29, 2015

I’ve happily eaten yogurt for many years, but it has only been within the past few that I’ve transitioned from being merely a yogurt consumer to a yogurt user as well.  You see, it took me a while to appreciate how versatile yogurt is and how it can be used in so many different ways. […]

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Turkish Apricots Stuffed with Sweet, Thick Yogurt

February 25, 2015

After our little trip to Istanbul a few years ago, my already well-established love for Turkish food went into overdrive.  I collected cookbooks, sought out restaurants, and even found a Turkish grocery store near my old office. I’ve dabbled here and there with a few dishes, but I had never attempted to make a dessert. […]

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Don’t Be a Jerk Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Chips + Cooling Yogurt Dip

December 31, 2014

I’ve been going through a potato chip phase lately.  Usually my chips cravings tend towards the nacho cheese tortilla chip spectrum (the store-brand generic ones have MUCH more flavor!), but for the past few months, potato chips have captured my tastebuds. Jalapeno kettle chips, dill pickle flavored chips, Limon (like a spicy tangy lime), cheddar […]

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*CLOSED* Late July Organic Multigrain Snacks Review and Giveaway

March 3, 2014

Nothing makes this girl happier than to come home to a big box of chips. Mr. Spice saw the box and shook his head, since I pretty much have a box from Amazon every week. Whatever. When I told him it was samples for the blog it seemed to mollify him a bit, but only […]

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Spicy Southwestern Yogurt Dip Trio

February 2, 2014

So apparently there’s going to be a big game on later today.  This is the first I’ve heard of it! 🙂 The only reason I pay any modicum of attention to the game is for the ads and I think you can even preview them before the game now, so what’s the point?  Oh right, […]

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Zucchini and Turkey Kofta with Garlic-Dill-Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

October 22, 2013

Confession — these flavor-packed meatballs and accompanying sauce are insanely addictive.  I had to stop myself from wolfing down the first test batch before Mr. Spice got home. In case you missed my Facebook posts recently, I’ve been experimenting a lot with zucchini lately.  To be honest, I’m usually not a big fan of it, […]

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*CLOSED* Triple Mango Smoothie + Stonyfield Farms Blends Yogurt and Blendtec Blender Giveaway!

January 30, 2013

How are everyone’s New Year’s resolutions coming along?  Still following through or have you fallen off the wagon?  I won’t judge, I promise.  I’m plodding along — definitely more active, and trying to eat healthier, but I still like to eat too damn much!  One thing I’ve started incorporating more into my routine is fruit […]

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