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  • Chewy No-Bake Granola Bars // livelovesimple.com

    No-Bake Chewy Granola Bars

    Dena June 26, 2017

    My kids are obsessed with granola bars, and truth be told, the apples don’t fall far from the tree. Granola bars have long been one of my favorites. What I’ve never liked–however–is the grocery store price tag on granola bars. It’s a little crazy how expensive it is for one box that contains just six little bars. I’ve always bought them because we just love them so much and they…

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  • Recipe: Kale Spread

    Dena May 16, 2014

    Ingredients: 3 handfuls of kale 2 garlic cloves 1 can white beans small handful of raw sunflower seeds small handful of raw cashews 1/2 cup almond milk salt & pepper to taste Instructions: Add kale, garlic, and beans to blender. Pulse until smooth. Add cashews,…

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  • Recipe: Chickpea Rice Balls

    Dena December 3, 2013

    Ingredients 2 cans chickpeas/garbanzo beans drained & rinsed 1 medium onion, small dice spices of choice (I used: sage, dill, garlic salt, salt, pepper) 2.5 cups cooked rice (extra virgin) olive oil 1 egg (optional) Directions Mash chickpeas with a blender or a fork. Add…

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  • Recipe: Easy Vegetarian Chili

    Dena October 7, 2013

    We’ve been having a gorgeous, Indian Summer this year. The leaves are turning their brilliant autumnal shades, but the air is still summer-warm. I feel doubly blessed to have my favourite month and my favourite weather at the same time. Even though it hasn’t quite…

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  • Recipe: Easy Red + White Quinoa Stir Fry

    Dena August 6, 2013

    This recipe is my “go-to” for anytime that I need something quick, easy, healthy, and delicious. You can make it using whatever you have in the house. The vegetables (onion, cabbage, carrot, celery) & the carbs (red & white quinoa) that I used can be…

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  • Recipe: Healthy Rice & Bean Cakes

    Dena July 19, 2013

    Yesterday I was craving something “substantial” but didn’t have much in the house. So I threw a little bit of everything together and came up with these rice & bean cakes. They were delicious. You can serve them warm with applesauce or sour cream or…

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  • Recipe: Easy, Nutritious Peanut Butter Balls

    Dena February 10, 2013

    This weekend I made nutritious, delicious, peanut butter balls. These are so easy to make and you can use any ingredients you’ve got around the kitchen. They taste healthy so you don’t feel guilty about eating them – – but they’re also just the right…

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  • Recipe: Walnut Sweet Potato Burgers

    Dena August 3, 2012

    In sticking with my recent sweet potato theme, this weekend I made homemade walnut sweet potato “burgers”. Typically I try to keep things simple in the kitchen, but this recipe was a bit of work. Even so, the burgers were delicious & worth the effort.…

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  • Recipe: Homemade Sweet Potato Fries

    Dena July 24, 2012

    Recently, I made homemade sweet potato fries for the first time. My initial reactionβ€”What on earth took me so long?! The fries were as delicious as I’d hoped and simple to make. I made little changes to two recipes (this & this) to create my…

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