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how to get the most out of the holiday season
healthy living

How To Keep From Completely Going Off The Rails + Other Advice For Surviving The Holidays

It's a marathon, not a sprint. This is what I've been telling myself since October, going into Thanksgiving and now through the rest of the holiday madness. It's become a mantra because I know myself and my body and if I don't find my pace I will not make it. Wait, I take that back,… Continue reading How To Keep From Completely Going Off The Rails + Other Advice For Surviving The Holidays

healthy holiday gift guide
healthy living

Healthy Gift Guide

I have to tell you, this healthy gift guide for the holidays is one of the most fun posts I've done for you. For the past few weeks I've been thinking about what some of my favorite things are that I love and use all the time that would make great gifts... and then also,… Continue reading Healthy Gift Guide

pumpkin pie bars
desserts, recipes

Pumpkin Pie Bars

I'm keeping this short and sweet today (just like these pumpkin pie bars) because these guys speak for themselves. I mean, just look at them... OK, I know, not the most photogenic. What these pumpkin pie bars lack in photo-worthiness they make up for in taste. Did I mention they have chocolate chips in them,… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Bars

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recipes, sides

The Easiest Roasted Vegetables

My first thought, always, when someone says they don't like vegetables is, "but have you had roasted vegetables?" Because there's a difference. And if you've had them or made them, you know. This is not the same. Steamed Brussels sprouts and the crispy, caramelized sprouts that come out of the oven might as well be… Continue reading The Easiest Roasted Vegetables

mashed cauliflower with parsnips
recipes, sides

Dairy-Free Mashed Cauliflower + Parsnips

I never in a million years would have thought mashed cauliflower and parsnips tasted so good. I mean, yeah, I'm a huge veggie lover (obviously), but I gotta admit "mashed cauliflower" isn't exactly tempting... Of all the things you can do with cauliflower - roast it, rice it, pizza-crust it... mashing it has gotta be… Continue reading Dairy-Free Mashed Cauliflower + Parsnips

roasted chickpeas
recipes, snacks

Crunchy Spiced Roasted Chickpeas + The Trick to Making Beans Easier to Digest

Now imagine half the pan gone... cause that's what this scene looked like after 15 minutes out of the oven. I'm telling you these roasted chickpeas are addictive. That should really be my "is the 'healthy' version actually good test"... how much survives the cooling process. In this case, the roasted chickpeas scored high marks.… Continue reading Crunchy Spiced Roasted Chickpeas + The Trick to Making Beans Easier to Digest

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recipes, salads

Roasted Carrot, Kale & Quinoa Salad + The Trick To Making Raw Kale Edible

This was the fall roasted carrot, kale and quinoa salad I made for Potluck in the Park last week, which BTW was such a blast. So many friends and friends of friends came with the BEST food. There were kids everywhere playing and it was so fun seeing everyone hanging out, eating on picnic blankets… Continue reading Roasted Carrot, Kale & Quinoa Salad + The Trick To Making Raw Kale Edible

5 health tips that make me feel awesome - meganadamsbrown.com
health coaching

The 5 Things I Do Because They Make Me Feel Awesome

With [RE]NEW getting ready to start (registration closes Monday, Oct. 1, BTW), and as I've been getting into the mindset of a reset myself, it's had me thinking about some of the most valuable health tips or strategies I've figured out for myself over the years that I do regularly (some daily) because I know… Continue reading The 5 Things I Do Because They Make Me Feel Awesome

the 7 most important health truths - megan adams brown
health coaching

The 7 Most Important Health Truth Bombs I’ve Learned

I don't have it all figured out - far from it, in fact. But these seven little truth bombs are some of my biggest lessons, observations and stuff I wish I knew a decade ago when I first started out on my own adventure into healthier living. I want to pass them along to you… Continue reading The 7 Most Important Health Truth Bombs I’ve Learned

dairy-free orange creamsicles
desserts, recipes

Dairy-Free Orange Creamsicles

You know when you eat something you remember from your childhood it immediately takes you right back to where you were, and even how you felt? That's what it was like when I tried this dairy-free orange creamsicle recipe for the first time. Of course the ones from back when I was a kid were not dairy-free.… Continue reading Dairy-Free Orange Creamsicles