Category: Recipes



Falafel Pita Salad

Falafels are a Mediterranean staple food. If you’ve never had a falafel, it’s basically a fried ball of garbanzo bean puree, herbs, and spices. It is usually served in a pita bread with veggies and a yogurt sauce. We’ve taken … Continue reading

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Paleo Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

What do ¬†you do when you have a bunch of super-ripe bananas sitting on your counter? Make banana bread! But not any old banana bread will do. Chocolate. It must have chocolate. ūüėČ This recipe comes together very quickly and … Continue reading

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Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts

Nothing ends off a meal like a good dessert. Even if you’re stuffed to the gills (which we hope you¬†won’t¬† be), there’s always room for dessert. To keep the calories down, serve a beautiful bowl of fruit or fill a … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Blondies

We have a confession to make. We love pumpkin. If you follow us on facebook, twitter (@urockgirl), and instagram (@u_rock_girl), then you probably figured that out by now. ‘Tis the season to be a little pumpkin obsessed! ‘Tis also the … Continue reading

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White Chicken Chili for Halloween Dinner

Before you send your ninjas and¬†princesses, ghosts and goblins, and¬†butterflies and littlest lions out for some fun trick-or-treating, make sure they fill up on some nutritious and delicious food. A healthy and hearty dinner will give them plenty of energy¬†to … Continue reading

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Curry Pumpkin Soup

Tis the season for all things PUMPKIN! This not-so-beautiful-on-the-outside winter squash is packed with oh-so-gorgeous-on-the-inside flavor and boasts high levels of beta-carotene and fiber for¬†a super-skinny 49 calories a cup. We featured pumpkin in two recipes last week at our … Continue reading

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Paleo Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Doughnuts

sugar and spice and everything nice, that’s what little girls are made of… Our grandfather used to tell us this nursery rhyme quite often when we were little. He had such a way with words. Maybe he was priming us … Continue reading

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Super Shrimp Cocktail

It’s seafood time! Here’s a fantastic recipe that’s easy to make and so good for you. The shrimp provides lean, clean protein; the avocado gives you anti-inflammatory monounsaturated fat; the veggies and cilantro are full of antioxidants; and the¬†spicy jalapeno¬†fuels … Continue reading

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Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Let’s get the facts out of the way right off the bat. They’re flour-less. They’re gluten free. They’re delicious! We mean, who doesn’t love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter? There’s a whole candy industry devoted to the flavor … Continue reading

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It’s Pumpkin Time!

Have you seen them? The pumpkins are here! Pumpkin patches are popping up everywhere. Pumpkins, gourds, and winter squashes have made their official arrival into the marketplace. It’s definitely starting to feel a lot like the holiday season is upon … Continue reading

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