Vanilla Spice Pear Sauce

Vanilla Spice Pear Sauce - gorgeous, slightly spiced pear sauce from

I was trudging through Costco a few weeks back trying not to pout that all the peaches and cherries were gone and the berries looked sad, when I saw the most gorgeous box of pears for a spectacular price. I picked them up, cheered up, brought them home and remembered that….both my children refuse to… 

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Coconut Lime Chia Pudding

Creamy and Rich, fresh and bright -- This Coconut Lime Chia Pudding is the BEST! // One Lovely Life

I think the humidity is going to kill me.  I do my exercise and devotional around 5:30am in the summer (because my sleep-hating children are usually up by 6 at the latest), so the sun isn’t even really all the way awake yet. Still, the heat and humidity make me feel like I’m slogging through jello… 

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Pumpkin Spice Smoothie (GF, DF, Vegan, Paleo)

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie (Paleo & Vegan) // One Lovely Life

Is anyone else baffled that October is nearly half over? I can’t really believe it. We’re putting together Halloween costumes (Sophie’s wearing an Ariel dress, and Milo is going as Nacho Libre). I keep seeing everyone’s pictures of changing leaves on Facebook and Instagram. My heart is a twinge jealous.We’re not coffee people, so the infamous… 

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3 Ways to Change Up Your Almond Butter

3 Flavored Almond Butters // One Lovely Life

In an ongoing effort to rely on fewer processed foods (even semi-healthy ones like our beloved GF pretzels), I’ve been trying to center our snacks on whole foods and to encourage more protein, so that I don’t have little snack monsters trying to graze on a little bit of this or that   a l… 

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Trail Mix Granola

Trail Mix Granola (GF, Vegan) // One Lovely Life

Not-especially-amusing-but-I’m-sharing-with-you-anyway-fact: For about the first four years of our  marriage, Michael wasn’t a breakfast person. Four years. It’s something I reeeeally don’t understand. I’m hangry if I’m up longer than an hour without eating. What started helping him was actually banana bread. I made a batch every week, and he could take it to work… 

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