Vegan Alfredo Sauce (GF, DF, V, P, Whole30)

Vegan Alfredo // One Lovely Life

“Shall I make us a little Christmas fettuccine?”  I love that line and scene from The Holiday. Kate Winslet’s whole character, really. I spent a summer watching that movie over and over, cheering her on and saying “NO! Forget Jasper! He’s the WORST! You can do better than that!” and trying to drum up some gumption. She’s… 

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How to Make Chili Oil

How to Make Chili Oil // One Lovely Life

You know that feeling you get when you read or see or hear something that makes you think “Yes! You are my people!”? I get that feeling when I read about people with a passion for cooking.Making something from scratch gives me that same sort of thrill. Putting together a little group of ingredients to make… 

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Apple Apple Chicken Salad with Cider Dressing

Apple Apple Chicken Salad with Cider Vinaigrette // One Lovely Life

Psst! The winner of the spiralizer giveaway has been announced! Congratulations to Krista B! We’ve been running full out for the last few weeks and our fall break is just around the corner. Sophie will be off this week from school and Michael next week. It’s time to slow down a bit, rejuvenate, and take… 

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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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Plum Applesauce (GF, DF, V, Paleo, Whole30)

Plum Applesauce // One Lovely Life

A big huge congratulations to Emily H., who won the Blendtec giveaway! I really wish I could have sent one to all of you. The good news is that I have another fun giveaway scheduled at the end of the month. Stay tuned! Happy Labor Day, friends! It sort of hit me all at once… 

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Smoky Chipotle Salsa (gf, df, v, Paleo, Whole30)

Smoky Chipotle Salsa // One Lovely Life

It was a good weekend, friends! Not a perfect one, but a really good one. We were thrilled to hear Michael was given a spectacular job offer from the company he interned with this summer, so we have a job lined up following Michael’s graduation next spring. Yay! We have this great Mexican place near… 

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citrus avocado dressing and dip (gf, df, v, Paleo, Whole30)

Citrus Avocado Dip or Dressing (Whole30 approved!!!) // One Lovely Life

Avocados are my love language. If I possessed the skill to write sonnets, I would write at least one very good one about avocados. Since we went gluten and dairy free, they’ve become one of my go-to sources of healthy fats. They’re so versatile, taste delicious, and you can even freeze them! (Yep! It’s true!)… 

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simple homemade teriyaki sauce (gf, df, v)

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A simple, delicious method for making homemade (gluten free!) teriyaki sauce. Happy Monday, dear reader. How was your weekend? 3/4 of the family was sick with sore throats and colds. Thankfully, Michael was spared–he has finals starting this week, and it would be awful to be sick on top of it all. I think the… 

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