Healthy Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Smoothie

Healthy Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Smoothie via StrictlyDelicious

I wanna tell you about one of the things I learned in college that seriously changed my life. And if you haven’t already learned it, it will hopefully change your life too. It might not seem at first that my story relates to the title of the post, but don’t you worry. I promise it will. During… 

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I Can’t Believe It’s Vegan Healthy Chocolate Milk

Healthy Vegan Chocolate Milk via StrictlyDelicious

I was reminded this week how much I absolutely love chocolate milk. I went to a coffee shop with my coworkers to get a morning pick-me-up, but neither coffee nor tea was calling my name. As often happens due to my inability to make a quick decision, I stared at the menu, letting everyone go… 

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Cinnamon Tropical Smoothie

Cinnamon Tropical Smoothie via StrictlyDelicious

I know what you’re thinking. Cinnamon? In my tropical smoothie? I just got used to the idea of making all this healthy stuff drinkable, and now you want me to combine island fruit with cinnamon?? Yes. Yes I do. Trust me on this! Adding cinnamon to my smoothie happened completely by accident, although I’m not quite… 

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Poached Egg over Herb Parmesan “Polenta” with Crispy Bacon Crumbles

Poached Egg over Herb Parm Polenta with Crispy Bacon Crumbles via StrictlyDelicious

For weeks I’ve been ogling polenta recipes that come up in my Pinterest feed. Saucy, savory foods like poached eggs and short ribs are piled on top of creamy or cheesy polenta, and each dish looks like a delicious pile of blended flavors and textures that torments my culinary soul. (Yes, I have a separate soul… 

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Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Zesty Lemon Glaze

Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Zesty Lemon Glaze via StrictlyDelicious

I’m young, unmarried, and childless, but somehow, someway, an unreasonably strong mothering impulse courses through every vein in my 24 year-old  body. I’m that girl that checks up on friends nearly three times my age and my young cousins the same way- “Have you eaten today? Did it include any fruits or veggies?” I don’t know… 

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Red, White, & Blue Smoothie

In celebration of Memorial Day, I’ve created this patriotic smoothie! Layered strawberry, banana, and blueberry smoothies, this delicious warm weather drink can be easily amplified with protein powder, chia seeds, flax seeds, or hemp seeds to make it a more substantial meal replacement.