Buffalo Chicken Chili

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Tomorrow's my first official tailgate of the football season and I am SO excited! A whole bunch of us are heading to the Notre Dame v. Michigan game at Notre Dame in the morning (some as early as 6:30am. Yikes! Definitely not my car...). It's going to be a lot of fun - lots of people, lots of food, ...and lots of rain! (Boo on the rain reports! I really hope weatherchannel.com is lying)   Only problem... I didn't go to Michigan. Or Notre Dame. I went to University of … [Read more...]

Skinny Office Snacks – Mediterranean Nachos

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  Yikes! I cannot believe its already Wednesday. I meant to get this post up on Monday but things like eating leftover birthday cake...  watching the Voice premiere... and being lazy got in the way. The important things.. sorry!! I had such a fun weekend! Fabulous, fabulous weekend! My best friend threw me a party and took me out to this gorgeous Chicago bar I'd never been before. The Bears game on Sunday had absolutely perfect weather - 70s and sunny - plus we won! Woo! Had the g-pa … [Read more...]

Banana Layer Cake With Fudgy Frosting for my Birthday!

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Happy Birthday.... to me!   It's my 25th Birthday on Sunday and my Dad's 35th...(give or take a couple decades, love you pop!).... on Monday! So this weekend is absolutely jam packed with fun bday festivities!   Birthday's are seriously the best.I'm celebrating with my friends tomorrow night then meeting up with my fam to go to the Bears game on Sunday... and sit at the 50 yard line! These tickets are crazy good! Then finishing up Monday on my dad's bday for a big family … [Read more...]

Ooey Gooey Vegan Cinnamon Rolls

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  So I know today is Labor Day and I should be posting something BBQ or summer party-ish... which is what I was totally planning on doing. I swear.   Until I made these cinnamon rolls on Friday.   And OMG. omgggggggg! Total when Harry Met Sally moment, these little buns are killer.   Just close your eyes a minute...can you smell the warm cinnamon rolls baking in your oven?? Taste the creamy sugary glaze and tender sweet dough...bursting with warm … [Read more...]

Probiotic Power Plate – Tempeh and Asparagus Stir Fy

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Today's post is all about Probiotics and Prebiotics for healthy tummy's and happy bodies! Ok...soooo.....why is there a big pic of a Stir Fry at the top of this page??   Where's the yogurt? The dairy?? Where is Jamie Lee Curtis telling me I will be regulated in 7 days...? Probiotics and dairy have become almost synonymous for each other when we're talking about regulating our GI tract, but while yogurt definitely is an enormous powerhouse for all of those good bacteria - … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate Crispy Cups

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I am in the middle of a very bad break-up.   Like threw out all his stuff. Said some things I didn't mean... I know its just a fight but what if this is forever??   Call me? Maybe....   Gluten.   Without getting into all of the glamourous details of my GI tract - I've had a long history (like elementary school) with tummy troubles. Cutting out dairy helped a bit but its still been pretty bad. So after my last visit to the doctor she thinks that gluten … [Read more...]

Girl Power Bars – Granola Bars for Healthy Hair, Skin, and Nails!

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Ok, so my bathroom counter literally looks like a really bad "Buy One Get One Free" sale in the cosmetics section at Walgreens.   Hoarders would beg me for an episode if they took two steps toward my sink.   There is eye shadow from I swear to God.. at least 5 years ago... moisturizer for oily skin... moisturizer for dry skin...  moisturizer for the wrinkles I don't have but that Lancome has promised me I will within the year... body lotions... hair gels... hair … [Read more...]

Skinny Chicken Casesar Salad Wrap & My Giveaway Winners!

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  Happy Hump Day! Like my pic? I was trying to get all "Instagram" artsy with my photo editor last night - all of this blogging has made me seriously realize just how techno challenged I really am. I need a "Make Pretty" button! Where's that button Apple??   Today's post is going to be short and sweet! There's not much more to say other than these little wraps have gotten me through Sunday's dinner... Monday's dinner... and if soggy lettuce didn't gross me out so much … [Read more...]

Quick White Bean Nicoise Salad and Quick Fixes When You’ve Overindulged

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  So I had such a great time this weekend! One of my very best friend's from growing up got married and her wedding was fabulous!! I have never seen a couple so in love - if I ever had any thoughts that real love and soul mates don't actually exist (Flash back 2 weeks ago to me shoving my face with soy ice-cream... watching 500 Days of Summer...and wondering why Prince Charming hasn't called yet....), 5 minutes into their wedding and you would have already completed your E-Harmony … [Read more...]

Double Chocolate Raspberry Brownies and My Big News!

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 Are you all ready for my big news?? Whipped has seen some fun changes over the past couple months but this has to be my very favorite!   Over the past couple months I've been having so much fun expanding my blog beyond just healthy baking and into all kinds of cooking. It feels good to eat good, and it feels even better to share my healthier recipes with all of you! That's why the new change is taking my healthy cooking one (delicious!) step further.   We all know the … [Read more...]

Quinoa Curry with Mango and Tomatoes

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  I have a big. fat. crush. on quinoa. I'm rocking some sexy red lipstick and some low cut pjs for this dinner. Maybe even my bunny slippers.     Lately quinoa's become the super hot Senior Quarterback of health food. I have a (totally controllable...!) magazine obsession... and I swear this stuff's seen more media appearances in the last month than Katie Holmes and Suri. All the health professionals can't stop talking about it and all us health nerds are grabbing … [Read more...]

Spicy Shrimp and Avocado Crostini

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Happy Friday.... the 13th! So I like to think of Friday the 13th not as bad luck, but as maybe the best luck ever.   Friday the 13th gives you an excuse for everything. Seriously.   Forgot to pick up lunch for the meeting? It's Friday the 13th... Forgot your mom's birthday? It's Friday the 13th... (jkkk today's my mom's bday... totally did not forget your birthday!!) Finished off the box of chips ahoy?? No, that was just you. But if someone caught you finishing … [Read more...]