Brussel Sprout Pizza (and How to Make 100% Whole Wheat Pizza Crust)

If kids don’t like broccoli, they hate brussel sprouts with a burning passion. Most people say they hate brussel sprouts and haven’t even tried them. It’s just the way of life to hate brussel sprouts.

These brussel sprouts are sort of like a loophole. Just because it’s on a pizza. But it’s a whole wheat pizza so it’s perfectly justifiable.

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Crunchy Coconut Almond Granola Bars

Granola bars are the popular kids in the lunchroom that everyone wants to sit with. (Oatmeal squares? Yeah right granola-bar wannabe). Or in a more relatable metaphor, they are the high schoolers that get 9 hours of sleep a night. Let me welcome myself to Junior year. I’m going to teach my kids to value nap time. It’s never too early to start a life lesson.

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Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Have you ever invented something only to find out that that thing has already been created? That happens to me everytime I think I come up with a revolutionary idea, for example: dates for caramel? the internet did that. spinach in pesto instead of basil? pssh, old news. Pre-sliced bread? already a thing.

But this is actually the first recipe I created ever (after an over steamed cauliflower incident)- and I have yet to see anything like it. This replaces the kraft mac and cheese and dinosaur shaped chicken nugget dinners of my childhood.

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Lemonade Iced Tea

AriZona is America’s number one seller of iced tea.┬áBut that was before I came into town.

This is my house now.

4 ingredients. You control the amount of sugar. None of that artificial stuff.

Now all you need is a porch and a pup to sit at your feet. And maybe a mason jar if you’re feeling rustic.

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Vegetarian “Meat” Sauce

Comfort food. You can’t really say no. It’s what I imagine as your parents or grandparents making for you and then pinching your cheek as a congratulations for cleaning your plate even when you’re 30 years old.

This will be one of the first of many installations in my “comfort food redone” series. It’s good food but even better. Now let’s get on with it.

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