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Dani's Pumpkin Bread Recipe **Vegan, Gluten and Dairy Free**

Fall is quickly creeping on us here in Chitown, which means pulling out the warm jackets and boots, netflix binging andddddd PUMPKIN everything!!! Here is an easy, delicious and SUPER healthy dessert I love to bake on the weekends and have around…

Raw Honey Addict

Let me tell you... I can't get enough of raw honey these days. I've always been a big fan of honey in general, eating it by the spoonfuls out of the jar- winnie the pooh style- but ever since I discovered "raw" honey a couple years ago... man…
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Peanut Butter Chia Goji **Bliss Balls**

As we continue to celebrate National Peanut Butter WEEK here at Lou's, I thought I'd share this super simple and delicious vegan, gluten free, dairy free, paleo recipe for another of my special bliss balls!! These power balls are protein packed,…
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Healthy Benefits of Peanuts: Celebrate National Peanut *WEEK* !

Hey there! Since yesterday (September 13th) was National Peanut Day, here at Lou's we've decided to make it National Peanut week! So today I want to share a bit of interesting information on why you SHOULD eat peanuts and I'll follow up with…
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Almond Butter Carob Bliss Balls

Following up on our last blog post about the wonderful benefits of carob, I thought I'd give you an easy recipe to try out! I call these my *bliss* balls because they make me so happy to eat :D Great for an on-the-go snack or healthy dessert-…
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Is carob the new chocolate?

Here at Lou’s we are all chocolate lovers… that deep, sweet, goo of richness that melts in your mouth in little explosions of happiness… how could anyone resist? Well let me tell you a little secret, I'm not the biggest fan. As the…
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5 minute brekkie- Overnight Berry Muesli

Most of us are in a plethora of a rush every morning- work, school, kids, gym, traffic, sleep? So this is a recipe for a nutritious, well-balanced breakfast that you can whip up in less than five minutes the night before!   Ingredients …
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The "ugly" truth about gluten free foods

We have all seen the rise in the trend for "gluten-free" foods and diets; it's all around us from the supermarket to magazines to TV shows to restaurants. It is a trend that is associated with a healthy lifestyle, clean eating, better quality…

Dessert for breakfast: Healthy Ginger Snaps!

Yep, you read that right. Dessert for breakfast. That's how we do it over here at Lou's. Even though summer in chitown is almost over, it's never too late to join the health train. Baking at home is a great way to have fun in the kitchen…

Creamy Beer Float

Summer-Time Chi brings many things…high temperatures being one. So a new recipe that encompassed a cool treat with a nostalgic flair was evident. I wanted to create something to enjoy in high temperatures but also a treat that reminded me…