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Pumpkin Protein Pancakes ( ready in 5 minutes or less!)

Keep up the pumpkin lovin' with this recipe!  Ingredients               1/2 can of pumpkin or a small pumpkin( cut up, peeled and boiled) 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1 egg 1 scoop protein powder…
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Why you should still keep your pumpkins 🎃

Now that Halloween has passed, Thanksgiving is over and winter is rapidly creeping up on us ( at least here in Chicago!!) you might be sick of eating so much pumpkin everything. Pumpkin bagels, pumpkin pie, pumpkin bread, pumpkin drinks, the…
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Turmeric: Anti-Inflammatory Superfood

Need to spice up your life a little? Use some turmeric! (hehe) Turmeric is an amazing little orange root that originally comes from Southern Asia, traditionally used in cuisine, medicine, and spiritual rituals. It is at the top of all the…
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I'm feelin' the beets 🎧

    Golden beets, red beets, candy cane beets, chioggia beets, purple beets, sugar beets, cylindra beets..... I could go on forever.... but I will just tell you now, I. LOVE. BEETS. I know beets have been popping up everywhere,…
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Coconut Flour Banana Pancakes *Vegan, Gluten Free, Paleo*

For all you health enthusiasts out there, I decided to come up with this super quick and delicious recipe for the mornings were oatmeal is just not gonna cut it. :p As pictured above, I topped mine with coconut milk yogurt, blueberries, pomegranates,…
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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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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…

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…