"Start to finish, this whole situation will only take like half an hour of your life, but we’d recommend making it ahead of time and tossing it in the fridge to let the flavors come together a bit." - Probably This
"While cocoa has something of a bad wrap in the world of baking (it is the lazy man's chocolate, no?), here it provides just the right amount of a rich, sweet coating, while still allowing one to taste the oats, the chopped almonds, the shredded coconut, and all the other granola-esque elements that make up the base of this recipe. " - The Chef's Wife
" It's perfect at any time of day, something you can quickly whip up so it makes it ideal for busy bees like us. It's quite versatile too, so you can add pretty much anything you like to it (think peas or yummy spinach for example)." - Dalia's Kitchen
"These aren’t just any grilled pork kebabs. These skewers are rubbed with dry herbs and marinated before grilling them over a hot fire and finished with a basting of vinegar, herb and chile flakes." - Happy Food Dance
It's Sunday night and you have to go back to work tomorrow. It was a nice, long and somehow short weekend but now it's over and you are sad. Well we are giving you something to be excited about! Make your Monday's happy again with a perfectly gourmet meal for lunch, with recipes straight from Lifestyle Collective bloggers!
Impossible, you say? Not in our web pages! Prepare and enjoy easy, delicious and practical meals that we guarantee will have you excited about going to work.
Tacos are a crowd favorite because of the endless possibilities of fresh veggies and toppings that can be added - olives, tomatoes, avocado, greens, caramelized onions and peppers, etc. Tacos make it super easy to eat the rainbow in one sitting.
These Chicken Avocado Pitas can be whipped up in a jiff, served hot or cold, and will satisfy even the pickiest crowd. I love the bright colors of the cherry tomatoes and fresh avocado. Made extra creamy with greek yogurt sauce, you don’t need to feel guilty for enjoying this so much. Healthy meets delicious!
There are so many reasons to love this recipe. It takes 10 minutes to make, start to finish. It serves 4 and each serving has a serving of veggies and lean protein to help keep you fueled for your day.
You can add a grain to the bowl if you like (brown rice or quinoa would be yummy). For a paleo version, omit the feta and yogurt-based dressing and use your favorite paleo salad dressing (or oil/vinegar combo) instead.
Everyone knows a good sandwich starts with the bread, and this is particularly true when you decide to go the open-face route. You want something light and fluffy, but it needs to be hearty enough to stand-up to all the badass toppings.
The portabello acts as the meaty base, with a spread of homemade hemp seed basil pesto and topped with artichoke hearts, onions, and creamy avocado. It's got a ton of flavor and makes a great lunch, plus takes just a few to whip up.
Switch up the types of veggies you add to this Dairy Free Mac N Cheese recipe to introduce your little ones to new greens. Try peas, kale, or even spinach in place of broccoli for a nutrient-dense lunch option.
Making your meals fun doesn’t have to require a lot of work. Sometimes it’s not about cutting your entree into the shape of whatever you want to create but rather taking what it is and working with it from there.
Not only is this pizza freaking bomb because it has super fresh tomatoes and that sweet balsamic glaze, but it’s got THREE kinds of cheese! Fresh Mozzarella, Asiago, and Parmesan… the more cheese the better!