Pear and Cinnamon Green Smoothie

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Fall is here.

Well, kind of. Phoenix is still getting its fair share of midday heat but cooler mornings and nights (along with a weird onset of seasonal allergies) give me hope that we’re getting there, slowly. And what better way to ring in this glorious time of year than with a fall-inspired green smoothie?

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Chocolate Cashew Smoothie Bowl

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In a smoothie rut? Give this delicious smoothie bowl a try!

If you love social media as much as the next girl, you may have noticed all the beautiful smoothie bowls that have been popping up in your feed. Not only do they look gorgeous, they are also a healthy and tasty alternative to your regular old breakfast or mid-morning snack. Unlike a traditional smoothie, a smoothie bowl is eaten with a spoon and can be quite the substantial meal when you top it with fruit, nuts, seeds, cocoa nibs or all of the above.

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Chocolate Coconut Granola

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In desperate need of some chocolate?

Today (or any day…really, who are you kidding?), get your fix with this luscious chocolate and coconut granola! Have a scoop topped with your favorite kind of milk for a decadent breakfast or sprinkle just a little over some fresh fruit and yogurt for an indulgent snack.

While granola in general is not a low fat food, this clean eating version is full of healthy fats. It is also loaded with antioxidants but, unlike most store-bought granola and cereal, does not contain any refined sugar, artificial flavors, dyes, preservatives or other additives. Just remember – as always – moderation is key!

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