Welcome to The Clean Plate!

I’m a Natural Foods Chef based in Southern California. Here I share recipes, inspiration and the ins and outs of my personal health journey and lifestyle. Take a look around, try some recipes, and leave comment or two.

Be Happy. Be Healthy. Be Whole.

Chef Nikki

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Same (dairy-free!) ranch, different meal.
Roasted yams, kabocha, zucchini, and Brussels with fresh deli turkey from @sfmkensington (best deli on 🌎) Today was one of those days when I spent almost my entire class thinking about what I was going to eat after. #starvingyogi •
Leftover burger and potatoes from dinner, sautéed kale and mushrooms, and my dairy-free ranch dressing. Plus 🍳, duh. The happiest 6 months ever! •
Atlas man is super close to crawling, loves to talk and squeal, and is quickly becoming more infatuated with his dog than either of his parents. Can't say I blame him. #tinyforpresident is one cool dude. #6monthsold #717 One of my goals for this coming month of my "clean slate" is to prioritize homemade nut milks and Nut Butter instead of store bought. Just whipped up a batch of cinnamon pecan butter this morning... couldn't have been easier! 👍

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