Category: Recipes

How To Give Up Sugar Without Giving Up Your Sweet + A Tasty Recipe

If you’ve been following this blog, you know I’ve been on a journey to slim down. And I can proudly say in the period of 2 months, I’ve dropped 15 pounds by primarily doing three things: 1. Walking hills every day for one hour.2. Intermittent fasting – limiting my eating time to between 11 am...

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Recipe: Yummy Inflammation Fighting Turmeric Smoothie

When Hippocrates famously declared, “Let food be thy medicine…” he surely had Turmeric in mind. Turmeric is a bright yellow root with an earthy-sweet taste commonly used in curry and Asian dishes. It’s also a time-honored superfood with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory ability. Over 3,000 research studies have shown Turmeric helps ease joint discomfort and...

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Recipes: The Perfect Summertime Soup + Sandwich Combo

As we enter the sizzling months of summer, the last thing I want to do is prepare a meal standing over a hot stove or grill. The recipes in today’s blog celebrate the season’s flavors without the heat.  This combination is truly the perfect summertime soup and sandwich combo – Gazpacho with Avocado Toast.   I can’t...

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Easy, Tasty, and Healthy Summer Grill Recipes: Lime Garlic Cilantro Shrimp Skewers with Summer Grilled Vegetables

It’s that time of year again, and nothing screams “summer” more than a backyard barbeque. It’s a shame that many of us wait until the weather warms to be able to enjoy cooking outside. There are so many benefits to grilling – cooking for a crowd is not a chore, prep and clean-up are a...

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🍔 You Won’t Miss the Meat – Easy Mushroom Bean Burger Recipe

If you are at all concerned about your waistline, animal welfare, or the health of the planet, plant-based eating is the way to go. Fortunately, mainly eating plant-based is easy because you can find thousands of wholesome and delicious meatless recipes packed with nutritional goodness and flavor. Eating plant-based no longer means feeling deprived because...

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💖 Valentine’s Recipe: Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Hearts

This Valentine’s day, feel good giving your sweetie antioxidant-rich pomegranate and mood-enhancing dark chocolate together in this delicious heart-shaped easy-to-make treat that’s good for your mind and body. Pomegranate Dark Chocolate Hearts  These adorable treats make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift. They taste delicious and are good for your heart and health. They also promote...

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🍽️ Recipe: Serve a Festive Salmon Centerpiece this Christmas

If you’re not sure what to serve your family and friends this Christmas and are looking for: • An eye-popping centerpiece dish showered with festive color • That’s super easy to prepare and super healthy too • That’s absolutely delicious, like crazy wow, best thing you’ve ever eaten spectacular… This dish is a festive baked...

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🍽️ Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes to Warm You Up this Autumn

Preparing a healthy meal that still impresses doesn’t mean you have to spend hours and hours in a hot kitchen – not when you have your reliable slow cooker ready to lend a hand. These slow cooker recipes are a healthy way to reduce the time you spend preparing while still letting you deliver a...

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🎃 Healthy Halloween Entertaining: Embrace the Spirit, Leave the Sugar, Fat, & Calories Behind (w/ Recipes)

Halloween is one of the most anticipated and celebrated holidays in America today. Part of the reason is that it’s a night to indulge our fantasies, become someone or something else for a night, and let loose.  Another reason is that we have nostalgic and fun memories of the bag of treats we collected from...

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Eating Your Way to Boosted Immunity & Better Health with Shiitake Mushrooms (+Bonus Recipe)

Every few years, new trends emerge and become a force in the wellness community. One of those trends is functional mushrooms.  Although, when you look more closely at these fantastic fungi, you’ll understand that they are in no way a “fad.” Functional mushrooms, which bestow health benefits beyond nutrition, have been used for millennia in...

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How To Satisfy Your Pumpkin Spice Cravings the Healthy Way – 4 Recipes Included

You know it’s autumn when you see pumpkin spice-flavored goodies everywhere you look.  (Just reading the phrase “pumpkin spice” summons smells and memories of turning leaves and cable-knit sweaters.) But for those of us with weight management and healthy eating goals, autumn can be an ordeal. It’s just too easy to indulge in festive foods...

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Recipe: Golden Chicken Noodle Soup

  With autumn upon us, I thought it would be a fun idea to share my version of everyone’s favorite comfort food recipe, especially when you’re feeling a cold or flu coming on – Chicken Noodle Soup!  This flavorful recipe includes Ginger and Turmeric for when stuffy noses and sore throats need soothing. And once you...

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