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Vegetarian Greek Platter

I struggle with finding balanced vegetarian dinners but this one is super simple and tasty. Feel free to add extra protein if desired. Pick and choose the ingredient ideas that your family enjoys. Quinoa Chick peas Hummus Greens (spinach, arugula or mixed greens) Cucumber, chopped Olives (I love Kalamata) Tomatoes, chopped Bell peppers, chopped Red […]

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Banana Coconut Flour Mini Muffins

I always have bananas going bad so I’ve been searching for a banana bread recipe without all the sugar and processed flour. Found an awesome balanced recipe made with coconut flour. By the way, my kids LOVE it! Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas 3/4 cup coconut flour 5 eggs 1/4 cup sugar (preferably coconut or pure […]

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Sweet Potato Veggie Bowl

To be honest, I do not love the flavor of sweet potatoes but they are a quality carb so I try to include easy sweet potato recipes.  Katie, my assistant, tried out this recipe and said that it was tasty and easy.  Have fun with adding your favorite toppings. Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes, cooked […]

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90-Second Gluten Free Bread in a Mug

To be honest, this recipe is not mine.  It’s actually a “keto” recipe.  Even though I am not a keto fan, it’s a good recipe.  This GF bread is made with clean ingredients, it’s quick to make, and tastes light and fluffy. My favorite way to eat it is to add almond butter and a […]

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Cacao Bean Avocado Smoothie

I know that a “bean smoothie” does not sound appealing but I can guarantee that this smoothie will not disappoint.  You know I am always on the lookout for balanced smoothies without a ton of fruit and sugar.  I love my Daily Sustain protein powder and my signature low sugar smoothie recipes but I realize […]

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Pressure Cooker (Instant Pot) Thai Vegetable Red Curry

Other than chopping vegetables, this recipe only takes 1 minute in the Instant Pot.  Then you will have yummy dinner and leftovers.  I always serve over brown rice or quinoa.  If desired, add chicken or shrimp for a protein boost. Ingredients: 1 onion, sliced 3 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 2 bell peppers, sliced into […]

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Pressure Cooker (Instant Pot) Cinnamon Steel Cut Oats

I usually make a batch of Steel Cut Oats every week.  The whole family eats them up.  Here is an easy basic starter recipe. Ingredients: 1 cup steel cut oats 1/4 cup chia seeds 1 tsp cinnamon 3-4 cups water (for extra creaminess and calories, sub 1 can coconut milk for 2 cups water) For […]

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Mushroom Sausage Soup

Mushrooms are a great way to bulk up soups and give them a meaty flavor.  I blended up ingredients in order to obtain a creamy consistency without anything bad.  This versatile soup recipe is full of veggies, flavor (without any extra spice) and I was able to cut down on the meat (sausage).  Feel free […]

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Egg Roll in a Bowl

I love egg rolls but the fried shell makes me feel bloated.  This recipes is quite similar to the egg roll base.  Of course, I have jazzed up this recipe adding more veggies but also making it super simple. Stir-Fry Ingredients: 1 bag cole slaw mix with carrots (~14 oz bag) 2-3 cloves garlic, minced […]

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Crockpot Turkey Chili with Black Beans & Squash

Everyone is loving my crockpot recipes and I have gotten some requests for Crockpot Chili (with meat).  I am sure you will love it. Ingredients: 2 cups dried black beans 1 pound ground turkey 2 cans diced tomatoes with juice (I love using zesty jalapeno flavor) 10-14 oz of frozen mixed bell pepper strips 6-8 oz of […]

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