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Zucchini Bread (Healthy)

Since this recipe is balanced with protein and does not have too much sugar, it is a perfect mini breakfast or snack. It’s soooo good! Ingredients: 1 cup Almond Flour1/2 cup Coconut Flour1 tsp Baking Soda1/4 tsp Sea Salt1 tsp Cinnamon2 Tbsp Ground Flax Seed (flaxmeal)1 Medium Banana (ripe and mashed)1 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive […]

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Pumpkin Breakfast Cookies

2 cups Oats (quick or rolled) 1/4 cup Ground Flax Seed 2 tsps Cinnamon 1 tsp Nutmeg 1/4 tsp Sea Salt 1/2 cup Pumpkin Seeds 1/2 cup Sunflower Seeds 1/2 cup Dried Unsweetened Cranberries 2 Egg (beaten) 1/2 cup Pureed Pumpkin 1/4 cup Raw Honey 1/4 cup Coconut Oil (melted) Preheat oven to 350ºF (177ºC) […]

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Berry Oatmeal Bake

A new twist on oatmeal. So easy and tasty! 2 cups oats (quick or old fashioned) 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 2 Tbsp maple syrup or honey 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce 1 tsp cinnamon 2 Tbsp chia seeds 2 cups frozen berries 1/2 cup sliced almonds Preheat oven to 350. Grease 8×8 or 8×10 […]

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Thai Veggie Zoodle Bowl

I love Pad Thai and peanut noodle dishes. I’ve been craving a healthier version for a while. This one turned out beautifully. It does require a lot of chopping and prepping but cooking is quick. To be honest, my kids did not like it. Probably too many veggies and flavor. It’s still a keeper recipe! […]

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Chickpea pasta with roasted red peppers and kale

Chickpea pasta with kale and roasted red peppers

I was experimenting with a new pasta (Barilla Chickpea Pasta) and designed this yummy recipe. To be honest, I like the taste and texture of the chickpea pasta but I don’t love it. Definitely serve it hot to help keep the texture soft. Ingredients: 1 box of Chickpea Casarecce Pasta (8.8 oz or 250 g) […]

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Roasted Red Peppers Strips

If red peppers are on sale, I usually buy 6 peppers to make RRP (roasted red pepper strips). So simple… just slice into strips, toss with olive oil, garlic and salt and cook. That’s it. When done, they are like candy.I like to make a big batch and use them in a variety of dishes: […]

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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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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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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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