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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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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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Avocado Toast Recipes

Avocado toast is such a simple concept (avocado + toast).  It’s fulfilling and yummy.  Have fun and take it to the next level by topping it with tasty additions. ½ Hass avocado 2 Slices of whole grain (Ezeckial) or gluten free bread Dash of sea salt and black pepper for taste Toast bread until golden brown. While […]

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Betsy’s Energy Balls (No Bake)

Ingredients: 2 cup oats (old-fashioned) 1 cup almond or sunflower seed butter (PB is ok), melted 1 cup ground flax meal 1/2 cup coconut flakes (unsweetened) 3 Tablespoons chia seeds 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips 1/4 cup honey 1 tsp cinnamon or cocoa powder for flavor Directions: Make sure nut butter is melted or very […]

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Glorified Rice and Beans

Been experimenting with more vegetarian dinners these days and this is a family staple.  Rice and beans sounds boring but with all the fun extras, it’s an awesome dish.  Beware of your portions of the rice and beans.  For my weight loss clients, I only recommend 3/4 cup total of the brown rice and beans.  […]

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Daily Sustain Mochachino Smoothie

Everyone seems to love my protein powder, Daily Sustain, especially the chocolate flavor.  This is my favorite Daily Sustain smoothie recipe: Chocolate Mint.  Well my good friend Didi took my protein powder to a whole other level.  She created a healthy Mochachino Smoothie and it is fabulous!  It’s a smart way to drink coffee and […]

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Greek Layer Dip

Love this healthy dip!  Perfect for parties! Depending on your container, ingredients portions are going to vary.  For all of you precise measurers, I’ll do my best to spell it out clearly. INGREDIENTS: Hummus, 1 container Tomatoes, chopped into small pieces Cucumbers, chopped into small pieces Plain Greek Yogurt Kalamata olives, sliced Spring/green onions, chopped […]

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