Tag: healthy

Lemon Vinaigrette

Instead of buying salad dressing, try this minimal effort vinaigrette on your next salad. Toss over some greens and enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic 3-4 tbs. olive oil red pepper flakes salt & pepper 1 lemon   In a small bowl whisk all the above ingredients together. Use a lemon juicer to get all the

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Spicy Cauliflower Bites

I have never been a huge fan of cauliflower, but once I tried buffalo style cauliflower bites at a restaurant, I knew I could make an even healthier version of my own at home. Set your oven to 375 degrees and in a large baking pan spread the following ingredients out. Ingredients: (mix all the

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Whole Roasted Chicken Recipe: EASY

If the thought of cooking an entire chicken is intimidating to you, think again! Follow along with this step by step whole chicken recipe and impress yourself and your friends. What you need: 1 Whole Chicken (3-5 lbs) 1 yellow onion 1 lemon 2-3 cloves garlic 2 medium sweet potato ( or more depending now how

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Easy Red Sauce Recipe

Don’t just go for the easy pre-made jarred spaghetti sauce, make your own! I promise that it is extremely simple and tastes great ( and probably even better than that processed crap.) Remember, when you make something in your own kitchen you know the exact ingredients being used and you can always bet that it

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No Refined Sugar Challenge

Sugar has always been an issue for me. Despite knowing it’s harmful effects I always seem to slowly add it back into my life. Try as I might, my sugar tooth always seems to get the best of me. While I tend to go straight for the sugar laden candy, many people suffer from sugar

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Crispy Parsnip Bites

If you are looking for a healthy side dish or snack, you must try this parsnip recipe. Did you know that Parsnips were heart healthy? It is almost Valentine’s Day so why not surprise your loved one with this delicious side dish? I am sure they will love it more than chocolate! … well maybe

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Zoodles and Mushroom Stir Fry

I love to use my spiralizer and cooking zoodles is a healthy alternative to traditional spaghetti. If you are looking for a healthy and easy meal during the week, I highly suggest this dish. You can easily sub in different beans and mushroom types to your liking. A Few Tips: Keto Folks: Replace the beans

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Pregnancy Weight Gain

I have officially reached my second trimester! A few things I have noticed already: More Energy Less Cravings General feeling of normalness It definitely feels nice to be onto the next portion of the pregnancy, but I would be lying if I said I didn’t feel a bit guilty/discouraged about the weight I have gained

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Fatty Coffee

If you aren’t a breakfast person, or if you are trying to avoid protein and carbs in the AM then a fatty coffee could be quite beneficial for you. High quality fats in your morning coffee will keep you alert and will help to curb your cravings. I use grass fed heavy cream and MCT

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Chicken & Veggies Slow Cooker Dinner

Slow cooked chicken thighs have always been my go to slow cooker meal. You can mess around with the types of veggies you want to use and experiment with seasonings, but no matter what the chicken thighs on the bone are amazing when cooked over a long period of time. (The meat falls right off!)

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