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Fig Amond Energy Balls

My husband is an avid cyclist, and is always looking for easy, energy packed snacks he can pack on his longer rides. His favorite snack recently has been dried...

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Kale, Grapefruit, & Avocado Detox Salad

There are days that come along after I have overindulged in my eating, or had a glass or two of wine, that I wake up in the morning and...

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Pineapple Ginger Mango Smoothie

We are kickin’ those winter blues with this healthy, tropical treat! Most people I speak to here in the Midwest have had quite enough of the cold and snowy...

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Black Bean Corn Chili

I love making big pots of hearty soups or chili, full of vegetables and beans that I divide up into serving size containers and freeze. They are always great...

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Chipotle Maple Chicken Thighs

I made the decision recently to give up red meat so instead we eat a lot more plant based, poultry, and seafood meals. When I do cook poultry, I...

Forbidden Rice

Slow Cooker Forbidden Rice Mango Pudding

Forbidden rice shines in this decadent tasting dessert or breakfast dish. High in iron, zinc, amino acids, and packed full of antioxidants this nutty, aromatic purple rice pairs perfectly...

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Cheesy Baked Cauliflower Tots

We eat cauliflower and broccoli almost every week and though I love both vegetables, I am always looking for new healthy ways to prepare them. These little puffs of...

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Quinoa Greek Salad Stuffed Pita Pockets

I seem to be on a quinoa roll lately and I love finding new ways to incorporate this super food into our weekly menus. I have started cooking quinoa...