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    Easy Green Smoothie Recipe

    Green smoothie lover? Me too!  I have tried a lot of smoothie recipes and I have perfected the ultimate green smoothie! But do feel free to be creative and make it your own based on what you like. Smoothies are the perfect meal replacement for a quick breakfast on the go, or post workout to refuel. I recommend adding a scoop of vanilla protein powder this recipe if consuming  post workout.  I would say the one part of this recipe not to skip is the pineapple. The pineapple in my opinion is what gives this recipe its goodness.  For the kale, you may substitute with spinach or even swiss chard.…

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    Winter Kale Salad Recipe

    In the middle of winter, post holiday we are all ready to get on the healthy train. Its time to swap out the heavy stews and casseroles for a healthy alternative. I have just the remedy, a winter kale salad recipe packed with nutrients. Kale has some astonishing health benefits. In fact here is a rundown of 10 Health Benefits of Kale. Ingredient List for Winter Kale Salad Recipe Kale Leaves, approximately two cups 1/4 of a cucumber, peeled and chopped One whole avocado A fourth cup of sunflower seeds, salted and roasted 1/4 a cup of parmesan cheese One small pink crisp apple, sliced and diced Ingredient List for…

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    A Rock Fish Recipe You Will Keep On Your Dinner Rotation

    Ready to spice up your weeknight dinner routine? Look no further than this delectable spicy rock fish recipe that will take on an otherwise bland fish dish to new heights. As a bonus, this dish is also low-carb. This recipe serves four people. I suggest pairing it with a side of broccoli, asparagus or a nice side salad. Ingredient List: 1 lb. of rockfish, cut into four fillets 2 eggs 3 tbsp. of fish sauce 1/2 cup of sliced almonds One tsp. of red chili flakes 1 tbsp. of white wine vinegar One whole jalapeño 1 scallion 3 tbsp. of olive oil (plus more for cooking) salt & pepper 2…

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    Easy Purple Cabbage Slaw Recipe

    For the perfect side dish alongside pulled BBQ chicken or to enjoy on its own, follow this easy purple cabbage slaw recipe! It is simple, tasty and healthy. When people think of cabbage slaw recipes, you often think summer time food. But, I love making this delicious side dish year round. In fact I enjoy eating it all own its own. Ingredients For Cabbage Slaw: 1/2 a head of purple cabbage A large carrot – grated 1 cup of diced green onions One cup of olive oil 2 tbsp. of apple cider vinegar 1 tsp. of thyme 1/2 tsp. of salt 1/4 tsp. of pepper Step 1. Shred half a…

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    Pulled BBQ Chicken – Crockpot

    What’s better than having a lazy Sunday at home while your dinner cooks for you in a crock pot? It doesn’t get much better than that. I personally love the “set it and forget it” mentality of cooking. This pulled BBQ chicken recipe is one that I keep in my rotation because it tastes delicious and requires very little hands on time. You can either eat it alone, or on a potato bun alongside cabbage slaw. Here is the recipe for my simple purple cabbage slaw recipe. Ingredients: 2 lbs. of chicken breast 1 yellow onion – diced 2 cups of BBQ sauce 1 cup of Italian dressing 1/2 tsp. of salt…

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    Homemade Salad Dressing

    Making homemade salad dressing is so easy, creative and healthy. I exclusively make homemade salad dressings and haven’t bought bottled salad dressing from the store in a long time. Not only is it healthier, (think no preservatives, food coloring, or long strange ingredient names that you can’t even pronounce) but in my opinion it tastes better. The website Chatelaine writes about the Six Healthy Reasons to Make Your Own Salad Dressing. This recipe I am sharing with you today is so easy to make. I have a salad with dinner almost every night and make this simple salad dressing recipe. I’m not exactly sure how to categorize it because it…

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    Keto Friendly Chicken Tender Recipe

    So you’ve been following the keto diet to a “T”, but you are craving one of your favorite dishes…chicken tenders. Well have no fear, follow this simple keto friendly chicken tender recipe that replaces traditional flour with a spicy almond flour will be your new go to dish! Honestly, you won’t even notice a difference. Step 1. In a bowl mix together the almond flour, salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning, and red pepper flakes and set aside. Step 2. Beat one egg in a bowl and set aside. Step 3. Place the 4 tbsp. of olive oil in a non-stick frying pan and turn to medium high. Step 4. Individually take…

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    Homemade Chili Recipe

    Mmmm chili. The perfect food for a cold fall or winter day. Best enjoyed while watching some football while the snow falls outside. This chili recipe is my go to chili recipe that can be cooked over the stove or in a crockpot. The secret weapon is the diced green chilies! Enjoy! Step 1. In a nonstick sauté pan, heat to medium and add the two tbsp. of olive oil. Once heated add the diced onion, garlic and mushrooms. Sauté approximately eight minutes or until onions have become translucent and the mushrooms have shrank in size. Remove from the pan and set aside in a glass bowl. Step 2. Return…

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    Delicious Almond Flour Waffle Recipe

    An almond flour waffle is the perfect way to enjoy a traditional breakfast food without consuming white flour. Whether you have celiac or are just trying to limit flour in your diet, you will enjoy this almond flour recipe. This almond flour waffle recipe is simple and can be modified to your liking. If you want to add blueberries, add them. Strawberries on top? Go a head! All you will need for this simple breakfast are the ingredients below and a waffle maker. If you don’t have a waffle maker you can take this recipe and make a pancake on the frying pan as an alternative. If you are in…

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    Homemade Guacamole Recipe

    Who doesn’t love guacamole, am I right? It’s the perfect companion to a tortilla chip or to top your fish taco. Today’s recipe is exactly what I use to make the most delicious homemade guacamole in a matter of minutes. Ingredient List 2 avocados 1 medium tomato 1/4 cup of cilantro 1 clove of garlic 2 tbsp. of scallions Juice of 1 lime 1/4 tsp. of pepper 1/2 tsp. of salt Step 1. Chop the scallions and tomato and add to a medium sized bowl and set aside. Step 2. Slice the avocados lengthwise and remove the pit in the center with a spoon. Using the same spoon, scoop the avocado in to a…