Month: May 2014

Broccoli Avocado Salad

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Be Eating More Broccoli Nervous System Broccoli contains a high amount of potassium, which helps maintain a healthy nervous system and optimal brain function, as well as promotes regular muscle growth. Blood Pressure Along with a high amount of potassium, Broccoli also contains magnesium and calcium that help regulate…
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Rosemary Sweet Potato Fries

We Love our sweet potato fries in this household. If you are a fan of fries, but want to try a healthier option, you will love these! Not only are sweet potatoes better for you than regular potatoes, but these are also baked, not fried. Sweet potatoes have high nutritional value,  a 1 cup serving of…
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Coconut Protein Snacks

I made these for a post workout option or even on those mornings when I need something really quick and easy. I’m not saying that you should eat these every morning, but they are a great option in those moments when you need something quick. They are also sweet enough that to me they taste like…
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Toasted Coconut Caramel Cookies

Chewy, Yummy Goodness!!! That should actually be the name of these cookies. They are crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside. Ingredients 1 cup unsalted cashew butter (see notes) 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut shreds 10 pitted dates (soaked in water for 30 minutes) 2 Tbsp water 1-2 Tbsp pure maple syrup 1 tsp pure vanilla extract…
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Curry Burger Over Sweet Potato Pasta

This meal was voted a 10+ in my house the other day. The combination of the curry burger and sweet potato pasta was awesome! This makes for a great option If you are trying to eliminate processed breads and pasta, but still want to eat your burger. I used a spiralizer to cut my potatoes, if…
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Banana Nut Muffins

Ingredients 1/2 cup almond flour 1/2  coconut flour 3/4 cup GF oats 1 Tbsp Xanthan Gum (this is a natural thickener, you can also find this at any health food store) 1 tsp pure vanilla extract 1/2 tsp salt 3 ripe bananas, mashed 1/2 c milk (almond, coconut, rice or cows) 1/2 c xylitol (xylitol can…
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Cucumber Guacamole Wraps

  This recipe is simple, refreshing and delicious! I made it as a side dish for dinner,  you could even make these for lunch or as a snack. The mix of cucumbers and guacamole is a perfect match,  a crisp outside and creamy inside.I have planted some cucumber plants in our garden this year and I can’t…
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BBQ Portabella Mushroom Pizza

  I am a huge fan of portabella mushrooms, one of my favorite recipes is when we make pizzas out of them. Summertime is a great time of year to make this dish because portabella pizzas always taste great when grilled. If you do not have a grill you can still cook this dish in the oven.…
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Cilantro Lime Pesto

I can’t even begin to describe how much I LOVE this sauce! Even if you are not a cilantro fan, you will eat up anything this sauce in on. I made a chicken dish with this sauce for someone who does not like cilantro, and they LOVED it! Afterwards I told them what the sauce was…
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Mason Jar Overnight Oatmeal

Do you struggle making breakfast in the morning because you are short on time? If so, these beauties are a great option to pre-make ahead. You can either make one the night before or make a bunch and store them in your pantry. You options for flavors are endless, use the ingredients that I have…
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