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The Best Homemade Energy Bars

Energy bars, granola bars and power bars are everywhere these days. From your local grocery store to your local gas station, these are positioned as a healthy grab-and-go snack. They can be great additions to a healthy eating plan. However, the cost and sometimes additional artificial ingredients and preservatives are a downside to store-bought bars. […]

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Banana-Date-Cacao-Pow! Smoothie

Nothing packs a nutritional punch like the combination of organic vegan protein powder with the high potassium duo of bananas and dates. Add raw cacao and you’ve got the party of my favorite post-workout smoothie: the Banana-Date-Cacao-Pow! After getting so many questions about protein supplementation over the years, I’ve taken it upon myself to research […]

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Best Summer Quinoa Tabouli

Once the warm weather hits, I turn to cool, refreshing salads for lunch almost daily.  Since I’m training for a few summer triathlons, I love the amazing nutritional punch that this quinoa tabouli packs.  Nowhere else can I find this much vegetarian protein and fiber in one delicious sitting.  I find myself craving it, and […]

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Steel Cut Oats

Our best friends visited us from Chicago last weekend. Since we have young children and a party of 9 all together, going to restaurants is not usually on the agenda when we get together. We all enjoy cooking, eating, celebrating and enjoying each other’s company so much…why would we ever go out? We couldn’t decide […]

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Edamame Fried Rice

Fried rice does not have to be unhealthy or difficult. This recipe is super easy and ready in minutes. I adapted it from a Rachel Ray recipe, using the frozen edamame I had on hand instead of the traditional frozen peas. My family loves this recipe and it is ready faster than you can say […]

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Green Flaxy Smoothie

Green smoothies are a great way to get several servings of fruit and vegetables in one meal or snack. This is a great recipe from Blendtec, the high-powered blender that I use. This can be made with a traditional blender, but getting the consistency exactly right might require a little bit of pre-chopping, depending on […]

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Overnight Oats in a Jar

One of my consistent complaints from clients is that they are too busy for breakfast.  These oats take mere minutes to assemble and are a healthy breakfast waiting for you in the morning.  The jar can even be taken along to work, but please don’t eat and drive!  There are limitless different fruits and additions […]

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Coconut Cacao Chia Seed Pudding

Coconut and Cacao are one of my favorite flavor combinations.  Chia seeds are a nutritional powerhouse providing plant-based omega-3 fatty acids and a generous amount of fiber.  Use raw cacao, if you can find it, as it provides higher amounts of magnesium and antioxidants than traditional cocoa powder. Don’t be afraid of the fat in […]

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