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St. Patrick’s Day Fiber-Packed Smoothie

We’re going green for St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast!  Our St. Patty’s Day smoothie gets it’s green from spinach and kale both loaded with fiber, iron, vitamin K, C, A and calcium. Read: Why a People Going Crazy for Kale? SIZE: 2-3 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup coconut water 1/2 cup pineapple-I use frozen from Trader Joe’s 1 banana a handful of spinach a […]

25+ of Our Favorite Salads for Summer

When it’s too hot in the kitchen, opt for a salad! Here are a bunch of our favorites. Watermelon & Feta Salad Just the right amount of sweet and savory. Avocado-Chicken Salad Simple, fresh and delicious and packed with nearly 20 vitamins! Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad Quinoa is gluten-free, high in protein and one of the few […]

35+ of Our Favorite Mouth-Watering Appetizers

Looking for an appetizer to make for company, or one to bring to a friend’s house?  Here are 35 that will make everyone’s mouth water! Also Check out Our Favorite Cocktails 1. LOADED SMASHED POTATOES 2. GOAT-CHEESE STUFFED MUSHROOMS 3. EASY-TO-EAT AVOCADO BOWLS 4. SUPER LOADED NACHOS 5. SMOKY JALAPENO PEPPERS 6. INDIAN EGGPLANT DIP WITH PITA 7. HOAGIE DIP WITH FAOCACCIA 8. […]

Why is Spinach Good for You?

Even Popeye knew that spinach was good for you. Like all green leafy veggies, Spinach is low in fat and even lower in cholesterol. It’s also high in the good stuff like niacin and zinc, as well as protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K, thiamin, vitamin B6, folate, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, copper, and manganese. […]

Squashetti w/Turkey Meatballs

Low in carbs and calories… high in texture and taste. Spaghetti squash is a great substitute for pasta and is a good source for Niacin, Vitamin B6, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin C and dietary fiber.

Asian Salmon Bowl w/Lime

Salmon is another winner in the taste and health area of food options.  Salmon provides Omega-3 fatty acids, which decreases the risk of certain cancers, promotes cardiovascular health and encourages healthier skin and hair cells.   There are so many benefits to eating salmon.  This recipe is simple to prepare and one that may become a […]

Chicken Meatball Minestrone

Everyone knows that a hot, steamy bowl full of chicken noodle soup aids in the healing of many sickly symptoms, but how about switching it up just a tad?  Rather than chunks of chicken meat this recipe calls for mini chicken meatballs, allowing...

Korean Beef Stir-Fry

One of the beauties of stir-fry is that it cooks up quickly. That and the mere fact that it’s delicious!  This recipe was inspired by flavors found in Korean barbecue (according to eatingwell.com). The blend of all it’s ingredients...

Easy Egg Florentine Muffins

With the bite-sized food craze going on, it only seems fit to serve eggs the same way.  Something about a muffin sized anything gets even the kids to try it.  For those with a mature palette, you may want to pour on a dose of Blender Béarnaise...

Asian Salmon Bowl with Lime

Salmon is another winner in the taste and health area of food options.  Salmon provides Omega-3 fatty acids, which decreases the risk of certain cancers, promotes cardiovascular health and encourages healthier skin and hair cells.   There are so many benefits to eating salmon.  This recipe is simple to prepare and one that may become a […]

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