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Super Bowl, Super Foods

Planning on watching the Super Bowl tomorrow night? Super Bowl parties usually mean wings, pizza, beer, nachos, etc but why not switch it up this year and try some equally-satisfying recipes that won't leave you feeling like crap on Monday morning?! Have you ever...

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Super Simple Make-Ahead Breakfast Bake

Makes approximately 6 servings  Ingredients: 5-6 redskin potatoes (washed, scrubbed and sliced thin) 1 cup fresh spinach (washed) 1 package (12 oz.) all-natural chicken sausage (sliced) 8 eggs Dash of salt, pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, and chili powder (or to...

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Italian Sausage Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers is one of my go-to meals to prep for the week because they are simple, adaptable to whatever ingredients you have on hand and taste great heated up! Makes 4-6 servings (~1 cup-1/5 cups each)  Ingredients:...

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Very Berry Chia Seed Pudding

Looking for something to eat for breakfast that doesn't include eggs or grains? This is the perfect, healthy indulgence filled with omega-3 fats, protein and antioxidants from the berries. Makes approximately 4 large servings (1 cup to 1.5 cups) or 8 small 1/2 cup...

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Homemade Copycat Chocolate Sea Salt Rx Bars

Prep Time: 5 minutes Yield: 12 bars Ingredients 1 cup raw walnuts or almonds 1 cup raw cashews 1 cup egg white protein (I used Paleo Protein Egg White Protein Powder) 2 cups dates 1/2 cup cocoa powder 4 Tbsp water 1/2 tsp sea salt Instructions Line a 9-inch square pan...

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“Peanut Butter Pie” High Protein Chia Seed Pudding

I've been on the "chia seed pudding" bandwagon for a little while now because it makes such an easy breakfast option, especially during the busy holiday season. With about 26 grams of protein per serving* and lots of healthy fats this is bound to keep you full and...

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Herb Roasted Cauliflower

Looking for a healthier side dish for Thanksgiving? Or just a great recipe for any time of year? This is a super simple recipe that's sure to please 🙂 Ingredients: 1 large head cauliflower, cut into bite-sized florets 1  onion or shallot, diced  1/4 cup green onions...

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Creamy Cauliflower Mac

As the weather gets cooler, I have been craving some "comfort food". Surprisingly, this creamy cauliflower hit the spot and is a much healthier option than traditional mac n' cheese. Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower 1/3 cup full-fat coconut milk 1/4 cup nutritional...

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Pumpkin Chia Seed Pudding

Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk or other non-dairy milk 1/2 cup unsweetened, full-fat coconut milk (Trader Joe's has one with no fillers or gums!) 3/4 cup pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling!) 4 pitted dates, if desired 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/8...

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Marinated Kale and Rainbow Slaw

Ingredients: I bunch kale 4 Tbsp olive oil 3 Tbsp lemon juice 1 bulb kohlrabi, peeled (don't know what kohlrabi is, see below!) 4-5 rainbow carrots 1 apple ⅓ cup raisins 1 tsp. sea salt ½ tsp. ground pepper Instructions:...

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One Pan Pesto Chicken

This is the simplest and tastiest weeknight dinner for those nights you just want something quick and easy! Ingredients: 2 organic chicken breasts 2 Tbsp Pesto 2 slices Mozzarella cheese Cherry tomatoes Green beans salt, pepper and garlic powder, to taste...

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Winter Squash Breakfast Bowl

Makes 1 Bowl  What?!? Squash for breakfast?! The sweetness of winter squash combined with various textures makes this dish a satisfying way to start the day. Ingredients: Acorn Squash (can also use butternut squash, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, etc) 1 Tbsp Coconut Oil 1...

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Sweet & Savory Roasted Carrots

So I am not much of a "cooked carrot" person but this recipe may have changed my mind! I found the recipe and adapted it a bit HollywoodHomestead.com.  These root vegetables are sweet and make the perfect fall treat (I'm a...

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Italian Sausage Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Quick, simple, and delicious dinner! Serves: 4   Ingredients: 2 small zucchini 4 Italian sausage links, removed from casings 1 tsp olive oil 1/2 onion 2 tsp minced garlic 4 mini sweet mini peppers (or 1 large bell pepper) 1 cup pizza or spaghetti sauce 1/2 cup...

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Ground Turkey & Vegetable Pizza Chili

It's called pizza chili because I substituted pizza sauce instead of regular tomato sauce- use what you have in the fridge and great recipes are created 🙂 Ingredients: 1 lb. lean ground turkey 1/2 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 bell pepper, diced 2...

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Avocado Chicken Salad

A variation of my avocado egg salad...with chicken! Think of it as guacamole with protein 😉 Ingredients: 2 avocados 2 cups cooked chicken breast or tenders, chopped Grape tomatoes, chopped in half or quarters ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro (optional) Juice of 1 lime...

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Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ingredients: 2 ½ cups almond flour (finely ground) ½ tsp sea salt ½ tsp baking soda ½ cup melted virgin coconut oil 1 tsp cinnamon ½ cup local maple syrup 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips (I like Enjoy Life) Instructions: Combine all ingredients except the chocolate chips...

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Grain Free “Cereal”

This week I was getting really sick of eating eggs for breakfast and just wanted cereal! Since I was committed to the Whole30, I told myself to hang tight and stick with the challenge. This was the closest I could get, but it turned out to be a pleasant surprise!!...

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Avocado Egg Salad

So, the picture does NOT do it justice (sorry!) This recipe is one of my go-to's when I need a quick breakfast, lunch, or snack. All you need is a few ingredients and you're good to go. Hint: You don't want to make too much at a time because the avocado will start to...

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Gluten Free Chicken Cutlets

Ingredients: 2 lbs. Chicken tenders or thinly sliced chicken breasts (it helps to pound them with a meat mallet as well) 1/2 cup coconut flour 1 cup almond flour (you can also just use one flour or the other but I liked the combination of both coconut and almond for...

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Rainbow Stir-Fry

I love to make stir fry because it is so simple and you can adapt it to whatever leftovers you have in the refrigerator!  Ingredients: Grass-fed beef , sliced thin (can use any meat of choice or omit altogether for a vegetarian/vegan option) Healthy fat of choice (I...

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Fruity Chia Seed Pudding

Ingredients: 1 can of full-fat coconut cream 1 Tbsp clean protein, of choice 2 cups unsweetened nut milk 1/2 cup chia seeds 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Fruit of choice (berries, fresh or frozen, work well as well as sliced bananas!) Variations: Omit coconut cream and add...

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KickStart Smoothies

Smoothies are pretty simple- toss in some fruit, greens, liquid, and source of protein and voila! They are such a simple concept that many people actually end up doing themselves more harm than good without even knowing it. Here are a few tips to making a healthy...

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Buddha Bowls – 2nd Edition

A while back, I posted a recipe for His & Hers Buddha Bowls and I loved them so much that I made a "2nd Edition". I love these because you can literally add anything you have to make a beautiful and delicious lunch or dinner. Ingredients:  Base-...

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Broccoli Egg Muffins

Recipe from the HealthySelf Reset 2017. Ingredients: 2 tsp extra virgin coconut oil 1 cup bell pepper, diced 1 onion, diced 3 cups broccoli florets 14 whole eggs or egg whites 1 cup unsweetened nut milk (cashew, coconut, etc.) Dash of sea salt and pepper 2 tsp extra...

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Slow Cooker Butter Chicken (Hint: There’s No Butter!)

INGREDIENTS 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast 1 medium onion, diced 2 tsp coconut oil 4 cloves garlic, finely minced 1 tsp fresh ginger, finely minced 1 tsp cumin ½ tsp salt ¼-1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 (14oz) can coconut milk 1 (6oz) can tomato paste juice of 1...

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Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush is a middle-eastern dip made from roasted eggplant and is a healthy and enjoyable alternative to many other dips! INGREDIENTS 1 large eggplant, pierced with a fork in several places 1 medium onion 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 1/2 Tbsp lemon juice 2 Tbsp tahini 2...

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Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

INGREDIENTS 1 lb asparagus 1/3 lb prosciutto sliced thin INSTRUCTIONS Rinse and cut any bottoms of the asparagus that look tough or undesirable. Preheat oven to 400°F. Wrap asparagus spears in a piece of prosciutto and place on foil-lined baking sheet. Bake at 400°F...

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Spaghetti Squash with Creamy Meat Sauce

This is a super easy and quick evening meal if you are in a hurry or don't feel like cooking!  Ingredients: 2 Spaghetti Squash 1 lb. ground turkey 8 oz. natural chicken broth 1/2 cup canned coconut milk 1 can tomato sauce (no added sugars, low sodium) 1 teaspoon dried...

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Simple Rosemary Lemon Chicken with Potatoes

INGREDIENTS 2-3 lbs. chicken breast 1 lb. baby purple or red potatoes ½ onion, cut in strips 2 lemons, 1 sliced and 1 juiced ⅓ cup olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon fresh Rosemary ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon fresh...

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Breakfast Casserole

Ingredients 1 tsp ghee 1  bell pepper, diced 1/2 onion, diced 1 lb ground turkey 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp pepper 6 eggs 1/2 cup coconut milk Directions Heat oven to 375 degrees. Melt ghee in a large skillet then add bell pepper and onion. Cook until onion is translucent,...

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Zoodles with Avocado Pesto

INGREDIENTS 4 large zucchini, spiralized 1 Tbsp olive oil For the Sauce: 2 ripe avocados 1 cup kale (basil or other greens of choice work as well) 3 cloves garlic ¼ cup pine nuts 2 Tbsp lemon juice ½ tsp. sea salt 3 Tbsp...

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Garlic Shrimp Noodle Bowls

Ingredients 3 cloves garlic, minced 3 Tbsp ghee or grass-fed butter 10-20 jumbo shrimps 1/2 bell pepper 1/4 onion, sliced Seasoning: 1 tsp paprika Dash cayenne 1/2 tsp sea salt Dash red pepper flakes 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder For the noodles ("zoodles"):...

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Spicy Thai Meatballs

Ingredients: For the meatballs; 1 pound ground turkey 1/4 cup onion 3/4 cup diced carrots 1/2 Tbsp ginger 1 Tbsp fish sauce 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cumin powder 2 Tbsp coconut cream For the sauce; 1 can coconut milk 1 Tbsp curry simmer sauce (I found mine at Trader...

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Creamy Butternut Squash Soup

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp ghee or grass-fed butter 1 medium onion, diced 8 cloves garlic, minced 2 small butternut squashes 2 cans full-fat coconut milk 4 cups chicken or vegetable broth 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon 3 tsp chili powder 3/4 tsp ground nutmeg 2 cinnamon sticks Salt and...

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Cajun Salmon Salad

Ingredients: Large salmon filet Olive oil 1 tsp smoked paprika 1/4 tsp cayenne 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp onion powder 1/4 tsp salt 1/8 tsp ground pepper Roasted cauliflower Spinach (or greens of choice) Blueberries Instructions: Preheat oven to 400°F. Prepare...

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Root Vegetables & Brussels Hash

Ingredients: Root vegetables of choice (sweet potatoes, butternut squash, parsnips, beets, etc.) Brussels sprouts Olive oil Sea salt Pepper Garlic powder Instructions: Preheat oven to 400°F Cut root vegetables into uniform-sized cubes Throw root vegetables and...

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Garlic Butter Salmon

Try this quick and easy recipe for a busy week night! Done in about half an hour start to finish. Serves: 2 INGREDIENTS: 1/4 cup grass fed butter, melted (I used Trader Joe's new grass-fed buffalo milk butter!) 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice 2...

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One Pot Ground Pork Stir Fry

 Great comfort food for a chilly night!  INGREDIENTS 1 pound ground pork (or other ground meat) 1 medium onion, sliced into wedges 1 cup cauliflower 3 Tablespoons fresh ginger, grated (or ground ginger) 4 cloves garlic, minced or grated 3 cups leafy greens (I used...

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Harvest Salad

The best things about salads is that you can make them your own. I went through the leftovers, and made this beautiful creation in about 5 minutes flat!  Ingredients: Spinach (or green of choice) Acorn squash, cubed (could sub sweet potato or butternut squash) Handful...

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Spaghetti Squash Burrito Bowls

'Tis the season for spaghetti squash! There are many different ways to use spaghetti squash, and the best part is that you don't need any fancy tools (spirilizers, etc.)- the strands come out just like noodles once the squash is baked. Try this low carb alternative in...

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