Refreshing Kale Smoothie

If you haven’t gotten on the kale bandwagon yet – you may want to give this kale smoothie a try. Adding kale to your smoothies, juices and shakes is a great way to get all the benefits of eating kale without the bitter taste and rough texture. I use my NutriBullet blender – but you […]

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Coconut Cashew Macaroons

I’ve been trying to eat more vegan and raw foods lately and came up with this recipe after searching for some vegan desserts online. It’s super easy to make and if you don’t like cashews, you can replace them with raw almonds. To make a chocolate version you can add some cacao or coco powder! […]

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Low-fat Vegetarian Mexican Lasagne

This is a really simple recipe that I make often during the week for dinner and serve with a side spinach or kale salad. I make a vegetarian version with Lightlife Smart Grounds (Mexican Style) but you could swap it out for low-fat ground beef, ground turkey or even diced grilled chicken. I prefer the […]

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Recipe: Peppermint Meringues

I made these over the holidays and they turned out great! You could swap out the peppermint candy for other candy (try lemon drops, peanut brittle, etc) that can be made into a powder form (or try cocoa or even coffee). Makes approximately 30 cookies (they are small) Prep time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 90 […]

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Protein Pumpkin Pancakes

This recipe comes from my friend and bootcamp partner Carrie B.! It’s perfect for Fall and is great for any meal…not just breakfast! Protein Pumpkin Pancakes If you love PUMPKIN or PANCAKES this recipe is for YOU!  After a long weekend out of town and not preparing my meals for the week I decided a quick meal was […]

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Easy Kale Salad

This is a great salad you can make that will last for days. Just hold off on adding the avocado until you are ready to serve it – because that is the only part that will go bad. Why kale and why is this stuff so popular? Well, Kale is one of the most vitamin […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie Recipe Swap out your green beer (or at least a few) this weekend for a green smoothie! This recipe is simple and tasty. You can experiment with the veggies and try kale, spinach, arugula or other greens. It’s loaded with vitamins and antioxidants and will give you an energy boost!       […]

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Happy Low “Fat” Tuesday!

Just because it’s FAT Tuesday doesn’t mean you have to get Fat! You can still celebrate Mardi Gras without packing on the lb’s! Tips: Stay away from etouffee – it’s loaded with cream. Jambalaya is a better option but still pretty high- calorie and has a lot of sodium. For drinks…stick with wine, beer, a […]

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Recipe: Scallops

 I am still a little scared to make seafood at home because I can never seem to cook it correctly! However, I’ve finally mastered how to cook sea scallops, so I thought I’d share my favorite recipe! I love scallops because they cook very quickly and you don’t have to do a lot to prepare. […]

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Farm Fresh Butter Lettuce Tacos

  Farm Fresh Butter Lettuce Tacos w/ Portobello and Pecans I keep forgetting to post this recipe! I had it last fall when visiting Travaasa and it’s still one of my favorite go-to vegan dishes that will please everyone. Chef Benjamin Baker created this dish in one of the culinary demonstrations I attended. We all got to […]

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Sweet Treats for the 4th!

  Happy 4th! I hope you guys are all having a fit and healthy holiday week! In case you are looking for some sweet treats or a cocktail – here are a few that won’t wreck your clean diet.    In this post: Revolutionary Berries Watermelon and Cucumber Tonic Watermelon Salad

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