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Healthy Banana Split

Healthy Banana Split I came across this recipe a couple of years or so ago and I honestly can’t remember where I found it.  I made a couple of modifications from the original as I tend to do.  Feel free to add spicy pumpkin seeds, goji berries,

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Cashew Butter and Greek Yogurt

Cashew Butter and Greek Yogurt This isn’t a recipe per se. More like an idea. This may sound like an odd combination but I was looking for a snack the other night and wanted to keep it healthy so I figured I’d have some greek yogurt with

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Tropical Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Tropical Matcha Smoothie Bowl Ingredients: 2 cups almond milk (coconut would be awesome) 2 large handfuls of baby spinach 1 frozen banana 1 large handful of frozen mango/papaya/pineapple mix 2 scoops unflavoured (or vanilla) protein powder 1 teaspoon matcha powder 2 teaspoons maca powder 1 tablespoon coconut

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Vanilla Maple Chia Pudding

Vanilla Maple Chia Pudding Ingredients: 1/4 cup chia seeds 1 cups almond or coconut milk 1/2 tsp ground vanilla bean 1 tsp cinnamon 2 tsp maple syrup pinch of himalayan sea salt Instructions: In a large mason jar, add all your ingredients. Secure jar with lid and

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Swirly Crustless Quiche from Practical Paleo (Diane Sanfilippo)

Swirly Crustless Quiche from Practical Paleo (Diane Sanfilippo) Ingredients: 1 large zucchini, shredded or grated and strained2 large carrots, shredded or grated1 small sweet potato, shredded or grated (optional)1 teaspoon Rosemary-Sage Salt (combine ½ teaspoon dried rosemary and ½ teaspoon sea salt)12 eggs, beaten1 tablespoon butter, bacon grease

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Morning Smoothie and Almond Milk

Morning Smoothie and Almond Milk love to start my mornings with a green smoothie.  It’s pretty quick, nutritious and gives me a boost. The following is my “recipe” for a green smoothie.  It’s totally customizable according to your tastes.  If you don’t like orange juice … either omit

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Heavenly Smoothie Recipe

Heavenly Smoothie Recipe HEAVENLY SMOOTHIE 1 cup of Almond Milk more or lessBig TBSP of Almond/Hazelnut Butter (this combo is AMAZING)Medium Frozen Banana (doesn’t have to be frozen … I just prefer them that way)Generous Handful of Fresh Frozen Berries1 heaping TBSP Hemp/Chia/Flax Seed mix  or 1 tsp

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Trying New Things …

Trying New Things … I was so excited to get a new cookbook … Joyous Health by Joy McCarthy … who is one of our awesome graduates from Institute of Holistic Nutrition (where I spent the past 2 years).  I’ve been wanting to make almond milk from

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Sundried Tomato, Caper, Mushroom and Onion Frittata Muffins

Sundried Tomato, Caper, Mushroom and Onion Frittata Muffins Mushroom Mixture Ingredients:12 medium cremini mushrooms, finely chopped12 medium white button mushrooms, finely chopped2 medium cooking onions, chopped2 medium cloves of garlic, minced (mince garlic 10 minutes before adding to pan)3 or 4 sundried tomatoes, minced½ teaspoon capers1 teaspoon of

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