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Dec 23

Gingersnap Smoothie

Spices like ginger and cinnamon help with digestion and blood sugar control. Sip on this shake after a meal or add a scoop of protein powder for recovery snack.Serves: 1 

½ frozen banana3 graham crackers1 teaspoon ground ginger1 tablespoon honeyPinch cinnamon1 cup vanilla soy milk
Combine ingredients in a blender – blend until smooth. 
Nutrition Information Per Serving Calories: 324Total Fat:  6 gramsSaturated Fat: 1 gramCarbohydrate: 60 gramsFiber:  3 gramsProtein:  9…

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Dec 21

Sipping Holiday Happiness: White Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate is in high demand after my kids come in from playing in the snow. Instead of reaching for packets of processed junk, I’ve partnered with fairlife ultra-filtered milk to create a healthier version. This easy recipe will also add a sweet touch to any holiday table. White Hot ChocolateThis classic beverage is made healthier with more protein and calcium thanks to fairlife’s unique filtration process. The creamy texture…

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Dec 15

Tuna Pasta Salad

Make this protein-packed canned tuna recipe for an easy post workout lunch or light dinner. Serves: 41 (5 oz) can chunk light tuna in water, drained1 (5 oz) can solid white albacore tuna in water, drained½ cup chopped celery1 small apple, diced Juice of ½ a lemon¼ cup mayonnaise¼ teaspoon kosher salt3 cups cooked whole grain pasta, cooled In a large bowl combine tuna, celery, apple, lemon juice and mayo;…

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Nov 30

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

These versatile pumpkin muffins work for breakfast, school lunches, bake sales, and even dessert. They are probably one of the most popular recipes I’ve ever made – everyone loves them. Makes 18 muffins 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 ½ teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg, beaten ½ cup canola oil ½ cup applesauce 1…

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Nov 15

Apple Cinnamon Crostada

Swap this version for a traditional apple pie recipe and save 165 calories per serving! Serves: 6Crust:1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour½ teaspoon kosher salt1 teaspoon sugar6 tablespoons cold butter, diced Ice water (about 2 tablespoons)Filling:3 medium apples, peeled and chopped3 tablespoons sugar¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon water1 egg, beatenSparkling sugar (optional)Place flour, salt and sugar in a food processor fitted with a steel blade and…

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Nov 07

Immunity Soup (aka Roasted Turnip & Turmeric Soup)

I absolutely love recipes created out of what I have around the kitchen. This soup was inspired by turnips from my CSA and the remaining butternut squash from my garden. My oldest daughter was home with a cold and I wanted to make something to help. While there is no such thing as a cure for a cold – this was pretty close – made with antioxidant rich vegetables, inflammation…

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Nov 03

Breakfast Reboot: Hot Multigrain Cereal

  I’ve got high standards for breakfast! I want to start my day with something easy, tasty and not loaded with sugar. I’ve been working with the folks at fairlife and recently created this delicious recipe my entire family adores. Hot Cereal UpgradeI have fond memories of steamy bowls of instant cream of wheat mixed up by my mother on chilly mornings. I decided to reinvent this breakfast classic by…

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Oct 31

Better Chicken Nuggets

Some evenings making dinner just seems too overwhelming! But I’ve noticed that my lack of enthusiasm can easily spill over to my kids’ desire to eat. To avoid this dinnertime drama I have a few quick and easy go-to dinner options that come right from the freezer. I’ve partnered with Applegate to give you some fresh and fun ideas featuring their new line of Non-GMO Progect Verified Organic Chicken Nuggets.…

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Oct 21

Foil Packet Lemon & Herb Cod

The only thing easier than making this healthy, high protein recipe is the clean up. No pots, pans or utensils required. If an outdoor grill isn’t an option, use the oven or a cast iron skillet. Serves: 2 2 (8 ounce pieces) fresh cod2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 lemon, slicedFresh basil Kosher salt and black pepperPlace each piece of fish on a piece of heavy duty aluminum foil (or…

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Oct 02

Rosemary-Citrus Sea Salt

  A huge rosemary plant is still flourishing in my garden. Before the winter weather sets in I want to put it to good use ….  and make a delicious homemade gift at the same time. Rosemary-Citrus Sea SaltIn place of sea salt, you can also use kosher salt (or a combination of the two). I also love to use both lemon and meyer lemons when they’re in season.4 cups…

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