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Guacamole Turkey Burgers

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What do you do with a ripe avocado around? Make guacamole, of course! What do you do with a bunch of guacamole and some lean ground turkey? Well, make some guacamole turkey burgers! That was simply my thought process when making these. I used my guacamole recipe as a base, and went from there. I’m […]

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Brown Sugar Chicken

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I’m always looking for more simple ways to prepare chicken. This Brown Sugar Chicken uses a really simple method…cooking in a skillet! It comes together much quicker than baking. Even though the name is brown sugar chicken, its actually quite low in sugar, since your only using one teaspoon per serving, and I used a […]

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Healthy No Marshmallow Rice Krispie Treats

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I’m not sure whats more nostalgic than Rice Krispie treats. It was always a great day when there was a pan of Rice Krispie squares freshly made. We didn’t get them very often, since they weren’t exactly the healthiest…loaded with sugary marshmallows. Naturally, my 5 year old loves them too, so I wanted to find […]

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Coconut Muffins

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Just because I’m always looking for ways to use one of my favorite ingredients – coconut.  These delicious coconut muffins could pass as a cupcake. Light, delicious and pack a protein punch. What’s even better is that they’re only 87 calories each! Super quick to make, then in the oven they go.  15-17 minutes later […]

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Easy Lemon Chia Pudding

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I’m sure you’ve probably heard by now that chia seeds are considered a super food. Why? Well a lot of reasons actually. Firstly, its super high in fiber, and has this gelatin like quality that makes the seeds expand, and can help to keep your intestines clear. Secondly, its very high in omega 3. Thirdly, […]

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Chocolate Chip Slab Cookies

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I frequently go through old recipes books to look for new inspiration. Many of them were my Mom’s from the 80′s (or even earlier!). I came across a cookie recipe and they called them “slab cookies” as they were pressed into a cookie sheet vs. making little cookies. Neat idea I thought! I wanted to […]

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