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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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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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No-Bake Peanut Chocolate Protein Bars

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I currently have over 20 protein bar recipes on the site. Some are bake, others are no-bake. I never tire of making protein bars, as they are a staple snack in this house. I have one daily, as does my husband. The kids enjoy them as well. I’m always looking for new variations and new […]

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No-Bake Maple Pecan Protein Bars

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Simple, and good. These No-Bake Maple Pecan Protein Bars were requested by a reader. I thought it sounded like a great combo!  If you have 15 minutes, you have time to make this recipe.  Even the non-cook could easily tackle this, as all the ingredients go in one bowl, and then pressed into a square […]

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Sweet n’ Sour Turkey Meatballs

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These Sweet n’ Sour Turkey Meatballs are big on taste, but great on the waistline. Traditional sweet n’ sour meatballs can be very high in fat, and even higher in sugar. Most are ridiculously high in sugar due to the sauce. Its pretty much a flavored sugar syrup. So since I wanted to come up […]

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