stuffed acorn squash

Getting squashed!

We’re getting stuffed with this acorn…literally! This acorn squash is filled with a deliciously packed quinoa, pepper, avocado mixture. Quinoa is a great staple to have in a kitchen! It’s alkalizing, meaning it eliminates toxins, such as heavy metals from the kidneys. Quinoa has an amazing nutrient profile and not many people are allergic to…

salmon balls

Get Saucey with your Salmon

In need of a tasty appetizer for your next dinner party? These salmon meatballs with avocado sauce are packed with a little spice and a lot of flavor. Salmon is very helpful for joint inflammation. Only walnuts and flaxseed provide more omega-3 fatty acids than the standard serving of salmon. The benefits of salmon involve improved control…

apple greek yogurt pancakes

Stack It! Apple Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Maybe we can sleep in Make you banana…apple-Greek-yogurt-pancakes Pretend like it’s the weekend now. There are over 7,500 apple varieties grown throughout the world but only eight varieties represent 80 percent of the current US apple market. Apples are a whole food, meaning they contain a combination of nutrients that work together synergistically to create…

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Chocolate Date Power Bars

Ever since I was a kid, I have been a sucker for sweets. My mind was blown when I discovered this mouthwatering recipe. Dates are a great fruit that will satisfy any sweet tooth craving. These magnificent fruits grow on date palm trees in hot, dry climates. Dates are filled with potassium, keeping you invigorated with energy….

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Quinoa, Avocado Salad

Quinoa is an awesome dish packed with nutrients. It is technically a seed of a herbaceous plant, not a grain. It supplies a significant amount of protein, which is very rare for a food that is prepared like a grain. The protein is a complete protein, meaning that it contains the nine essential amino acids….

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Granola, Berry Parfait

Granola is a very popular breakfast item and it has the ability to lower cholesterol. There are a ton of other benefits but it also is great for regulating digestion because of the amount of fiber it contains. It helps to increase energy because it does not fill your body with sugars, causing your body…

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Honey Roasted Butternut Squash, Cranberries, and Feta Cheese

Cranberries are an amazing ingredient to add to a dish for a little extra zing, especially during their peak months from October-December. They have also been called “bounceberries” because ripe cranberries bounce. Avoid soft, mushy, or pale cranberries as these will be sour or lack flavor. Cranberries are ripe and ready to use when they…

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Red and Green Holiday Smoothies

Merry Christmas!! Hope you all are enjoying your holiday as we sip on these delicious red and green smoothies. Yoga Santa is even here to join us as he rests on a headband! Red Smoothie: Green Smoothie: 4 strawberries 4 strawberries 1 peach ½ banana ½ banana ¼ cup spinach 2 ice cubes 2 mint…

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Oven Roasted Squash and Sprouts

Did you know that Brussels Sprouts are named after the capital of Belgium? They’re an excellent source of Vitamin C, A, E, K and omega-3 fatty acid. They help to neutralize potentially toxic substances because of sulfur compounds such as glu-cosinolates and isothiocyanates found in the sprouts. They also create a glowing complexion. Brussels sprouts…

raspberry chia pudding

Raspberry Chia Pudding

Craving a nutrient packed snack or breakfast dish? This dish is filled with nutrients that are incredible for your heart! Chia seeds are packed with protein and omega-3 fatty acids. They enhance cognitive performance and reduce high cholesterol. These seeds are an excellent source of fiber and can reduce high insulin levels in your blood….