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Chocolate Mug Cake

Posted by admin in Breakfast, Snacks, Treats

How about cake for breakfast, or an afternoon snack….or quite frankly anytime haha! 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 small banana 1 organic egg or egg replacer 1 scoop of chocolate protein powder (Silver Fern Brand Protein Shakes) 2 tsp cacao A little sweetener of choice…

Healthy Rhubarb Muffins

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I just harvested my first “batch” of rhubarb and I couldn’t believe how nostalgic my first bite was – it took me straight back to my childhood!I thought I would try to create that same experience for my kids by giving them a stalk of…

Beet Chips

Posted by admin in Other, Snacks

The beet chips were a success! Although sad to see how small they shrunk down. I steamed the beets (10 minutes on high pressure in the pressure cooker) then thinly sliced them. I then sprayed them with a little olive oil and lightly salty them….

Frozen Mangoes

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I’m the type of person that likes to have a little something sweet after a meal. It doesn’t have to be much – even an after dinner mint does the trick. But we all know how addicting the white powdery poison can be (aka sugar)….

Young Coconut

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Enjoying a little afternoon pick-me-up! Oh how I hope you have all had the chance to enjoy fresh cold coconut water straight from a young coconut (often sold as Thai coconuts). It doesn’t even compare to store bought (sorry Costco you get the prize for…

Bruschetta

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Up bright and early to make Bruschetta on CBS 2 News this morning with @marynickleskutv. Here’s the recipe for my absolute favorite bruschetta!! Time to plant my tomatoes! Chop the tomatoes and set them aside. I find it easier to finish the recipe with a…

Sun-Dried Tomato and White Bean spread

Posted by admin in Lunch, Snacks

Because sometimes I get bored with salads….The Sun-Dried tomato dip that is on these romaine lettuce wraps is one of my absolute favorites. I have found that I prefer the milder taste of white beans to the traditional garbanzo beans (found in hummus). I think…

THE Vibrant Green Smoothie

Posted by admin in Breakfast, Other, Snacks

Green Smoothies have been popular for a few years now. If you are looking to supercharge your smoothie then I have THE recipe for you. This had become my go-to smoothie lately and I absolutely love it! One batch makes about 36 ounces. I usually…

Chili Lime Popcorn

Posted by admin in Other, Snacks

This just might be the BEST POPCORN I have EVER had!!! And no, I do not throw that title around lightly!! …And the best part is that is it CLEAN15 approved (a 15 day program I developed with no sugar, no processed foods of any…

Grapefruit Carrot Smoothie

Posted by admin in Breakfast, Snacks

After a magical trip to Germany I am back home, back in the kitchen, back to the gym and back to clean eating. There was a time when I would go into “punishment” mode after indulging on vacation. I would put myself on a strict…

Acai Smoothies

Posted by admin in Breakfast, Other, Snacks

Have you tried these Acai frozen fruit packets?!! They’re awesome!! Just run a packet under hot water for 5 seconds, cut open the top and put it in your blender with your smoothie. (I bought these at Costco). And the best part is that they…

Mango Chia Pudding

Posted by admin in Breakfast, Snacks, Treats

Here is a refreshing little snack/treat/breakfast that uses the wonderful superfood: chia seeds!!   Combine the milk, coconut, and stevia into a high-powered blender and blend until smooth.Pour it into a bowl and stir in the chia seeds.Allow the pudding to sit for about 20…

The Best Salsa Recipe Ever!!

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Hip hip hooray!!! I’ve finally done it!! After many years of trying different salsa recipes I can officially title this THE BEST SALSA RECIPE EVER!!! It took a little tweaking but this is seriously the best one I’ve made! There are 6 of us in…

Quick & Easy Granola

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This is a photo from a baby shower I recently hosted. Yogurt parfaits and muffins…yum (FYI there are some really great coconut yogurts on the market which are dairy free). Here is the recipe for a Super-Duper-Quick-and-Easy Granola. Oh how I love homemade granola. I…

Blueberry “Nicecream”

Posted by admin in Breakfast, Snacks, Treats

Who likes ice cream for breakfast!!!!So simple. So delicious. A great way to start the day (or end the day…or take a break in the middle of the day haha). Only 3 ingredients. Put the ingredients in a high-powdered blender and pulse until smooth. You…

Bruschetta

Posted by admin in Other, Snacks

  I  can not get enough of this bruschetta! Which is odd, because I generally don’t really like tomatoes. But there is just something so delicious about freshly grown garden tomatoes that I love!!! And I don’t say this next sentence casually… but……this is the…

Raisin Bran Muffins

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Quick. Easy. Healthy. Delicious. What else could you want from a muffin!!! These Raisin Bran Muffins are going to become a staple around here.   In a large bowl pour the milk over the Raisin Bran and let it sit while you combine the rest…