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3 Simple Snack Ideas

Frozen Blueberries It’s always a good idea to be prepared with quick and easy snacks in order to avoid reaching for sugary treats. Try keeping frozen blueberries in your freezer at all times. Buy them organic when they are in season. Wash them immediately and lay them out on a towel to dry before storing… Continue reading 3 Simple Snack Ideas

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3 Ingredient Muffin Tin Smoothie Pops

* Gluten-Free * Dairy-Free * No Added Refined Sugars! Ingredients: • 2 cups non-dairy yogurt (Yoso Coconut Yogurt is my personal preference) • 1.5 cups fresh blueberries • 1 banana Method: 1. Add all ingredients to a blender and process until smooth. 2. Pour mixture into mini muffin tins, or small plastic cups. 3. Place… Continue reading 3 Ingredient Muffin Tin Smoothie Pops

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Grain-Free Granola Bars

Gluten-Free • Grain-Free • Dairy-Free • No Refined Sugars After coming up with a delicious grain-free granola recipe last week, I decided to play around with different ways to use it and came up with a few delicious recipe ideas. The first one I'll share with you are these grain-free granola bars. Of course, you… Continue reading Grain-Free Granola Bars

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Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Hummus

Ingredients: 2 cups of cauliflower, chopped and steamed 1 small zucchini, chopped and steamed 2 cloves of garlic, roasted 1/2 tsp. onion powder 1/4 cup hemp seeds Pinch of cumin Pinch of cloves Pinch of cayenne 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 Tbsp. water (for blending to desired consistency) 1 tsp. salt Method: 1. Lightly steam… Continue reading Roasted Garlic Cauliflower Hummus

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Gingerbread Pumpkin Seed Bars

Gingerbread Pumpkin Seed Bars * Gluten-Free * Grain-Free * Dairy-Free* I’ve been spending a lot of time in the kitchen lately, developing recipes for my Heart Health Class coming up on February 22nd. This one turned out perfect on the very first try. I love when that happens! Some of you might be asking, what… Continue reading Gingerbread Pumpkin Seed Bars

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Beetroot Hummus Dip

Ingredients 1 small beet, baked and purred 1 (14 oz.) can chickpea, drained and rinsed well 1 Tbsp. tahini (sesame seed butter) 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/2 tsp. onion powder 1/8 tsp. ground ginger 1/4 tsp. cumin Juice from half a lemon 2-3 Tbsp. water 1/4 tsp. Himalayan pink salt 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil… Continue reading Beetroot Hummus Dip

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New Years Blitz Asparagus Hummus Dip

* Served with Mary’s Organic Herb Crackers Fun Fact: Did you know that eating asparagus before a night out drinking can help prevent or ease a next-day hangover? According to study out of Korea, scientists found that extracts taken from the leaves and shoots of asparagus boosted levels of detoxification enzymes that help breakdown alcohol… Continue reading New Years Blitz Asparagus Hummus Dip

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Spicy Garam Masala Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients: Fresh pumpkin seeds, washed and drained ½ Tbsp. garam masala ¼ tsp. garlic powder ¼ tsp. onion powder ¼ tsp. sea salt Pinch of cayenne pepper ½ Tbsp. maple syrup Method: 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. 2. Clean and drain the pumpkin seeds, and pat dry with a paper towel. 3. In a… Continue reading Spicy Garam Masala Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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Spiced Carrot Walnut Zucchini Bread (GF, DF, EF)

Spiced Carrot Walnut Zucchini Bread Spiced Carrot Walnut Zucchini Bread Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Recipe: • 1 cup carrot, grated • 1 cup zucchini, grated • 2 Tbsp. ground flax seed • ¼ cup water • ¼ cup apple sauce • ½ cup almond milk • 1 cup coconut sugar • ¾ tsp. baking soda • ¾ tsp. baking powder • ½ tsp. Himalayan pink salt… Continue reading Spiced Carrot Walnut Zucchini Bread (GF, DF, EF)

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Strawberry Chia Seed Lemonade

What a refreshing, antioxidant packed drink for a hot summer day! Recipe: • 3 Tbsp. chia seeds, soaked • 6 strawberries, mashed or juiced • 3 peaches, mashed or juiced, skin removed (or 1 cup of peach tea) • Juice from 1 lemon • 4 cups of water • 1/2 cup crushed ice • 2… Continue reading Strawberry Chia Seed Lemonade