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Turkey Stuffed Peppers – Paleo – Whole30 – Gluten Free

Stuffed peppers normally have lots of rice and cheese in the recipe. Since I am trying to have really clean recipes lately, these turkey stuffed peppers are a healthier way to enjoy this traditional dish. My husband loves to “find bargains” for me when we grocery shop.  The other day he came upon a basket of …

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Cashew Coconut Energy Bites – Paleo – Gluten Free – Dairy Free

These cashew coconut energy bites are sweetened with medjool dates and have no dairy or gluten. They are a  healthy way to get a burst of energy after a workout.  With just a few minutes of your time and some healthy ingredients, you have a tasty on-the-go snack. Want to try using fresh coconut in …

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Italian Sweet Potatoes – Easy One Pot Side Dish

These Italian sweet potatoes combine with fresh herbs and diced tomatoes for the most amazing full flavored side dish.  They are wonderful served with any protein and even taste great as leftovers the next day as part of a cooked breakfast. Sweet potatoes are incredibly versatile in recipes.  You can substitute them in any recipe …

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Spinach Frittata with Mushrooms and Leeks

This Spinach Frittata with mushrooms and leeks is just bursting with flavor and comes together in about 20 minutes.  The recipe is dairy free, low carb and Paleo and Whole30 compliant. Are you a breakfast person?  We love to really splurge on it in my house.  My whole family loves a cooked breakfast.  They really …

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Chicken Cheese Panini Sandwich – Slimmed Down Lunch Delight

My daughter bought me a panini pan for Christmas.  She and I often have mum-daughter dates at Panera Bread and I always choose a half panini sandwich and bowl of soup.  Jess knew that I would be cooking up a panini storm for lunch if I had my own pan. She was right!  This slimmed …

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Cranberry Pecan Crostini Appetizers

Cranberries are one of those foods that always seem to find their way onto the holiday table.  These lovely Cranberry Pecan Crostini Appetizers are the perfect appetizers to start your gathering. They are wonderful as a bite with drinks before dinner, and also make a lovely starter to a meal when served on small plates with …

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Roasted Root Vegetable Medley

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SamsClubMag #CollectiveBias It’s time for a roasted root vegetable medley. Fall flavors combined to make this roasted root vegetable medley a hit with your family. This post may contain affiliate links for your cooking experience. For me, fall is …

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S’mores Trail Mix – Fun & Tasty Snack

August 31 is National Trail mix day.  Time to make everyone’s favorite party snack.  This S’mores trail mix reminds me of the ever popular camping treat, and the kids will just love it, so it makes a wonderful after school snack. Our family is very fond of trail mixes.  They are a good way to satisfy you …

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Double Dark Chocolate Ice Cream – Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Vegan

The warm summer months are the time for a big helping of your favorite cold desserts.  It is loads of fun (not to mention tasty) to dig into a bowl of creamy, rich and cold ice cream.  This tasty double dark chocolate ice cream is dairy free, gluten free and also great for those on …

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Tuna Lettuce Wraps – Healthy and Gluten Free

If you are looking for a healthy, gluten free alternative to high carb wraps, try these tuna lettuce wraps. They are very tasty, packed with nutritious ingredients and so easy to make.  I love that I can have several of them without breaking my calorie bank.  You can’t say that with a normal wrap, can …

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Chunky Roasted Tomato Vegetable Marinara with Pasta

This chunky roasted tomato vegetable marinara sauce with pasta dish is the perfect meal for Meatless Monday (or any day of the week!) I enjoy eating meals that don’t have any meat in them, especially for lunches. I love to use roasted tomatoes in my sauces.  Roasting them in the oven brings out the natural sweetness …

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Diet Dr Pepper Brownies – Easy Fun Way to Cook Dessert

These Diet Dr Pepper Brownies are easy to make and have a lower calorie count than normal brownies, since there is no oil in the recipe. This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Diet Dr Pepper®. The opinions and text are all mine. Be sure to join me in this giveaway and …

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Roasted Yam Salad with Seasoned Chicken

This Roasted Yam Salad with seasoned chicken has the most amazing flavors. It’s simple to make and just full of hearty goodness and flavor. Salads don’t have to be boring and this one proves it in spades. For another healthy salad, check out my antipasto salad with home made red wine vinaigrette. It is full …

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Albacore Tuna Rice Paper Spring Rolls with Dipping Sauce

I love Asian inspired recipes. They are clean and full of healthy ingredients and so flavorful. This recipe for albacore tuna rice paper spring rolls rivals the ones my husband and I get at our favorite Thai restaurant. They are light, crunchy and go perfectly with the sweet and spicy home made dipping sauce. These …

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Getting Healthy in the New Year- Practice These 5 Tips

Practice these 5 tips for getting healthy in the new year and all year long. New Year, New Thoughts….time to take stock, think back on last year, and make plans for the coming year.  For many of us that means focusing on getting healthy, or losing weight, in the New Year.  Is that one of …

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Moderation and Smart Choices are the Key to a Balanced New Year

Each January, I take stock of the past year and focus on how I would like my coming year to be.  For me, this often means a reset of my eating habits.  I am a food blogger, after all, so food is something that I love to make (and eat!)  For the last few years, …

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