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The Multiple Personalities of Coffee

Do you like your coffee with a shot of Kahlua? Do you take it extra large, put it on the tab? Are you a coffee snob who’ll only drink coffee that’s been French pressed? Coffee lovers come in all shapes and sizes, and with good reason. It can be decadent, it can be straightforward, it can get the job done or provide a lovely afternoon respite. However you take it, let’s agree that coffee is awesome and you should love every […]

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Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Easier said than done, right? We get it. It’s the holidays and desserts are all over your office and there’s nothing better than getting home to the smell of something sweet and savory cooking on the stove. It’s ok to enjoy yourself and have a sweet treat, but don’t let the holidays be your excuse for weight gain! There are strategies you can use to prevent those unwanted pounds from piling on before the New Year. Get started today.  

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Eating Healthy on Independence Day

This 4th of July, don’t let your bikini bod fall by the wayside – pay attention to the food you eat and party the right way with healthy, whole food alternatives to the usual fare. Who said healthy eating wasn’t fun?

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This is a great ‘sunrise’ smoothie that you can enjoy after your morning workout, or a little bright pick me up! Or, if you are in a really good mood…A nice big scoop of coconut milk ice cream would make a rather nice addition ;). Fresh OJ Creamsicle Smoothie Ingredients 1/2 cup fresh squeezed orange juice 1/2 cup milk or coconut milk 1/2 cup greek yogurt 1 tsp. vanilla 1 frozen banana Instructions Add all of the ingredients into the Magic […]

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Summer means s’mores, but if you live in the desert in the summer then making s’mores over a fire is not the best idea! So these baked s’more bars are just as fun to eat, and you won’t have to sweat it out over a hot fire! S’more Bars Ingredients 2 cups plus 1 tb. flour 6 graham crackers  1 1/2 tsp. cornstarch 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 3/4 cup softened butter 1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup brown […]

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My mom used to make this for me as a kid all the time, and then she would spread it onto a sandwich and cut in into tiny squares. It always reminded me of tea party food, and I loved it. It’s a great twist on a sandwich, and the recipe today puts a little more grown up twist on this tea party classic. Cream Cheese, Carrot, and Cucumber Spread Ingredients 1 block of cream cheese softened 1 large carrot, […]

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Smoothie bowls are one of my favorite treats! It’s my own version of build your own ‘fro-yo’, because I can add whatever topping I would like to a creamier/healthier ice cream base. I usually always go with chocolate :). Feel free to adjust the flavors and toppings accordingly! One topping I used were cocoa nibs, which is an all natural form of pure cocoa, but I would definitely be ok with chocolate chips as well! Chocolate Smoothie Bowl Ingredients 1/2 […]

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Chocolate Sheet Cake is one of my favorite cakes for one simple reason…Leftovers. It may be slightly embarrassing to admit but because it’s a slightly a bigger cake, there is ALWAYS leftovers. Which means for a few days after, I just grab a fork and sneak a few bites through out the day. It’s my favorite! 😉 Chocolate Avocado Sheet Cake Cake Ingredients 2 cup flour 1 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 tsp. salt 6 TB. cocoa powder 1 stick butter […]

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This easy strawberry purée is a simple addition to your breakfast table or dessert spread that will add a fresh, healthy twist. Your guests at the table will appreciate your homemade effort. You can use this strawberry purée on an endless number of things, such as cheesecake, waffles, ice cream, or yogurt. Add more or less sugar to meet your personal preference. Strawberry Purée Recipe Ingredients 8 oz. strawberries, hulled 2 tbsp. granulated sugar 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract Instructions In […]

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This nutty, spiced sweet potato bread pairs nicely with a warm cup of tea or coffee and whipped honey butter. It is best warm right from the oven after cooling about 15 minutes. You can place extra loaves in a freezer, wrapped in foil and placed into freezer bags and they will keep for a few months. When ready to consume, thaw overnight or bake in the oven for 15 minutes at 350 F. This recipe makes one large loaf, […]

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Soup is always a hit or miss with my kids. If there are vegetables or green stuff in their soup chances are it’s a no for them. No matter how many cheesy grilled cheese sandwiches I make as a side… they still aren’t having it. Then it hit me one night when they scarfed down their mashed potatoes that I’ve never tried making them potato soup. Liquid mashed potatoes! To be honest, I don’t love potato soup, I would much […]

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My girls love anything ‘pink’ so when I was making this chia pudding they kept asking for it to be ‘pink’. Thank goodness for red ripe strawberries, because this its their new favorite treat! Plus blending it smooths out the chia seeds so it’s not a weird texture for the kids! Strawberry Chia Seed Blender Pudding Ingredients 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 4 tb. chia seeds 4 large strawberries 4 pitted dates 1 tb. pure maple syrup 1/2 tsp. vanilla […]

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Are you asking yourself why these blondies are called “healthy”? The secret ingredient is garbanzo beans! This may sound strange, but you can’t taste the actual beans in these blondies. They still have a little butter, sugar, eggs, and flour, but less of the bad stuff. The beans give them a moist, chewy consistency while the other ingredients mask the taste. Adding beans and blending them into the blondie batter is a great way to add fiber and protein to […]

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