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Build A Satisfying Oatmeal Bowl In 5 Minutes

Can you remember the first time you ate oatmeal? I do! It gave a bad first impression! I did not grow up eating oatmeal. It just was not a part of our food repertoire. Instead, I would eat foods like eggs or cereal for breakfast. At some point in my early adult life, living on… Continue reading Build A Satisfying Oatmeal Bowl In 5 Minutes

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Yogurt and Chia Overnight Oats

Psssst.... overnight oats don't have to sit overnight in the fridge 🤭. That's right! You can make your "overnight oats" a few hours in advance of when you plan to eat them. When I wake up craving them, I'll make them in the morning in time for lunch! And like so many of my recipes,… Continue reading Yogurt and Chia Overnight Oats

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Guest Post: Top 4 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Guest writer Rhyan writes about food waste: I was listening to one of my favorite podcasts recently. They had an episode that resonated with me about food waste. The opening line was “Around 40% of edible food in the US is not eaten and the average family of four throws out up to $2,200 worth… Continue reading Guest Post: Top 4 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

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Raspberry Chia Pudding

Chia seeds deliver so many nutrients into your meals! You could easily sprinkle them into smoothies, oatmeal, yogurt, etc. Or: you can make CHIA PUDDING. Check out my previous chia pudding recipe, made with turmeric and pineapple here. Nutrition Benefits Recap ◊Excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids◊ ◊Excellent source of fiber (~10 grams per 2… Continue reading Raspberry Chia Pudding

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Lazy White Cheddar Shells with Edamame and Spinach

It started like this: Today was one of those days in which your mood can only be described as lazy. I had a stressful day yesterday and I wanted today to be extra easy. For dinner, I was craving my Pesto and Edamame Pasta Salad. But first, I would need to empty out the pot… Continue reading Lazy White Cheddar Shells with Edamame and Spinach

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Chocolate-Raspberry Oatmeal

I had chocolate chips in my oatmeal this morning and I loved it! It was just what I needed today 🙂 At the end of this article I share the recipe. But first, let's have a short conversation. Why was it okay to eat chocolate in my breakfast? Read on please...Have you found your food… Continue reading Chocolate-Raspberry Oatmeal

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Anti-Inflammatory Chia Pudding

Chia seeds were a staple of the ancient Aztec diet.   Nutrition Benefits Excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids Excellent source of fiber (~10 grams per 2 tbsp) High in protein (~4 grams per 2 tbsp) Also: calcium, iron, magnesium, and zinc With all of this in mind, I eat chia seeds daily. But today… Continue reading Anti-Inflammatory Chia Pudding

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Spicy Salsa Shakshuka

Do you love eggs at any hour of the day?If yes, keep on readin'! This recipe is a fun Mexican twist on a classic dish. While there are thousands of shakshuka recipes floating around, this one gets it spice from jalapeños! The combination of jalapeños, tomatoes, and onions mirrors the vibrant flavors of salsa. Serve… Continue reading Spicy Salsa Shakshuka

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Edamame & Pesto Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is perfect for a Meatless Monday, or really any day of the week! There is plenty of protein in this meal with the edamame and hemp hearts. Balanced off with fat from the pesto and carbohydrates from the pasta, it is well-balanced and satiating for hours. Easy to make, nutritious, and delicious!… Continue reading Edamame & Pesto Pasta Salad

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Hot Green Salsa

Green salsa makes a regular appearance in my home. It is very easy to make and adds incredible flavor to a variety of dishes. I have used it on tacos, eggs, and even salads! Some nutrition benefits of making salsa with hot peppers like jalapeños: Peppers contain anti-inflammatory compounds called capsaicinoids, of which the most… Continue reading Hot Green Salsa