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Morning Smoothies for Health Smoothies are an easy, healthy, and satisfying breakfast that can provide a jump start on your daily servings of fruits and vegetables. They also kick your metabolism into gear and give you much-needed energy boost. Ever since my friendship began with Tess, The Blender Girl, she’s taught me at least 100 [...]

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9 Easy Recipes to Keep on Hand in Autumn Changing seasons in the kitchen can be a welcome adventure, but it can also be like changing out a seasonal wardrobe. We’ve gotten comfortable with our go-to meals and suddenly the strawberries aren’t as red and sweet and the summer squash flavor is lacking. It’s the time [...]

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Easy Anti-Inflammatory Juice Orange carrot ginger turmeric juice is on heavy rotation in my house. Why? Let’s talk turmeric. First of all, yes, it does have that pesky, nearly silent ‘r’ that I consciously have to remember to add. But I’ll deal with it because everything else about this superfood spice makes it super cool. [...]

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8 Vegetable Stir Fry Have you ever had one of those days when your body is just begging you for some veggies? Maybe you’ve been struggling to get the full 2.5 cups of vegetables in your diet for a few days and you need to catch up. Or maybe you enjoy a plant-based diet and [...]

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DIY Asian Hot Sauce Hot sauce connoisseurs like my food photographer husband are always on the hunt for the perfect spicy condiment. We’ve tried all the jars and the bottles, but nothing compares to the homemade chili paste sauces we tasted during our travels in Asia. From then on, we started blending up our own [...]

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Morning Green Smoothie Recipe For years now, I’ve started my day with a green juice or smoothie. With a serving of fruits and vegetables already consumed, it really gives me a head start and sets the tone for my day in a mindful way. My morning green smoothie provides a refreshing boost of energy that [...]

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Standout Carrot Slaw Carrot slaw is underrated. Crunchy, tangy, sweet AND full of fiber and nutrients, this side dish has it all. I keep a handful of “keeper” recipes on hand for picnics, potlucks, barbecues and of all of them, everyone asks for this recipe. Mayo-based fresh salads are a dime a dozen, which makes [...]

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Quick Mango Sorbet Yesterday the morning felt like Fall was just beginning, but the afternoon heat was a reminder that Summer is still hanging on for a few more weeks. We get it Summer, it ain’t over until it’s over in 2 more weeks! And who knows, the heat might just hang on until early [...]

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Home-style Baked Oatmeal I adore the summer season, but I can’t lie. These chilly, September morning temperatures are everything. I’m not ready for pumpkin-everything, but I am starting to fancy warm, comforting breakfasts and cinnamon. Who’s with me? This baked oatmeal satisfies my post-summer, early Fall cravings like nothing else. Baked oatmeal is a 1-dish, [...]

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Kid Approved Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie It’s 3:30, my teens are home from school and on their way back out the door for sport practices and after-school activities. I’m hungry. They’re really hungry, and we all need an energy boost to ramp up for the ‘second half’ of our day. After-school snack time can [...]

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