How to Build a Healthy Salad

As I recall from my childhood, my very first salad was not a very healthy salad. Smothered in Ranch dressing, croutons and bacon bits, it would appeal to most 8 year olds (like myself). Both my sister and I agreed to eat broccoli and cauliflower at dinner time, but only under these conditions. Who wouldn't love the creaminess of a...

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Veggie Polenta Casserole

  Looking for a delicious way to increase your veggie intake? This Veggie Polenta Casserole offers an easy way to integrate nutrition, flavor and fresh foods from your local farmers market! While this recipe contains a variety of foods, we’re going to highlight the benefits of one of our favorites from the squash family: zucchini! We recently stopped by George's...

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Parmesan-Feta White Pizza

  When you think of pizza, what comes to mind? Fresh tomatoes? Piles of veggies? Sausage and pepperoni? No doubt, the "traditional" favorite is full of flavor and lots of ingredients. This pizza recipe, however, is relatively simple. What it lacks in ingredients, it makes up for in flavor. Quite often, we're hesitant to use the "good" olive oil on something...

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Frosted Pumpkin Banana Muffins

Regardless of the time of year, pumpkin is a source of many nutrients and joyful memories of hoodie weather, bonfires and baking in the kitchen. If you're anything like me, the cooler temps and pumpkin-inspired treats create warm moments that fill your heart and your hunger for something sweet. Not only do pumpkins taste amazing, but they're high in fiber,...

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Taco Frittata With Salsa

I’ve taken the classic frittata and turned it into a tasty taco-inspired breakfast! With a side of fresh salsa, this recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings while providing the vitamins, minerals and protein your body needs. Ingredients Frittata: 4 eggs ¼ cup milk ½ green pepper, chopped ½ small onion, chopped ½ cup Tex-Mex shredded cheese 2 t. butter...

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No Bake Collagen Cookies

No Bake Collagen Cookies

I was experimenting with my food processor recently and decided to incorporate NeoCell Super Collagen. It supports recovery, joint health and is free of GMOs, gluten and sugar. It's the number one protein in your body that keeps your skin supple and helps prevent fine lines and wrinkles while keeping your hair and nails healthy too. So, I decided to...

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Crockpot Veggie Lasagna

Everyone has at least one "go to" recipe.  That potluck, holiday-hosting, family-is-coming-over dish that is easy to make and pleases practically everyone.  My husband is always raving about his mom's dishes--her meatloaf, sloppy joes, her chocolate chip cookies...her red velvet cake!!  "Get the recipe from her," he says.  And while I'm not too proud to ask for a recipe, it's...

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Chocolate Banana Protein Shake

This protein shake is full of nutrients and vitamins that will help your body recover from whatever stress comes your way.  A healthy diet, high in protein, will keep your immune system strong, help your muscles repair, keep your metabolism running and so much more! Ingredients 1 scoop Quest Nutrition Chocolate Milkshake Protein Powder 1 small frozen banana (break into...

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French Toast Apple Bake

Do you equate brunch to mimosas, stacks of pancakes and powder-sugar-coated donuts? Brunch doesn't have to deter you from all of your fitness and weight loss goals. It's completely healthy to occasionally indulge in a carb-rich, sweet treat. This French toast bake is a high protein dish that’s husband-approved and kid-friendly too! It’s a fall-inspired comfort meal, full of flavor...

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