It’s OK to Crave Comfort Food

  "Stay away from the buffet table! Avoid second helpings! Say no to the cookies and cake!" How often do you hear these voices? Whether they're shouting out loud or whispering in your ear, these thoughts are often self-imposed and, while meant to keep us healthy and accountable, can do more harm than good. Sure, over time, repeat helpings of...

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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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5 Back to School Lunch Ideas

By the time August has arrived, you’re probably eager to send your kids back to school. Not only does the start of school mean more time to yourself, but the kids can no longer complain of being bored, the front door will stay shut and bugs will stop flying into the house. You will no longer have to hear arguments...

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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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3-Ingredient Protein Bagel

3-Ingredient Protein Bagel

I recently discovered Optimum Nutrition's Gold Standard Plant Protein. Who doesn't love 24g of plant-based protein? It's made primarily of organic pea protein and organic brown rice protein and tastes amazing mixed with water, as a shake. So why not experiment and create a 3-ingredient protein bagel? It's even gluten free and non-GMO. Here's how to try this delicious treat for...

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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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