Raspberry Banana Ice Cream

May 29, 2016

Super simple and so creamy and delicious, this Raspberry Banana Ice Cream only has 3 ingredients! Total Time: 5 hrs. 10 min. Prep Time: 10 min. Cooking Time: None Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 medium bananas, cut into chunks ½ cup whole raw cashews 1 cup hot water 3 cups fresh (or unsweetened frozen) raspberries Water (optional) Preparation: 1. […]

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Taco Salad

May 29, 2016

Time to give the classic taco salad a makeover!  The ground turkey and fresh veggies make this version lower calorie, much healthier, and a great addition to your #TacoTuesday menu! Total Time: 34 min. Prep Time: 15 min. Cooking Time: 19 min. Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: 2 tsp. olive oil 1 lb. raw 93% lean ground turkey 1 Tbsp. Taco […]

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What’s In Your Pantry? Kitchen Essentials Part 1

July 14, 2014

So many times, new members of our monthly Challenge groups ask as soon as they join, “What IS clean eating? Where do I even start?”.  It can be confusing at the beginning when making a major lifestyle change, but by making small changes little by little, converting to a clean eating lifestyle doesn’t have to […]

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5 Sweet Treats for a Healthy Valentines Day

February 14, 2014

5 Sweet Treats for a Healthy Valentines Day Indulging on Valentines Day doesn’t mean you have to blow your clean eating plan!  Here’s some decadent treats that look elaborate, taste amazing, and yet are both simple to make and easy on your health.  No need to give up your sweet tooth this Valentines Day! 1. […]

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Growing Healthy Kids: School Lunch Ideas

January 16, 2014

I get a lot of requests for ideas on how to get kids to eat healthy.  Considering I have 5 kids of my own, I can assure you that while it can be a challenge at times to keep our kids healthy, it’s far from impossible!  I’m going to share with you some of the […]

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Oatmeal! The Breakfast of Champions?

January 24, 2013

You’ve got a rushed, early morning but you know you need a hearty breakfast to get you through all you’ve got to do today.  What to eat?  How about a steaming bowl of oatmeal?!  We eat a lot of oatmeal in our house.  Seriously, a LOT!  I love it; my kids love it.  It’s filling, it’s nutritious, […]

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Gingerbread Pancakes

December 7, 2012

I LOVE Gingerbread!  And my whole family LOVES pancakes so I created this Gingerbread Pancakes recipe to enjoy around the holidays!  Perfect for those cold winter mornings (or even hot ones like we have here in the islands!) or as part of a festive Christmas brunch! Gingerbread Pancakes 2 eggs 2 cups milk or almond […]

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Black Bean and Roasted Corn Succotash

May 29, 2012

Day 14 on the Ultimate Reset!!!  I’ve got a recipe for you to try!  Last night’s dinner menu included Edamame and Roasted Corn Succotash.  Well, on our little island in the middle of nowhere, we can’t get edamame SO I had to improvise.  I made the same recipe but substituted black beans!  It was delicious! […]

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Lentils!!! Food Facts and Recipes

April 26, 2012

My latest food craze – LENTILS!!!!  I came across some recipes using these tiny little legumes and so started doing my research.  Learned some things:  they are high in fiber, iron and B vitamins, they can help lower your cholesterol and stabilize your blood sugar, and they are loaded with protein.  Well, since I’m always looking for […]

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Black Bean Brownies

April 29, 2010

If you’ve been following my blog, then you already know that I’m a big fan of black beans. So when my friend Rebecca posted on Facebook a recipe for Black Bean Brownies, I couldn’t wait to try it, weird as it sounded. Surprisingly, they were delicious! I didn’t tell my family what was in them […]

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