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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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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November 29, 2009

It’s pumpkin week at our house! If you have kids, more than likely you have an abundance of leftover pumpkins lying around your house – you know, the ones they got at the Pumpkin Patch field trips, from school parties, and the ones they talked you into buying at the grocery store and roadside stands. […]

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Green Bean Casserole

November 12, 2009

Green Bean Casserole This version of the classic holiday dish is a bit healthier as it uses frozen green beans rather than canned and replaces the condensed, salt-laden, high- fat soup with a homemade version. Also, using whole grain crumbs and cheese gives it an updated flavor while cutting the fat and calories of the […]

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Apple Cinnamon Muffins

October 29, 2009

One of my family’s favorites!  These Apple Cinnamon Muffins are amazing hot and fresh from the oven! Ingredients: ½ cup apple sauce (natural, unsweetened) 2 Tbsp. coconut oil 1/3 cup brown sugar or organic cane sugar 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1 tsp. vanilla 2 cups whole wheat flour 1 Tbsp. baking powder 1 tsp. […]

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