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Roasted Green Beans Recipe | Easy Low Carb Snack or Side

Roasted Green Beans Low-carb snack or side

My daughter and I have been noshing on Roasted Green Beans a lot lately.  It is an incredibly easy recipe to prepare & makes for a great nutritious and low carb snack or side.  A few edges will crisp, but mostly the green beans are chewier and more flavorful from the roasting. How to Make […]

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Artichoke & Sweet Onion Bean Dip Recipe

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 Artichoke Bean Dip with Sweet Onion As you can see below,  I bought a lot of artichokes last time I popped into our local discount store, so when I got home, I searched for a new recipe to use some in. I found an old Cooking Light recipe on their website for a Sweet Onion, […]

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Healthy Almond Cookies Recipe : Grain-Free, Sugar-Free and Dairy-Free

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Healthy Cookies? The term “Healthy Cookies ” may seem like an oxymoron, but these almond cookies are indeed healthy.  The recipe is grain-free, sugar-free and dairy-free.  The cookies are low in saturated fat and thanks to both almond butter and almond flour high in healthy unsaturated fats.  Each cookie has 5 grams of protein and […]

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Snowy Coconut Pound Cake Cupcakes: Dairy-free Reduced Sugar Recipe

Pound Cake Cupcakes - reduced sugar and dairy free

I always see such cute holiday treats around this time of year, but I’m trying to at least avoid adding more work to my coming New Year’s Resolution to get in shape.    I decided to be smart about making a fun & festive batch of cupcakes.  They would be non-dairy, reduced in sugar & very […]

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Chicken Artichoke Olive & Tomato over Wheat Bulgur | Quick & Easy Healthy Recipe

chicken artichokes olives tomato bulgur recipe

When the opportunity to share a recipe featuring canned foods came along, I was happy to be counted in on the fun. I put on my thinking cap, ran out to the store and returned with groceries and an idea in mind. The thing was… I was hungry by the time I got home, and what I was planning was time consuming to make…

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Vegan Chicken Fajita Skillet Recipe #BeyondMeat

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Vegan Chicken Fajita Skillet Recipe brought to you in collaboration with Beyond Meat. The recipe and opinions presented here are my own. This Vegan Chicken Fajita Skillet Dinner is a quick and easy recipe, that is sure to please your family, whether vegan or just experimenting with adding meatless meals into your dinner rotation.  While […]

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Russian Kale and Red Quinoa Salad with Gorgonzola | Easy Gluten-Free Recipe

Russian Kale and Quinoa Salad

My daughter and I have sort of fallen in love with Russian Kale. This was my first year planting it in our small raised bed vegetable garden, and it will now be a yearly addition.  This variety of kale is more tender and less bitter than most, making it far more palatable, and much quicker […]