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Gluten Free Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins

Let me first say that I do not advocate going gluten free unless you have an actual gluten intolerance. Just because it’s gluten free does not mean it’s healthy! Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, oats, and rye … Continue reading

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Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

  Who would have thought that chia seeds could make such a tasty dessert?! There are so many ways to incorporate chia seeds into your diet but this is by far one of my favorites. Chia seeds are full of … Continue reading

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Turkey and Broccoli Burgers

  This recipe was inspired by one that I learned in one of my nutrition courses at San Diego State University. I did make a couple tweaks to it to make it my own. This recipe makes about 6 burgers … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Black Bean Brownies

  Ingredients 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained and rinsed 3 egg whites 1 tbsp. canola oil 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 packet stevia 1/2 tsp. baking powder 2 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Overnight Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

I finally got a slow cooker! Get ready for a plethora of crock pot recipes soon to be posted. This was the first of my many experiments. This is an easy and nutritious breakfast that is ready to go when … Continue reading

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