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Mint Watermelon Summer Salad

Happy National Watermelon Day!  This Mint Watermelon Summer Salad is the perfect summer treat to satisfy your sweet tooth.  And by adding mint you turn an ordinary melon into a refreshing dessert. Ingredients: 2 cups chopped watermelon 1 tbs mint, finely chopped Directions: ...

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Binge-Eater, Low-Calorie Granola

Granola is an extremely nutrient dense food.  It’s also extremely calorie dense.  I’m granola-obsessed and don’t necessarily like to limit my portions when it comes to this tasty treat.  That’s why I created my Binge-Eater, Low Calorie Granola.  It’s a wonderful low-calorie granola ...

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Banana Chocolate Sundae

Ingredients (yields two servings): 2 frozen bananas, chopped 1/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips 1 tbs chopped, roasted almonds Directions: Peel banana and chop into small chunks Freeze for at least 2 hours Microwave chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl for ~1 ...

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Southwestern Egg Muffins

These southwestern egg muffins make a perfect on-the-go meal.  Make them at the beginning of the week, store them in the fridge, and heat them up before you head out the door! Ingredients: 6 eggs 1 red (or green) pepper, chopped 1 tomato, ...

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Raspberry Spinach Salad

Summer is not over yet! Here is a yummy and refreshing summer recipe for a Raspberry Spinach Salad with Ginger Raspberry Vinaigrette dressing.  It is super yummy and packed with tons of nutrients.  Both Dempsey and I love raspberries and luckily they are one ...

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Quick and Easy Paella

I had the privilege of making paella, a signature Spanish dish, when I visited Spain in July.  I learned how to cook the dish from Maruchi, a chef I met in Spain.  Maruchi grew all of her own vegetables and even raised her ...

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Strawberry Banana Crunch Smoothie Bowl

I’m finally back in Lala Land after a week and a half of traveling!  It’s always tough to come back from a vacation, but it also feels good to get back into a routine 🙂  I had a blast in NYC and in ...

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Guilt-Free Brownie Batter Bites

Ingredients: 1 tbs agave 3 tbs cocoa powder 1 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup pitted dried dates 1/4 cup coconut Directions: Blend walnuts in a food processor until finely ground Add cocoa powder, dates, coconut, and agave and pulse until ingredients are well-mixed ...

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Orange Carrot Ginger Juice

Ingredients: 6-8 medium carrots, peeled 3 large oranges, peeled 1 inch piece of ginger Directions: Press ingredients through juicer and serve immediately. Enjoy!!

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