Healthy Chocolate Brownies

It’s late at night after dinner and you are ravenous for some chocolate. Your contemplating in your mind what you could eat to satisfy the craving. You want to stuff your face but you can’t because your supposed to be eating healthy! AHHH what to do, what to do!! Que the light bulb moment….brownies…healthy brownies….healthy…

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Healthy Taco Soup

Every time we go to my mother in law’s house I’m always impressed because it seems like she always has a meal in her back pocket ready to go. One of my favorite meals that she always has on hand is home made taco soup. She always keeps some in the freezer so if anyone is…

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The Best Slow Cooker Beef Stew

I grew up in Northern California where the winters were cold and they usually included snow. I played a lot of sports and the best thing was coming home from practice to a crackling fire and a nice warm, home cooked meal. The frigid air during winter time makes your body crave meals that will warm you…

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Healthy Starbucks Chocolate Chip Frappucino

Whether you love coffee or you know someone who loves coffee I have a treat for you (or a treat for you to share)!! I’m sure you’ve heard that people with a Starbucks habit are usually not only damaging their waistline because of all the processed ingredients and sweeteners in their drinks but they are…

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The Wonders of MACA

Peruvian folklores tell of maca being used by warriors to increase their strength and endurance and for thousands of years the maca root has been valued throughout the Incan empire for its ability to decrease cellular sensitivity to stress and nourish and balance the body’s endocrine system. So what exactly is maca?  Maca is a…

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Great Ways to Cook Your Veggies, Plus a New Recipe to Try

If you think vegetables are gross then you have probably experienced them as poorly cooked mush or plain flavorless miniature trees. When vegetables are cooked properly and complimented by the right spices and herbs they actually taste incredible. It is important to learn methods for cooking vegetables because they are full of nutrients, vitamins and…

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