Spring means fresh veggies from the garden and it made perfect sense to post something that includes fresh lettuce with some protein in it. Let me introduce to you easy to make and low on sodium lettuce wraps made with ground chicken! This is a fast and attractive dish that can be made fresh or ahead for the work week without any loss in taste or visual appeal. I used leftovers of this dish multiple times and as long as the lettuce is bright and fresh – no one would ever guess that you are serving last night’s dinner.
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This is a very easy and inexpensive Santa Fe Chicken skillet that is packed with protein from chicken and beans as well as fiber from onions and peppers. It is also topped with melty Cheddar! No need to worry about side dishes here.
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These gluten free double chocolate cookies are outrageously delicious and incredibly good for your health! So, if you’re looking for a healthy treat, give this mouthwatering Double Chocolate Healthy Cookie recipe a try! It’s as insanely tasty as it is healthy! These sweet treats have all high quality ingredients for good health: olive oil, nutritious buckwheat flour (not related to wheat at all) , and zero wheat or gluten.
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Here, in this easy stir fry recipe, I used broccoli, bell pepper, chicken and home made sauce: free of corn starch, MSG and all the other unhealthy “ingredients” you would normally get in your stir fry order from the restaurant. I also made it gluten free by using gluten free Tamari soy sauce.
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Looking for a healthier alternative to fried chicken nuggets? Such as a baked version that tastes a lot better? Or maybe just craving some chicken tenders in the convenience of your own home? Well, it only took 10 minutes of prep work and 30 minutes of oven time. And there you have an easy and healthy version of a typically unhealthy meal. After all, chicken tenders can be really good without all the frying and oil.
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Have you ever wanted to have a chocolate chip cookie every day and not feel bad about it? Well, that’s exactly what I currently do. How and why? Because it’s not your ordinary cookie. It’s not made out of wheat (gluten free), nor does it have any butter (or dairy) in it. It has only the good stuff: olive oil, high quality chocolate chips (soy free), quinoa flour, organic brown sugar, baking soda and kosher salt! Just those simple ingredients which make this cookie easy on your tummy and good for your body. And they also nail the taste and texture of your favorite classic treat so that you don’t have to compromise!
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This dish seems so fancy and indulgent, yet it’s very simple to prepare: shrimp pasta tossed with garlic basil tomato sauce and Parmesan cheese! It also comes with the added bonus of making your house smell like a true Italian restaurant.
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It’s almost weekend, it’s chilly outside and therefore it’s time to make some chili! A cheesy one, with beef, butternut squash and tomatoes. Super easy and very tasty. And it’s guaranteed to win rave reviews from your family.
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It’s that time of the year when dinners need to be full of carbs and protein in order to bring the energy levels up. I decided it was time to make some pasta chicken dish with a perfect combination of spinach and sun-dried tomatoes cooked in a deliciously creamy mozzarella cheese sauce!
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This delicious Brussels Sprouts dish is all about the flavor combination: delicate sweetness of the green apple paired up with the powerful sharpness of the blue cheese and complemented by the zesty taste of a good Dijon mustard!
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