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Hot Melt Burgers

Hot Melt Burgers

- - ground beef, ground bacon, Garlic powder (about 1 teaspoon per burger), Salt (about 1 teaspoon per burger), Pepper (about 1 teaspoon per burger), Olive oil or Avocado Oil, mushrooms (sliced (per burger)), of ghee, heavy cream (or full fat...

Mandarin Orange Teriyaki Chicken Salad

Mandarin Orange Teriyaki Chicken Salad

Mandarin Orange Teriyaki Chicken Salad - - boneless skinless chicken breast meat (cubed), low sodium teriyaki sauce, Non-aerosol cooking spray, torn mixed salad greens, torn Frisee, Mandarin orange sections (drained, 11-oz.), carrot...

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

- - unsweetened almond milk, water (or more almond milk), canned pure pumpkin, spinach, ground cinnamon, Perfect Paleo Protein, FiberMender (optional), Just Juiced Veggies (optional), In a blender, place all ingredients; blend until smooth...

Back to Basics

Back to Basics: Clean Up Your Spices

Back to Basics: Clean Up Your Spices

New month, new season and it’s time to get back to basics! One of the places where we all need a good look-see on the basics is your spices. I am going to bet you that some of those spices in your cabinet have lasted longer than some of your marriages! Those old icky...

School Night Supper Shortcuts

School Night Supper Shortcuts

During the summer, meals tend to be a lot more relaxed than they are during the school year. That just tends to be the nature of the beast. With autumn comes routine, as those school days tend to add a lot of activities to the family calendar. Not only do you have to...

7 Tips For Grilling Produce

7 Tips For Grilling Produce

I shared some tips with you a couple weeks ago about grilling but there’s more to barbecue season than burgers and steaks! Why turn on the stove to cook your veggies when you have a perfectly good hot grill already prepped? Never mind the fact that grilled veggies and...

Nutrition

Treat Yourself with Tangerines

Treat Yourself with Tangerines

It’s citrus season in the Untied States-that time of year when you can find those little citrus sweeties all over the grocery store. Tangerines are in season from November through April. There are three major types of tangerines that we tend to find here in the...

Getting creative with pumpkin

Getting creative with pumpkin

With the end of November comes the end of pumpkin season. You know what that means-we need to make the most out of this year's harvest because you just can't find a good pumpkin any other season! Why not challenge yourself to see how many ways you can enjoy pumpkin...

10 Fall Super Foods

10 Fall Super Foods

Harvest time is like Christmas for me. So many delicious and healthy foods are in season that I can hardly eat enough to get in all the foods I want to eat. I’m popping these Fall superfoods into my smoothies (sweet potatoes), soups (pumpkin), and desserts (pears). I...

Weight Loss

Weight Loss Plans Succeed With Community Support

Weight Loss Plans Succeed With Community Support

Dieting is easy. Well, let’s reword that; dieting is simple--just follow a plan. And therein lies the challenge--the following part. Because to be successful, as in success that lasts, that’s harder. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Leanne’s Favorite Food Swaps

Leanne’s Favorite Food Swaps

In life, it’s the little things that count. Not the great big momentous occasions, but the daily moments that all strung together, make up your own personal circle of life. We cannot measure the quality of our lives by the big events like birthday celebrations,...

Snacking keeps you FAT!

Snacking keeps you FAT!

One of things I used to promote was eating 5-6 small meals a day--that's right, you just kept that jaw chewing and your body in digestive mode pretty much all day. Well guess what? It doesn't work! As a matter of fact, it's ruinous to your health and will keep your...

Dinner Diva

It’s Almost Time

It’s Almost Time

We are closing in on Thanksgiving in and everyone knows what that means... food! And I do mean FOOD-- glorious, wonderful, delicious food! The very best kind, too... celebratory, Thanksgiving-y, delectably aromatically intoxicating. I know; way too many adverbs and...

School Night Supper Shortcuts

School Night Supper Shortcuts

During the summer, meals tend to be a lot more relaxed than they are during the school year. That just tends to be the nature of the beast. With autumn comes routine, as those school days tend to add a lot of activities to the family calendar. Not only do you have to...

5 Back to School Lunch Tips

5 Back to School Lunch Tips

The school cafeteria has become a place filled with poor diet choices. From franchise fast food offerings to soda machine temptations, today’s kids are faced with a lot of less than healthy choices at lunchtime. So what can parents do? They can pack a healthy lunch!...

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