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Healthy Kids Macaroni and Cheese Bake

I got this recipe a while back from a coworker and it quickly became a family favorite. Here is a healthy twist on a classic favorite. So creamy and filling that it masks the taste of the spinach and makes it a meal even picky eaters will love. Makes 4 servings.    Ingredients 1 x […]

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Peanut Butter Zucchini Bread

This bread is so delicious and filling your kids will beg for more. Plus you are getting a serving of vegetables before the day even starts.  Ingredients 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 1 ¼ cup shredded zucchini 2 eggs (or 2 tablespoons flax-seed mixed with 5 tablespoons water) ¾ cup natural creamy peanut butter ¼ […]

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Avocado Egg Toast

Have a little time to sit down to breakfast for once? This breakfast will give you the brain boost you need to start the day off right. Ingredients (single serving) 2 slices of 100% Whole wheat bread 1 Avocado 1 tablespoon minced garlic ½ teaspoon lemon juice 2 eggs Oregano  Directions Toast whole wheat bread. […]

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Healthy Egg Bake Muffins

Here is a healthy on the go breakfast that will give you energy all morning. Ingredients 12 large eggs ¼ cup skim milk 2-3 cups of vegetables Examples: chopped spinach, diced tomatoes, shredded carrots, diced onion, diced red/green peppers, or mushrooms. 1 cup of meat (optional) Examples: diced chicken, turkey sausage, diced ham. Toppings (optional) […]

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Fruity Protein Smoothie

My favorite post work out drink. Make a big batch so you can freeze anything you won’t drink right away in individual cups or bottles to take with you on the go in the future. Ingredients 1 cup orange juice 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder ½ banana ½ cup strawberries 1 cup plain Greek […]

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Overnight ‘No Cook’ Oatmeal

In a hurry and looking for something quick and filling? Prepare this the night before and voilà, a tasty, filling, healthy meal you can eat at home or eat on the go. Ingredients ½ cup uncooked old-fashioned rolled oats ½ cup unsweetened almond milk (can use low-fat milk instead) ¼ cup low-fat Greek yogurt 1 […]

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Easy Slow Cooker Veggie Lasagna

So good even my meat loving husband requests this recipe.  Quick and easy, just add the ingredients, turn on the slow cooker, and let the magical aroma fill the house! Makes 6-8 servings. Cook time is 4 hours.   Ingredients 2-3 cups of vegetables (our family likes broccoli, cauliflower, spinach mix… others include peppers, onion, […]

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Scrumptious Banana Chocolate Chip Pancakes

Breakfast becomes an affair on the weekend when we have time to enjoy it as a family. We split up duties with this recipe, I mix the ingredients together, my husband cooks the pancakes while my oldest adds the dark chocolate chips to each pancake, and my youngest scarfs them down. Ingredients 2 cups whole […]

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Mexican Appetizer

Here is a tried and true family favorite. It is a quick, easy, healthy recipe everyone can enjoy. Let me know what you think! Makes 6 servings.   Ingredients 1x15oz can fat-free refried beans 1 pound ground turkey or lean grass-fed beef ½ packet of Mrs. Dash taco seasoning (or your own salt free homemade […]

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