Creamy Chocolate Pudding (made with avocado…shh)

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Did you know that you can make a rich & creamy chocolate pudding with avocado?   Avocado has some amazing health benefits–it’s been shown to help with cardiovascular disease, weight management, diabetes, and it has the ability to enhance your body’s absorption of nutrients. Combine that with the benefits of chocolate and you have something special! […]

Chia Pudding – My New Obsession

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We’ve been hearing a lot about chia seeds lately…you know, the ones that grow into plants on “chia pets”. These seeds are actually packed with health benefits. I recently spotted a new product in the dairy section of Whole Foods, “Chia Pods”.  I tried all 3 flavors, mango, blueberry and banana, and the only one […]

Spring Rolls

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Spring rolls are a fun way to enjoy your veggies.  Once you get the hang of making them, you can create your own version with your favorite fillings and sauces. Put your own spin on them and experiment with different dipping sauces.  In my opinion, it’s the sauce that makes them really special. This blog […]

Favorite Guacamole

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This is one of my favorite guacamole recipes that came from Alton Brown on Food Network. With almost 700 five-stars reviews, I knew it had to be a winner!     Ingredients 3 Haas avocados, halved, seeded and peeled 1 lime, juiced 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 1/2 medium […]

Peanut Butter Protein Cups

Delicious Peanut Butter Protein Cups

My new delicious creation has been a BIG HIT with my kids!  These look like Reese’s Peanut Butter cups but they are much healthier! Ingredients: 2/3 c honey (or to taste) 1 cup peanut butter (or other nut butter of choice) 2 t vanilla extract 1 cup gluten-free oats 1/2 c Instant Protein powder (I […]