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Stacked Caprese Salad with Asparagus

Stacked Caprese Salad with Asparagus:  Enjoy this as an appetizer or the main course– veggies and protein, check!  Or maybe just “veggie” without the “s”…are tomatoes a fruit??  Either way, it’s nutritious and deeelicious. See this recipe from REMcooks.com I forgot…

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Mexican Pizza Recipe

Piiizzaaa niiight.  Omnom, I could eat pizza everyday.  And I pretty much have been lately (late night Dominos cravings, woops).  This Mexican pizza is a fun alternative to the typical fatty kind. **I have also included a round-up of all…

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Curry Lentil Recipe

Healthy vegetarian curry lentil recipe, combining potatoes, cauliflower, carrots, and other tidbits of flavor.  See recipe options at bottom of post. Ingredient photo is posted below–  Turmeric, curry powder and cayenne pepper are not pictured, but are always good to include…

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Spicy Slow Cooker Mac n Cheese

Winter comfort food at its finest!  I made this healthified mac n cheese as spicy as possible, loading it up with jalapenos, hatch chiles and cayenne pepper.  I opted for fat free milk, light cream cheese, and fat free cream…

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Taco Style Lentils

Another protein packed dindin, or make-ahead lunch for the week!  Eat as a stew or pour over rice.  It’s super filling as is, though. Protein comin’ atcha from all angles– the multi bean blend and the protein packed lentils. Lentils…

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Creamy Avocado Zucchini “Pasta”

What a good ideaaa..use avocado in place of butter or cream, adding garlic, basil, red pepper flakes, and whatever else you desire!  And forget boring old spaghetti- use a “veggettie” (found mine at Bed Bath & Beyond) to cut your…

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Power Salad

Protein packed, filling and nutritious, this quinoa “salad” doubles as a fully satisfying meal.  It’s incredibly easy to pull together and just as scrumptious the second time around– it makes for a great leftover (make a huge batch) to fuel…

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Lotus Root Asian Delight

A delicious food I’m newly lovingg- lotus root!  It’s the root of the beautiful lotus flower, and is not only tasty, but healthy- containing fiber, protein and vitamin C.  It’s an interesting texture to work with– you can boil it…

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Healthy Dinner Bites

These small dinner bites make for one protein packed, nutritious meal! Guacamole deviled eggs Zucchini ‘sushi’ rolls Quinoa Chickpea patties   Guac Deviled Eggs:   Zucchini ‘sushi’ Rolls: Instead of making an Asian sauce for these (which would have been equally…

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