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Spinach and Almond Quinoa Salad


I’m sort of obsessed with quinoa. It’s a complete protein with all nine essential amino acids, so it’s a great meat replacement. This recipe is one of my favorites as it’s quick, easy and tastes delicious. But, feel free to throw in whatever veggies you have in the fridge!

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Tomato and Onion Avocado Boats

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Looking for the perfect lunch or light dinner? These avocado boats are just the trick. This recipe is simple and super healthy. Also, avocado and tomatoes make a great team as the fat from the avocado helps your body absorb the lycopene, an antioxidant, from the tomatoes. Good stuff!

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Sauteed Spinach and Quinoa Pasta


Many people associate cooking with creating gourmet meals. And, slaving away in the kitchen is probably the last thing you feel like doing after a long, stressful day at the office. The good news is that cooking can be very simple. You don’t have to spend hours making dinner to… Continue reading

Strawberry Avocado Smoothie

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If you’re looking for a pick-me-up, this smoothie does the trick. It contains tons of protein and energy boosting ingredients. Try it first thing in the morning or after a workout. You’ll feel totally rejuvenated!


1 cup coconut milk
1/2 avocado
2 tbsp almond butter
1 handful spinach
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Cherry Mint Smoothie

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Smoothies continue to be my favorite way to eat a ton of nutrients in a quick and delicious way. And, the latest addition to my smoothie ingredient repertoire is mint. This flavorful herb helps with digestion, nausea, congestion, etc. Plus, it adds a refreshing kick to any smoothie.

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Spicy Avocado Toast


Avocados are one of my favorite foods. They’re filled with tons of healthy fat and they’re so delicious. Spread some on an English muffin and you have the perfect breakfast. You’ll feel satiated for hours!


1 Ezekiel English muffin, halved
1 avocado, halved
extra virgin olive oil
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Green Bean Almondine


I’m always looking for quick and easy ways to get more veggies into my diet. Last night, I made green beans with toasted almonds and it was SO good. Green beans contain tons of antioxidants and have many health benefits. Almonds are packed with healthy fat, so they are super… Continue reading