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Carrot Cake Muffins
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Carrot Cake Muffins

Carrot Cake Muffins (from Straight Up Food) Ingredients: 5 Medjool dates, pitted and chopped 1/4 cup golden raisins 1/2 cup water 1 3/4 cups rolled oats 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground clove 1/2 of a ripe banana 1 cup soy or almond […]


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Balsamic Glazed Sweet Potato Fries

Balsamic Glazed Sweet Potato Fries (by Dreena Burton) Ingredients: 3 lb orange sweet potatoes 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon chipotle hot sauce Directions: Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a large, rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Wash and peel the sweet […]


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Avocado Salsa

Avocado Salsa (from 28 Day Bikini Body) Makes 4 servings (3 cups) Ingredients: 2 avocados, diced (save the pits) 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced 3 medium tomatoes, diced 1/4 of a red onion, diced 1 bunch of cilantro, finely chopped juice of 1 lime Directions: Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Keep the […]


Quinoa Crust Pizza
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Quinoa Crust Pizza

Quinoa Crust Pizza (from Beans Not Bambi) Makes one 9″ Pizza. This recipe can easily be doubled to make 2 pizzas! Crust Ingredients: 3/4 c uncooked quinoa 1/4 c water plus more for soaking 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp rosemary Directions: Place the quinoa in a […]


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Chia Pudding Breakfast Bowl

Chia Pudding Breakfast Bowl (from Oh She Glows) Chia seeds have lots of nutrients with very few calories, are full of antioxidants, have lots of fiber, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids, they are great for bone health, lower the risk of heart disease & diabetes, and help improve exercise performance. Chia Mixture: 4 tbsp chia […]


Chef AJ's Yummy Sauce
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Chef AJ’s Yummy Sauce

Yummy Sauce (from Chef AJ) This sauce is great over rice and beans, sweet potatoes, vegetables, and in salads. Ingredients: 1 – 15 ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained (or 1.5 cups of cooked beans) Juice and zest of one organic lemon (if the lemon does not yield 1/4 of a cup of juice, […]


Easy Hummus
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Easy Hummus

When buying hummus, it is best to find one that is free from salt and oil to reduce sodium intake and fat, which will also help lower calories if you’re trying to lose weight. Most store-bought hummus has salt and oil, so here is a simple recipe so you can make your own healthy hummus. […]


Black Bean & Yam Salad
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Black Bean & Yam Salad

Black Bean & Yam Salad (from Straight Up Food) Ingredients 2 cups water 1 cup dry/uncooked quinoa (rice can be substituted) 1¼ pounds yams, peeled, cut into ¼-inch cubes (about 3 cups) 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 medium red bell pepper, chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic (3-4 cloves), or 1 teaspoon dried 2 cups […]


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Smoky Corn Chowder

Smoky Corn Chowder (from High Carb Hannah) Ingredients: 2 large russet potatoes (about 1 pound), cut into chunks 1 red pepper, cut into chunks white onion (about 8 oz.), cut into chunks 1 cup red lentils 3 tablespoons smoked paprika 1 tablespoon garlic powder Curry paste to taste (optional) 1 tablespoon Better Than Bouillon (vegetable) […]


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Sweet Potato Muffins

Here’s a healthy muffin sweetened with natural sugar from fruit.  The sweet potatoes also add a sweetness to these muffins. Ingredients: 2 small sweet potatoes, baked 1.5 cups oats 3/4 cup millet 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tbsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp ginger pinch of nutmeg 3 bananas 10 medjool dates 1 […]