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Pumpkin Spice Granola

Who else is still on a pumpkin kick? You know I am! Y'all know I love me some granola, and if you haven't checked out my other granola recipes, you can find them linked below: Maple-Almond Granola Almond Joy Granola BUT since it's pumpkin season, I made my version of pumpkin spice granola and honestly--it's… Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Granola

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Triple Berry Cobbler (Refined Sugar & Flour FREE)

It's berry season! Which means strawberries, blackberries, raspberries and blueberries are typically on sale at the grocery store every.single.week and this makes me very happy! In the hot summer months, I have the luxury of owning blueberry bushes--so I can stock up on a bunch for the year! However, around this time every year, my… Continue reading Triple Berry Cobbler (Refined Sugar & Flour FREE)

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Black Bean Brownies

Black beans in brownies?? YES! This trend has been around for a few years now. The first time I made black bean brownies was in 2015...I was getting ready to pack up my car and move to California to attend Loma Linda University to become a registered dietitian.  Before I left for school, I made… Continue reading Black Bean Brownies

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Garlicky Spinach Dip

Who loves spinach dip?? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️ What if I told you I've got a healthy spinach dip recipe?? Using tons of fresh spinach and garlic and instead of mayo or sour cream (like traditional spinach dip), I use nonfat Greek yogurt. Greek yogurt is packed with protein which makes this appetizer more nutrient dense than traditional… Continue reading Garlicky Spinach Dip

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Kale Shakshuka

You guys, I've been wanting to try this "shakshuka" thing for a while... Shakshuka is a traditional African dish of poached eggs in a simmering tomato sauce...however, thanks to Molly Yeh, I was inspired to try the kale shakshuka version.   See Molly Yeh's original recipe here-- my recipe is adapted from hers.   Enjoy! … Continue reading Kale Shakshuka

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Using Spiralized Veggies

Happy National Nutrition Month!   I am so excited to share tons of recipes and nutrition tips all.month.long! Starting TODAY with spiralized veggies. Making its debut sometime in 2015, spiralized veggies were the nutrition trend when I started nutrition school. I remember helping instruct food demos at health fairs on how to make "zoodles", or… Continue reading Using Spiralized Veggies

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Food or Fad?

Do any of you follow fitness junkies on social media?  I follow several—several that I am super fans of…however, typically I am a fan of their workouts and not so much of their nutrition advice solely because many of them have not had nutrition training...and yet they are promoting nutritional advice that could ultimately be detrimental to… Continue reading Food or Fad?