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Apple-Cinnamon Whole-Grain Pancake Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Whole-Grain Pancake Muffins

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No time for pancakes? No problem! This recipe allows you to bake all of the batter at once in muffin tins so you can go about with your morning. These fluffy muffins serve …

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Buffalo Grilled Chicken Flatbread Pizza

Buffalo Chicken Pizza

There’s no need to call for pizza delivery when you can have these flatbreads ready to eat in under 30 minutes. You get to nosh on 2 generous slices of this pizza for only 150 calories and 2 grams of …

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Garlic and Smoke Popcorn Mix

Homemade microwave popcorn with garlic and smoke

This popcorn mix is big on complex savory smoky taste with 4 grams of filling fiber and 6 grams of satisfying protein per serving. Plus it is low in sodium to help beat the bloat.

Garlic and Smoke Popcorn Mix

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Grab-and-Go Mini Breakfast Casseroles with Cheddar and Spinach

Mini Breakfast Casseroles with Spinach and Cheddar Cheese

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I love a good breakfast casserole, but not the dose of greasy saturated fat from butter and sausage found in traditional recipes. In this version, I add the flavor back in with earthy …

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Sheet Pan Dinner: Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Chicken and Potatoes

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Sheet Pan Dinner: Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Chicken and Potatoes with Kalamata Olives

If you love earthy comfort in a bowl, this dish is for you.

The key to the simplicity of this meal baked on a sheet pan is cutting …

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Double Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies with Walnuts and Sea Salt

Double Dark Chocolate Cookies with Walnuts and Sea Salt

Clean Eating Double Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies with Walnuts and Sea Salt

Recently at a television studio, I demonstrated how to make these cookies. The crew that saw me combine all of the ingredients became skeptical. But once they tasted …

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California Avocado Breakfast Casserole with Spinach and Sweet Potatoes, and Giveaway!

California Avocado Breakfast Casserole with Spinach and Sweet Potatoes

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This casserole showcases the versatility of avocados–baked for breakfast. Whip up this vibrant casserole the next time you’re serving brunch, or bake it the night before to have at the ready for early risers. Each serving provides …

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Creamy Rosemary-Chive Cashew Spread

Creamy Vegan Cashew Spread with Rosemary and Chives

Nutritious breakfast spread options are typically limited to vegan buttery spread and traditional nut butters. I am also a fan of mashing fresh avocado on toast. Here is another savory topping to add to the mix that provides you with …

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Warm Mushroom and Spinach Salad with Shrimp

Warm Mushroom and Spinach Salad with Shrimp

I love it when my husband cooks for me, and I especially love his new twists on lovely, mouth-watering salad recipes that I can recreate for you all. His latest dish is this satisfying warm and springy salad of shrimp …

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Crimini Mushroom Turkey Burger with Cumin and Chile

Crimini Mushroom Turkey Burger with Cumin and Chile

Sometimes I just want a big ole’ burger. But these days, ordering a burger might induce stares from people as if you’re trying to bum a cigarette, depending on the company you keep. While I believe that beef certainly …

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