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Almond Hot Chocolate

It’s hot chocolate weather. There is something comforting about a sweet, thick chocolatey mug of goodness. It's like a melted candy bar in cup. Hot chocolate feels like dessert in a glass to me, which is probably why I tend to drink it slowly after meals savoring every sip. This hot chocolate recipe takes the… Continue reading Almond Hot Chocolate

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Healing Detox Soup

There is a lot of discussion around detox.  Yes, our bodies detoxify naturally- that’s how harmful additives are removed from the body.  Several organs including the kidneys, liver, and colon; and the lymphatic system work to flush out toxins throughout the day.   However, as diligently as the body works to keep everything in tip top… Continue reading Healing Detox Soup

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Bacon Burger Salad

I created this out of necessity. I normally do lettuce-wrapped burgers, but they can get messy. I mean burger juice running down your arm, pile of soggy napkins littered on the table, sauce on the cheek messy. So I improvised and turned it into a salad -- fries and all. And. I. Haven’t. Looked. Back.… Continue reading Bacon Burger Salad

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Roasted Cauliflower with Lemon Tahini Sauce

Cauliflower.  What can it not do?  It purees magically, it rices beautifully, it steaks nicely.  So many reasons to love this cruciferous vegetable.  Although it is popular as a substitute, it also works well in its more natural state.  You can never go wrong serving cauliflower as a side dish.  One way to show this… Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower with Lemon Tahini Sauce

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Chocolate Hazelnut Chia Pudding

By now most people have heard (and eaten) chia pudding in some form or another.  This blended version offers a smoother texture – more similar to a traditional pudding.  This can be a light meal, especially if you pick some hearty toppings, or a quick snack.  The chia seeds are filled with fiber, keeping you… Continue reading Chocolate Hazelnut Chia Pudding

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Zucchini Noodles with Shrimp

Craving that bowl of noodles?  Yup.  Who doesn’t right – especially on a crisp fall night?  But hearty doesn’t always have to mean stick-to-your-ribs pasta.  Sometimes a bowlful of veggies can do the trick.  This recipe lets zucchini take main stage.  Pile swirls and swirls of crisp, fresh zucchini enveloped in a garlicky, pesto-like sauce… Continue reading Zucchini Noodles with Shrimp