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Enchilada-Stuffed Zucchini Boats

A super fresh and healthful take on enchiladas! Enchilada-stuffed zucchini boats are brimming with flavor and veggies. This recipe is just one of many fun, healthy recipes in No Excuses Detox, the newest cookbook by Megan Gilmore, aka the Detoxinista.  I love getting new cookbooks! And I've gotta say, when I got No Excuses Detox in the mail I couldn't help by…

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Banana Oat Breakfast Cookies

These Banana Oat Breakfast cookies are the best way to start your day! You know your kids will want to try these if you call it a breakfast cookie and tell them it tastes like banana bread. The best part of this recipe is that it is a healthy breakfast and will fill their bellies.  They are perfect for those…

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Healthy Breakfast Sliders Recipe

We're always looking for new ways to make breakfast healthy, easy, and fun for the whole family. These healthy breakfast sliders include whole wheat rolls, veggies, eggs, ham, and Cache Valley cheese for a wholesome start to your day. They fill you up, taste amazing, and can even be made ahead!  This post is sponsored by Cache Valley. We truly…

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Pot o’ Gold Stuffed Peppers

Bright, golden stuffed peppers brim with whole grain brown rice, lean turkey, and kid-friendly spices for a healthy and festive dinner. We’re gearing up for St. Paddy’s day!  We brought out the shamrock cookie cutter and we’re thinking about ways to go green for the season. And yes, we appreciate cute food. But on a lot of busy weeknights, to…

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Healthy Italian Spaghetti Carbonara Recipe

Try bacon and eggs for dinner in Italian spaghetti carbonara! This Italian dish is super quick and easy to make - it's done in just 20 minutes. Plus, we've made a few simple changes to help make this yummy dish good for you too! Growing up, spaghetti carbonara was a dinner we all loved. Though delicious, these simple parmesan, egg, and…

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Healthy Irish Chicken and Dumpling Soup Recipe

You'll feel lucky you found this healthier version of Irish chicken and dumpling soup - it's so hearty and delicious! We added extra veggies, cut out unnecessary fat, and made our dumplings out of whole wheat.   I first made Irish chicken and dumpling soup in college. I hosted a group of friends for dinner on St. Patrick's day -…

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Indian Spinach Curry for Kids Recipe

A veggie-filled mild and delicious curry perfect for kids! Indian spinach curry packs in the spinach but doesn't taste like it. Add in chickpeas or chicken for protein and serve with brown rice for a wholesome family meal that is anything but boring. Indian spinach curry is definitely one of my favorite meals of all time. It's wonderfully rich and creamy…

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Quinoa Coated Chicken Nuggets Recipe

Kids love chicken nuggets - and now you will love them too! These quinoa coated chicken nuggets are easy to make and full of whole food proteins - without the junk. Kids and adults love these crispy chicken nuggets. Quinoa coated chicken nuggets are a hit in my house. They're crunchy, golden, and tender. And easier to make than other breaded things I've made…

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Helpful Tips for Using Your Instant Pot

The amazing Instant Pot can be a bit intimidating when you’re first getting acquainted with it.  But fear not, because once you use it a couple of times and get more familiar with it, you’ll realize that you wouldn’t want to live without it.  Whether you’re just getting started with your Instant Pot or you’ve been pressure cooking for a…

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Chicken Breast Challenge: Ten Ways to Feed a Family with 1 Chicken Breast

Shift toward a plant-based style of eating with these ten meal ideas that use just one chicken breast for four people, rounded out with lots of veggies, legumes and whole grains. “Plant-Based” has become a buzzword lately, and we’re all about it. Not because we’re vegetarians (we’re not) but because we know that whole plant foods like vegetables, beans, fruits,…

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