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Key Lime Tartlets

These key limes tartlets are actually an extremely delicious vegan recipe that are made easily in a Vitamix Blender. They are guilt-free and even gluten free. I served these at my reception party and they were a big hit. My husband absolutely loves key lime anything. So instead of indulging in pie or cheesecake, I…

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Vitamix Blender Cake with a Surprise

The Vitamix Blender not only blends smoothies, it can make batters too! I made a Vitamix Blender cake for a special occasion so watch the video to find out what we’re celebrating. I created this recipe myself and it can even be made into a brownie batter with a few alterations. This cake is rich,…

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Apple Carrot Zucchini Muffins

Originally I wanted to make zucchini muffins but then I got the urge to make Apple Carrot Zucchini muffins instead. I wanted to add in another veggie and a fruit to the muffins to make them healthier. I love muffins, heck I prefer muffins over cake. These Apple Carrot Zucchini muffins are a great choice…

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Dark Chocolate Superfood Bites

Dark Chocolate Superfood bites can satisfy your craving for chocolate while supplying you with necessary daily nutrients. A small bit of chocolate daily can actually be a good thing for you. Dark chocolate is considered an antioxidant and in appropriate quantities, has been said to help lower high blood pressure. Dark chocolate contains high levels…

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Slow Cooker Asian Chicken and Rice Soup

Every winter season I go Crockpot crazy… warm delicious quick easy food is what I want, especially some chicken and rice soup! As I scoured the Internet for slow cooker recipes I couldn’t help but notice a lot of it was creamy fatty cheesy junk food dishes. Eventually I stumbled upon a chicken and rice…

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Mixed Berry Fruit Salad

Fruit Salad on a Cleanse… YES! Although I teach and preach nutrition, I still go on cleanses. Currently, my cleanse involves no dairy no sugar, no alcohol, no processed food, no vinegar, no gluten, no soy, etc… eating only organic food, fresh veggies, almonds (no peanuts), and only berries and apples for fruit. Coconut sugar…

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Chicken Kebabs with Strawberry Walnut Salad

  I’ve always been a big fan of chicken kebabs. Chicken kebabs are super easy to make and marinated chicken is always better than plain chicken! I grew up in New England and we always considered “barbecuing” as grilling food outside on a grill. So you can imagine when I moved to Texas how I…

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Easy Vietnamese Bún Recipe

Vietnamese Bún at its Best (even if I’m not Asian). The first time I tried Vietnamese Bún was actually at a local Vietnamese French fashion bistro here in Austin, TX I immediately fell in love with it. I went on to try it at an actual Vietnamese restaurant and decided this was my favorite dish of…

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Winter Fruit Salad

Enjoy fruit salad anytime of the year; even winter. This winter fruit salad tastes just like the holidays. What makes this fruit salad a “winter” one is that it has ingredients that are easily available in winter (or even fall), and the cinnamon and ginger flavor kick the fruit and flavor up a notch. The cinnamon…

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What to Do with Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving meals often provide more food than most can eat, so it’s no wonder this holiday is most common for having leftover food. If you’re sick of turkey sandwiches then check out my list of ideas for what to do with Thanksgiving leftovers. My soup! Make a Stew or Soup. Take that turkey carcass, some…

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