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One-Pot Thai Coconut Vegetable Soup

One-Pot Thai Coconut Vegetable Soup

This is an amazingly quick and easy Thai Coconut Vegetable Soup made from scratch with easy and healthy ingredients! You can make it as spicy or mild as you wish to. Loaded with mushrooms, carrots, cabbage, greens, and cooked in coconut milk and vegetable broth. Thai...

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Asian Rice Noodle Salad that is Vegan and Gluten-Free

Asian Rice Noodle Salad that is Vegan and Gluten-Free

This recipe for an Asian-inspired salad that is vegan and gluten-free made from rice noodles. It’s authentic and simple enough to make for anyone who loves Asian cuisine. These deliciously flavored sugar-free dressing ingredients are easy to find in most grocery...

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All in One Pot Winter Squash Soup

All in One Pot Winter Squash Soup

If you are like me, after eating vacation meals for a week, the first meal you cook at home is a nice bowl of soup. There is just something about soups that are comforting, cozy, and light. No matter the time of year, there is a soup for every season. Winter squash...

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Quick and Easy Tomato Salad

Quick and Easy Tomato Salad

At the end of the summer, juicy and ripe tomatoes make the best Tomato Salad. Pairs well with any protein, especially grilled! I get a lot of tomatoes in my garden every summer, and this is my all-time favorite way to use those tomatoes up! You just can’t buy juicy...

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Summer Sweet Melon Salad

Summer Sweet Melon Salad

The Summer Melon Salad recipe I have for you is delicious in its simplicity. It's full of summer's natural sugars. It takes just 10 minutes, and is naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free! What are you planning to do this summer? My family is usually very...

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Easy Sautéed Zucchini Recipe

Easy Sautéed Zucchini Recipe

Easy Sautéed Zucchini with Onions (that's it!). Healthy and simple, it's the perfect quick summer side dish recipe! What are the benefits of Zucchini Zucchini is considered one of the best types of squash, it contains a array of nutrients, minerals, and vitamins. The...

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Quick Dairy-Free Creamy Avocado Spread

Quick Dairy-Free Creamy Avocado Spread

Let your imagination run wild with this quick dairy-free creamy avocado spread. You can seriously put it on anything and everything. How to pick up a the ripe avocado? There’s nothing more disappointing than anticipating the taste of a ripe avocado, only to cut in and...

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Butter Garlic Roasted Mushrooms

Butter Garlic Roasted Mushrooms

A great source of vitamin D - mushrooms. An ingredient that could be combined with so many different veggies, but could also be a side dish like this Butter Garlic Roasted Mushroom recipe. Have you gone mushroom picking yet? I haven’t, but I did pick up some local...

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Kale Butternut Squash Salad

Kale Butternut Squash Salad

Adding a clean eating Kale Butternut Squash Salad to any meal can help you eat to feel full faster yet feeling good about what you eat. It's crunchy, sweet and juicy. Half a year ago I convinced my husband to take a trip to London, United Kingdom. It took many years...

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Simple Roasted Butternut Squash

Simple Roasted Butternut Squash

Roasted Butternut Squash is a great way to add vitamin A into your diet in the fall. Where have I been I travel, sometimes quite often. Recently I visited the East Coast in New York, NY for just a couple of days. New York is one of my favorite places in the States. I...

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Buckwheat Avocado And Zucchini Bowl

Buckwheat Avocado And Zucchini Bowl

Bowls are my favorite kind of meals, and this Buckwheat Avocado and Zucchini Bowl is no exception.  Are you a buckwheat fan?  Benefits of Buckwheat Here are a few reasons you should be boiling some of this goodness, like right this minute! Buckwheat is high protein,...

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Classic Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Classic Tomato and Cucumber Salad

The ultimate salads of all is this Classic Tomato and Cucumber salad. It's on repeat when tomatoes and cucumbers are in season. This great summer salad is one of my favorite salads to enjoy on a hot summer day. My mom made it so many times when we were little and I...

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Roasted Radish Salad

Roasted Radish Salad

Radishes taste amazing in when roasted, especially in this Roasted Radish Salad! Yesterday, as I was contemplating what to cook for my family this weekend, this roasted radish salad came to be. My kids love potatoes no matter how you prepare them, but potatoes are...

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Borscht Recipe

Borscht Recipe

This classic Russian beet soup also is known as Red Borscht uses lots of vegetables. Packed with health benefits with a lot of flavors! There are a lot of recipes for borscht, therefore the health benefits vary. My version comes from my mother, and she sure knew how...

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Superfood Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Superfood Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing

Costco inspired Superfood Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing. All homemade, including the dressing!  You’ve probably noticed the proliferation of kale in restaurants dishes, at potlucks and even in the chip aisle (think kale chips). There’s good reason. Just one cup of...

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Green Herb Soup

Green Herb Soup

Enjoy this amazing Green Herb Soup, a perfect spring soup! There is nothing better than a fresh bowl of green herb soup on a sunny, but chilly, mid-March afternoon.My mom used to make this soup when I was a child, and now I serve it to my kids and they love it. When I...

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Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad

Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad

Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad is a crowd pleaser! Juicy, flavorful, and doesn't take up a lot of your time. The best kind of recipes are the ones that are quick to make. This salad is always a favorite with any crowd. It can be paired with any protein or eaten on its...

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Green Cabbage Salad + Video

Green Cabbage Salad + Video

Green Cabbage Salad will not only boost your immune system but also has big potential on becoming one of your favorite salads. I have been feeling under the weather lately, but getting better. I’ve been drinking a lot of homemade chicken broth and water. With my kids...

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Split Pea Soup + Video

Split Pea Soup + Video

Pea soup or split pea soup is soup made typically from dried peas, such as the split pea and usually comes in green or yellow colors. Great for children as well as adults. Since my kids are home all week (winter break!), I decided to make this split pea soup for...

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Citrus Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Citrus Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

Make this amazing summery salad to cool down on the hot days! Citrus Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette is a treat on any day. I find that citrus fruit is very refreshing, and when I feel bloated or dehydrated,I turn to citrus fruits to refresh and relieve the...

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Clean Eating Zucchini Pizza Bites

Clean Eating Zucchini Pizza Bites

Treat yourself and your family to some homemade Zucchini Pizza Bites! Are you a zucchini fan? It seems like everyone is this time of year. It's zucchini season, so enjoy it while it lasts. I am pretty sure you will love these zucchini pizza bites. You just need a few...

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Strawberry Banana Salad with Honey Citrus Dressing

Strawberry Banana Salad with Honey Citrus Dressing

A popular smoothie combination can be enjoyed just as great in a bowl as Strawberry Banana Salad with a sweet Honey Citrus Cinnamon Dressing. What a great salad to enjoy as a dessert after dinner. Where does this recipe come from? Great question! I have been asked a...

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Citrus Fruit Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette.

Citrus Fruit Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette.

The perfect dessert is combined with refreshing fruit and natural sugar, you can't go wrong with a Citrus Fruit Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette. Satisfy your cravings without the guilt with a combination of fruit salad.  It's beginning to look a lot like summer, and...

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Cabbage Salad

Cabbage Salad

This cabbage salad is great to get back on track to healthy living after a holiday, or just a high-calorie weekend. It's a cold salad that makes a great addition to any kind of protein. And you can make it way ahead of time. Cleanse salad I like this salad mostly...

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Strawberry and Kiwi Salad with Zest

Strawberry and Kiwi Salad with Zest

A great cold salad for as a summer refreshment is this simple Strawberry and Kiwi salad. It's kid-friendly, which is always a plus. Why you need to be eating for strawberries and kiwi Strawberry kiwi with yogurt and zest salad makes a satisfying combination for...

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Seared Sugar Snap Peas

Seared Sugar Snap Peas

Seared sugar snap peas is a great side dish or snack without any guilt.  Just add three simple, well-known ingredients to sugar snap peas and you've got yourself a healthy snack!  Health benefits of sugar snap peas They are healthy because of the high content of...

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Honey Cinnamon Fruit Salad

Honey Cinnamon Fruit Salad

A colorful fruit salad is one of my favorite types of salads! This fruit salad that I created is topped with cinnamon dressing. Speaking of cinnamon, did you know a good health benefits of it is that it freshens breath naturally? Along with that, it protects dental...

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Strawberry Pecan On Spinach

Strawberry Pecan On Spinach

A fruity, citrus-ey cold salad combined with superfood greens, avocado, and a crunch from the pecans!   A great way to get a lot of nutrition is in a bowl of salad. This strawberry, pecan, avocado, and spinach salad is perfect for those hot summer days. Fresh...

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Spring Radish and Cucumber Salad

Spring Radish and Cucumber Salad

The perfect cold salad on a warm sunny day. Creamy radish and cucumber salad is made with fresh ingredients in just a couple of minutes. Radish cucumber salad goes way back to when I was still a child living with my parents. My mom made this salad a variety of ways,...

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Seared Mushrooms

Seared Mushrooms

If you are looking for an easy recipe let me introduce you to one of my favorite mushroom recipes. You can enjoy seared mushrooms just on there own, or add them to meats and other vegetables. They contain protein, vitamin C and iron but to get the benefits, mushrooms...

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Simple Egg Salad

Simple Egg Salad

This simple egg salad can be enjoyed on a slice of bread or with crackers. Why are eggs healthy for you This salad makes a great protein snack or even a lunch meal, and I like serving it on toast in the morning. I am always looking for simple, quick, and...

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