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“Leftovers” Pancakes

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Did you know that you have a lot in common with your refrigerator come January 2nd? Your icebox too has a New Years resolution to lose a few of the pounds it gained over the holiday season… And with the recipe I am about to show you, you will BOTH be on the fast track to achieving your goals! More than likely your refrigerator’s door keeps popping open thanks to the heaps of leftovers strategically shoved in there (much like the button on your pants perhaps?), however, I have quite the remedy for such an issue… Leftovers pancakes. No, I’m […]

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cookies

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Thanksgiving is only a few days away, which means that I’m in full planning for the upcoming festivities! Last Sunday, I had a “Friendsgiving” at my house, which gave me the opportunity to make a bunch of dishes ahead of time. This is not only great for feeding loved ones, but also having the chance to taste my dishes before Thanksgiving. Being diagnosed with Celiac Disease a few months ago, I was on a mission to make my favorite Thanksgiving dishes, but without the gluten. My go-to ingredient for my cooking and baking is was coconut oil. I don’t think […]

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Healthy McDonald’s Chicken Nuggets

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Growing up, chicken nuggets from McDonalds were my all-time favorite food. There was nothing better to me than those pieces of crispy fried goodness. Now that I’m older and have learned about the facts of nutrition, I had a big realization on how many calories I would actually consume from that single meal. According to their website, a 4 piece nugget contains 190 calories, 12 grams of fat, 25mg of cholesterol, and 360 mg of sodium. Now thinking back on portion size, I would consume 8 to 12 of these nuggets! WOW. Needless to say, I haven’t had a chicken […]

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