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Gluten-Free Protein Pancakes

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Pancakes are one of my favorite breakfast items to make and I have been enjoying whipping up various creations over the past few weekends. Since it is important to have a balanced breakfast with protein and complex carbohydrates, I tried adding protein powder into my most recent pancake recipe and this turned out delicious!In addition to protein and carbohydrates, I like to incorporate healthy fats, such as coconut oil, into my breakfast for added nutrition and energy. To reap the natural health benefits of coconut oil, it’s important to remember to choose an unrefined coconut oil.Since I have Celiac Disease, […]

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Healthy Slow Cooker Chili

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Now that fall has officially started, I have been in the mood to whip up a batch of homemade chili. Having a full schedule during the week and even on weekends, I’m a huge fan of slow cooker recipes. I decided to take my go-to chili recipe and turn it into a slow cooker one to help save on time. I love that with slow cookers, you can literally throw all ingredients into one pot and just walk away – how wonderful is that?!Instead of using butter, I turned to coconut oil for browning my onions, which I’m obsessed with. […]

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Top Fall Sweet Treats

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Today is officially the first day of fall! Here in sunny Florida, it sure does not feel like it, but that’s not stopping me from getting into the fall festive mode. I already broke out the pumpkin scented candles, cinnamon potpourri, and fall place mats for my dining room table and now comes the fun part – fall baking!I absolutely love to bake, but baking for the fall and winter seasons has always been a favorite activity of mine. There’s nothing like the flavors of pumpkin, cinnamon, gingerbread, and peppermint to really get into the feel of the upcoming holiday […]

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