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Low-Calorie Smoked Gouda Burger

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It’s almost the weekend! This gives me a good excuse to whip up some homemade burgers, which I find much healthier than going to a fast food company for an indulgence. Going to chains to enjoy a burger can definitely add up calorie wise, especially when you tack on fries and the occasional milkshake for dessert. Can you believe that if you eat a burger out, you can be consuming close to 1,200 calories, 87 grams of fat, and 51 grams of carbs – just for the burger!Today’s recipe will cut the calories of a chain burger by more than […]

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Raspberry Protein Smoothie

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Happy New Year’s Day! Now that the Holidays are officially over until Valentine’s Day, there’s no excuse for eating bad. I’m taking initiative today to start day one of clean eating, which I’m actually excited about. I know that some weight gain may occur within the November and December months, but don’t let it get you down. To start the journey of getting back to clean eating, I give away any junk food that may be in the house. If it’s not in my possession, I won’t be eating it – simple as that! Next, I make sure to have […]

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The Best Baking Secret

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I wish I was exaggerating the amount of times I tell people that my all-time favorite use for coconut oil is in baked goods. If you haven’t tried baking with coconut oil then let me tell you – you’re missing out! Coconut oil is a healthy fat which can be substituted in cooking or baking for butter or oil in any recipe. From my baking experience in the past, I would run into issues of cakes being dry, hard cookies that would crumble and breads just didn’t have the texture I wanted. Using coconut oil in my baked goods has […]

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