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Healthy Game Day Recipes

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If you’re like me, you’re probably already pre-planning what to make for the big game on Sunday! I personally don’t have too much interest in football, but I sure do love to entertain! Football Sunday’s are a great time to socialize with friends and of course, eat good food! I usually love to indulge in greasy appetizers and sweet desserts, but I have had a few requests to keep food on the healthier side for our upcoming event. I’m actually super excited to be making healthier options so I don’t go overboard with the weight gain on Monday morning. For […]

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The Easiest Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Ok, so I know it isn’t exactly sweet potato season, but I can’t get enough of them and am constantly looking for new ways to cook them.  These were the easiest and most delicious mashed sweet potatoes I have had, not to mention they are healthy too! Only 3 ingredients! Plus, they go with just about any entrée and satisfy that sweet tooth, so I am not running back to the kitchen after dinner trying to find some chocolate, cookies, or ice cream.  Did I mention there is no added sugar either! Alright enough about how delicious these sweet potatoes […]

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Dairy-Free Hollandaise Sauce

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Asparagus is one vegetable that I had to learn to love. I wasn’t too fond of the distinct taste on my first try; however I didn’t lose all hope from there. My trainer has me eating bunches of asparagus with my daily meals in order to get a good source of fiber, folate, and vitamins A, C, E, and K. The high levels of amino acid asparagine found in asparagus help serve as a natural diuretic. I love this aspect because it may help rid the body of excess salts, which in turn leaves me feeling less bloated. Sometimes I […]

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