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Charred Red Onion and Fennel Salad

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Spring time is just about here and I am already preparing dishes that are perfect for this season, especially for a barbeque.  I feel like I managed to put all of my favorite ingredients into this one salad like the fennel, balsamic, spicy mustard, kale and healthy Kelapo coconut oil!  The combination is fantastic, and with the smoky char on the onions, there is so much flavor for the raw kale.  Using the coconut oil is perfect because it can stand up to the high heat when browning the onions and fennel, and since the flavor is so subtle, it […]

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Top Heart Healthy Foods

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February is a time we all focus on one of the most important organs in our body: our hearts. To start off this Heart Health Month we’re giving you the best foods for your ticker. Since heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this is a good list to keep in mind. 1. Kale This is the “it” green of the moment. I love to throw it in my smoothies in the morning as an easy way to get some more vegetables in my diet. But […]

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Top 5 Foods to Add to Your “New Year Nutrition Plan”

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Liza Muravyeva, Registered Dietician and Certified Personal Trainer, has put together her fitness and dieting goals for 2014. Today she shares her list of the top 5 foods that should be incorporated into your diet for a New Year, new you resolution! The New Year is finally here, and you have already planned out your workouts for the next month and your 30 day detox plan. Let’s be realistic- how long with that last? Instead of going on a crazy 500 calorie a day diet, why not incorporate healthy foods into your every day life? Make a goal to include […]

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