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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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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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Healthy Back to School Breakfast Recipes

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Now that August is almost more than halfway through, kids are going back to school and it’s time to start thinking about one of the most important meals of the day – breakfast. According to Steven Dowshen, MD with HealthyKids.org, “kids and teens who eat breakfast have more energy, do better in school, and eat healthier throughout the day.”Time can be a precious thing in the mornings, which is why we love breakfast meals that can be prepared ahead of time and even kept in the freezer and then defrosted before school. Instead of using butter or oil in the […]

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