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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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Healthy Shrimp Scampi with Risotto

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For those of you who are looking for quick dinner ideas, you came to the right spot! I’m a big advocate of meal prepping and taking food to work for lunches, however I make the effort each night to have a nice home cooked meal for dinner. Time can be a factor in deciding what to make for dinner, especially if you have little ones running around or get home from work late. This is where finding protein packed, quick meals, are essential to my daily routine. I chose to whip up shrimp scampi with risotto, which took me a […]

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Top Fourth of July Desserts

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With the Fourth of July coming up in less than a week now, I’m already brainstorming of what desserts to make. My husband and I always end up entertaining or going to a family event, in which case I most definitely don’t like to come empty handed. I’m a huge fan of baking, so I’ll always end up bring some sort of sweet or making 2-3 desserts for our own parties!With all of my recipes below, I stuck with my secret of swapping out butter for coconut oil. I have been a fan of using this healthy fat for years […]

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