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Quinoa and Almond Salad

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Have you gotten into the Quinoa craze yet?  Quinoa, pronouced KEEN-wah, is an ancient, whole grain.  It’s recent spike in popularity is due in part to quinoa being naturally gluten-free.  Meaning, everyone who has Celiac disease or is choosing to eat a gluten-free lifestyle, can enjoy this slightly crunchy grain.  Quinoa is also a complete source of protein and a good source of fiber. Here is a recipe for quinoa, using sliced almonds since today is National Almond Day! Directions: Bring 1 and 3/4 cups water and 1 teaspoon coconut oil, to a boil in a medium saucepan.  Add 1 […]

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Muffin Top Monday

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Check out this guy! http://www.simplyshredded.com/diced-up-dave-bohr-talks-with-simplyshredded-com-updated-2011-2.html   He’s just one of the many bodybuilders we’ve heard about who swears by using coconut oil. Clearly, he is doing something right! In honor of Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day, (Hi Dad! Can’t wait to see you tomorrow!) we’ve dedicated June’s Muffin Top Monday to our favorite guys everywhere. We can’t promise that your results will be as good as Dave Bohr, but we can promise that today’s muffins are chocked full of guy-friendly goodness!   Cinnamon Apple High Protein Muffins Ingredients 3/4 cup oatmeal 1/4 cup Oat Bran 6 Egg Whites 1/2 […]

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