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Eating Your Colors – Orange Glazed Vegetables

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Now that we are into the New Year, I’ve made it my goal to stick to a clean diet filled with lean proteins, healthy fats, and complex carbohydrates, while increasing my vegetable intake. Vegetables are the one food that I tend to forget to incorporate into each meal, so I’m trying a new system of “eating my colors” to make it a point that I fill my plate with colorful vegetables for at least 2 meals per day. Eating vegetables with colors such as green, orange, yellow, and purple, will help vitamin intake, fiber, and overall nutrition. According to the […]

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Top 5 Last Minute Side Dishes

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OK, so tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I am in no way prepared to have dinner with my family. Every year I have to bring a side dish and I am a huge procrastinator so I am always waiting until the last minute to throw something together. I know I can’t be the only person that does this so I wanted to take the time to compile a few quick and simple side dish recipes that are perfect for any Thanksgiving celebration. 1. Mashed Sweet Potatoes This recipe is super simple there are only three ingredients and should only take just over […]

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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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