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Low Carb Buffalo Chicken Burger

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Ok, even here in Florida it’s not really grilling weather yet. But that doesn’t mean you have to skip the burgers for tomorrow’s game. This recipe for a low-carb bite-sized burgers are perfectly paired with yesterday’s Gluten Free Avocado Fries. It’s like a WAY healthier version of one my favorite guilty pleasures. I used chicken for this pattie because it’s a lean meat, but you can use lean beef or turkey. As a nod to another football game day favorite, Buffalo wings, I put added hot sauce and pepper jack cheese. Yum! So how did I get this to be […]

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Gluten Free Avocado Fries

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The one thing I can’t stay away from during the Big Game is junk food. It’s really the one time I allow myself to nibble and snack on EVERYTHING. And my friends know Pinterest – so there’s all kinds of good stuff hanging around in the kitchen. So this year, I thought I could at least attempt to make something delicious that wasn’t so terrible for my diet. This recipe is simple, easy, and most importantly awesomely good. If you love avocados, that is. I love this “superfood” because it’s filling, packed with fiber, vitamin K and B6. It only […]

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Coconut Berry Energy Bars

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It’s safe to say that every once in a while we all get cravings for something sweet.  And for some of us that craving is just about every day. Well, the next time you get that “itch,” instead of grabbing the nearest candy bar, treat your body well and reach for an easy, homemade coconut berry energy food bar. Why? Studies show that consuming good, healthy fats like the ones found in coconut oil leave us feeling more satisfied and less prone to snack on unhealthy, processed foods to curb sugar cravings.  Also, these bars are packed with omega 3 […]

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